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Chiu School of Business at a glance
Planning for your future takes commitment, dedication, and vision. We’ll help you excel and make your ambitions a reality.
Dean, Chiu School of Business
Dean, Chiu School of Business
Dr. David Allwright
Dr. David Allwright leads a team of 170 faculty and staff who are dedicated to increasing the educational pathways for a diverse population of adult learners and new Canadians. He is responsible for generating closer ties with industry and Bow Valley College's many post-secondary partners and for expanding the credit and continuing education program offerings in the Chiu School of Business, online courses, and Regional Stewardship programs.
Prior to joining the College, David was the Associate Dean of the Bissett School of Business at Mount Royal University and an instructor in Accounting, Strategic Management, and Environmental Management at the University of Calgary. David has also taught courses in Environmental Management and Sustainable Strategies in the Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Development program at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) in Quito, Ecuador. He has written numerous case studies and articles on issues concerning sustainability and environmental management and co-authored a Canadian adaptation of a U.S. accounting textbook. David has volunteered on many boards and is currently the Chair of the Board of Directors of Business Link, a publicly-funded non-profit organization serving entrepreneurs in Alberta.
David earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with distinction) in accounting from the University of Calgary and a PhD in Strategic Management from the Haskayne School of Business. David has close to 20 years' experience in the banking, retail, hospitality, and oil and gas industries as a controller and general manager. He has worked as a fur trader and store manager for the Hudson's Bay Company in the Canadian Arctic, and in administration and investment banking. Additionally, he has managed a chain of hotels for a real estate holding company.Meet Our Team
Tuesday Sep 19, 2017
Room N315, 2nd floor, North Campus
Ace the Interview
This workshop will provide you with tips on how to be ready for the job interview.
Tuesday Sep 26, 2017
Room N225, 2nd floor, North Campus
Make Job Fairs Work for You
Bow Valley College's next career fair is coming up on October 12, 2017. Are you ready?
Thursday Sep 28, 2017
Room S6013A, 6th floor, South Campus
Target your Resume and Cover Letter for the Next Step
Improve your resume to demonstrate your skills and knowledge
Thursday Oct 05, 2017
Roonm N618, 6th Floor, North Campus
The Right Message: Your Dressing and Communication Style
Learn strategies for making a strong first impression in oral, written, digital and non-verbal communications.
Thursday Oct 12, 2017
Bow Valley College Calgary Main Campus
Meet potential employers, get help with your resume, and enter for a chance to win an iPad Mini!
Thursday Nov 09, 2017
2nd Floor Atrium, South Campus
Transfer Credit Fair
Students and Alumni are welcome to attend this event to learn how to make the most of their Bow Valley College credentials when pursuing additional designations, diplomas or degrees.
Friday Nov 10, 2017
Room S4033, 4th Floor, South Campus
Whip Your Career into Shape: Job Search Boot Camp
Learn the steps to land your next job!
Chiu School of Business
South Campus, Fifth Floor
345 - 6 Avenue SE
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