A message from the dean

"Business is the common thread in every industry. In the JR Shaw School of Business, we partner with industry to ensure you build relevant skills that employers need most. Thanks to NAIT’s strong connections in the community, you will have unique opportunities to learn by working with companies to help them solve challenges they face today and into the future.

NAIT is a leader in polytechnic business education and we also have one of the largest business schools in Western Canada. Educating more than 6,000 students in 2019, the JR Shaw School of Business is essential to business in Alberta, Canada and beyond. Our graduates are highly sought after as leaders in creating economic, social and environmental value across the province.

We are proud to bring together highly engaged industry partners with our exceptional staff to ignite your entrepreneurial spirit!”

Dennis Sheppard
Dean, JR Shaw School of Business

Dennis Shepherd, the dean of the JR Shaw School of Business


About JR Shaw

JR Shaw

From connecting his first cable customer in 1971 to growing his company to employ 15,000 staff and serve 3 million customers, JR is the epitome of a successful entrepreneur.

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