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Hockey MBA Webinar: January 31st

  Want to learn more about the Certified Hockey Professional (CHP) designation and the world’s first hockey-specific executive MBA program? If so, think about joining Manav Deol, Managing Director of the Business of Hockey Institute, for an hour long webinar on January 31st at 10:00am MT (noon ET). Everyone welcome. No special equipment required. If your device lacks a microphone, [...]

January 14th, 2018|0 Comments

FEATURE: Priestner sharpens Blades with Hockey MBA

  Colin Priestner, MBA/CHP student andmanaging partner of the Saskatoon Blades When Colin Priestner and his father—former WHL goalie Mike Priestner—purchased the Saskatoon Blades in 2013 they knew they had a big challenge ahead. Though both were experienced in sports and management, they were inheriting an organization in transition. “It was like cleaning up after [...]

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

FEATURE: Brett Barnes merges hockey and entrepreneurial drive

Brett Barnes has already shown creative flair and considerable drive in his career approach. Following his passion, he’s part of the first ever business of hockey cohort in the Hockey MBA program —but while others are gearing towards front office positions in professional hockey, Barnes has something else in mind. He comes by his passion honestly, from an early age: as a [...]

November 26th, 2017|0 Comments

BHI in Toronto

From left: Brad Robins, Brian Burke, Peter Luukko, Trevor Whiffen, and Ritch Winter An exciting week in Toronto kicked off with the in-residence component of HCKY 646: Managing Franchises Strategically, where Dallas Stars COO and CFO, Jason Farris, provided CHP students invaluable first-hand knowledge on various issues that come along with managing an [...]

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Peter Luukko, Certified Hockey Professional…on ice and bricks and mortar

Peter Luukko has spent most of his career managing sports facilities, almost all of which include ice surfaces. So his connection to the ice is via the boardroom, not the dressing room. But his love of the game played on that ice has burned strong since he first laced on skates as a boy in [...]

November 12th, 2017|0 Comments

HCKY 643: Integrated Marketing Communications for Hockey

There is one remaining spot for a Visiting Student in HCKY 643: Integrated Marketing Communications for Hockey. This course introduces students to integrated marketing communications (IMC) for the purposes of building, maintaining, and leveraging their franchises’ brand equity. The goal of IMC is to ensure consistency in the communication of the brand across all media and platforms. [...]

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Peter Luukko to receive Honorary CHP Designation

The Business of Hockey Institute (BHI) announced this week that Peter Luukko, Executive Chairman of the Florida Panthers and its parent company, Sunrise Sports & Entertainment LLC, will be recognized for his outstanding contributions to the business of hockey through the awarding of BHI’s honorary Certified Hockey Professional (CHP) designation. “This is a tremendous honor [...]

October 19th, 2017|1 Comment

BHI to Sponsor 2017 PrimeTime Sports Case Competition

BHI is proud to sponsor the 2017 PrimeTime Sports Business Case Competition (Competition). The Competition will take place at the 10th annual PrimeTime Sports Management Conference and Trade Show (Conference). Co-chaired by Calgary Flames’ President of Hockey Operations, Brian Burke, and Governor of the London Knights, Trevor Whiffen, the Conference is the largest sport management [...]

October 8th, 2017|0 Comments

BHI Now Accepting Single Course Registrations

Effective immediately, students may now register in one or more of BHI's specialized hockey courses without committing to completion of the Certified Hockey Professional (CHP) designation. This change is targeted at those with specific interests as well as those whose current circumstances preclude them from pursuing the CHP designation at this time. There are a [...]

October 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Hockey MBA Webinar: October 19

Want to learn more about the Certified Hockey Professional (CHP) designation and the world’s first hockey-specific executive MBA program? If so, think about joining Chris McLeod, Director of Marketing for the Faculty of Business at Athabasca University, for an hour long webinar on October 19 at 10:00am MT (noon ET). Everyone welcome. No special equipment required. If your device lacks a [...]

October 2nd, 2017|0 Comments