To prepare students to practice business in ways that recognize God as Lord of workplace and marketplace. This includes applying Biblical principles and commands, passionately serving God and others, building compassionate caring relationships, and striving for excellence in using knowledge and skills to benefit organizations and communities.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of our programs will:

  • Discuss, analyze, and evaluate how business practices and theories are shaped by historical forces, the call to live in community and the impact of sin and grace.
  • Apply critical thinking, analytical, problem-solving, technical, and creative skills in situations that require integrated thought.
  • Use technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills to identify issues in business, propose and assess alternative solutions using qualitative and quantitative techniques, generate and defend recommendations, and design implementation plans.
  • Communicate information, arguments, and analyses accurately, reliably, winsomely, and with conviction.

Business Department Programs

Additional Information

Courses in the Business Programs are recognized for advanced standing for professional designations such as the Chartered Professional Accountant and the Certified Human Resources Professional.

Business Department Faculty

Dr. Vahagn Asatryan

Associate Professor of Business

Ph.D. (2006), Management & Marketing, Foodservice & Lodging, Iowa State University;... Read More
Phone: 905-648-2139   Ext: 4476
Office: 219H

Prof. Laurie Busuttil

Associate Professor and Chair, Business Program

M.B.A. (2011), McMaster University; M.T.S. (McMaster University, 2017); CPM
Phone: 905-648-2139   Ext: 4276
Office: 219J
Prof. Busuttil’s broad industry experience prepares her to teach several marketing courses, as well as Human Resource Management, Business Ethics, Not-for-Profit Management, and Social... Read More

Prof. Susan J. Van Weelden

Professor of Business


Dean of Social Sciences

CPA, CMA (1990); M.B.A. (1988), Accounting, McMaster University
Phone: 905-648-2139   Ext: 4235
Office: 219K
Prof. Van Weelden has taught at Redeemer for over 30 years, having taught 20 different courses during that time. Her specialty is accounting but she also loves to teach strategy, leadership, and... Read More


Heidi DeVries



Letitia Fluit

Adjunct Faculty


Peter Karsten



Jordan Kuyvenhoven

Adjunct Faculty

B.A. (2002), Business, Redeemer University College; CPA, CA (2004)
Jordan Kuyvenhoven obtained his CPA in 2004 while working in a small public accounting firm in Mississauga. Jordan became a partner in 2012 serving a wide variety of clients until 2014 when he... Read More


Jonathan Wellum