Dean's Message

Dean's Message

If you’re looking for a business program that will fit with your life, you’ll find that Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Business has what you need. In addition to full-time diploma and certificate programs on campus, we deliver programs through continuing education and distance learning, as well as at regional colleges. Our agreements with other post-secondary institutions make it possible to transfer credits to a degree program.

For private- and public-sector employers, the School of Business offers leadership and management courses and programs that can prepare employees to take on greater responsibilities. We also provide customized training for companies large and small.

Wherever you’re headed in business, I invite you to explore how we can help.


Doug Rempel, CPA, CMA, has served the Saskatchewan Polytechnic community for 20 years, beginning as an instructor in accountancy programs. In 2011, Doug transitioned into a leadership role as program head for accounting and management programs He then served as associate dean for the School of Business, the School of Information and Communications Technology and the Department of Arts and Sciences beginning in 2016. Prior to joining Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Doug worked in accounting roles in industry for six years.

A 1993 graduate of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Business Diploma program, Doug is an accountant, obtaining his legacy Certified Management Accountant designation in 1997 and the Chartered Professional Accountant designation in 2014. He holds an undergraduate degree in theology from Ambrose University, and a Master of Science in Leadership from Grand Canyon University. In 2013, he was inducted into the Delta Mu Delta Honour Society in Business.

Doug’s passion for post-secondary education stems from his own experience as a life-long learner and his strong belief in the mission and vision of Saskatchewan Polytechnic. His experiences as a Saskatchewan Polytechnic student, alumnus, faculty member, and academic leader have convinced him of the power of education to transform individual lives and impact the economic prosperity of an entire province.