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.


A distinguished educator, Dr. Has Malik has more than 20 years of post-secondary experience. Dr. Malik has served as the Associate Vice-President, Academic Pathways and Planning at Sheridan College in Ontario, as well as the founding Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Dean of Continuing and Professional Studies, and the Dean of Community and Liberal Studies. Prior to joining Sheridan College, he taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Malik has served as a member of the Home Suite Hope Industry Council in Ontario; engaged in the newly formed Online Learning Consortium: e-CampusOntario; served as a member of the Board of Directors for OntarioLearn; and was a member of the Community Task Force for William Osler Health System, in Brampton, Ontario.

Dr. Malik received his undergraduate degree in English Literature from Davidson College, North Carolina, graduating magna cum laude, and was inducted into the North Carolina Chapter of Phi Betta Kappa. He also holds a Master's degree and a PhD in English Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition, Dr. Malik earned his post-graduate diploma in Applied Information Technology from the Information Technology Institute in Toronto.

Passionate about sharing his expertise and knowledge, Dr. Malik has spoken at a number of venues, including presenting at the Fifth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities in Paris, offering an invited talk at the Knowledge and Human Development Authority in Dubai, and speaking as an invited expert panelist for the "Community Knowledge Forum" event at The Community Foundation of Mississauga, Ontario.