Dedication to David Sparling

David Sparling

David Sparling Business Case Competition

This competition is dedicated to the memory of David Sparling, a former Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics (University of Guelph), the College of Business and Economics (University of Guelph), and the Ivey Business School (Western University). Apart from teaching students in Agricultural Economics and Business programs in Canada, he also travelled the world teaching food and agribusiness executives, and operators of large-scale farms.

A master of the case method, David Sparling was an outstanding teacher because of his passion for his subject and genuine interest in his students. While at Ivey, David Sparling received the MBA Student Award for Teaching Excellence.

This competition is an opportunity to remember how Professor David Sparling touched the lives of every one and each of his students.