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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Two New Donor Recognition Awards Are Introduced by the Telfer School

This year for the very first time, the Telfer School of Management awarded two new donor recognition awards at the 3rd Annual Donor Appreciation Event for the faculty’s donors. Every day we strive to improve our relationships with donors, demonstrate our appreciation and create meaningful relationships with those in our community who choose us amongst   …Continue Reading

Enterprise Development: New Research on the Performance of Incubators

Policy makers have increasingly turned to incubators as a strategy to increase the success of new enterprises. But there has been little consensus on how best to evaluate the performance of organizations and programs designed to support the successful development of startups. Chaffik Bakkali is pursuing research that he hopes will help change that. A   …Continue Reading

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 First Avenue Advisory of Raymond James Capital Markets Competition!

Only 20 students had the opportunity to compete in the 2012 First Avenue Advisory of Raymond James Capital Markets Competition on the new Bloomberg Terminals located in the Management Library. They received extensive support from different members of the Telfer School’s staff and external professionals including Philip McIlkenny, Associate Professor; Stephen Jonathan, FX Specialist at   …Continue Reading

Laura Recoskie, MBA 2009 wins 1st place in an entrepreneurship and innovation competition

Laura Recoskie and her team members (Steven Recoskie and Sébastien Touchette) won 1st place in the graduate students category of the 2012 PEI Student Competition organized by the Faculty of Engineering. Their challenge was  to develop a portable, low cost and long endurance system capable of providing crisis management solutions and search and rescue support. The   …Continue Reading

Telfer School Students travel all around the world as part of their degrees

In today’s world, it is essential for management students to acquire a global orientation. The international exchange programs of the Telfer School of Management provide just such an opportunity. Students can complete their academic and professional endeavours in another institution abroad and at the same time discover another country, a new culture and different customs. Furthermore, students   …Continue Reading

Sean Sirois, BCom 1983

Sean Sirois is Managing Director of Deutsche Bank Securities Limited and is responsible for Global Markets Structured Solutions sales to institutional clients in Canada. The Structured Solutions business includes cash and derivative instruments in credit, rates, hedge funds, commodities, real estate and FX. He is Director of DBSL and Branch Manager of the Montreal office.   …Continue Reading

A Geographer Rewrites the Rules of Innovation

David Doloreux examines the conditions for implementing regional innovation strategies. Innovation is partly a story of geography; it just might not be the one that researchers and policymakers have focused on to date. The latest studies from David Doloreux call into question the widely-held view that different locations enable different levels of access to information sources,   …Continue Reading

The Next Competitive Advantage: The Ability to Leverage Big Data

New funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) awarded to two Telfer School professors confirms the importance of big data and its potential role in tackling some of the most pressing organizational challenges.   Bijan Raahemi, an associate professor in management information systems and technology and the founder of the Knowledge Discovery   …Continue Reading

Professor Doug Angus Tapped to Provide Expertise on Delivery of Francophone Healthcare in Ontario

Professor Doug Angus is helping to examine the most effective ways of applying an integrated health services model to linguistic minorities as part of research being undertaken on behalf of the French Language Health Services Network of Eastern Ontario. Under a new mandate established in 2010, the Network  will advise the regional health authorities, the   …Continue Reading

2012 Michel Cloutier Marketing Competition (27th edition)

The University of Ottawa Marketing Association and the Telfer School of Management held the 27th Michel Cloutier Marketing Competition on April 3, 2012 at the Desmarais Building. Congratulations to the winning team, Team 2 (Omar Itani, Erin Wylie, Marie-Anne LaPlante, Christina Sluyter, Monica Sabourin, Ian Reed), who presented the best marketing campaign as mandated by Kenwood. The winning team   …Continue Reading