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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Congratulations to Five Remarkable Alumni!

Five remarkable alumni will be recognized by receiving Trudeau medals, the Young Achiever's Award and the Dean's Philos Award  for their outstanding contributions to the world of business, the community and their alma mater at the 2012 Telfer School of Management Alumni Association Gala of Excellence. The Gala will be held at the Ottawa Convention Centre on September 29, 2012, during   …Continue Reading


Professor Madill Examines the Use of the Web in Wine Tourism

Judith Madill unites her research interest in small and medium enterprises with her love of wine in a project examining the wine industry’s use of Internet-based and Web 2.0 technologies to attract the wine tourist. The research is timely given Canada’s maturing wine culture. Mobile marketing poses a challenge and an opportunity, and there are   …Continue Reading


Alumni in the Lead: Michael McKay, EMBA 2000

In 1992, Michael was selected among 5300 candidates to be one of Canada's next generation of astronauts. Michael retired from the military in 2001, and seeking ever-greater challenges, began to work with PixeLINK in 2002. As president, Michael provided strategic direction to the company and ensured that PixeLINK provided the best products to customers as   …Continue Reading


Congratulations to Three Remarkable Alumni!

Three remarkable alumni will be recognized by receiving Trudeau medals for their outstanding contributions to the world of business, the community and their alma mater at the 2012 Telfer School of Management Alumni Association Gala of Excellence. The Gala will be held at the Ottawa Convention Centre on September 29, 2012, during the University of   …Continue Reading


M.Sc. Graduate to Review Innovation Intermediaries at AOM Meeting

Weiwei (Vivi) Wu will present her research on innovation-enabling organizations at the Academy of Management’s annual meeting, August 3-7 in Boston. A 2011 Telfer MSc Graduate, Ms. Wu developed the paper last year in collaboration with Professor Margaret Dalziel. She reports that innovation intermediaries have been examined from the point of view of the impact   …Continue Reading


Telfer Students Win 2nd Place at PRMIA Financial Risk Management Competition

Congratulations to undergraduate students Andrei Huranchyk, Tarik Aeta, Will Zhao and James Killoran who recently won 2nd place, representing the Telfer School, at the PRMIA Financial Risk Management Competition. They had to compete with 13 other teams at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  


Professor Zéghal tracks the impact of global accounting standards

Has IFRS adoption had a net benefit? The shift from domestic accounting practices to International Financial Reporting Standards was expected to deliver high-quality financial reporting to serve the needs of investors and companies, but the actual outcomes have been debated, says Professor Daniel Zéghal, Director of the CGA Accounting Research Centre at the Telfer School.   …Continue Reading


Alumni in the Lead: Francis Liu, EMBA 1997, Hong Kong

Mr Francis Liu spent 11 years at sea.  During this period, he served on different types of vessels from general cargo vessels, bulk carriers, container vessels trading worldwide, to offshore supply vessels based in Dubai and in Singapore. After obtaining his Master Mariner’s Certificate of Competency, he served as a Captain and also served ashore   …Continue Reading