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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Barbara Orser Examines SME Access to Public Procurement

Governments increasingly are looking to employ procurement as a vehicle for economic development by stimulating growth of SMEs, but there have been few published studies of the policy impacts. Professor Barbara Orser set out to change that with her research examining the application and success rates of small businesses registered on the U.S. Central Contractor   …Continue Reading


Kanika Gupta (BCom 2008) and Anne Marie Hubert (BAdm 1984) Among Most Powerful Women in Canada

Kanika Gupta (BCom 2008) has received one of the Telus Future Leaders Award and thus secured a place in Canada’s Most Powerful Women’s Top 100. Kanika was inspired to start SoJo, a social enterprise technology company, after more than a decade of building and growing other social ventures. The company builds e-learning tools that guide   …Continue Reading


EMBA students use their expertise to help over 50 not-for-profit organizations achieve their goals

A little over seven years ago, students of Telfer’s Executive MBA (EMBA) program approached professor Guy Laflamme with the suggestion of working with charity organizations as part of their final team assignment. Since then, more than 50 charity and not-for-profit organizations have benefitted from the talent and dedication of uOttawa’s EMBA students. The success of   …Continue Reading


Marketing Students Present Their Winning Strategies to the Festival Franco-Ontarien

For their Consumer Behaviour class, around 50 students from the Telfer School of Management put together marketing strategies for the Festival franco-ontarien (FFO). The students had to suggest a marketing communication strategy that would enable the festival to attract more people aged between 15-25 while retaining its current clientele. Among the 11 student teams, three   …Continue Reading


Samia Chreim Delves Into Leadership Dynamics on Interdisciplinary Health Teams

As the need to achieve more efficiency and better quality in the healthcare field intensifies, there has been a move to make better use of interprofessional healthcare teams. And the leadership and change dynamics on these teams, where members of different professional groups have to work together to serve clients, have become a hot topic   …Continue Reading


CASCO’s “Time Warp” Show Raises Record $45,080.61 for CHEO

On December 4, 2012, CASCO students took to the stage at the Delta Ottawa City Centre to raise a record breaking $45,080.61 for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).  The theme of this year’s event was “Time Warp”, where all performances were focused around the 6 last decades. In preparation for this event, CASCO   …Continue Reading