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Yearly Archives: 2014

Doug Angus Served on the Advisory Committee for Ontario’s Immunization System Review

Professor Doug Angus of the Telfer School of Management played a role in identifying opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Ontario’s immunization system in preventing disease as a member of the Advisory Committee for Ontario’s Immunization System Review. The final report of the advisory committee was formally released this week. Professor Angus served   …Continue Reading

Fall 2014 Michel Cloutier Competition

The Telfer School of Management held the fall 2014 Michel Cloutier Marketing Competition on December 2, 2014 in the Desmarais Building. Congratulations to the winning team, Team 2 (Daniela Angarita, Justina Dukelow, Ahmed Gameil, Linda Mouhamou, Nitasha Mussaï), who provided the best insight into how Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa could develop a better marketing program   …Continue Reading

Congratulations to the CPA Ontario Intopia Strategy Simulation Winning Team

The CPA Ontario Intopia Strategy Simulation is an exciting and integrative learning opportunity for BCom students as part of their 4th year Strategic Management class. From November 13-16, there were 37 teams that participated in this simulation at the Telfer School of Management’s Desmarais Building. Congratulations to members of the winning team: Brandon Clifford Emem Etok   …Continue Reading

Telfer Students Raised $66,530 for CHEO through an Evening of Singing, Dancing and Modeling

On December 1, 2014, CASCO students took to the stage at the Delta Ottawa City Centre and raised a record breaking $66.530 for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). The theme of this year’s event was “A Red & White Affair” in honour of the success of Canadian artists and philanthropists. For the past   …Continue Reading

Telfer Students take part in the largest HR Case Competition in Eastern Canada

This year marks the return of the Telfer School of Management at the largest HR competition in eastern Canada. The HR Symposium took place from November 21 to 23 at the University of Quebec at Rimouski. The competition brings together more than 250 university students from nine business schools The delegation distinguished itself by winning   …Continue Reading

Telfer Students Join iGEM uOttawa to World Jamboree Competition in Boston

The University of Ottawa iGEM team traveled to Boston, MA for the annual iGEM World Jamboree competition which was held from October 30 to November 1. The team of students from science, engineering, and Telfer competed against hundreds of university teams from other parts of the world for the most innovative application of synthetic biology.   …Continue Reading

Samir Saadi an Invited Expert at the Southern Finance Association Annual Conference

Professor Samir Saadi of the Telfer School recently returned from the Southern Finance Association (SFA) annual meeting in Florida where he was an invited panelist on investment risk management. Each of the panelists had contributed to a new book, Investment Risk Management, to be published by Oxford University Press. Professor Saadi also presented two papers,   …Continue Reading

Award of Excellence in Promoting Canada-India Trade

Marvin Hough, Executive in Residence at Telfer and University of Alberta (BCom and MBA) graduate has spent a significant part of his career promoting Canada-India trade relations. He is also President of MIRA, an international consulting firm.  Marvin served 30 years at Export Development Canada (EDC) where he supported many Canadian firms selling to or investing   …Continue Reading

Exploring Business Possibilities in Iqaluit

As members of a uOttawa student organization called Enactus, my colleague Ajmal Sataar and I are always looking for ways to provide opportunities to those in need. Enactus tackles social, economic and environmental issues through business and is focused on bringing social enterprise to the community. When the opportunity came to bring these opportunities to   …Continue Reading

2nd Telfer Trading Competition- Another Success!

The 2nd Telfer Trading Competition (TTC) finished off with another successful year here at the University of Ottawa with forty registered students. These students gathered October 4, 2014 to compete, work hard, and push their trading capabilities to their limits. Participants had the opportunity to practice trading financial securities, build financial models and macros, and   …Continue Reading