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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Congratulations to the Winners of the Finance Capstone Competition

All students in ADM4350 (Equity Valuation) took part in a case competition where they had to estimate the value of a real-life company and propose a course of action that the company should take to solve its problems. This term, the mandate was to estimate the value of Ozile’s Marina and Tackle Corporation. We would   …Continue Reading


Congratulations to Our Students Who Took Part in the Accounting Capstone

A total of 85 students divided in 10 groups were responsible for analyzing a case involving a real-life local or Canadian company and report on accounting issues being faced by the subject company. The best groups had to present on April 4th in a competition. The winners received the Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGAO)   …Continue Reading


Taylor Linseman Wins the Robert Johnson Award

The Robert Wood Johnson award recipient from the Telfer School of Management, Taylor Linseman, has always had a passion for healthcare management. After completing a Bachelor of Life Sciences from Queen’s University in 2007, Taylor began her healthcare career in Dublin Ireland, where she was the manager of a home care service for individuals with   …Continue Reading


Two Telfer Alumni Are Among the 2014 RGA Excellence Award Laureates

The Regroupement des gens d’affaires de la Capitale nationale (RGA) recently honoured the laureates of its 2014 Excellence prizes. These were awarded during the organization’s annual gala that took place on April 12, 3014 at the Ottawa Convention Centre. The RGA 2014 Gala of Excellence brought together more than 700 RGA members, members of the   …Continue Reading


Telfer MBA Students Promote Business Ethics and Anti-corruption in partnership with the RCMP and Transparency International

MBA teams of students in Professor Garrick Apollon's MBA 5211 – Corporate Governance and Ethics course worked on a term project named Global Anti-Corruption Project aiming to develop an anti-corruption corporate governance compliance program for small Canadian global companies. The students' challenge was organized according to the format of the television show, "The Apprentice." The   …Continue Reading


Professor Doug Angus Participated in a Roundtable of Leading Experts on Health Systems Reform

Professor Doug Angus contributed to an experts roundtable organized by the Institute for Research on Public Policy on March 20. The focus of the roundtable was to explore this question: “What are the structural, financial and governance barriers that prevent healthcare reforms? How can we break them down in a way that leads to the   …Continue Reading


Creation of the Legico-CHP Scholarship

We would like to wholeheartedly thank André Giroux (Civil Law 1982 & BAdm 1979), President of Legico-CHP, for his generous donation of $30,000 for the creation of the Legico-CHP scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to francophone students from Québec upon admission in the Telfer BCom program. Three scholarships of $2,000 will be available every   …Continue Reading


A Closer Look at Hedge Fund Risk: Two New Studies by François-Éric Racicot

Professor François-Éric Racicot has made another strong contribution to a more nuanced understanding of hedge fund risk. A specialist in financial econometrics, Racicot has built on the prior literature to propose a new hedge fund return model that accounts for the new dynamics of financial markets and the cyclical behaviours of hedge funds. Hedge fund   …Continue Reading


Research Seminar by David Doloreux in France to Examine Canadian Wine Industry

Professor David Doloreux examines the Canadian wine industry in the context of the link between innovation and territory in a presentation at the University of Bordeaux in France on April 7 (“Collaboration (transferable and nontransferable) knowledge and innovation: study of cool climate wine industry in Canada”). A Full Professor and Chair in entrepreneurship, innovation and   …Continue Reading


New Professor in Financial Accounting Examines Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation

The Telfer School of Management welcomes Professor Lamia Chourou, a new faculty member in the Accounting Section. With a Ph.D. in Accounting from Queen's University and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Tunis, professor Chourou brings a research focus on capital markets. She was previously a Teaching Fellow at Queen's School of Business.   …Continue Reading