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Shantanu Dutta

Study by Shantanu Dutta Delves into the Media’s Influence on Deal Outcomes

While the media are considered to play an influential role in business, very little research has been done on the relationship between firm-specific media coverage and corporate decision making. The Telfer School’s Shantanu Dutta is helping to change that with a new study on how business reporting shapes firms’ merger and acquisition decisions. Read more ›

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Two Telfer Alumni Featured on the CFE National Honour Roll

Dominic Franchi and Emily Hsiung, both Telfer School of Management BCom 2015 alumni, have ranked amongst the highest 52 scores in the country on the Common Final Examination (CFE). The CFE is a three-day examination requiring candidates in accounting to demonstrate depth and breadth of competency development in accordance with the CPA Competency Map. Read more ›

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Bernie Ashe and François Julien

Bernie Ashe (BAdm 1978) named 2015 CEO of the Year

Congratulations to Bernie Ashe, CEO of the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group, who was awarded the CEO of the Year award, a joint initiative of the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Ashe will receive his award at the 2015 Best Ottawa Business Awards at the Shaw Centre on November 18. Read more ›

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Celebrating the Outstanding Contributions of Our Alumni

On October 17, 2015, we will recognize five remarkable alumni at our 2015 Gala of Excellence. Our alumni make outstanding contributions to the world of business, the community and their alma mater. Each year we celebrate these contributions and create valuable connections with our alumni, their business associates, family and friends. The Trudeau Medals, the Young Achiever's Award and the Dean's Philos Award will be presented at the Shaw Centre. Read more ›

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The Institute of Internal Auditors Honours Alumnus Charles-Antoine St-Jean

Charles-Antoine St-Jean (BCom 1976) served as the Comptroller General of Canada from 2004 to 2007 during a critical time for the internal audit profession. Prior to serving in the federal public sector, he worked with Ernst & Young and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young as partner and vice-president. Since returning to EY, he is the National partner for Public Sector in Canada. In this role, he advises clients at the federal and provincial levels in Canada and abroad on strategy, governance and risk management. Active in the non-profit sector, he has served as Chair of the CCAF, a Canadian foundation dedicated to the advancement of good governance in the public sector in Canada and abroad. He is a Governor of the University of Ottawa, a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Audit Committee. Among his many awards, the University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management recently presented him with the Trudeau Medal in recognition of his contribution to the public sector management. Read more ›

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Michael Chambers

Michael Chambers Went from Fixing Trophies for the Rideau Canoe Club to Canadian Olympic Committee President

Michael Chambers’ (BCom 1970) office at law firm Maclaren Corlett, on the 14th floor of a mirror-glassed, high-rise in downtown Ottawa, is filled with mementos. Each comes with a rich anecdote conveyed with a search engine-like recall of names, dates, facts and figures. Read more ›

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David Coderre Receives the International Award for Technology Innovation

David Coderre, Public Servant in Residence at Telfer School of Management, and Christian Lohyer, Office of the Comptroller General, have received an international award for “Technology Innovation”.  The objective of their work was to transform the way internal audit and financial monitoring is conducted in Canadian federal government departments by improving the ability of auditors and financial officers to access and use financial data through analytics. The analytics provide the auditors and finance officers with easy access to departmental SAP financial data in a common format that allows for the development and sharing of ACL scripts (analytics) to assess key business processes and financial controls, and to monitor departmental financial performance and trends.   Read more ›

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Telfer Alumni in the 2014 Forty Under 40

Once a year, the Ottawa Business Journal nominates professionals for their business achievements to be in their Forty Under 40 list.  Read more ›

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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 physical and intellectual disabilities. This line of work later brought Taylor to Melbourne, Australia, where she led a community outreach program supporting adolescents with disabilities, mental health struggles, and contact with the criminal justice system. Since returning to Canada, Taylor has worked in the Aboriginal Health and youth services arenas. Read more ›

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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. Read more ›

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