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Stefan Sjöstrand, President of IKEA Canada, with 2016 CEO x 1 Day finalist, Maria Poonawala.

Spend the Day With a Top Canadian CEO

Stefan Sjöstrand, President of IKEA Canada, with 2016 CEO x 1 Day finalist, Maria Poonawala. Read more ›

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Al Pritchard

Alexander Pritchard awarded the 2016 Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics by the Mining Association of Canada

The Mining Association of Canada has selected Alexander (Al) Pritchard as the 2016 recipient of the Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics, a $3,500 value. Al is currently a student in the MBA program at the Telfer School of Management. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Engineering from Queen’s University. Read more ›

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Winners of Intopia - Summer 2016

Congratulations to the Winners of Intopia (Summer 2015)

From July 8 to10, 4th-year students from the bachelor of commerce participated in the Intopia Strategy Simulation. This competition was created as a component of the 4th-year Strategic Management class.  Read more ›

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Enactus uOttawa make it to the 2016 Enactus National Exposition Finals

On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, the Enactus uOttawa team was in Toronto to defend its National Champion title at the 2016 Enactus Canada National Exposition, in front of a 65-person panel of judges comprising top Canadian CEOs. Each participating team was scored on its ability to enable social, environmental and economic progress through entrepreneurial action. Read more ›

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SuraiTea group photo

MBA Student Kevin Smiley launches social enterprise that helps Syrian refugees

Kevin Smiley is a full-time MBA student at the Telfer School of Management and a strong believer in social entrepreneurship. This year, he founded SuraiTea Inc., a social enterprise tea shop which employs mostly Syrian refugees in order to provide them with job opportunities in Canada, all while also raising money for settlement efforts. Read more ›

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winners of the accounting capstone standing in front of a branded backdrop with their prize cheque.

Accounting Capstone Results (Winter 2016)

Each year, students in the 4th-year class Case Studies in Accounting (ADM 4340) participate in a case competition in which they analyze a real company and report on accounting issues being faced by the company. Read more ›

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winners of the finance capstone standing with their professor in front of a branded backdrop.

Finance Capstone Results (Winter 2016)

Each year, students in the 4th-year Equity Valuation class (ADM 4350) take part in a case competition in which they estimate the value of a real company and propose recommendations to improve performance. Read more ›

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Students holding a plaque

4th year BCom students participate in a strategy simulation

From March 18 to 20, 4th-year students from the bachelor of commerce participated in the Intopia Strategy Simulation. This competition was created as a component of the 4th-year Strategic Management class.  Read more ›

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Dasha Shakov

Rising Stars: Dasha Shakov

Dasha Shakov, a third year BCom Marketing student, is an innovative entrepreneur who is sure to inspire and impress everyone she meets for years to come. As a student juggling a part-time job, yoga, travelling and extracurricular activities, Dasha still managed to find time to found Parcelly with her mother, an online parcel shipping company. The idea behind Parcelly is that it offers a unique gifting solution for long distance friends, family members, and loved ones. They throw 4-5 special items together which is catered towards a specific theme, like for a birthday, a wedding or even a breakup. Once a person orders a package from their online store, the mother-daughter duo puts the items together in a box and ships it to the recipient’s address. “It’s a hassle free, meaningful, and creative way to show someone you care,” she says. Read more ›

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A large group of students posing together at an academic competiton.

Enactus Students Represent the University of Ottawa at Regional Championships for Community Outreach and Innovation

The University of Ottawa Enactus team just competed in the regional competition rounds of the Enactus Canada championships, and received distinguished awards among a gathering of over 25 different universities and colleges for their excellence in entrepreneurial action and community leadership. Enactus, Canada’s largest entrepreneurship focused student organization, fosters today’s youth to advance the economic, environmental, and social growth of their communities. Read more ›

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