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QS Top MBA released its 2013-14 Business School Report. To create this ranking, QS surveyed top employers and asked them from what schools they would like to recruit MBA graduates. The Telfer School of Management emerged as one of the elite regional schools and earned a spot among the top 15 best MBA programs in the nation.  Read more ›

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The Telfer School of Management MBA program was recently awarded four stars (the highest score) and ranked 11th in North America in the new Eduniversal 2013-2014 Masters ranking in the General Management category. This reasserts our ability to deliver a world-class MBA program that covers every area necessary to gain the power to outperform. We are delighted to be ranked among the best programs in Canada and the United States.  Read more ›

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The International Career Mentorship Program is a career mentorship program for Telfer School of Management international students in their 3rd and 4th year of study. This program is designed to help international students make the transition into careers in Canada after graduation. Mentors work with students on a variety of topics in professional development such as, but not limited to, job search tools and strategies, resume building, interview techniques, workplace culture, professional terminology and communication skills, leadership and confidence building, etc.  Read more ›

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Sophia Leong, Director of the Telfer Executive MBA program, represented the Telfer School at Startup Canada Day on the Hill on November 21, 2013. The theme of Startup Canada Day on the Hill - Entrepreneurship Empowers Everyone – was amplified by the line-up of prominent speakers at yesterday’s event. This event was hosted in partnership with Minister of State for Small Business, the Honorable Maxime Bernier, and drew closed to 800 attendees throughout the day. The day started with Sir Terry Matthews and punctuated throughout the event with discussions on all aspects of entrepreneurship by leaders from three main pillars of entrepreneurship – government, industries and academia.  The evening culminated with lessons from Brett Wilson, one of the dragons from the CBC’s hit series ‘Dragons’ Den’. Three words unified the ideas throughout an intense day of activities - movement, collaboration, and culture.  Read more ›

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Professor Sandra Schillo’s collaboration with the research organization Fraunhofer is translating into new opportunities for knowledge exchange between Canada and Germany on science and innovation systems. Schillo, assistant professor in innovation and entrepreneurship at the Telfer School of Management, and her counterpart Rainer Frietsch of the Fraunhofer ISI, were co-organizers of the workshop “Science Systems in Canada and Germany: Structures, Policies and Changes” in Berlin on November 29. It was hosted by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research and held at the Canadian Embassy in connection with the 22nd Meeting of the German – Canadian Commission for Scientific and Technological Cooperation.  Read more ›

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The International Youth Fellowship Program, sponsored by AKFC in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), is designed to develop leadership and management skills and promote learning for outstanding young Canadians who have a desire and an aptitude to work effectively in a global environment. The International Youth Fellowship Program builds on twenty-four years of success in which more than 250 university graduates have received focused study and practical experience that has enabled them to pursue leadership positions in their chosen fields. The program, designed as a stepping stone for careers in international development, has proven attractive to young Canadians from a wide variety of disciplines—including law, engineering, journalism, education, business and public administration, and development studies—wishing to embark on global careers. Each Fellow will spend eight months in a country in Africa or Asia working with agencies and partners of the Aga Khan Development Network, one of the world’s largest and most respected international development agencies. Potential host countries include Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Egypt, India, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Tajikistan, Tanzania, and Uganda.  Read more ›

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Professor Doug Angus participated last month in a workshop on “Franchising in Health” at the Centre for Innovation in Health Management (CIHM) at Leeds University in the U.K. The complexity and variety of services offered within a health organisation point to the need for business models to support them effectively. This workshop is part of a new program of work exploring the potential of franchising – an idea mostly experienced in the retail sector –as a model for ensuring quality and spreading innovation. A follow-up workshop is planned for spring 2014.  Read more ›

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A unique initiative to develop and make use of our francophone MBA students’ marketing know-how to support the economic growth of developing countries has recently led to the presentation of an export marketing plan for a Honduran company. Members of the Honduran embassy, including Her Excellency the Ambassador, Sofia Cerrato, Consul Hector Ramirez and the Ambassador’s spouse, Mr. Alfonso Fonseka, honoured us with their presence during the presentation of the marketing plan for the Honduran company Fabrica Especias Don Julio, developed by the MBA team tasked with studying the potential of their spicy sauces in Canada.  Read more ›

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It’s not just business as usual for the Telfer BCom program this fall.  Our first year students will be given the opportunity to get great practical insight from leaders, and to meet CEOs as part of their studies. The Telfer School is pleased to welcome the following 7 CEO’s in Residence:  Read more ›

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