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team of students and their coach at trading competition

 |  Category: Student Announcements

The Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC) is a one-of-a-kind event hosted annually at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, located in one of North America’s largest financial centres.  Read more ›

Jodie Harrison

 |  Category: Alumni in the Lead

Jodie Harrison has been a planner. As a Telfer BCom student, Jodie set her sights on becoming an investment advisor. So she specialized in finance and took advantage of the school’s Connexions Program to intern with a national investment firm during her final year. Jodie also worked at the Career Centre and served as president of the Telfer BCom students’ association, roles that enabled her to gain several skills and many contacts that would prove especially valuable once she graduated.  Read more ›

students at toronto stock exchange

 |  Category: Student Announcements

On February 8, 2018 4th year Telfer BCom students James Beaudoin, Aamena Chatoo, Christian Cotroneo, Natalie Dokmajian, and Nicholas Pelchat were named winners of the 2018 CFA Society Toronto Ethics Challenge. Led by Faculty Advisor Pouya Safi, this is the 3rd time that the Telfer School has participated, and our very first win! This year's winning team demonstrated their ability to expertly negotiate ethical dilemmas in a real-life investment scenario and presented their case to a panel of seasoned investment professionals. They will be heading to the Canadian Ethics Challenge on May 3, 2018, which will be held in Vancouver, BC.  Read more ›

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

 |  Category: Rising Stars

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 ›

 |  Category: Rising Stars

BCom Finance Student Receives “Volunteer of the Month”  Read more ›

Financial Research and Learning Lab

 |  Category: Telfer Announcements

Thursday, September 17th marked a very important day for the 2015-2016 academic year. Telfer launched its newly expanded Financial Research and Learning Lab as well as its new student-managed fund entitled the Telfer Capital Fund. Faculty, alumni, industry partners and students, totalling over 70, gathered in the new space in order to kick-off both initiatives. The new lab is triple the size of the original and is a fully enabled teaching and learning facility with all the top financial research tools and databases, including Bloomberg, as well as new technologically advanced interactive learning tools. The lab has been integrated into many Telfer classes which will use its resources for assignments, and bridging the gap from theory to practice. These classes include Equity Valuation, Portfolio Management, Marketing Management and Finance, Ethics and Social Responsibility. The manager of the space, Pouya Safi, acted as the event’s emcee and introduced Francois Julien (Dean of Telfer), Leslie Weir (University Librarian), and Tyson Rigg (TCF Portfolio Manager Leader) to say a word about the lab and its impact for the University, Telfer and the students. The lab expansion was as a result of the very successful collaboration between the Library and the Telfer School of Management. Marc Albert and Pouya Safi planned and oversaw the project but everything was collaborated with Faculty, uOttawa Library, the Career Centre, AV, IT, Physical Resources, Facilities, Protection and the school’s Project Manager, Sylvio Miron. Everyone played an integral goal in making sure the project was completed in time for the school year. The goal of the space has always been to bridge the gap between theory and practice and provide the students with an avenue to excel.  Read more ›

The Financial Research and Learning Lab is Expanding

 |  Category: Telfer Announcements

Construction has already started in the Financial and Learning Lab located on the 2nd floor of the Desmarais Building. When the expansion is complete, the lab will be a state-of-the-art facility, better equipped to meet the increasing demands for its learning, research, and teaching resources. The expanded lab will be about three times the size of the original, contain seating for 64 students in the main room, with additional capacity for 10 students in two enclosed private-study rooms. This new space will allow for full classes to be taught in the lab.  Read more ›

 |  Category: Latest News

What do Queen’s, Cornell, Princeton, Columbia, Peking and the London School of Economics all have in common? These are just some of the schools who were surpassed by Telfer’s team in the 2015 Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC). Following an intense two days of competition (Feb. 20 – 21), among 50 different teams from across the globe, Telfer’s team emerged 9th. This is all the more impressive considering that the competition was largely made up of graduate-level students in finance and quantitative engineering.  Read more ›

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