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Celebrating Start-ups at uOttawa

Given the recent surge in entrepreneurial activity on the University of Ottawa campus, it is appropriate to recognize and celebrate the culmination of each annual cycle of teaching, competitions, workshops and hard work that lead to exciting start-ups. Read more ›


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Telfer Finance Society holds its annual TMX CDS Financial Case Competition

On Saturday, March 5, 2016, the Telfer Finance Society held its annual case competition. For the second year in a row, the competition had TMX CDS as its title sponsor. It was a stock pitch competition incorporating the use of the Bloomberg terminals and a real world simulation. The competition concluded with a gala where the top 3 teams were awarded cash prizes and all participants were able to network with professionals.  Read more ›


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A weekend of firsts for DECA uOttawa

The Redefine Conference took place from March 4th to March 6th, 2016 at the University of Waterloo. Delegates were required to use their creativity and problem-solving skills to present their solutions to real-world business cases to industry professionals. Competitive events included: Marketing Management, Fashion and Retail Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, and International Business. Read more ›


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BCom Student Paulo Guedes’ Junior Team Canada Experience in Peru

Written by Paulo Guedes Moreau, 2nd year Telfer BCom (International Management) student Read more ›


Bernie Ashe

A leadership discussion with Bernie Ashe, OBJ CEO of the year

On Thursday, March 3, we hosted our annual leadership discussion with the Ottawa Business Journal CEO of the year, Bernie Ashe (BAdm 1978), Chief Executive Officer of the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG). Read more ›


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 ›



Congratulations to Our Students Who Took Part in the Fall 2015 CPA Ontario Case Competition

A total of 87 students divided in 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 teams had to present in a live case competition that took place on December 9th, 2015. The winners received the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA) Case Competition prize for Case Studies in Accounting. Read more ›