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University of Ottawa's Telfer School of Management Executive MBA annual class trip to the Silicon Valley

Telfer Executive MBA Class in Silicon Valley 2016: Student Blog

Teams from the Telfer Executive MBA Class of 2017 wrote about their experiences in Silicon Valley as a part of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Business Consulting Trip which took place from May 14 - 20, 2016. Read more ›

Published: June 3, 2016 | Category: Latest News

Gala winners photo

Congratulations to five remarkable alumni

From left to right: Kyle Braatz, David Adamson, Dr Jack Kitts, Wendy Muckle, Myron Tetrault Read more ›

Published: June 1, 2016 | Category: Alumni in the Lead

Poignée de main

Body language is a lot more than “power postures” and firm handshakes

Nonverbal communication is often a hot topic in the popular management press, but management scholars lag behind in exploring this important form of communication. A deeper understanding of non-verbal behaviour in organizations would help researchers develop evidence-based tools, which managers can use to address a host of workplace challenges, argue Silvia Bonaccio, Jane O’Reilly, Sharon O’Sullivan, and François Chiocchio of the Telfer School. An article they published in the Journal of Management, entitled "Nonverbal Behavior and Communication in the Workplace: A Review and an Agenda for Research", is intended as a guide for academic researchers, but is also potentially of interest to anyone wanting to navigate what we know about nonverbal behaviour. Read more ›

Published: May 30, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership

Ian Telfer and the other inductees

Ian Telfer inducted into the Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame

Nearly 700 BC business leaders and their guests gathered at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on Thursday, May 12, 2016 as Ian Telfer, Chairman of the Board, Goldcorp Inc., was one of the three newest members into the Business Laureates of British Columbia (BLBC) Hall of Fame, hosted by JA British Columbia. Read more ›

Published: May 26, 2016 | Category: Latest News

Two Telfer Alumni featured in the 2016 OBJ Forty Under 40

Once a year, the Ottawa Business Journal (OBJ) nominates professionals for their business achievements to be in their forty under 40 list. Read more ›

Published: May 17, 2016 | Category: Alumni in the Lead

What counts as relevant evidence? Physicians disagree

Providing physicians with evidence from scientific publications when they need it may be the gold standard in evidence-based medicine, but there is a problem. Clinicians do not necessarily agree on what evidence is most useful to them at the point of care to manage a patient. Read more ›

Published: May 16, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership

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 ›

Published: May 10, 2016 | Category: Rising Stars

Louis Gagnon

Louis Gagnon (EMBA 1997) Donation to Fund Pedagogical Innovation at the Telfer School’s Centre for Executive Leadership

We are proud to announce that the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa is the recipient of a $250,000 major gift from alumnus Louis Gagnon, President, Service and Distribution at Intact Financial Corp. Read more ›

Published: May 6, 2016 | Category: Alumni in the Lead

Donors Matter - Alumni Week

James Yersh (BCom 1996), Chief Financial Officer at Blackberry and 2016 Donor of the year, speaks at the Telfer Alumni Breakfast in November 2015. Read more ›

Published: May 3, 2016 | Category: Alumni in the Lead

Alumni Week - Patrice Marceau, MBA 1985

Giving can take many forms. Contributing money to an organization or cause is the most obvious, but giving time and talent can be just as valuable. When Alain Doucet—the Telfer School’s vice dean—asked me as a Telfer alumnus how I could help the school achieve a number of goals in Hong Kong, I was happy to volunteer my professional expertise to devise a structure for a presence for our school in Hong Kong. Read more ›

Published: May 3, 2016 | Category: Alumni in the Lead