Honouring Excellence in Aboriginal Business Leadership

October 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Asper School, Indigenous, Outreach

The ninth annual Excellence in Aboriginal Business Leadership Award will be presented on October 10, 2013, at a gala event at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.
Neechi Foods Co-op Ltd. is the winner of the Aboriginal Business Leadership Award. Brenda Parsons, owner of All Nations Print Ltd., is the winner of the Excellence in Aboriginal Small and […]

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Letting it shine-erama

September 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Asper School

University of Manitoba students are working hard today to beat the Shinerama fundraising record for Western Canadian. They want to raise $50,000 and they are already at $22,000.
Today, as part of Shinerama’s “Shine Day”, students will shine shoes downtown and on the University of Manitoba campus to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis research and patient […]

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Student makes a difference

May 13th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Asper School, Students

Emily Ashley, a fourth-year student at the University of Manitoba’s Asper School of Business, has been announced as this year’s recipient of the UMSU Student Involvement Award – Governance (the Ed Anderson Award).
The award recognizes students who have shown exemplary skill, initiative, and dedication to student governance at the U of M, and is worth […]

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Stu Clark Investment Competition to heat up

March 19th, 2013 · No Comments · Asper School, News, News Release

The Stu Clark Investment Competition is attracting teams from prominent business schools across North America.
There is a strong pedigree of schools who want to prove their entrepreneurial acumen in this year’s University of Manitoba competition, including Johns Hopkins University, University of Loyola Marymount, University of Waterloo, the Richard Ivey School of Business and even Sasin […]

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New professorship in agricultural risk management and insurance

March 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Agriculture, Asper School, Research

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives Minister Ron Kostyshyn will be at the University of Manitoba’s Asper School of Business on March 18 to welcome the new Guy Carpenter Professorship in Agriculture Risk Management and Insurance.
Dr. Lysa Porth has been selected to head the new Guy Carpenter Professorship in […]

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The Gospel for Business

February 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Asper School

University of Manitoba professor Bruno Dyck’s will launch his new book, Management and the Gospel: Luke’s Radical Message for the First and Twenty-First Centuries, tomorrow at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg.
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: The Atrium at McNally Robinson Booksellers - Grant Park Mall, Winnipeg
Dyck is a professor of business administration at […]

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Thirty minutes of work for a possible $1.7 million reward

May 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Asper School, News Release, Students

A team from the Asper School of Business took home the prize for Best Business Plan – and possibly a big business deal – at this year’s Global Venture Labs Investment Competition.
Students Raif Richardson, Gary Gervais, Brady Fisher, Jeremy Muzyka and Elena Roussak presented a plan for Solvert Inc., a company that produces GeoTop, the […]

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