A good business investment: The next generation of leaders

June 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Asper School, Students

The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce that the Associates of the I.H. Asper School of Business have pledged $1 million to support business education initiatives at the Asper School. The donation will be received over the next four years.
“The Associates of the Asper School of Business are among our most respected friends and […]

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Associates of Asper celebrate 30 years

April 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Asper School, News Release

This month one of Winnipeg’s most prominent business groups will celebrate three decades as a model for success, innovation and unwavering commitment to the future of business education in Manitoba.
In 1982 a group of prominent local business leaders were approached by Dean Roland Grandpre of what was then the Faculty of Management at the University […]

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James D. Sinegal Annouced as 2011 I.D.E.A. Recipient

February 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Asper School, News, News Release

The Associates, a group of more than 250 prominent business leaders who support the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba, are delighted to announce Jim Sinegal, co-founder and CEO of Costco Wholesale Corporation as the recipient of the 2011 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award (IDEA).
“It is my pleasure to announce that this year’s […]

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Media Advisory: N. Murray Edwards to Receive IDEA Award Next Week

September 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Advisory, Asper School, Outreach

On Tuesday, September 21, 2010, N. Murray Edwards, financier and business developer, will receive the 2010 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award (IDEA).
“We are thrilled to announce that this year’s IDEA recipient is Murray Edwards,” says Arni Thorsteinson, chair of the IDEA Committee for the Associates and president of Shelter Canadian Properties Limited. “Murray encapsulates the significance […]

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News Release: Murray Edwards Announced as 2010 IDEA Recipient

June 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Asper School, News Release

The Associates, a group of more than 260 prominent business leaders who support the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba are delighted to announce N. Murray Edwards, financier and energy developer, as the recipient of the 2010 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award (IDEA).
“We are thrilled to announce that this year’s IDEA recipient is […]

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News Release: Jim Balsillie to be honoured tonight as 2009 I.D.E.A. recipient

June 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Asper School, News Release

Jim Balsillie, Co-CEO at Research In Motion (RIM), the maker of the world renowned BlackBerry wireless solution, is set to receive the 2009 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award (I.D.E.A.) at a formal dinner tonight in Winnipeg. As part of the prestigious event, Balsillie will receive a custom-designed pure gold medal produced by the Royal Canadian Mint.
“Canada […]

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Advisory: BlackBerry Co-CEO Jim Balsillie to speak to students, media today

June 1st, 2009 · No Comments · Advisory, Asper School, News Release

Media are invited to come meet Jim Balsillie, the 2009 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award (I.D.E.A.) recipient, t0day, June 2, 2009, at 10 a.m. on the main floor of the Asper School of Business in the Drake Centre for a question and answer session.
Jim Balsillie, Co-CEO at Research In Motion (RIM), the maker of the world […]

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