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Digitisation vs. textbooks: the debate continues

Published: 2Oct2017

The general trend among MBA programs worldwide points to a rise in digitised course readings, as opposed to the use of bulky textbooks....

Are crickets the meal staple of the future?

Published: 2Oct2017

Mohammed Ashour (MBA'14), co-founder of Aspire Food Group, received the Highly Commended Award at FoodBytes, a startup competition that supports innovative ideas in food and agriculture. The Aspire...

Desautels student wins Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

Published: 2Oct2017

Desautels undergraduate student Sydney Kalyn achieved the gold level of the Duke of Edinburgh award, which recognizes personal development and community involvement among today’s youth....

Ben Plomion talks startups, skateboards, and Donald Trump

Published: 29Sep2017

­­­­­­­­­­For French native Ben Plomion (MBA’07), his early teenage years consisted of skateboards, Nirvana, and an unshakable dream of relocating to the U.S. After completing his studies in Canada...

Desautels alumna appointed CFO at Loop Industries

Published: 29Sep2017

D. Jennifer Rhee (BCom’88, DPA’89) has been named Chief Financial Officer at Loop Industries, a manufacturer of environmentally responsible Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) and Mono Ethylene Glycol...

LIMRA names Desautels alumnus to list of financial innovators

Published: 29Sep2017

LIMRA has released its 2017 Rising Stars of Innovation under 40 list and Jean-Michel Lavoie (MBA’09), Assistant Vice President, Product Development, Group Benefits at Sun Life Financial has made...

Alibaba and future directions of retail

Published: 29Sep2017

Alibaba hosted its Gateway’17 conference, which brought together an array of forward-looking retailers, along with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who commented on the healthy trade relationship...

Desautels alumnus and Global Expert makes Queen’s New Year’s Honours list

Published: 29Sep2017

Imran Amed (BCom'97) has been named to the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for his contributions as CEO of The Business of Fashion, an online news site for the fashion industry. The list recognises...

Subsidies for Bombardier may pale in comparison

Published: 29Sep2017

In light of the controversial decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce to impose 220 per cent tariffs on Bombardier products, an article in Les Affaires examines how Canada compares to other...

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