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Information Systems

The objectives of the doctoral specialization in Information Systems (IS) are to promote theoretical and applied research with a combined focus on scientific rigour and relevance to information systems practice. Faculty in the IS Area conduct research on the organizational and individual impacts of information technology, on systems implementation and adoption, on resistance to change, on electronic commerce and on information systems research models.

Leadership Insight Journal

Aspiring to Leadership that matters
A Leadership Insight Journal by Nancy J. Adler

To be truly radical is to make hope possible

- Lovins, 2007

What do managers need to do to strengthen their capacity to lead wisely and creatively in the twenty-first century? How can executives best envision and implement initiatives that matter? Building on Confucius’ wisdom and Gardner’s research, along with the yearnings and experience of hundreds of managers from around the world, it is clear that today’s leaders need to:

Reality in Translation: Going Beyond the Dehydrated Language of Management

World Premiere at Galerie MX, Montreal, 2010

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Virtual Tour of Exhibition
Music by Finnish composer, Silja Suntola.

Reinventing Our Legacy

A film by Prof. Nancy J. Adler and Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Beverly Shaffer

“In today’s trust-starved climate, our market-driven system is under attack ...large parts of the population feel that business has become detached from society, that business interests are no longer aligned with societal interests ...The only way to respond to this new wave of anti-business sentiment is for business to take the lead and to reposition itself clearly and convincingly as part of society.”

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Summer Opportunities/Internships

Career Services in the Soutar Career Centre assists BCom students to plan their career goals by helping them discover and prepare for opportunities that align with the individual career paths that the students would like to explore.

Career resources

Career Services offers many different resources to students that enable them to do research on different industries, careers; to learn how to market themselves; and to complete a self-assessment.

Some of the Career Resources offered include:

Finding a job

On-Campus Recruitment (OCR)

Each year, over 100 firms come on campus to recruit students for specific career opportunities. These opportunities can be for summer or permanent employment after graduation.

You can take advantage of On-Campus Recruitment by coming to the annual career fair, company information sessions, and other on-campus events.

Please sign-in to myFuture for a full list of details and to view the calendar.

Preparation and workshops

Each semester, the Career Services Team offers a number of services to help prepare students for the job market. Various workshops are offered such as Resume and Cover Letter Writing, Networking, Interviewing skills and more.  In addition, Career Services hosts company information sessions for students to get to know a company in greater depth as well as mock interview sessions by industry professionals.

Preparation and workshops

Are you ready?

Successful career preparation begins as early as your first year as a BCom student. Start developing your networking skills and meeting new people through clubs, associations, volunteer work and you will no doubt uncover many great jobs.

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