LIGHT IN THE DARK
Online Case Competition
Challenge your research skills in this business competition!
You will have 9 days to perform research on a specific topic and write a short submission describing the research you have done as well as present your findings to judges. There will even be a presentation by a business PhD student, Rodrigo Valadao on how to do research properly in regards to business. Good luck!
1st place: $450
2nd place: $250
Open to all faculties.
Registration: Nov 4-11 (11:59pm)
Research questions released: Nov 12 (10am)
Presentation on research conduction: Nov 13 (10am)
Written submissions due: Nov 19 (11:59pm)
Presentations: Nov 21 (10:30-3:30pm)
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT & INVESTMENT
November 6, 2020
This webinar is focused on analyzing the most important aspects of individual financial management required to fulfill personal financial goals. It will educate students about effective strategies to improve budgeting practices by identifying the most beneficial investment opportunities in order to enhance their financial future.
William Gee (Investment Advisor, RBC Dominion Securities) and Andras Marosi (Executive Professor, UofA Department of Finance), will offer insightful perspectives and practical advice on these topics followed by a Q&A session with each speaker.
up until October 26, 2020
Think you have what it takes to adapt to a business world that can change in the blink of an eye? Test your business strategy skills in our individual online case competition, and get the chance to win some cash prizes!
1st place: $200
2nd place: $100
Your solution is a written response and does not require presentations. Your responses will be reviewed and the winner will be contacted after the case closes.
Step 1: Read the case
Step 2: Submit your resolution
Submissions due on October 26, 11:59PM
So..what is your Master Plan?
WHAT TO DO TODAY, TO GET THE JOB TOMORROW
October 21, 2020
Looking to land your dream job???
What to do Today to Get the Job Tomorrow is a mentorship program presented by Sherjan Husainie on varying topics that will help you launch your career.
The talk is catered towards breaking into Advisory/Consulting/Audit/Assurance. Sherjan has helped students like you land careers at Mckinsey & Co, Deloitte, PwC, Morgan and Stanley, Apple and Google.
He’s spoken at a wide array of venues including TedX, Harvard, and University of Toronto. So if you would like to learn some tips to help you land your dream job, come join us on October 21st at 4:00pm to 5pm. See you then!
FUTURE OF WORK IN HR
Date: September 28, 2020
The Future of Work in HR online interactive webinar that gives insight into how work may change in the future. It is HR related but also is applicable to all disciplines.
Gillian Hynes, a board member of CPHR, will be speaking and will address how the profession of HR (and the general workplace) may change in future years.
Enjoy interactive participation and a Q+A session during the event!
SECRET TO SUCCESS TO REMOTE LEARNING
Date: September 9, 2020
Secret to Success to Remote Learning is an online seminar on how to use organization and time management to your advantage in your studies, personal life and workplace in the most effective and efficient way; as well as tips and tricks on transitioning to online classes during Covid-19 times.
Enjoy speakers, discussion and a Q&A where you can find more tips and tricks on how to be successful this semester!