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Bachelor of Commerce Capstones & Intopia Strategy Simulation - Winter 2020

 |  Category: Rising Stars

During their final year of undergraduate studies, the Telfer Bachelor of Commerce students must complete their respective capstone courses. A capstone project is an academic experience where students conduct a live case study on a subject that targets a specific issue.  The students in Finance, Accounting, and Marketing participate in these final presentations at the end of their studies. The students must present their conclusions in front of a panel of judges and peers, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year's Capstone projects were not presented in front of a live audience, but they had the opportunity to still showcase their final presentations online to a panel of judges.   Read more ›

Post-secondary Education: Go To Cégep First Or Directly To University?

 |  Category: Student Voice

Like many high school students in Quebec, I believed that my post-secondary education should start at cégep. In order to be well supported in this decision, I met with my school's guidance counsellor. I then discovered another interesting, possible and advantageous option: going directly to the University of Ottawa.   Read more ›

3 young friends discussing

 |  Category: Student Voice

After high school in the Greater Toronto Area, I chose to attend the Telfer School of Management here in Ottawa. Now, I am a third-year Bachelor of Commerce student specializing in Business Technology Management and Marketing. As a student in the Greater Toronto Area, in Markham, there were plenty of schools to pick from in central Ontario.  Read more ›

desk setup with phone, notepad, coffee, keyboard, and computer mouse

 |  Category: Student Voice

As a fourth-year BCom Marketing student, I never could have imagined that the end of my semester would be suddenly shifted from in-person lectures to online learning. While the adjustment was at first stressful, it is certainly necessary so that we can all practice social distancing.  Read more ›

4 young happy women holding a big mock cheque surrounded by older smiling peoplein front of a black urtain

 |  Category: Student Announcements

Telfer School of Management Bachelor of Commerce students Joy Xu, Leah Salzman, Lina Salama and Madison Woo, better known by their collective pseudonym “Employees of the Month” at the competition, brought recognition to the program by winning 1st place at the 5th annual Diversity and Inclusion Case Competition.In all five years since the competition’s founding, a Telfer team has won first place each time, with “Employees of the Month” representing Telfer at the fifth edition. The competition took place last Saturday, February 29th, at Export Development Canada (EDC), one of the founding partners of the event.  Read more ›

Group of CEOx1Day participants

 |  Category: Student Announcements

The 2020 CEOx1Day program, organized by Odgers Berndtson, has finalized its placements with four of Telfer’s Bachelor of Commerce students in the semi-finals. After several rounds of a competition selection process, one Telfer student made it to the top two Ottawa finalist spots. Read more ›

telfer jdc team photo; alex dalcourt and his team

 |  Category: Student Announcements

I almost missed my first class of the semester because I caught the flu and have dark circles under my eyes. So why do I still have an unwavering smile? All of this is a welcomed sacrifice, since I had the privilege of spending the first weekend of the new year in Montréal at the Jeux Du Commerce competition alongside 82 fellow Telfer students. Read more ›

Students speaking on stage

 |  Category: Telfer Announcements

Over the last few weeks, the Bachelor of Commerce 4th-year students completed their respective capstone courses. As a team, students must conduct a live case study on a specific issue related to a real company. The finalists of each discipline must then present their work in front of a panel of professionals and classmates. Intopia From November 8 to 10, 4th-year students participated in the Intopia Strategy Simulation, as part of their Strategic Management class. The aim of the simulation is for students to apply strategic management concepts in an online-simulated world, where they are required to make quick decisions in a determined period and negotiate with their peers in order to grow their business over the weekend. Congratulations to the members of the winning team: Katya Berezovskaia, Robert Mackenzie Duncan, Patrick Kaminski, Tsoi Yuen Lau and Evan Naylor    Read more ›

Students speaking at a networking event

 |  Category: Latest News

At the Telfer School of Management, we have several networking events going on throughout the year - many of which you don’t want to miss! The whole “networking” concept can be daunting, but it is a valuable step in building professional connections, and ultimately helps in your career search. That is why we want to make sure you are ready to succeed at your next networking event at Telfer.   Read more ›

 |  Category: Telferimpact

Five notable alumni will be recognized by the Telfer School of Management by receiving Trudeau medals, the Young Achiever's Award and the Dean's Philos Award for their outstanding contributions to the world of business, healthcare, community and their alma mater at the 2019 Gala of Excellence. The Gala will be held at the Shaw Centre on Saturday, October 19, 2019 and this event also serves as an opportunity to collectively celebrate the Telfer School and highlight the graduation anniversary of the classes of 1969, 1979, 1994 and 2009.  Read more ›

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