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Cyril Moukarzel smiling

 |  Category: Alumni in the Lead

As an aspiring entrepreneur, Cyril Moukarzel was looking for a school that would teach him the business skills needed to start and run a successful business. He was attracted to the Telfer School’s international recognition and faculty expertise, as well as its strong alumni network. These elements made Telfer the best fit for him.  Read more ›

Alida, smiling, promoting her company.

 |  Category: Rising Stars

Alida Burke was born and raised in Ottawa, and made the decision to study at the Telfer School of Management to have a positive impact in her community. She recently completed her fourth year of studies, specializing in Accounting. Alida has always been interested in making a positive impact in communities across Canada, which is why she joined Enactus in her first year of studies. Enactus is a student club at Telfer aimed at building social enterprises to tackle social and environmental issues in our community. During her fourth year, she held the Vice-President of Finance position. Through Enactus, Alida met another student who shared the same passion as her for the wellbeing of Canadian communities. Together, they created their own startup called The Growcer.   Read more ›

Confessions of an Eternal Optimist Sarah E Downey

 |  Category: Alumni in the Lead

I’ve always been an optimist. Yet even those who look on the bright side can sometimes puzzle over what their futures hold. When I graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Science degree, I was deeply uncertain about the career path I should take. Then I learned about the Telfer Master of Health Administration and my professional life started to fall into place.  Read more ›

Michelle Savoy

 |  Category: Alumni in the Lead

I arrived at the Telfer School almost 30 years ago as a young student, unsure of how I would perform. I needn’t have worried: my professors gave me all the tools I needed to succeed. Best of all, they nurtured in me a confidence I didn’t know I had—the self-assurance to see myself in a top job, to be a leader of a successful organization and to improve my community through giving.  Read more ›

Gabriel Bouchard-Phillips – Young Achiever’s Award 2018

 |  Category: Appointments and Honours

Philanthropy matters most to me. The importance of giving time, money and knowledge to others is one of the most valuable lessons I learned as a student of the Telfer School. My experiences as a member of our School’s Jeux du Commerce team, the Finance Society and the Entrepreneurs’ Club supplied and reinforced this truth.  Read more ›

Congratulations to Five Remarkable Alumni

 |  Category: Telferimpact

From left to right: Sarah E Downey, Debbie Fischer, Deanna Monaghan, Gabriel Bouchard-Phillips & Michelle Savoy  Read more ›

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 |  Category: Community Engagement

On May 24, 2018, three speakers delivered powerful presentations on three unique topics at the Telfer School’s collaborative learning alumni event focused on Emerging Trends in Leadership and Management. The three presentations - cybersecurity, emotional intelligence and diversity & inclusion - were followed by a panel discussion and Q&A for all participants.  Read more ›

Telfer Donor Of The Year Awards 2018

 |  Category: Latest News

Every year, we recognize outstanding Telfer School of Management donors in order to demonstrate our appreciation and create meaningful relationships with those in our community who choose us amongst a sea of giving opportunities. This year, the Telfer Donor of the Year awards will be presented at our annual Gala of Excellence on October 20, 2018, along with the celebration of our anniversary classes (1968, 1978, 1993 and 2008) and the presentation of our Alumni Awards.  Read more ›

Woman presenting to a small class

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Telfer Centre for Executive Leadership (CEL) at the University of Ottawa and Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute have collaborated to launch the Ontario Inclusive Innovation (I2) Action Strategy.  Read more ›

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 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

University of Ottawa graduates Olivier Llorca (MBA 2016) and Siddhartha Garg (M. Sc. Electronic Business Technologies 2017) participated in an internship project — part of Telfer's MBA program — that gave them an opportunity to apply their knowledge and expertise. The two students, along with Ottawa-based company Beyond 20/20, were tasked with restructuring the existing "Crime Insight" program to make the user experience smoother and more interesting. The goal of the program is to make crime data in a given jurisdiction accessible to people looking for an accurate, up-to-date database. The students' internship was funded by the Business Innovation Access Program (NRC-IRAP).  Read more ›

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