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The Entrepreneurship Foundry Course Returns this Fall 2019 Semester

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship Foundry course (ADM3396) is a cross-campus initiative that leverages University and community resources to help you grow your business venture in a for-credit 13-week long course. This course lets you earn credits while working on your existing business or social enterprise (not just an idea), acting as an accelerator for your entrepreneurial venture.  Read more ›

MBA and MHA students

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Have you been considering pursuing a Telfer MBA or MHA degree? The Telfer School of Management is holding an information session for each Masters program this month. If you would like to learn more about the programs, attend an upcoming session to interact with professors and ask one-on-one questions about the program.  Read more ›

Formula uOttawa: New Student-Led Team Brings Collaboration Between Faculties

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

There are over 250 student associations at the University of Ottawa, which encourage students to work with their peers while discovering their strengths and passions. One of the newest teams, Formula uOttawa, continues to evolve and promote experiential learning opportunities in the STEM fields through a collaboration of multiple faculties, including the Faculty of Engineering and the Telfer School of Management.   Read more ›

Desk Nibbles Lands Pre-Seed Financing To Fund U.S. Expansion

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Telfer alumnus Cassy Aite (BCom 2015), and his co-founded company Desk Nibbles have landed pre-seed financing to fund U.S. expansion. Desk Nibbles uses Artificial Intelligence to make it easier for Office Managers to manage their office kitchens. With over 65 customers and a growing number of employees, Desk Nibbles is quickly expanding.  Read more ›

Benchmarking Small and Medium Enterprises as Suppliers to the Government of Canada

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

A new Telfer study, conducted in collaboration with Public Services and Procurement Canada, identifies action strategies to increase federal SME supplier diversity and inclusive innovation. Showcased at the Chatham House International Policy Forum in the UK, the report provides important benchmarks about the progress of women entrepreneurs in Canada, and sets a standard of reporting in examining gender of firm ownership, breadth and types of innovation and federal SME contracting.    Read more ›

Enactus uOttawa named Entrepreneurship National Champion for the Growcer

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

"Enactus uOttawa has been named both the 2018 TD Entrepreneurship Challenge National Champion as well as the Scotiabank EcoLiving Green Challenge National Champion for their business, The Growcer.  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 ›

architectural design

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

MBA program Director Greg Richards talks about the current challenges in Business Schools today and how the MBA program at the Telfer School of Management will have to adapt to the changing world of business. Read the complete interview in the June 2018 edition of AMBA's Ambition magazine »  Read more ›

Computer screen with code

 |  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 ›

A simple simulation to demonstrate a complex topic about sustainable development

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

As part of the Leadership, Strategy and Sustainability course, nearly 150 Telfer School of Management students in courses ADM 4717, ADM 4317 and MBA 5211 participated in an interactive online simulation called Fishbanks.  Read more ›

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