Posts by Kelly Vo

Feb 24, 2017 by

Top Student Trading Competition Returns to Rotman School

Trading Competition

For the 14th consecutive year, the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management will host one of the world’s top student trading competitions. The Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC) is an annual event that draws students and faculty from 52 universities worldwidecountries represented include China, Iceland, India and South Africafor a three-day simulated market challenge. Continue reading…

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Feb 23, 2017 by

Dubai-Based Cass Business School Offers Unique Opportunities for EMBAs

Dubai

Established in 2009, the Dubai-based campus of the Cass Business School offers students many unique opportunities thanks to its location in the heart of the Dubai International Finance Center (DIFC). Both full-time Cass MBAs as well as Executive MBAs have the chance to study in Dubai for a week-long international elective or longer. While there, students will visit local companies, study economic development and brand building in the MENA region and network with senior executives. Continue reading…

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Feb 22, 2017 by

University of Oxford Säid Business School: MBA Student Interview

MBA Student

One of the best ways to learn about an MBA program is to talk to its students. We recently interviewed Avery Bang, a civil engineer, social entrepreneur and MBA student at the University of Oxford’s Säid Business School, to get her perspective on the Oxford business school experience.

Bang is the CEO of Bridges to Prosperity (B2P), a non-profit social enterprise that builds footbridges in developing countries. Her organization is also the focus of an upcoming motion picture Dream Big, which follows B2P’s efforts to build a bridge in Haiti. The film, which will be broadcast at IMAX cinemas across the U.S., aims to debunk engineering stereotypes and shine a light on social entrepreneurship.

In our interview with Bang, we asked her to speak about her experiences as an MBA student at Säid and how her educational experience there has impacted her career. Continue reading…

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Feb 20, 2017 by

Ivey Women Join Roundtable Discussion at White House For Women in the Workforce

Ivey Women

During Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to the White House to speak with U.S. President Donald Trump, they—along with female business leaders from both countries—held a roundtable discussion about women in the workforce. According to The Globe and Mail, the goal of the discussion was to find “common ground with the new U.S. administration.” Invited to the discussion were two Ivey women graduates as well as a former Ivey dean. At the end of the roundtable, a White House official said the two countries would launch a new task force called the United States Canada Council for the Advancement of Women Business Leaders-Female Entrepreneurs. Continue reading…

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Feb 20, 2017 by

Meet Two Standout University of San Diego School of Business Professors

Business Professors

Great business professors can completely change your MBA experience. That’s why so many of the top university rankings take a close look at the faculty and staff. Well, there’s good news for MBA students at the University of San Diego School of Business, recently two professors were featured in articles outside of the school: Mary Long, the Managing Director of the Supply Chain Management Institute, and Jennifer Mueller, an Associate Professor of Management. Continue reading…

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Feb 20, 2017 by

One Albers MBA’s Journey From China To Seattle

Journey

What happens when you begin an MBA program? You grow, you change and you learn. For many, it’s an evolutionary journey that changes your entire life, and that’s exactly what happened to Yan Tang, an MBA student at Seattle University’s Albers School of Business and Economics. Continue reading…

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