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Harnessing Analytics Symposium

This symposium will explore how marketers can create effective campaigns and new product offerings for their customers by leveraging data and using analytics. Attendees will hear presentations from three University of Guelph researchers with expertise in marketing analytics and consumer insight. Over lunch, attendees will have the opportunity to share their experiences and discuss challenges they are currently facing using analytics.

Application Deadline: Accenture Summer Networking Event

Bring your talent and passion to an organization at the forefront of business, innovation, and technology.  Accenture will be hosting a summer networking event on the evening of August 31 in their Accenture Toronto Downtown office.The networking evening will provide an informal setting to learn more about Accenture, the work they do, and an opportunity to meet with some of their consulting professionals.

Hub Incubator Pitch Finals

Join our Centre for Business and Student Enterprise (CBaSE) for this upcoming event on August 23. In a high pressure, competition style pitch, entrepreneurs from the Hub Incubator are challenged to communicate their business value proposition and potential for growth in just a few minutes. The pitchers will discuss the problem they are addressing, their unique solution, their market opportunity, and their company's impact on the world. 

Application Deadline: Distinctly Deloitte

Want to work at Deloitte? The Distinctly Deloitte event in Toronto is a must-attend event. Space is limited for this exclusive event. Registration Interested students can register for the session on the Deloitte website. The Deloitte Campus team will be managing the registration for the event. Registration for both sessions will close on Friday, August 25, and will be first-come, first-serve.

Registration deadline: WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits

Please register early.  These popular certifications fill up BEFORE the deadline date. The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits will teach you about the key grape varieties grown around the world, tasting techniques, the different styles of wine produced and the production of spirits and liqueurs.

Registration deadline: WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 Award in Spirits will introduce you to the basic principles of spirit production and the main types and styles of spirits available.  You will also learn how to serve spirits and understand the basic principles of marketing used for the sale of spirits and the issues relating to the safe consumption of spirits. This offering of the WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits will take place Sunday, October 15.

MBA/MA Leadership Information Session

Find out more information about the MA (Leadership) and MBA programs offered at the University of Guelph including the program structure and schedule, associated fees and application process. Talk to faculty, administrators and alumni from both programs. Email Alicia Cronsberry to register (acronsb@uoguelph.ca)

How to Be a More Effective Leader - University of Notre Dame's Hesburgh Lecture Series

The University of Notre Dame's iconic Hesburgh Lecture Series makes its way to the University of Guelph campus. Hosted by the College of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph and the Notre Dame Club of Toronto/Central Ontario, this event is open to the public and free of charge. Seating is limited.
Dr. Roberta Bondar, Canada's first female astronaut

Roberta Bondar - Innovators: Leaders Pushing Boundaries

The Innovators: Leaders Pushing Boundaries is annual lecture series which brings to campus leaders in business and academia who have developed innovative and unique methods of creating positive change within their industry, organization or society. This year, the College of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph welcomes the worlds first neurologist in space and Canada's first female astronaut, Dr. Roberta Bondar, to discuss her unique story of leadership and perseverance. 

Registration deadline: Prud'homme Beer Certification® Level 1 - Beer Enthusiast

This introductory course in beer education is designed for participants interested in furthering their knowledge and interest in beer. The focus will be on brewing ingredients and processes, tasting concepts, pouring and serving concepts (including an introduction to draught systems) and food and beer pairings. This offering of Prud'homme Beer Certification® Level 1 - Beer Enthusiast will be held October 15, 22, 29 and November 5, 2017.

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