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U of G students with Richardson GMP opening TSX

U of G business students ring opening bell at TSX

Third-year University of Guelph Management, Economics and Finance students had the chance to ring the opening bell at TSX, after winning the fourth annual Richardson GMP case competition.

The competition is part of the Strategy of Mergers and Acquisitions (ECON*3360) course at U of G and is sponsored by the Canadian wealth-management firm Richardson GMP.

Guelph business students at Battle on Bay

Another impressive podium finish for Guelph business students at undergraduate finance competition

U of G business students from the Guelph Student Investment Council (GSIC) attended Battle on Bay 2019 over the weekend, an undergraduate finance competition hosted by the Ryerson University Finance Society.

Attending the competition for the first time, University of Guelph’s GSIC students had an impressive showing that saw them place third overall, taking home a $1,000 prize.

The team consisted of:

JDCC Guelph at Gala

U of G business students find podium while hosting Central Canada’s largest business competition

Over 500 business students from across 11 universities came to the University of Guelph last weekend to compete in JDC Central, a business competition that is considered one of the largest undergraduate business case competitions in Canada.

The competition, often referred to as the ‘Business Olympics’, brings student delegates together to compete in academic presentations, parliamentary-style debates, sports and social activities. This year’s competition, hosted at the University of Guelph, celebrated JDCC’s 10th anniversary.

College of Business and Economics, U of G, mourns the passing of John F. Wood

Over the holidays, it was with sadness that we learned of the passing of local entrepreneur and U of G donor John F. Wood. He passed away on December 25th, 2018 surrounded by his loving family in Guelph, Ontario.

John enjoyed a successful business career that spanned more than five decades, including senior leadership roles in real estate development and appliance manufacturing. He was a strong supporter of business education and a generous philanthropist. 

Jason Krueger

MA Leadership alumnus renews passion for helping not-for-profits in his community

Jason Krueger went into the MA Leadership program at the University of Guelph expecting to gain the knowledge and skills to become a better leader, but did not anticipate how much it would transform his perspective and priorities in both work and life.

In this Q&A, Jason discusses his reasons for choosing the MA Leadership program at the University of Guelph, his student experience and how the program helped him advance his career and community involvement.

Researchers at the symposium

3rd annual accounting research symposium brings together faculty from across the world

The 3rd annual Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium took place last week at the University of Guelph, a research initiative organized by the college’s Department of Management. The annual symposium brings together researchers and accounting faculty from across the world – including CBE graduate students and faculty - who share an interest in qualitative accounting research from diverse methodological and theoretical perspectives.

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