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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.
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. 

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.
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Employer Event: Networking Night by CBESA

Come out and meet industry professionals and peers from across all majors! Free professional headshots will be taken on site on a first-come-first-serve-basis.
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Employer Event: Canadian Tire Marketing Open House

Join Canadian Tire for a chat at their home office in Toronto to learn how they’re transforming digital marketing, in-store digital and eCommerce over the next few years to lead the evolution of retail in Canada. Launch your career at Canada’s most trusted and innovative retailer. RSVP as soon as possible to Canadian Tire’s Recruitment team by Sept 22nd. Space is limited!
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Employer Event: Opportunities for Rotational Leadership Development

What is a rotational/leadership development program? An entry level position that allows you to gain insight and experience by rotating through a  variety of areas within a company over a 1-3 year period, with the end goal being full-time employment in a leadership role.   Join recruiters from several organizations who are targeting graduating students from all academic backgrounds to learn about their Rotational/Leadership Development opportunities including application timelines, interviews, etc.   Refreshments will be served.
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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 distinguish the factors affecting the flavour 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 to register.
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Employer Event: Careers in Banking and Financial Services

Join recruiters from several national banks and financial institutions for a business casual networking opportunity to engage, ask questions and build relationships to prepare for exciting careers in banking and finance. Refreshments will be served. Please bring your business card and resume.

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