Four business students and one alumna from the College of Business and Economics will be developing their startups through CBaSE’s Hub Incubator Program over the next four months. CBaSE recently announced the new group of startups that would be joining the program that offers funding, mentors, office space and other resources to help budding entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground.
The University of Guelph’s JDC Central (JDCC) team started 2017 by earning plenty of bragging rights following its performance at JDCC in Ottawa last weekend. The team brought home four bronze medals in addition to recognition for spirit, participation and team leadership.
Climate change policy is an increasingly popular and polarizing topic in Canada and around the world, one that has seemingly poised the biofuels industry for rapid development based on the demand for alternative energy sources. While we often hear about new and improving technologies that are intended to help build a more sustainable Canada, translating these scientific successes into business successes is challenging and many fail to make it to market.
The Office of the Dean at the College of Business and Economics will close on December 22 at 4:45 p.m, reopening January 3 at 8:30 a.m.
We wish everyone a very happy and safe holiday season.
Name: Neil Mattar
Hometown: Terrace Bay, Ontario
Year of study: First
Major: Management Economics and Finance (Co-op)
A recent symposium held at the University of Guelph highlighted qualitative research within an area typically associated with numbers – accounting. Led by professor Philippe Lassou, the three-day Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium united international researchers to discuss and debate a wide-range of topics related to this area. It also welcomed keynote speaker, and noted accounting scholar, Trevor Hopper from the School of Business, Management and Economics at the University of Sussex.
How do you grow a "smart" tomato? The answer may lie in the future of robotics in greenhouses.
More than 850 first-year Bachelor of Commerce students recently got an introduction into managing ethical dilemmas as part of a live case competition in their Introduction to Business class. Students were divided into 176 teams, each of which had 38 hours to prepare a presentation on how their assigned company should respond to a crisis.