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JDC Central team brings home multiple awards

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.

The barriers of transforming biofuel inventions into business successes

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.

Accounting symposium panelists

Symposium shares research on qualitative accounting

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.

First-year students pose with the Great Ethical Dilemma Case Competition sign

First-year students learn how to manage ethical dilemmas through live case competition

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.

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