In this article from Corporate Knights, Assistant Professor Elizabeth Kurucz and Andree Gosselin O'Meara, Director of Retention at the Globe and Mail, write about the challenges facing sustainability in business, specifically at the leadership level. They suggest that engaging all stakeholder groups, challenging business assumptions and creating an "entrepreneurial approach to governance" are key steps towards addressing these challenges.
In this issue of the AgCareers newsletter, Associate Dean and Professor Sylvain Charlebois writes about the ever-changing landscape of the food and agriculture industry and how CME's MBA has evolved to meet changing demands and expectations. Read "Coping with the New Normal in Agribusiness"
If you’re looking for an example of a U of G student who has taken their educational experience to another level, look no further than Michelle Chan. Since starting our renowned Hospitality and Food Administration (HAFA) program, she has taken on roles in student government in the Hospitality and Tourism Management Student Association (HTMSA), completed a year of co-operative education, participated in CBaSE programs, acted as an Ontario DECA Provincials judge, and studied in France and Austria.
Following yesterday's announcement that renovations to Macdonald Hall have been approved, the Guelph Mercury reports on CME's anticipated move to the historic building. Macdonald Hall, which was constructed in the early 1900s, will eventually house the majority of CME's programs in addition to teaching and learning space becoming U of G's business hub. Read "University of Guelph announces new, $10M plan for its oldest student residence"
The University of Guelph's Business School is getting a new home. The University of Guelph announced today that Macdonald Hall will be undergoing renovations to create a new "gateway to business" in the historic building that opened in 1903. The Board of Governors approved the plans on Tuesday. Read full U of G release
For MCS master's student Warren Pinto, how Canada's provinces and territories choose to market themselves has become an evolving research interest. In this article from at Guelph he discusses his research and experience as a CME graduate student.
A CME alumnus and soon-to-be graduate have been named by Gen Y Inc. as two of 11 U of G students who are changing Canada. Gavin Armstrong (BComm, 2011) and Thomas Beckett are both recognized for their community-based and international humanitarian contributions.
One weekend, nine awards. CME’s DECA U team has many reasons to be proud of their performance at the DECA U provincial competition held in Toronto last weekend. The University of Guelph sent 95 students to compete in the sold-out conference that attracted 1500 delegates.
CME is proud to host the Jeux du Commerce Central (JDC Central, JDCC) competition from January 24-26 and welcome top business students from Central and Atlantic Canada. During JDCC weekend, U of G will play host to a number of academic, debate, sport and social competitions, representing the different segments of university life.
The College of Management and Economics (CME) is currently accepting applications for the position of Director, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Closing date for applications is February 28, 2014. See position advertisement for more information.