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23 students as part of the 2021 Presidents Students Leadership Program

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President’s Student Leadership Program Announces 2021 Cohort of Students

May 7, 2021 — 
The James W. Burns Leadership Institute is pleased to announce the third cohort of the unique in Canada President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP) at the University of Manitoba.

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Photo shows yellow taxi lights on roofs of taxis vehicles at night. // Image from Lexi Anderson/Unsplash

How Uber drivers avoided — and contributed to — the fate of taxi drivers

May 7, 2021 — 
Countries around the world are wrestling with whether to classify Uber drivers and other gig economy workers as independent contractors or employees

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Lauren Slegers, Hayley Yamamoto, Sid Sharma, Tara Flatt and Gurkamaljeet Dhaliwal and Michael Kurtas, Shyam Moorthi and Dolly Taneja, and BComm students, Laura Mickey and James Pham

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Turning case success into community support

April 28, 2021 — 
In the final week of the case competition season, Asper students were busy successfully representing the School on the international stage with undergraduate and MBA teams achieving first and second place finishes in their events at the International Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC).

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Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship staff

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Fanning the flame of entrepreneurship

April 26, 2021 — 
On April 16 and 17, 20201, The Stu Clark New Venture Championships: Undergraduate Edition brought together students from various faculties and post-secondary schools across Manitoba to compete for over $20,000 in cash prizes.

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Alumni News

UM alumni among Honour 150 recipients

April 21, 2021 — 
Many UM alumni are recipients of Honour 150, which recognizes people who stand out for their role in making Manitoba such an amazing province

Zoom image of Oscar Rogue, Yudi Li, Diana dela Cruz, Nadine Pinetter and Dani Gomez-Ortega

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Asper MBA students present open banking model at the Canadian Open Banking Forum

April 21, 2021 — 
Asper MBA students, Diana dela Cruz and Nadine Pinette along with support from Erin Gair, Rhiannon Leier Blacher and Faculty Advisor Judy Jayasuriya have been invited to share their unique perspectives on diversity, equity and inclusion for open banking at Infonex's Canadian Open Banking Forum

Dr. Chi Liao on left and Dr. Nathan Greidanus on right

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ADHD and Entrepreneurship

April 15, 2021 — 
Paper addressing the relationship between attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and entrepreneurship published in Journal of Business Venturing

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Female and male Asper MBA graduates

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Call out to Asper Alumni

April 14, 2021 — 
The Class of 2021 is joining the Asper School alumni community in June! Welcome them to the alumni family and recognize the unique challenges they’ve made in the last mile of this marathon year.

Katrina Dacca and Jackie Wild

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Asper student and alumna lead new vision for Manitoba Filipino Business Council

April 3, 2021 — 
Earlier this year the Manitoba Filipino Business Council (MFBC) announced their newly elected Board of Directors and for the very first time in the council’s history, the Board reflects a majority female leadership team.


P S L P closing ceremony Zoom screen shot.

Asper School of Business News

President’s Student Leadership Program Second Cohort Celebration

April 1, 2021 — 
On March 20, the second cohort of the President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP), the James W. Burns Leadership Institute's marquee initiative, gathered in a virtual celebration to mark program graduation and achievements.


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