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Ogo Okwumabua sitting with a hat on and a Bison T-shirt

Asper School of Business

An Entrepreneur’s Journey: Ogo Okwumabua

January 30, 2023 — 
Community is at the heart of Okwumabua’s vision for Zueike.

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COURTESY OF SOAK BATH CO. AND KENDRICKS OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Asper School of Business

The ultimate shop local guide for the holiday season

December 8, 2022 — 
Our tradition continues and the Asper team has curated a list of local businesses with an Asper connection that is sure to satisfy everyone on your list this holiday season.

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Photo of a human hand touching a robot hand.

Extended Education

Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning Solutions

November 16, 2022 — 
"This program provides a basic understanding of what’s possible and how you can apply it. AI is such an effective and useful area for business.” - Briana Brownell

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Side by side photos, one current and one older, of professor emeritus John McCallum

Asper School of Business

Five decades of service leads to Professor Emeritus title for Asper faculty member

September 23, 2022 — 
For many alumni, staff, faculty, and students, the appointment of John McCallum as Professor Emeritus isn’t a surprise. McCallum has dedicated 48 years to the Asper School of Business, seeing more students graduate, more alumni retire, and more deans move through the School than any faculty or staff member.

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Group of students sitting on a parade float

Asper School of Business

50 years of connection

September 12, 2022 — 
Asper alum Don Keatch [BComm/72], feels the collegiality and strong connection within the Commerce class of 1972 is thanks to the small number of students in the program at the time.

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Asper School of Business

Young Associates host inaugural IGNITE Award and Gala Dinner

August 8, 2022 — 
The Young Associates and The Associates create new opportunity to welcome new-to-Asper students to the business community

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Dr Steven Zheng

Asper School of Business

Steven Zheng selected for the Stu Clark Professorship in Financial Management

May 19, 2022 — 
Dr. Xiaofan (Steven) Zheng from the Asper School of Business has been selected for the Stu Clark Professorship in Financial Management.

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Asper School of Business

The Asper School of Business finishes off the case competition season with three wins

May 17, 2022 — 
Asper undergraduate and MBA teams represented the Asper School of Business and the University of Manitoba with record-breaking podium level results throughout the year on the national and international stages.

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A group of students standing together in Israel

Asper School of Business

Pandemic-inspired initiative enhances Asper global connections

May 10, 2022 — 
Over the last two years, the Asper School of Business Arni Thorsteinson Study Exchange Program to Israel (ATSEP) found ways to keep alumni connected.

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A woman, Catherine David, is smiling for her headshot wearing a red shirt and black blazer.

Asper School of Business

Asper alum co-founds a one-stop space for mothers to access supports

May 6, 2022 — 
"When women come together, great things happen, but when moms come together to support each other, brilliance happens. It truly is MomBrilliant," says Catherine David. After completing her Master of Business Administration at the Asper School of Business, Catherine David [BEd/07, MBA/18] and Co-founder Mel Klos began creating MomBrilliant, a one-stop space to educate and support mothers through a network of certified pediatric and parenting practitioners. 

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