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Asper professor of business sustainability receives prestigious UM award for excellence in teaching

May 17, 2023 — 
Bruno Dyck [BComm(Hons)/84], Norman Frolich Professor in Business Sustainability at the Asper School of Business, is the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Saunderson Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Asper 2023 convocation contest

May 15, 2023 — 
Celebrate an Asper grad by sharing dinner at Nola.


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Asper experiential learning wins big at IDEA 2023

May 11, 2023 — 
This year for the first time in the IDEA award’s 39-year history, The Associates held an auction to raise funds in support of experiential learning at the Asper School of Business, which concluded with an outstanding final bid of $110,000.

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Building bridges and financial capacity with Indigenous communities

February 22, 2023 — 
Like many young professionals, Carter Wilson [BComm(Hons)/18] knows that making connections is useful.

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Asper alum advances Western Canada’s largest winter festival

February 12, 2023 — 
“Is the impact worth the investment?” Darrel Nadeau [BComm(Hons)07/MBA13], Executive Director of Festival du Voyageur and I. H. Asper School of Business MBA alum, discusses the metrics for success in non-profit work and the challenges of this sector. During his time in the Asper Master of Business Administration program, Nadeau recalls a guest speaker identifying the benefits of working in the non-profit sector. “She said the best thing I could have done for my career is start it in the non-profit sector. You’ll never work harder and smarter than in the non-profit sector.”

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From Kyiv to Winnipeg

February 10, 2023 — 
Relocating from Kyiv to Winnipeg in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Shykota found a new home this year with the James A. Richardson Family Office with help from a few Asper School of Business faculty members.

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International Honour for Case Coach Judy Jayasuriya

February 7, 2023 — 
Judy Jayasuriya, Lead of Experiential Learning at the Asper School of Business, received the J. Pierre Brunet Coach Award at the 2023 John Molson MBA International Case Competition.

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An Entrepreneur’s Journey: Ogo Okwumabua

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

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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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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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