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Asper COVID-19 News Archive

Dr Fang Wan

Asper School of Business

Clarity Required in COVID-19 Communications

November 15, 2020 — 
Asper School of Business Marketing Professor  and F. Ross Johnson Fellow, Dr. Fang Wan had the opportunity to provide her insights and discuss the strategies and effectiveness of Manitoba's recent COVID related lock-down communications on CJOB last Thursday, November 12.

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Asper School of Business launches Applied Small Business Course

July 22, 2020 — 
In response to challenges facing many local businesses during COVID-19 restrictions, the Asper School of Business has created a new undergraduate course designed to give back to the Manitoba business community.

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Dr. Michael Benarroch is the 12th president of the University of Manitoba

Life in a post-COVID-19 world

May 6, 2020 — 
Dr. Michael Benarroch was interviewed by Martin Cash of the Winnipeg Free Press about what he thinks life (and especially the economy) might look like in a post-COVID-19 world.

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Economy after pandemic will be different, say experts

May 5, 2020 — 
A UM finance prof and an economist have weighed in on how the economy and business sector will look like post-pandemic, and agree that it will definitely be different.

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This is not the time for austerity, says Asper prof

April 19, 2020 — 
In an editorial on CBC News, Dr. Shiu-Yik Au, assistant professor of finance at the UM Asper School of Business, says that a pandemic is not the time to introduce austerity measures.

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CBC News: In the wake of COVID-19, what can Manitobans expect in the next few weeks?

March 26, 2020 — 
As more Canadians are staying home and practicing social distancing, the economy is taking a hit. University of Manitoba marketing professor Fang Wan says business owners in Manitoba and abroad will have to adapt or die.

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Bicycle delivery person on city street

COVID-19 crisis will drive innovation, says business expert

March 24, 2020 — 
Wan is convinced that a shift in business models will enable many businesses to survive, and perhaps even thrive.

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Wpg Free Press: Economist feels markets behaving exactly as expected in times of fear, uncertainty

March 23, 2020 — 
Chi Liao, a behavioural finance expert in the Asper School of Business, shares her thoughts

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Fang Wan is teaching her MBA course entirely online

Online learning the way to go during COVID-19 crisis

March 20, 2020 — 
Wan and her Asper colleagues have worked fast and hard on moving much of their programming online

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UM researchers receive federal and provincial funding for COVID-19 projects

March 20, 2020 — 
UM researchers have received funding for projects directly related to COVID-19, including one that looks at a promising vaccine

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