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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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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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Kelly Mahoney, Director of the Career Development Centre, speaking to students at the 2019 Celebrating Co-op event.

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Message from the Asper Career Development Centre for students and employers

March 18, 2020 — 
In response to the COVID-19 threat, the University of Manitoba is minimizing contact between people and as of Wednesday March 18th, has moved all classes to an on line forum. The University is still open. 

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