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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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Mike Nader, CEO WRHA

Asper School of Business

Approaching healthcare with a business mindset

April 1, 2022 — 
As CEO of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA), Mike Nader appreciates the value of approaching healthcare administration with a business mindset.

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Nicole Zajac

Asper School of Business

Giving back to the community

March 28, 2022 — 
Zajac says that right now she gives the bulk of her volunteer time to Asper and the University of Manitoba, not only because she values education, but because of her own experience with extracurriculars while at Asper.

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Asper School of Business

Stu Clark New Venture Championships welcomes competitors from across North America

March 23, 2022 — 
The 2022 New Venture Championships were hosted virtually this past weekend and did not disappoint. This year, the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship (SCCE) went big. We combined the graduate and undergraduate competitions and expanded the undergraduate event to be open to students from around the world. With this new combination it certainly made for an exciting whirlwind three days of celebrating entrepreneurship and student innovation.

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Asper student Graham Taylor smiling with a dark beige suit jacket and blue shirt on.

Asper School of Business

Asper student, Graham Taylor, wins Stu Clark New Venture Championships

March 21, 2022 — 
For the first time in 14 years, a UM student has placed first in graduate edition of competition

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Asper School of Business

Private-public partnership model wins tight MBA competition

March 10, 2022 — 
Asper MBA students Anna Gilfillan, Nick Gamble, Alana Moffat and Assad Baker placed first in the Reimagining Women in Leadership MBA Case Competition hosted by the Ted Rogers School of Management.

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Sustainable solutions best in class

February 28, 2022 — 
Asper MBA sustainability course assignment becomes international competition win

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Asper M B A student, Jessica Burtnick, smiling with the green Churchill tundra behind her.

Asper School of Business

The business of environmental sustainability

February 14, 2022 — 
It wasn’t until the beginning of the pandemic that Asper student Jessica Burtnick considered taking an MBA. Burtnick, who started the MBA program in January 2021 as an occasional student was recently appointed as the new Director of Marketing and Sales at Frontiers North Adventures (FNA), a local sustainable tourism business that specializes in polar bear, beluga whale, and northern lights experiences in Churchill, Manitoba.

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Asper School of Business

Asper Case teams draw valuable lessons from experiential learning

February 9, 2022 — 
Only one month into 2022 and Asper students are already busy successfully representing the School on the international and national case competition stages.

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Asper School of Business

Wrapping up the 2021 case competition year with a global win

December 8, 2021 — 
The Asper School of Business mixed undergraduate and graduate team placed 3rd at the Creative Shock case competition hosted by ISM University of Management and Economics in Lithuania.

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