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Business community member leaves behind legacy of mentorship and kindness at Asper  

November 17, 2021 — 
The Career Development Centre at the Asper School of Business is saddened by the passing of longtime co-op employer Frank Chamarengah. Chamarengah leaves a legacy of mentoring over 25 Asper School of Business co-op students since 2013. He consistently took in one or two students every work term, leaving a lasting impact on students and alumni. 

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Leadership development: Executive education to suit your needs

November 4, 2021 — 
Choosing the perfect leadership development program can be a daunting task for any leader. Ensuring it meets business needs while achieving a measurable return on investment is critical to any program choice.

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Op-ed: Finding the Truth in Reconciliation

September 28, 2021 — 
Op-ed written by Mary Jane Maillet Brownscombe, [BComm(Hons)/88, MA/11], Indigenous Business Relations Executive-in-Residence at the Asper School of Business

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Pandemic restrictions make third trip to the Olympics all business for Asper staff member 

July 20, 2021 — 
Kelly Mahoney, UM alumna and Director of the Asper Career Development Centre, heads to Tokyo to serve as head referee for triathlon

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Asper School of Business seeks Indigenous artists for new installation

June 22, 2021 — 
The Indigenous Art Committee at the I.H. Asper School of Business is seeking proposals for an art project to be installed on the main floor atrium stairwell in the Drake Building. Two dimensional or low relief work will be considered, including murals with permanent paint or other wall-mounted media.  

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Asper MBA grad sprints to program completion

June 17, 2021 — 
For new Asper alumni, Shyam Narayan Moorthi, completing his MBA is just one of the many steps in his long-term plan. The next steps for Morthi are to embark the next stage of his career and bring his family to Canada.

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Asper-Science Case team places first at Munich Re Cup 

March 24, 2021 — 
On March 12, UM students added another case competition win by placing first at the Munich Re Cup, an actuarial business case competition open to students in the Canada and United States. The competition provides a chance for students to develop and apply their analytical, presentation, and problem-solving skills to real-world business problems. 

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Emerging Themes in Indigenous Business, March 18 to 19, 2021. Register before Friday, March 12, 2021.

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Asper School hosts international research conference on emerging themes in Indigenous Business

February 26, 2021 — 
The Asper School of Business and the James W. Burns Leadership Institute will be holding an international  conference designed to encourage and present research that deepens our knowledge of Indigenous matters within the context of management studies

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Marketing for the greater good

January 26, 2021 — 
Marketing is everywhere you look, whether you realize it or not. Every day you are exposed to dozens of ads from TV, flyers, podcasts, billboards, to social media.

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Asper student recognized for community involvement and academic excellence

December 5, 2020 — 
Noah Bartlett, a first-year student at the Asper School of Business, is in his kitchen getting ready for a virtual interview in between his online classes at the University of Manitoba “It’s both fun and a challenge,” jokes Bartlett. “I’m pretty grateful that classes are still going on and that I am able to pursue university.” Of French-Métis decent and born in Winnipeg on Treaty 1 land, Bartlett is the 2020 recipient of the Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) Scholarship, an award valued up to $5,000. It’s given to an Indigenous high school student entering the Asper School of Business who demonstrates a combination of academic excellence and community involvement. Bartlett shined in his application with a high GPA, participation in extra curriculars, and a commitment to his community.

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