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Asper Professor’s Work Accepted by Financial Times top 50 Journal

March 7, 2022 — 
Asper School of Business Accounting and Finance Assistant Professor and CPA Research Fellow, Dr. Changqiu Yu examines how analysts process information to justify their recommendations and target prices.

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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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Mentoring Manitoba’s future leaders

February 25, 2022 — 
The Asper School of Business, home to the James W. Burns Leadership, connected with Block and Patel to hear their perspectives on the President’s Student Leadership Program, why students should apply, and what they as mentors have learned through this journey

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Tim Daniels and Whelan Sutherland, Treaty One Development Corporation, smiling in suits.

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Naawi-Oodena “centre of the heart and community” to become Canada’s largest urban reserve

February 7, 2022 — 
As the winter melt begins, so does the construction of Canada’s largest urban reserve, Naawi-Oodena. The massive project involving the evolution of the Kapyong Barracks site into an urban reserve with world class attractions is led by Asper alumnus Whelan Sutherland [BComm(Hons)/06], CEO, and Tim Daniels, Chief Development Officer for the Treaty One Development Corporation.

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Embracing winter, one pedal at a time

January 28, 2022 — 
Asper alum Sinan Leylek [BComm(Hons)/14] is the President & CEO of Spark Rentals Inc., Canada’s first ice bike company that rents bikes designed to ride on frozen water.

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Every organization needs a Business Analyst (BA), and everyone is looking for a good one.

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Entrepreneurship course inspires innovation and business training at Faculty of Science

January 28, 2022 — 
The course was piloted in May 2021 and developed in collaboration with the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship at the Asper School of Business. It challenged students to generate ideas and address “Why” their ideas might succeed. It also covered the “How-to” with an introduction to business planning, market validation, and HR considerations, concluding in a group pitch event.

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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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Asper Scholarship winner, Alicia Boyes.

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Scholarship recipient uses mother’s legacy as academic inspiration

October 28, 2021 — 
'I am feeling stress-free about my financial circumstances and can focus on my studies, which is a blessing,' said Alicia Boyes, the 2021 recipient of the Scholarship in Indigenous Business Education.

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President’s Student Leadership Program wraps up core week of programming

July 22, 2021 — 
The James W. Burns Leadership Institute recently welcomed a third cohort of 23 participants representing some 15 disciplines, for the core week of the President’s Student Leadership Program. Students from across the province dove into an intensive week of workshops, seminars, and group work. Participants also got the opportunity to engage with prominent and impactful community and business leaders about their own leadership journey and leading through crisis.

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Woman wearing blue Olympics staff shirt and hat smiling with Rio beach beside her.

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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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