An Unexpected Invitation to a Hackathon

An Unexpected Invitation to a Hackathon Life can be so unexpected and that’s what makes it so interesting. Recently, I started a summer position working at the Social Media Lab, a new research lab at the Ted Rogers School of Management. I learned about the lab after taking an MBA data analytic course this past […]

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Globe and Mail Article: How We Hit a Home Run at a Baseball Case Competition

The Globe and Mail Article taken from A student team from Ryerson University in Toronto recently placed second in a unusual MBA case competition: the Society for American Baseball Research’s Diamond Dollars contest. In this competition, held in Phoenix, teams had to come up with the best possible trade packages involving Philadelphia Phillies star […]

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Josh’s Story – Ryerson MBA takes 1st Place in HEC MBA Sustainability Competition

Ryerson MBA competed on Friday, March 20, 2015 in the HEC Montreal Sustainability Challenge Case Competition. During the morning, there were 9 teams in the first round, divided into 3 divisions. The first case, which they had a week to prepare, was to develop a strategy and a 5-year business plan for Gaz Métro to […]

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Ryerson MBA Sweeps the Podium

Ryerson University MBA teams took home the top three spots in the annual Rotman Corporate Social Responsibility Case Competition on January 31, 2015 at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. “This is a remarkable feat that has never been accomplished in the history of this competition,” said Steven Murphy, dean of Ted Rogers School […]

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Pursuing an MBA 101 – Advice from a Part-Time Student

When I first decided to do my MBA at Ryerson, I asked people who had already gone through the program what advice they had. I was surprised by the consistency of their answers: 1)      Time management is key 2)      Forget about pre-conceived notions of “perfection” 3)      Learn to work with others Now for most people […]

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