Student Experience

Ryerson MBA and The Economist Case Competition

Ryerson MBA is excited to be competing in The Economist 2014-2015 MBA Case Competition.  Ryerson MBA is among 28 teams worldwide, and only one of two in Canada, selected for this competition. The three person team of Angela Holzer, Ilia Maor and David Bender thoroughly analysed the proposed case and submitted a detailed report and […]

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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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How a Canadian Fashion Icon Provided Insights for Global Marketers in any Industry

A man walks down the street and sees two fifty-dollar bills lying on the sidewalk. He pauses, thinks for a moment, looks around and sees nobody, and finally picks-up one of the bills and merrily continues along this path. Now to most people, this would seem to be an absurd decision. Why would anyone leave […]

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Social Innovation – Many Ways Forward

Yesterday I attended the Panel Discussion through the Ryerson MBA at the Ted Rogers School of Management with incredible speakers on the subject of Social Innovation. The event was moderated by Susan Pigott from Ashoka Canada. This topic always gets me thinking in new and exciting ways and I found the session engaging and insightful. […]

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The Canadian ICT Labour shortage MRP

In response to a question about future growth in Canada’s economy, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said “[skills shortage] is in fact in my judgment the biggest challenge our country faces”. In a digital economy, it is hard to imagine a business or an industry where Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) are not involved. Therefore, in […]

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