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Why knowing the Rules is not enough

By Jarrod Ladouceur I, like many bright eyed MBA candidates at Ryerson, was not sure where an MBA would take me but shortly after starting classes I was confident the unique program that Ryerson offered would certainly take me where I wanted to go. The combination of pure academics tempered by real world interaction created […]

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When Research Can Lead to a New Career (from Finance to Corporate Social Responsibility)

By Colin Kee The Schulich International Case Competition which focusses on mining-related topics, happens each November. This was the competition that would change the course of my career; I was part of the TRSM team that made the finals last year. In preparation for the case competition, we were coached by Professor Kernaghan Webb and […]

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Creating Positive Change – Are Nonprofits Rising to the Challenge?

By Neva Lazarova When I think of the concept of ‘school’, I often remember Pink Floyd’s song “Another Brick in the Wall”; the lyrics “We don’t need no education” and “We don’t need no thought control” stand out in my mind.  I have always been concerned that education could, to a large extent, destroy individuality and […]

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Ryerson MBA students value CSR and business ethics

By Andra Popescu The idea of the Ryerson MBA Oath first started as a discussion in the MBA-MTI Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility class on December 2nd, 2010.  A group of 30 students, led by Shane Saunderson, the President of the MBA Student Association at the time, began discussing the motivation behind such an oath […]

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Ryerson University – Canada’s Entrepreneurial Stronghold

By Paul Connor Entrepreneurship is critical to the Canadian economy.  Canadians are excellent inventors, driven by the challenges of distance, environment, and resource extraction industries to create home-grown solutions where large corporations cannot. The diverse list of Canadians’ inventions, from peanut butter to walkie-talkies to standard time, always surprises people who don’t know Canada.  But […]

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