A new course that brings together computer science and business students in a sort of mini Silicon Valley sees interdisciplinary teams develop ideas for software startups — from a platform connecting students for tutoring, to 3D computer puzzles that mimic building IKEA bookshelves.
In February, 13 graduate students from the university’s School of Public Policy, Master of Public Policy (MPP) program, and seven Master of Business Administration students from the Haskayne School of Business travelled to Israel for the Multi-Faces of Israel course offered by The School of Public Policy. The course was first launched in 2013 and to date almost 100 MPP and MBA students have participated in the program. The course is designed to broaden students’ policy perspective at the international level.
In co-authoring a book on mistreatment in the workplace, Haskayne scholar and workplace aggression expert Sandy Hershcovis found even she had something left to learn on the complex subject and its wide-ranging and deeply felt impacts.
On Feb. 14 - 17, the Haskayne School of Business team competed against students from across the globe in various events, which included a 24-hour case deliberation, at Simon Fraser University for the 2017 CaseIT business case competition and placed third.
The Haskayne School of Business is always looking for unique opportunities to educate and equip our students with the abilities to deal with real-world problems they may encounter.
The Alberta Haskayne Executive MBA—a joint program offered by the Haskayne School of Business and the University of Alberta—has been ranked as the 19th best joint EMBA program in the world by higher education analysts Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
Pop the champagne! It is time to celebrate. You have finally broken through the glass ceiling. You, a female in North America, have reached a position that few women hold – you were promoted to CEO. Why not pop two bottles? You really do deserve them. However, not for the reason you think. The second bottle is not to celebrate; the second bottle is a coping mechanism to deal with what lies ahead.
There were big cheques and even bigger grins as six teams of entrepreneurs collected their winnings at the Energy New Venture Competition Tuesday afternoon. The entrepreneurs — including an art school dropout, a UCalgary grad student in mathematics, and 35-year oil and gas veterans — spent the day pitching their ventures at the fourth annual competition hosted by the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Innovate Calgary.
Alberta is experiencing an economic disruption like no other. Our recovery will demand leaders who are critical thinkers and actively seeking out new solutions to ongoing challenges. Success in real estate will be dependent upon understanding increasingly complex operating environments, from addressing issues of vacancy rates and downsized workforces, to retrofitting established communities and identifying ideal mixed uses.