A new pilot program is off to a strong start with overwhelming numbers of students interested in participating. The Student Accounting Volunteer Initiative (SAVI) will provide not-for-profit organizations in Calgary up to 12 hours per month of volunteer accounting support from third- and fourth-year accounting students.
A new study co-authored by three Haskayne School of Business researchers examines the 20-year history of open innovation in the Western Canadian oil and gas industry to reveal how their co-operation has affected the industry’s technological breakthroughs.
Citing the school’s strong community engagement, growing research success and excellent reputation, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) has re-accredited the Haskayne School of Business for another five years.
On April 8, hearts were pounding as Haskayne second-year students were given three minutes to pitch their concepts at the third annual RBC Fast Pitch Competition for a chance to win up to $100,000 in cash and in-kind services to pursue their new venture idea.
Faced with coming up with an original final project idea for an entrepreneurship course in the Haskayne School of Business, five graduate students decided to explore innovation.
Thanks to a collaboration between Haskayne School of Business students and the Information Technologies team, the campus community can now use a new live chat feature to speak with IT Support Centre (ITSC) agents Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekends and stat holidays by visiting ucalgary.ca/it.
The Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary has outdone itself by snagging a huge win on a global scale at the regional finals in Dubai at the 2017 HULT prize, the world’s largest and most prestigious social enterprise competition. The Haskayne team will travel to Washington, D.C. in September to compete for the grand prize of $1 million to pursue their enterprise.
The world’s foremost entrepreneurship study has been used to look at entrepreneurship at the University of Calgary. Led by The Centre for Innovation Studies (THECIS) and authored by University of Calgary professors Cooper Langford and Chad Saunders, this is the first time the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) methodology has been used to assess a post-secondary institution — finding a high level of innovation across campus.
Charlene Butler, BComm'96, BSc'96, exemplifies the traits of a trailblazer who shows those around her the true meaning of how hard work and perseverance can pay off.
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.