Faculty of Business and Economics

Business savvy students to gather in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB –More than 250 business students from across Canada are gathering in Winnipeg from March 8 to 12 to network and share knowledge in their annual Roundtable Conference. It is the first time a Canadian Association of Business Students’ (CABS) Roundtable Conference is being held in Winnipeg, in partnership with The University of Winnipeg’s …Read more >

Global Forum on digitalization comes to Canada for first time

University of Winnipeg and Economic Development Winnipeg attract prestigious forum on the digital connected world WINNIPEG, MB – The Global Forum is an annual international event that brings together more than 300 key policy-makers and public/private stakeholders from more than 30 countries, from all continents, and for the first time it will occur in Canada, …Read more >

Providing business students with unique opportunity

Partnership with industry creates a seamless pathway for students WINNIPEG, MB – Post-secondary students interested in pursuing a career as a professional accountant now have a new option, made possible through a partnership signed today by The University of Winnipeg (UWinnipeg), Red River College and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Manitoba (CPA Manitoba). The newly-designed …Read more >

Governments invest in food and health research

Investment in equipment and research to better evaluate economic and health benefits from food Governments have invested $1,340,000 at the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM) to purchase a specialized piece of equipment and conduct economic research about the connections between food and health.  Funding was announced by Manitoba Agriculture Minister …Read more >

Bob Dhillon recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

The India Association of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg are proud to announce that the recipient of the 2016 lifetime achievement award is Mr. Bob Dhillon, Founder, President and CEO of Mainstreet Equity Corp. The award will be presented tonight at the India Centre Award of Excellence and Achievement dinner in Winnipeg, Manitoba, hosted …Read more >

Doing business differently – free conference for youth

Doing business differently – conference teaches youth about the co-op movement A youth engagement conference to be hosted at The University of Winnipeg on October 22 will showcase cooperatives as viable businesses that are community-focused, balancing people, planet and profit. The conference is a collaboration between UWinnipeg’s Business Chair of Cooperative Enterprises and Populus, a …Read more >

New Masters In Management Degree to be offered at UWinnipeg

The University of Winnipeg has launched a unique, industry-driven graduate program. The new Masters in Management with a specialization in Technology, Innovation and Operations (MiM) is a graduate-level degree that focuses on developing innovative, critical thinkers at a senior management level. It is aimed at those with an undergraduate business degree who are seeking additional …Read more >

Grant earns Ontario Historical Society award

The UWinnipeg community congratulates economics professor Dr. Hugh Grant on being awarded the Ontario Historical Society’s 2015 Donald Grant Creighton Award for W.A. Mackintosh: The Life of a Canadian Economist (2015, MQUP Press).  The Creighton Award recognizes the best book of biography or autobiography highlighting life in Ontario, past or present, published in the past three years.

2016 Leadership Symposium tackles change management

Join 125 leaders from across Manitoba for an interactive and thought-provoking day on the topic of “Adapting to the Changing Nature of Business,” and hear the latest research on Leadership and Change Management from the Conference Board of Canada, with a keynote address by Donna Burnett-Vachon, Associate Director. Take in the featured lunchtime fireside chat …Read more >

The economics of education in Nunavut

One of the challenges in northern communities is keeping youth in school. UWinnipeg economists, Dr. Melanie O’Gorman and Dr. Manish Pandey, headed north to identify the factors in the hopes to mitigate the situation.