Post Tagged with: "Lazaridis Business School"

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Lazaridis Institute hosts inaugural DRIVE Conference over reading week

The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, along with the Lazaridis Institute and the company Hockeystick, hosted the first ever DRIVE Conference at Lazaridis Hall from Wednesday, Feb. 20 to Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The conference focused on global scale-up ecosystems: companies that have increased their value by over 20 per cent in the last three years and are no […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Economic Outlook 2019 looks at the potential recession trends for the year

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis School of Business and Economics in partnership with the Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis (LCERPA) held their annual Economic Outlook event for the year 2019, titled “Canada’s Competitiveness Challenge.” Craig Alexander, the chief economist and partner at Deloitte, was the keynote speaker for this year and has been a […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Entrepreneurs Exchange offers to help students take a closer look at startups

Startup Laurier, Wilfrid Laurier University’s entrepreneurship club on the Waterloo campus, held its eighth annual Entrepreneur Exchange last week on Friday, Feb. 1 at the Vidyard in Kitchener. The event, an evening of networking, workshops and speakers, provided all Laurier students, as well as students from the University of Waterloo, with the opportunity to get acquainted with the career option […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Laurier’s Startup Fund allows students to gain experience as angel investors

At the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, there are many opportunities for young entrepreneurs to learn the business of managing a startup. Laurier’s Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation is a great way for students to engage in the entrepreneurship core or even look into the social entrepreneurship option. There are also clubs like Startup Laurier, which help […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Editorial: Building Canada’s Best Business School

When I first came to Laurier in 2015, I saw a big sign in the Schlegel Centre that said “Building Canada’s best Business school.”  Even though Laurier has climbed significantly in Business school rankings over the past few years, I personally believe there are some improvements that need to be made if we want to achieve that goal.   Laurier was […]

by Pranav Desai· · Opinion ·