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Rotman School launches master's in Management Analytics

Developed in consultation with industry experts, the program combines training in the use of predictive and prescriptive analytics tools as they apply to multi-faceted managerial problems

Rotman Makes the MBA Application Smarter

Rotman School of Management wants to know how business savvy the MBA applicants are. Here's how it’s going to test them.

How 2 Indian students in Canada are helping disabled children walk like 'Iron Man'

The students, with backgrounds in engineering and management, built a robotic exoskeleton to help a young relative escape life in a wheelchair. Their project is now a full-time business

University of Toronto launches School of Cities: 7 Qs with President Gertler

President Meric Gertler of University of Toronto speaks to BrainGain Magazine about the newly launched School of Cities and the exciting opportunities it offers.

Political science research on the economics of jihad

October 23, 2018 |
Dr. Aisha Ahmad is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the Director of the Islam and Global Affairs Initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs, and a Senior Fellow at Massey College. In her book “Jihad & Co.: Black Markets and Islamist Power”, published last month by Oxford University Press, she argues that jihadists rise to power by exploiting local economies. But how does one interview smugglers, merchants, and extremists for one’s research in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Mali, and Lebanon? Dr. Ahmad discusses how she did her field work, and shares some advice for students who are interested in doing political science research. She has worked on projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council and the Connaught New Researcher Award.

Winners of Canada's Education Marketing Strategy Competition 2014

Twelve teams, one big prize - here are the winners of a 10-day study trip to Canada

Business Studies in Toronto, Canada

October 23, 2018 |
Prof. Tiff Macklem is Dean of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada. In an exclusive interview with BrainGain Magazine on Monday, March 27, 2017, he spoke about business studies programs at the Rotman School, including the full-time MBA, the eight-month intensive masters program in financial risk management, and the undergraduate program. Prof. Macklem also discussed financial assistance, scholarships, and internship opportunities available to international students, and the advantages of studying business in a city like Toronto.

Indian School of Business students win first prize in the International Case Competition at Rotman School

A team of 4 students from the Indian School of Business (Mohali) have won an international sustainability competition at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School.

A university-industry partnership in Canada is developing a low-cost fix for self-driving wheelchairs

Since its invention, the wheelchair has seen barely any technological improvements. Here’s how artificial intelligence experts at the University of Toronto and Cyberworks Robotics are changing all that.

Ex-Olympian and top academic Bruce Kidd on sport studies

Dr. Kidd highlights the need to understand discrimination in sport, discusses the main areas of sport studies, and offers advice for high school students interested in this field.

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