Tag: business

News, research, and other announcements.

Man working from home with no dress pants
December 8, 2020

Dress pants optional

How retailers are dealing with changing consumer habits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gordon Pitts
September 28, 2020

Unicorn in the Woods

A book about today’s regional tech titans who have the same commitment to growing local businesses with global reach.

Barber shop closed
June 10, 2020

Using the underground market risks more than a bad haircut

Why the black market is thriving and how it endangers Canadians' health.

Woman talking on video conference.
June 8, 2020

DeGroote and Mitacs launch new student internships for community businesses

DeGroote and Mitacs have launched a new summer internship program to connect our students and faculty with Canadian small businesses.

May 19, 2020

We must speed up the recovery to avoid a depression

Recent dire economic news underlines an urgent imperative for governments in Canada: We need to open our economies and soon.

Mike Clasen
April 3, 2020

Dundas record shop owner and family face economic impacts of coronavirus

How local business owners improve their chances of financial well-being during COVID-19 pandemic.

Business closed sign
March 31, 2020

Businesses step up to make the products we need to get through the coronavirus pandemic

How businesses, including restaurants, are finding different ways to continue providing their services during COVID-19 pandemic.

March 6, 2020

Heather L. Main Scholarship Awarded to Two DeGroote MBA Students

The DeGroote School of Business is proud to announce that two MBA students have been awarded the Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship.

Teal McAteer with students
February 19, 2020

The secret to being a great leader

Teal McAteer is redefining the way we see leadership, and training a smarter, better generation of leader.

June 12, 2019

Waverman and Puri: Era of ‘sage on a stage’ coming to a close in postsecondary education

"If we do not blow-up the university from the inside, the disruption will come from outside," write the Deans of Business and Engineering.

April 27, 2019

Waverman and Puri: How the university can save itself – from itself

More and more, as students move through their final year, "courses" will be a series of problems to be solved, Waverman and Puri write.

Red Wilson
March 19, 2019

Imagining and Navigating the Future: DeGroote’s strategic foresight courses will help students prepare for the unknown

Lynton "Red" Wilson: "The implications of rapid, disruptive change are fast becoming a significant challenge."