Tag: business

News, research, and other announcements.

June 3, 2022

MSU Business Excellence in Teaching Award Presented to Dr. Frances Tuer

Congratulations to Dr. Tuer for her dedication to DeGroote students and ensuring they have a positive learning experience.

Come in, we're open sign
August 31, 2021

Building resilience in the face of COVID-19

Brent McKnight is examining how both sectors — main street and non-profit — are navigating the pandemic and its eventual aftermath.

Student with computer
March 23, 2021

DeGroote added to Microsoft’s Canada Skills Program

Microsoft extends Canada Skills Program to DeGroote, enabling more students to graduate with in-demand tech skills.

Rachel West
March 4, 2021

Day in the Life with Rachel West (March)

Fourth-year student Rachel shares what motivates her and how the IBH program has taught her to ask the right questions.

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.

Virtual board meeting
November 30, 2020

Adaptation and innovation in the boardroom

The pace of change will continue to accelerate. Tomorrow's board director must bring current, modern, and diverse expertise to the table.

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.

DeGroote aerial shot of campus Zoom background
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.