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March 12, 2010 - JMSB News
THREE JMSB RECIPIENTS AMONG CONCORDIA SUSTAINABILITY CHAMPIONS
Kelly Laidlaw, an MBA student, is the Communication Officer for the Concordia International Community Outreach Program, a program that encourages graduate students to transfer their business knowledge, skills and experience to help improve capacity and reduce poverty in the developing world.
Raymond Paquin, an Assistant Professor in the Management department, also serves as faculty advisor for the Concordia International Community Outreach Program, which sends MBA students into emerging economies to develop community-level sustainable business opportunities within a given locale.
Sept 23, 2009 - Embassy magazine
TAKING THE FIELD TRIP GLOBAL
While most MBA students at Concordia University were spending their summers in air conditioned corporate offices, Shawna Rose was training Ugandan women how to run a better business, helping them with their confidence and consulting on small credit co-operatives.
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Sept 17, 2009 - Macleans Magazine
GOOD FOR BUSINESS: A NEW GENERATION OF MBA GRADUATES SET OUT TO BETTER THE WORLD. HONESTLY.
In the summer of 2008, while other M.B.A. students and graduates were working their way up through soon-to-be suffering banks and blue-chip corporations, Sebai volunteered as assistant manager with San Arts and Crafts, a non-profit wholesaler of handicrafts made by the impoverished tribe [in Botswana].
June 4, 2009 - Concordia University Journal
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF GETTING INVOLVED
Wanting to assist in international development, Olivier Romain and four like-minded classmates co-founded the MBA International Community Outreach Program (MBA iCOP) in 2008. As part of a pilot project, Romain spent that summer in Los Olivos, a municipality in the city of Lima, Peru. He worked with the assistant mayor in the creation of a municipal bank to assist micro- and small businesses in getting access to funding to help them reach local, national and international markets.
April 23, 2009 - Concordia University Journal
CCSL AWARDS HONOR EXCELLENCE
Other award winners were MBA students Tanya Dossa and Olivier Romain for their numerous contributions to JMSB.
2 of iCOP's co-founders receive Concordia Council on Student Life (CCSL) Outstanding Contribution Awards.