Daily Archives: February 12, 2014

Al Kanji, Senior Partner, KPMG, Vancouver talks to GEM & SFU students about finance during Innovation Business Week

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KPMG Corporate Finance, British Columbia’s largest employer and recruiter of business school students, hosted a conference in their Vancouver headquarters. The speech was given by Al Kanji, a senior partner. Also present were his two partners Jocelyn Cruickshank and Marco Tomassetti. The conference was given to 30 students of the Grenoble Ecole de Management, in GEM’s Transcontinental Track in Vancouver, as well as 10 students of Simon Fraser University, to give them an insight on his practice’s strategy and corporate culture, as well as a brief overview of the British Columbian economy. Continue reading

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Ian Warner and Federico de Giuli, APRIO, Vancouver, talk to GEM & SFU students about business during Innovation Business Week

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Ian Warner and Federico de Giuli, respectively CEO and CIO at APRIO, gave a talk about their business to GEM and SFU students as part of the corporate visits co-organized by both schools on the 11th of February 2014.

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Charlyne Fothergill and Jonathan Bixby, GrowLab, Vancouver, talk to GEM & SFU students about entrepreneurship during Innovation Business Week

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A group of 30 students from Grenoble Ecole of Management and Simon Fraser University who are participating in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program which started for the first time this year, were grateful to visit and discover GrowLab accelerator of Vancouver.

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