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COMM 483 Leadership and General Management information session

COMM 483 Leadership and General Management is a six-credit, by-application course modeled after Harvard's first year MBA program and led by Professor Bob Elton, a previous CEO of BC Hydro and CFO of Vancity.

The class develops leaders through the study and discussion of case studies, great leaders, guest speakers, and current global issues in a team oriented and open environment. Attend an information session to learn more:

Date: Wednesday, March 27
Time: 12:00 to 1:00pm
Location: Henry Angus 335

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An Introduction to the Portfolio Management Foundation

First-years: Do you have an interest in finance and global capital markets? You’re invited to attend an information session about the UBC Portfolio Management Foundation program (PMF). Come learn about the breadth of the capital markets, the types of careers you can have, and how the PMF can help you prepare for them.

Date: Thursday, April 4
Time: 12:30 to 1:30pm
Location: Henry Angus 492
No RSVP required

After the presentation, you’ll have the opportunity to ask PMF supervisors and current participants your own questions about the program.

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New Venture Design Demo Day

Check out this year’s New Venture Design (COMM 466) student projects at Demo Day for a taste of what you can learn and create if you take the course next year.

Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 6:30 to 8:00pm
Location: David Lam 005 and 009

COMM 466 is a six-credit interdisciplinary course that will give you the knowledge and practical experience to produce a viable product prototype, and a business plan to ensure its success in the marketplace.

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Creative Destruction Lab Venture Program (COMM 486W)

COMM 486W, the Creative Destruction Lab Venture Program, is a course designed to teach students about the formation, financing and management of massively scalable companies through a series of close interactions with early-stage technology companies and their potential seed investors.

Join us for an information session to learn more:

Date: Tuesday, March 19
Time: 12:30 to 1:30pm
Location: Henry Angus Room 234

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Urban Resilience Summer Program in Chennai

UBC, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Yale-NUS College, the University of Cambridge, and Tecnológico de Monterrey will be co-hosting a nine week collaborative global experiential learning program from May 14 – July 19 online and in Chennai, India. The program will bring together students from participating institutions to learn about urban resilience and work on projects for the City of Chennai on the theme of Water, Green Infrastructure and Urban Resilience. 

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COMM 202 TA information session

Are you passionate about helping students kick off their career journey? Does the idea of creating and delivering dynamic learning experiences fire you up? Are you excited to mentor younger students?

If so, you might be the right fit to be a COMM 202 TA. Join us to learn more:

Date: Thursday, March 7
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Henry Angus 350

No need to register. Just show up on time and ready to engage.

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New Venture Design information session

COMM 466 New Venture Design (NVD) is a six-credit interdisciplinary course that will give you the knowledge and practical experience to produce a viable product prototype, and a business plan to ensure its success in the marketplace.

Attend an information session to learn more about the course from the professors, current students, and alumni:

Date: Wednesday, March 6
Time: 12:15 to 1:30pm
Location: Henry Angus 254

Learn more about COMM 466

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Do you have a study plan for exams?

Study smarter and recharge often with events to help you self-care as you prepare for exam season. Check out the UBC events calendar or drop by UBC’s Chapman Learning Commons or Wellness Centre for study tips, strategies, and prizes.

The Canaccord Learning Commons will be offering extended hours during the exam period. Check open hours for the David Lam Library/CLC and other UBC library branches at hours.library.ubc.ca

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