Hanlon Centre News & "Snippets"
The Hanlon Centre was excited to bring Eric Anderson, the resource consultant and host of Rawlco Radio's Propserity Saskatchewan, to talk to U of S students about the international business impact of Saskatchewan's mining industry. The college was also grateful to host Tom MacNeill, President and CEO of 49 North Resources; Bill Johnson, Director of Public Affairs for PotashCorp; David Doerksen, VP Strategy for Cameco; and Reid McDonald, Manager of Operational Research for Great Western Minerals Group.
The Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies was proud to partner with the Forum for International Trade Training(FITT) to present FITT's Going Global training series.
The Hanlon Centre has a close relationship with the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP). STEP is a government and industry partnership dedicated to increasing Saqskatchewan's exports to existing and new markets, and as such, the Centre was proud to sponsor the participation of UofS student's at STEP's 2012 conference.
The Hanlon Centre was excited to bring Bruce to the UofS discuss how he has started 12 international businesses, and the importance of niche banks which are proving more and more important in comparison to traditional banks.
Nancy Pon was born in small town Saskatchewan. She obtained her Engineering degree at the UofS and then visited China in an effort to discover her roots. While there, she decided to make Shanghai her home, and she has since become one of the most sought after media, marketting and planning gurus in China.
Any student with a passion for the international—and that travel bug to see the world — has at least once in their lives thought about working in the Canadian Foreign Service. But where to start, what to expect, how to get in, what part of the world to serve, is it all “jet set” and “glam”, and even what life will follow?
Mr. Richard Choi, the Saskatchewan Government Representative to the Western Canada Trade and Investment Partnership, office Shanghai, China, visited the University of Saskatchewan to talk to students about the opportunities and challenges of doing business in China.
Patrick Simpson, a former Hanlon Student Associate and student trainee of the Saskatchewan International Trade Officer Program (SITO) , was featured in Global Ventures magazine, a Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership publication which highlights Saskatchewan international businesses and global ventures.
Hanlon Student Associates & SITO Liaison Officers Carolyn Aziz, Luke Coupal and Sonja Shan helped the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies bring Madam Yongfeng Liu, Consulate-General of China in Calgary to campus, where the high dignitary presented the Edwards MBA class her perspective on the growing trade relationship between Saskatchewan and the Far East.
Hanlon Centre supports the UofS Space Design Team in their efforts to compete in international space development competitions.
Hanlon Director Nicholas Kokkastamapoulos and The Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies provided funding for 12 students from the U of S College of Agriculture's student chapter of the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association (CAMA). University students, including four from the Edwards School of Business, and two faculty members attended the National Agri-Marketting Association Conference in Kansas City from April 17 to 22nd, 2012. Students prepared a marketing plan for a Saskatchewan agricultural product and competed against teams from around 50 other North American universities.
What is the interest level for Edwards School of Business undergraduate students in International Business Programs? This is the question Edwards students Jenessa Paproski, Jill Horkoff, Taylor Harding, and Steve Switzer set out to answer on behalf of Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies.