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MBAA News – October 16th – Add/Drop, Global Ivey Day

October 16th, 2015 by Robert Antolin

Elective Add/Drop

With the beginning of the second elective period, MBA students once again have the chance to adjust their schedules in Ezone to change courses. Please note that Elective Period 2 Add / Drop opened on Thursday, October 15 at 8:30am and will close on Tuesday, October 20 at 11:59pm.

Global Ivey Day

Global Ivey Day is just over a month away!  For those of us who are staying in Ontario there are great events taking place in London and Toronto that are open to current Ivey MBA Students. Please see below for details.


The 6th annual celebration in Toronto is returning to Steam Whistle and tickets are almost nearly sold out. 

Event Specifics:

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Steam Whistle Brewery, 255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto
Main Celebration: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Open bar from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Cash Bar afterwards
Hors’doeuvres served from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

If you are interested in attending tickets can be purchased at

If there is enough interest in a bus to and from the event I can seek funding from the MBAA. If you are interested in taking a bus to Toronto.


The London Chapter of the Ivey Alumni Network invites you (and guest) to celebrate Global Ivey Day on November 12, 2015. This year’s event is being held in cooperation with the London Chamber of Commerce and with the generous financial support of London’s Highstreet Asset Management. Connect with alumni, faculty, business colleagues and friends at a great event featuring special guests and distinctive award recipients

Event Specifics

November 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm cocktail reception followed by 7:00 pm dinner and networking
Venue: Ivey Business School, 1255 Western Road, London (MAP)

  • Enjoy a cocktail reception in the Grand Hall followed by dinner in the Brock Pavilion
  • Special guest speaker, His Worship Matt Brown, Mayor of London
  • Recognition award presentations by the Ivey Alumni Network, the Ivey Business School and the London Chamber of Commerce
The London chapter has offered MBA students a subsidized ticket prices of $55.00 (Regular $65.00) available through the link sent in your e-mails related to Global Ivey Day.

MBAA News October 5th

October 5th, 2015 by Robert Antolin

Hult Prize

The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from the world’s universities. Named as one of the top five ideas changing the world by President Bill Clinton and TIME Magazine, the annual competition for the Hult Prize aims to create and launch the most compelling social business ideas—start-up enterprises that tackle grave issues faced by billions of people. Winners receive USD1 Million in seed capital, as well as mentorship and advice from the international business community

Summary of dates:

Kick-off Info Session: October 13rd, Tuesday 6pm

Panel with Experts: November 3rd, Tuesday 7pm

Friday Night Keynote Speaker with Judges: November 20th, Friday 6pm

Final Competition: November 21st: 8:30am registration (hand in slides on USB), 9am intro and announce schedule for the day.

The “application” is due for October 16th Friday at midnight.

Details of the Quarter Finals Competition:

Topics was recently announced and can be seen here. The teams can be 3-4 students, with the possibility of having one alumnus member from the same university. A detailed case study of the challenge will be released next week.

There will be more updates when the registration information is formalize. Please contact Eric Huang the event organizer for further information pertaining the Ivey event.

Halloween Bonspiel

So… what is a bonspiel???

A costume curling tournament.


Your team of 4 will be placed in either Pool A or Pool B. Both Pools will alternate using the ice throughout the evening. This will allow for a short break between your games to “hydrate” and watch the other Pool curl. The team with the best record in each Pool will be crowned champion and awarded a prize at the end of the night.

(A brief tutorial on curling will be provided at the beginning of the event.)

Prizes will be awarded to the following:

– The champion team from each pool

– Best team costume*

– Best home-made costume*

– Curlingest costume*

*Costume criteria to be finalized mid-Oct



*Let Jon Lau know who your team members are or who you would like to be on a team with by Oct 24. Otherwise, you will be placed on a team at random. 

**The venue does not serve food. You are welcome bring your own food or order delivery to the venue. 


A bus to and from the venue will be provided for those who plan to drink. A sign-up sheet will be available closer to the event date. 

Friends & Family:

In the spirit of the Ivey MBA, friends and family are welcome to this event!

Please remember to pay on tilt here ( Family and friends welcomed.

Elective Period 2 Casebooks

Most of the Elective Period 2 casebooks will be available for pick-up from BooksPlus as of 9:00am on Monday, October 5.

The casebooks for 9470 Intro to Data Science, 9430 Entrepreneurial Finance and 9428 Derivatives, should be available sometime on Wednesday, October 7.

Welcome to the 2013s!

February 7th, 2012 by iveymbaa

As part of Admit Weekend for the 2013s, the MBAA presented the following slides:

MBAA Admit Weekend Presentation

Leader Project 2011 Updates

May 11th, 2011 by iveymbaa

Check out the video blog from our recent alums who are participating in the Ivey LEADER project – teaching in Eastern Europe!


March 23rd, 2011 by iveymbaa

Check out the newly added MBAA Q&A:

Slide deck for incoming class

February 8th, 2011 by iveymbaa

Here’s a copy of the slide deck that was presented by the MBAA exec to the incoming class during admit weekend:
MBAA Admit Weekend Presentation

Congrats to JP, Karime, Paul, and James!

January 31st, 2011 by iveymbaa

On January 15, 2011, the Richard Ivey School of Business held a case competition between their MBA students to select a representative team to compete in the in the 16th Annual International Case Competition, held at the IESE Business School in Barcelona on February 3-5th.

The selected team from Ivey is comprised of Karime Abdel-Hay, JP Cadeau, James Larsen, and Paul von Martels. These four MBA 2011 candidates presented a well-developed strategy, marketing plan, and organizational structure to help a struggling company pursue growth within the very competitive jeans market.

These winning participants will represent Ivey in Barcelona and will be presented with a unique opportunity to compete with teams from other top school on a challenging case designed to simulate the realities of a career in consulting. Other top schools involved in the competition include: Chicago Booth Business School, INSEAD and London Business School.

Full article here.

Ivey Consulting Club Post-Recruiting Survey Results

January 26th, 2011 by iveymbaa

The Ivey Management Consulting Club (IMCC) has published a report based on the post recruiting survey completed by IMCC members. This survey aims to provide members and students with a better understanding of the selection criteria of management consulting firms. Please reach out to any one of the IMCC executives if you have any questions regarding this report.

The report can be accessed from the Consulting Club’s page.

Ivey at MBA Games

January 24th, 2011 by iveymbaa

The Ivey team at this year’s MBA games in Toronto, Ontario. The team did a great job at many of the events, with a particularly strong showing in trivia. Stay classy Ivey.

Ivey + Accenture = MBA Games

January 5th, 2011 by iveymbaa

Ivey MBA is sending 40 of its top students to Toronto to compete at the upcoming 2011 MBA Games. Ultimately the team, which is prepared and ready to win the 13th edition of the competition, would not have been able to compete without the valued support of Accenture. Accenture, a leading global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, have so graciously agreed to sponsor the Ivey MBA team at the 2011 MBA Games. This sponsorship further illustrates Accenture’s valued support of both the student body and MBA program. A big thank you goes out to Accenture and all those involved in the sponsorship!

Click here if you would like to learn more about Accenture and the 2011 MBA Games.