Tag: Career management

An Overview of Corporate Finance

A career in corporate finance implies working for a company to help it find money to run the business, grow the business, make acquisitions, plan for its financial future and manage any cash on hand. The ultimate goal in corporate finance is to maximize the value of the corporation while minimizing risk. Corporate finance includes two key functions: accounting and finance.

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How Can UBC Help You Launch Your Start-Up

An overview of what entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC) offers, where alumni can get support, and how to find like-minded people that are part of the UBC entrepreneurial community that you can leverage for guidance and support. 

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Leader Humility: Sign of Weakness or Winning Strategy?

We will discuss the emerging research on leader humility from a business perspective. Drawing from empirical research, our presenter will make the case that humility facilitates more effective learning, communication, and collaboration, ultimately improving relationships and performance in the workplace. 

Key takeaways will be: 

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Mentor & Mentee Orientation: Creating Successful Partnerships

This orientation is part of the 2017 Alumni Mentorship Program. It will prepare mentors and mentees for their roles and help them create effective partnerships. Learn more about: 

- Program overview 
- What is mentoring? 
- How to choose your mentor and mentee 
- Building an effective relationship 
- Tips for success 

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Funding Your Venture

Join special presenter David Taylor to learn about financing from both the company and investor point of view. Learn about the funding drivers that increase the probability of securing financing. And get tips on the investor presentation and how to pitch the company. 


Presenter: David Taylor is a former founder, CEO and director of an international oil company with extensive global management and commercial experience.

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Work Smarter, Not Harder, to Achieve a Work-Optional Life

Join best-selling author and VP of CIBC Wood Gundy, Maili Wong, to learn how to work smarter, not harder, to achieve financial security and safety. Your investments should be working for you so that a work-optional life is no longer a dream but an achievable reality. 

Attend this webinar to learn: 
- The #1 reason why people don’t reach their full financial potential. 
- Three myths that are keeping you financially poor. 
- How to leverage smart risks can boost your bottom line. 

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How to recover from a career stumble

It’s a reality that major career disappointments can happen even when you seem to be doing all the right things. You could be good at your job, work well with your team and receive solid performance reviews, but still be passed over for that promotion, miss out on that pay rise or, worse, get fired. Forewarned is forearmed, so here are some tips on how to deal with career stumbling blocks and even turn them into positives.
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Career opportunities in Asia

Considering a move to Asia, but don’t know where to begin your job search? Get some practical tips on how to find opportunities and connect with employers in Asia and what career trends to watch out for. 

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Empower African entrepreneurs - Volunteer opportunity

Share your business experience to empower African entrepreneurs.
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What great managers do

Harvard Business Review "The best boss I ever had.” That’s a phrase most of us have said or heard at some point, but what does it mean? What sets the great boss apart from the average boss? What do great managers actually do?
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