Success for $85k entré competition winners
9 October 2014 Businesses for custom high heels, tutoring assistance for students and assembling kitset products have all be successful ideas in the annual $85,000 entré business competition (read article)
Hear Althea talk about the Entre entrepreneurship scheme and how it provides UC students the opportunity to get practical experience in business while they study.
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What if... entrepreneurs led the Christchurch rebuild?
Entrepreneurs recognise and pursue opportunities that others simply ignore. They start ventures, create products and markets, and bear the risk of failure. In the August What if lecture, Associate Professor Sussie Morrish, Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, spoke about the entrepreneurial mindset and why the Christchurch rebuild is a hotbed of entrepreneurial opportunities (watch the lecture online via YouTube)
Canterbury researchers to present psychological quake impact findings in Paris
Senior lecturer Dr Sanna Malinen has been researching natural disaster issues as part of the University of Canterbury's Employee Resilience Research group. Along with Dr Joana Kuntz and Dr Katharina Naswall, Dr Malinen featured on TVNZ, Newstalk ZB, TV3 and in the NZ Herald talking about presenting their quake impact findings at a psychology conference in Paris in July. The results of their research so far point to substantial long-term effects of natural disasters on individual health and wellbeing which in turn impact communities and businesses (read more)
UC Marketing and Tourism research ranks top in New Zealand
The 2013 Tertiary Education Commission Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF) assessment continues to recognise the work of our leading researchers (read more)
Interactive BCom major degree plans:
- Human Resource Management
- International Business
- Operations and Supply Chain Management
- Strategy and Entrepreneurship.