Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Student project helping teach children in Pakistan

Teachers in Pakistan have an extensive online resource to draw on during the coronavirus pandemic thanks to hundreds of graduate students in management sciences.

The students have spent more than three years building an online library of over 15,000 videos, assignments and exercises that follow the national curriculum by grade and subject.

Monday, May 4, 2020

MSCI professor weighs in on how to shockproof Canada's businesses

Management Sciences professor Hossein Abouee Mehrizi was recently featured in an article by the Financial Post on what businesses must do to better weather future unexpected events that have the potential to disrupt at a large scale. According to Prof. Mehrizi, "directors may need to change their advice to companies so the focus shifts “from efficiency to resiliency.”  This could lead to the creation of more “redundant” or local sourcing of supplies and larger buffers when it comes to equipment and personnel."