Posts for the Topic International Study Trip

Career Life Advice from Industry Professionals

Jennie

The AFM 415: International Study Course to New York City, offered us the opportunity to interview professionals from a variety of industries ranging from accounting, finance, consulting and entrepreneurs.

How COVID-19 has affected different industries

jennie

Throughout the meetings we had during the week of the AFM 415: International Study Course to New York City, I had the opportunity to interview professionals from a variety of industries ranging from accounting, finance, consulting and entrepreneurs.

Unifying your passions through hard work and just the right amount of luck

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Often, I believe sports fans are too critical on their respective teams without truly understanding the logistics behind managing them. Which is why it was awesome to gain insight towards the challenges, struggles, and excitement of being part of managing such a major league sports team from  Assistant General Manager (GM) Don Fishman of the Washington Capitals. 

Life Lessons of Empathy and Giving Back

SAF students from the Spring 2020 International Study Trip virtually met with alumni and dignitaries mostly from New York City. Although the course focused on NYC, SAF students were still able to expand their reach to meet with other alumni and dignitaries spanning from Hong Kong to California. I ended up virtually meeting with Kelvin Tran from NYC who offered me educational and informative knowledge that I will use to help grow my career.

Logistics Team NYC 2020

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Hello Fellow Students!

We are the logistics team reporting from our virtual AFM 415 classroom. Our team, consisting of Cedric, Dawson, Matthew, and Michael, has been working extremely hard to make sure the organization of our virtual trip goes smoothly and seamlessly.

Adventures with the Corporate Relations Team

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Hello Everyone!

            Coming to you from our virtual AFM 415 classroom, we are the Corporate Relations Team: Owen, Roseline, Jack and Kaif. Today we will be sharing our insight into a behind the scenes experience for the International Study opportunity to NYC.

Meeting and interviewing industry professionals

iris

After meeting Minghao Ji, from Bain & Company, at the UWMCC competition, I asked him if he would like to be a speaker at our class during a virtual coffee chat. Not only did he agree, but he also brought a private equity partner, Andrew Edwards, and a Waterloo alumnus, Cameron Capel, to help maximize our learning experience. This opportunity became a truly amazing interview.

Why pivoting during covid-19 is important for businesses

iris G, AFM student

We proactively responded to the COVID-19 crisis by pivoting and seeking global opportunities, which was a huge success with so many organizations from diverse industries agreeing to meet with our International Study group.

Learning from John Nicola, CEO of Nicola Wealth

Anna S. SAF Student

I had the opportunity to lead our meeting with John Nicola, the Founder, Chairman & CEO of Nicola Wealth. With a background like no other, I found his insights, as well as the delivery of those insights to be extremely unique.

International study course prepares for virtual trip

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Coming to you from our virtual AFM 415 classroom, we are the Marketing & culture team: Abirna, Jennie, Katie, and Rebecca. Today, we want to share with you - our behind the scene experience of planning our International Study Opportunity to New York City.

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