Greetings SAF Students!
The University of Waterloo Accounting Conference (UWAC) is looking for Executive Coordinators for UWAC 2012!
As the premiere undergraduate accounting conference in the country, UWAC strives to attract the best and brightest accounting and business students from across Canada in order to foster new learning and growth experiences as well as invaluable relationship building opportunities.
All students are invited to apply to be an Executive Coordinator! Applications and more information can be found at www.uwac.ca/executive.
Mark your calendar for the launch of AFSA’s hEDGE Finance Conference on June 14, 7 PM to 9 PM. hEDGE 2011 is open to upper-year students in the following programs:
All prospective delegates must apply to attend the conference. We will admit delegates on a rolling basis starting in July based on demonstrated interest and experience in finance. There is a quota of 60 spots for SAF students and 15 spots for non-SAF students.
At the kickoff, you will learn about:
More details to come… stay tuned!
Warren Jestin is the Senior Vice-President & Chief Economist with Scotiabank. He has been involved with Scotiabank since 1979. Warren has earned an MA in Economics at the University of Guelph in 1971 and received
his doctorate from the University of Toronto in 1977. Before his work with Scotiabank, Warren has worked with the Bank of Canada and has taught at several universities. Throughout his career, Warren has been an active speaker and media commentator discussing Canadian and world economic issues. In order to keep up to date with the latest economic developments, Warren travels to many parts of the world.
When: May 25, 2011 at 11 AM
Where: HH1101 (ICAO Lecture Hall – SAF Building)
He will be speaking about “Old world, new realities – Canada in the global economy” What do new world realities mean for graduating students?
The SAF Microfinance Initiative is looking for dedicated individuals to help manage a portfolio of funds as they are allocated to entrepreneurs in Afghanistan and Nicaragua. More information can be found here http://safmicrofinance.tk. If you are on-campus this term and would like to join, the deadline is Friday May 13, 2011. For more information, or in case of questions/concerns, please contact us http://safmicrofinance.wordpress.com/contact-us/.
The University of Waterloo DECA (UWDECA) chapter aims to enhance business leadership and employability skills among University of Waterloo students. Composed of dynamic and enthusiastic individuals, its members develop and improve on their analytical, problem-solving, and leadership skills by participating in challenging case studies. We strive to foster a positive and competitive team culture, while transforming our members into the future leaders of tomorrow.
UWDECA is currently looking for Senior Executives to join the team for the upcoming DECA year. Senior Executives will be responsible for the planning and execution of the club’s operations and events. This includes but is not limited to fundraisers, merchandise, social events, training sessions and the annual Spring Invitational hosted by Waterloo DECA.
Successful candidates will be notified by e-mail shortly after the deadline. Please be advised that we will be conducting interviews with successful candidates in Toronto or via Skype conferencing during the week of May 25th – June 1st 2011. If you have any further questions, please feel free to e-mail Andrew Leung (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Sandy Su (email@example.com).
Find out more at the CMA Professional Skills and Experience Workshop on Tuesday, May 10th, 6:00pm to 8:30pm, HH1106.
- Join Graham Sogawa from CMA’s Professional Development Institute for a talk about using professional social networking sites effectively to impress future employers, building your network and avoiding common traps of the digital world.
- Find out about the BAFM/MAcc joint program and how it leads to a CMA designation
- Learn how to have your co-op experience evaluated for inclusion as part of the CMA Practical Experience needed for the designation
- Food and refreshments will be served
- Register here: https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHJDOXlTY0otV3NMN2p6R2NlcEJfS1E6MQ
- Open to all interested co-op students.
The School of Accounting and Finance is organizing a series of eight Finance Workshops in the spring 2011 term for upper year students in the BAFM, BCFM, Math-CA and Science-CA programs.
These sessions will bring the perspective of a successful industry professional to theclassroom and will complement the material that you have learned from the core finance courses. The workshops will provide a glimpse into the concepts and tools actively used in the investment industry. The aim of these workshops is to complement your academic work by helping you to apply your knowledge in a way that develops your ability to use the “tools of the trade”. Completion of the workshops and articulation of the skills you practiced will be impressive contributions to your résumé. The sessions will also provide an introduction to topics that can be explored in further detail at graduate level studies and/or in the CFA program.
No preparation is required and no take-home work will be assigned.
Registration for the first four workshops can be found below. Registration for sessions 5-6 and 7-8 will take place at a later date.
The workshops will be conducted by Mohsin Bashir, Associate Portfolio Manager and Chief Compliance Officer at Highwater Capital Management. Each session will be held from 6 pm–9 pm on the following Wednesdays in HH (room TBD).
For more information & to register, visit http://www.uwafsa.ca/financeworkshops.
The Accounting & Finance Student Association in partnership with the School of Accounting and Finance want to send three lucky SAF students to see Kevin O’Leary Live in Kitchener at Centre in the Square on May 9!
Kevin O’Leary, co-host of CBC’s business show The Lang And O’Leary Exchange, is a veteran of the business world. O’Leary is opinionated, ruthless, he hungers for big deals and loves to take control. Yet he made his millions helping children learn how to read.
In an intimate evening, Kevin O’Leary will share the secrets and sensibilities of achieving success in his ground-breaking event The Cold Hard Truth About Money. From building a business to avoiding common money mistakes, this event will not only leave you wanting more, but fuel you with the passion to go and get it.
The School of Accounting & Finance, in partnership with AFSA, Laurier Co-op and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario present Corporate CATO Night. This is an information and networking session for all AFM, Math CA, Science CA and MAcc students with corporate CA training offices.
For more information, visit http://uwafsa.ca/corporateCATONight.