Get the Edge: Winter 2016 Academic Workshops

Winter Workshops are here! These sessions are a collaborative effort between the Bronfman Business Library and Student Services, and are designed to help you succeed in your program!

Registration is now open.

MBA/Master’s Research Tools Workshop

Wednesday January 27, 2016
5:30pm to 7:00pm
SSB W132

Get an edge on your MBA research!

The workshop covers important business research fundamentals and offers an overview of helpful citation tools to set you up for success this term.

The session is designed to prepare students for research expectations in the MBA program, and will feature a few specific examples relevant to MGMT 5150 to place sources in the context of your current course work.

More specifically, you’ll gain resources and strategies for:

  • Sourcing the best journal and news articles for your research
  • Conducting research of publicly-traded and private companies including competitor analysis, CSR activities, SWOT analyses, key financials and filings
  • Researching industry trends domestically and globally
  • Searching library databases to uncover market research reports and market segmentation data
  • Using citation tools, especially Zotero, to collect, manage and cite your research sources

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Stress-free Citation: Cite it Right with APA

Wednesday February 3, 2016
5:30pm to 7:00pm
SSB N109

Citation is an essential skill to succeed in your program.

Gain a thorough understanding of academic honesty (even the grey areas) in this important workshop!

Topics covered include:Topics covered include:

  • Do’s and Don’ts for take-home exams
  • Defining what constitutes a breach of academic honesty
  • How to use Facebook groups and other online forums with academic integrity
  • Documenting your research sources using APA citation
  • Making evidence-based arguments by acknowledging the work of others

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2016-01-19T16:28:17+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Categories: Academics, Events|Tags: , , |

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