Space Still Available: Fall 2018 Academic Webinars

Final Reminder: Take advantage of these important workshops, offered by the Bronfman Business Library and Student & Enrolment Services! They are offered as webinars for your convenience – simply register at the links provided, and connection details will be sent to you shortly.

As you map out your year ahead, and get into midterms and assignments this term, don’t overlook a critical component: understanding how to properly conduct business research, and cite your work.

The quality of your research, your understanding of academic honesty, and your ability to document academic and business research sources are all essential to your success in your graduate program.

The following workshops will set you up to succeed. Register Now! 

MBA Research Skills Workshop

Webinar – Online Workshop
Thursday, October 4, 2018
12:00pm – 1:00pm

The workshop covers business research fundamentals and offers an overview of citation tools. It is designed to assist with secondary research expectations for assignments/projects in the MBA program and will feature a few specific examples relevant to MGMT 5150 to place sources in the context of current MBA course work.

More specifically attendees will come away with resources and strategies for:

  • Sourcing journal and news articles on myriad business research topics including library subscription databases.
  • Conducting company research (publicly-traded and private companies) including competitor analysis, CSR activities, SWOT analyses, key financials and filings.
  • Researching industry trends for industries domestically and globally, both broadly and narrowly (niche industries) defined.
  • Searching library databases to uncover market research reports and market segmentation data.
  • Using citation tools, especially Zotero, to collect, manage and cite research sources found including library subscription sources and information found on the free web.

Stress-free Citation: Cite it Right with APA

Led by Stephanie Quail, Peter F. Bronfman Business Library
and Ryan Kayet, Student & Enrolment Services

Webinar – Online Workshop
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
12:00pm – 1:00pm

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
2018-10-19T09:02:01-04:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Academics|Tags: , , |

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