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Rotman school students succeed in international competitions

April 16, 2014

TORONTO, ON – The first week­end of April was a suc­cess for two groups of stu­dents from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toronto’s Rot­man School of Man­age­ment who came away with prizes from two dif­fer­ent com­pe­ti­tions. A team of JD/MBA stu­dents won a pres­ti­gious inter­na­tion­al nego­ti­a­tion tour­na­ment while a team of MBA stu­dents took the third spot in a glob­al oper­a­tions sim­u­la­tions com­pe­ti­tion.

The team of Nicholas Charleton, JD/MBA’15, Noah Dol­goy, JD/MBA’14, and Shawn Dogra, JD/MBA’15, defeat­ed 11 oth­er teams from uni­ver­si­ties in Europe, Asia and the U.S. to win the War­saw Nego­ti­a­tion Round 2014. The com­pe­ti­tion is one of the few world­wide inter­na­tion­al nego­ti­a­tion com­pe­ti­tions for stu­dents rep­re­sent­ing lead­ing law and busi­ness schools. It is orga­nized by Stu­dent Sci­en­tif­ic Asso­ci­a­tion of the War­saw School of Eco­nom­ics. Fur­ther infor­ma­tion on the com­pe­ti­tion is online.

Two first year stu­dents from the Rot­man Full Time MBA pro­gram, Michael Tang, MBA’15 and Vivian Yue, MBA’15 placed third in the MIT Sloan’s 10th Annu­al Oper­a­tions Sim­u­la­tion Com­pe­ti­tion. The Rot­man team fin­ished the com­pe­ti­tion only trail­ing teams of sec­ond year stu­dents from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Michigan’s Ross School and MIT. A record num­ber of 202 teams from around the world par­tic­i­pat­ed in the online sim­u­la­tion to man­age a fac­to­ry. Fur­ther infor­ma­tion on the com­pe­ti­tion is online.

The Rot­man School of Man­age­ment at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to is redesign­ing busi­ness edu­ca­tion for the 21st cen­tu­ry with a cur­ricu­lum based on Inte­gra­tive Think­ing. Locat­ed in the world’s most diverse city, the Rot­man School fos­ters a new way to think that enables the design of cre­ative busi­ness solu­tions. For more infor­ma­tion, vis­it


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Ken McGuf­fin
Man­ag­er, Media Rela­tions
Rot­man School of Man­age­ment
Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to
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