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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 www.rotman.utoronto.ca.

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