Please join us in The BRIDGE Library (IC110) for the first session in our Social Finance and Indigenous Enterprises Series.
Phani Radhakrishnan will be facilitating Equity, Diversity and Discrimination in the Workplace at the BRIDGE Library on February 12th.
How can we build respectful and inclusive communities in the workplace? This session provides an introduction to equity as it relates to hiring practices and compensation. Learn how greater self-awareness contributes to a better understanding of the experiences of those around you, including colleagues and new recruits. Understand why managing diversity if crucial to workplace success and the health of a company, and how you can empower Indigenous peoples and other marginalized peoples such as racialized staff, women and others.
The annual UTSC Trading Competition is a flagship event hosted jointly by The BRIDGE and the Investment Society. In our state-of-the art business lab, UTSC student traders compete in teams to experience life on the trading floor. Using Rotman Interactive Trader software, students learn how to trade financial securities with each other on a real-time basis, and how to quickly apply their knowledge of finance principles in a fast-paced, simulated trade floor experience.
Join us at The BRIDGE Lab on Thursday March 28th for for a free and fun event.
Data Analytics(Python) Workshop 18:00 - 19:00
Students will participate in a workshop, led by Bill Chau, to learn how to use python to analyze data. Students will be asked to make 10 predictions about the outcome of the Raptors game using their data analytics skills.
Raptors v. Knicks 19:00 - 21:30
Game time! We will watch the game on the big screens in the lab and see if your predictions came true. Prizes will be awarded for the students with the most accurate predictions.
At The BRIDGE Hack, students will collaboratively develop unique ideas, designs, or solutions to sports management problems experienced by the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. Students will have the opportunity to hack on problems related to fan attendance and engagement. A variety of outcomes are acceptable, including business plans, presentations, low fidelity prototypes, data analysis or models, or web or mobile applications.
The workshop will cover topics such as an overview of a Private Equity firm, the job of an Investment Associate and an Intern Analyst and steps a junior student should take to enter the industry. The interactive activity will be constructing a simple LBO model in Excel, followed by an analysis of returns and multiples. The session will end with an open Q&A. Dinner will be provided!
The workshop will be held coincide with the Raptor’s season opener, Oct 17 against the Cavs. Prior to the game, our data librarian will cover topics on data, data collections and data interpretations etc. The Raptors home opening game will be broadcasted on the new 4k screens in our business lab.
The BMO Financial Group Finance Research and Trading Lab is pleased to present the Rotman Portfolio Management Competition (RPMC) 2019. This competition is open to all students from Canadian universities, both graduate and undergraduate. RPMC aims to promote hands-on learning experience for students by managing an investment portfolio with the securities listed and traded in actual markets using the Rotman Portfolio Manager (RPM) platform developed by the Rotman Finance Lab.
The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is an Affiliated University of the CFA Institute, which awards a limited number of CFA Awareness Scholarships each year. The CFA Awareness Scholarship waives the one-time CFA Program enrollment fee (if applicable) and reduces the exam registration fee to US$350 (which includes access to the curriculum eBook).