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Update: 2018-39

October 29, 2018

On a Practical Note...

Case Lead

We’ve been contacted by a company that is interested in having a case written about them that focuses on mergers and acquisitions. Specifically, the case would focus on a series of acquisitions that happened in 2009, and allowed the company to go from manufacturer, to a fully integrated firm controlling the entire sales cycle.

If you’re interested in this case opportunity, and have a need for such a case in your class, please contact Shelley Bellyou for further information.

External Case Funding

Ivey has several donors that are interested in supporting teaching materials and case writing opportunities. See the Case Writing Request Form for full details, however the areas of interest are:

  • Energy
  • Digital Disruption
  • Diversity in Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership & Innovation
  • Sustainability (to be completed by April 2019)

Funding Opportunities

FCRF New Scientific Collaboration Support Program

Provides funding for new scientific projects jointly developed by French and Canadian teams that have never worked together before. Submitted proposals must be joint projects between a French establishment (all universities, Grandes Écoles, and research organizations are eligible) and one of the FCRF’s 20 Canadian member universities (Western being one). Funding is primarily intended to support the mobility of researchers and their students.

Duration: 2 years
Amount: $8,000-$15,000
Deadlines: Ivey: Mon. Nov. 5, noon
 - ROLA required + draft application to Shelley Bellyou or Kathy Laid
Western: Fri. Nov. 9, 5pm
 - PDF application + CVs to Research Western
Sponsor: Fri. Nov. 16
 - Send one pdf file too French Embassy AND Research Western
Note:  Of the proposals submitted by Western faculty, the Embassy requires Western to short‐list a maximum of 5 for review by the program’s Executive Committee.


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