MONTREAL, May 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - After a competition featuring eight
teams from seven Quebec universities, the team from HEC Montréal earned
top honours in the second 360 Tournament organized by the Ordre des
conseillers en ressources humaines agréés.
The only university competition organized by practitioners in the field,
the 360 Tournament gives future HR and IR professionals the chance to
match wits in a high-level competition. Open to all Quebec universities
offering a human resources or industrial relations program, the 360
Tournament provides a unique occasion for participants to be evaluated
by a team of six senior HR executives. The Tournament brings together
students, academics and business people from the four corners of
"The 360 Tournament is an opportunity for students to test their
knowledge and come into contact with the real working world. It's also
an occasion for the Ordre to promote the potential of future HR and IR
professionals among employers," explained Florent Francoeur, CHRP,
Ordre President and CEO.
HEC Montréal team takes top honours
Top honours go to the team from HEC Montréal, comprised of François
Biron, Sarah Côté-Fournier, Catherine Rioux, Gabriela Tofeni, Mélanie
Trudelle and coach Marc-Antonin Hennebert, CIRC. Each student received
a $1,000 scholarship from the Fondation CRHA.
UQAM's École des sciences de la gestion and Université Laval take second
and third place
Second place went to one of the two teams from UQAM'S École des sciences
de la gestion, made up of Thomas Bargone Fisette, Catherine Desbiens,
Camille Fournier-Marceau, Marie-Pier Gorry, Shanelle Pascal, and
coached by Daniel Beaupré. All team members received a scholarship
worth $750 awarded.
Third place was won by the team from the faculty of administration at
Université Laval, composed of Laurie Bourgeois, Rébecca
Godin-Berthiaume, Anne Jobin, Yoan Leclerc, Catherine Normand and coach
Martin Dubé, CHRP. Each team member was awarded a $500 scholarship.
And the Public's Choices are…
Ordre members (CHRPs and CIRCs) were invited to vote for their favourite
among the three teams that earned the best marks for each of the first
two events. After over 3000 views, the Public's Choice Award was
presented to the second team from UQAM's École des sciences de la
gestion, made up of Valérie Beaulac, Valérie Lamarche, Catherine
Lavoie, Geneviève Lebel-Rochefort, Geneviève Meunier, and coached by
Daniel Beaupré. As sponsor of this award, the Vézina Nadeau Labre team
will host the Award's recipients for a coaching program on developing
leadership skills a value of $10,000.
Special thanks to…
The Ordre would like to extend sincere thanks to the committee
responsible for drafting the cases and the six jury members, without
whom a competition of this stature would not have been possible. A very
special thank you to Keurig Canada, and to the Human Resources team at
Van Houtte Coffee Services Inc. who has submit a situation that had
actually occurred within their organization for the students to analyze
in the final event. Lastly, we would also like to highlight the
participation of Normandin Beaudry as supporter sponsor of the 360
The 360 Tournament enables the Ordre des conseillers en ressources
humaines agréés to showcase the dynamic energy of the upcoming
generation of HR and IR professionals in Quebec. "The level of
participation and the quality of the analyses and presentations in this
Tournament clearly signal 'mission accomplished'," concluded Francoeur.
For photos of the winners: http://www.portailrh.org/presse/photographies14.aspx
For a list of jury members: http://www.portailrh.org/360/description/juryEN.aspx
For a list of members of the committee responsible for drafting the
About the Ordre
With 9,500 members, the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines
agréés is the fifth largest association of its kind in the world. It is
the only organization in Quebec mandated to award human resources
professionals a title certifying their competency.
The Ordre is a leader in employee management practices. Committed to
innovation, it supports the ongoing development of human resources
professionals (CHRPs) and industrial relations counsellors (CIRCs),
thus helping to maintain a healthy balance between employee well-being
and organizational success. It is vigilant in ensuring that this
multifaceted function promotes leading-edge solutions that address the
major issues impacting the workforce.
Through its actions in the public arena, the Ordre contributes to the
advancement and reputation of the profession and plays a key
influential role in the world of work in Quebec.
Image with caption: "HEC Montréal : The winners of the 360 Tournament 2014. (CNW Group/Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140502_C6429_PHOTO_EN_39905.jpg
SOURCE: Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés
For further information:
514-879-1636 (ext. 217) / 514-476-4918 (cell phone)
Virginie Maheux, CHRP
Coordinator, Professional Development
Organizer of the 360 Tournament
514 879-1636 (ext. 207)