Concordia University's John Molson School of Business crowned champion at the 2011 Jeux du commerce TD Assurance Meloche Monnex

MONTREAL, Jan. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - The delegation from John Molson School of Business at Concordia University performed brilliantly, winning top honours at the 2011 Jeux du Commerce TD Assurance Meloche Monnex, held from January 7 to 10 at the University of Ottawa's Telfer School of Management. The 23rd edition of the Jeux du commerce marked the 5th year of partnership with TD Insurance Meloche Monnex.

The 2011 Jeux du commerce TD Assurance Meloche Monnex offered a wealth of challenges. The participating universities had to stand out in the analysis and resolution of business cases, parliamentary style debates, a stock simulation that involved managing equities while reacting to the market, athletic events, etc. The competition brought together nearly 1,200 students and volunteers from 13 Francophone and Anglophone universities in Eastern Canada (Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick).

Henry Blumenthal, Vice-President and Chief Underwriter, TD Insurance and Honorary Chair of the event, expressed pride at being able to work with the top Canadian students in business administration: "Congratulations to the students of the John Molson School of Business and bravo to all the delegations for their outstanding achievements in a multitude of cutting-edge sectors while respecting the strict standards of ethical management."

This academic challenge, the largest of its kind in Canada, required discipline and the ability to go beyond one's limits. With this in mind, tomorrow's CEOs had to show what they were capable of doing to meet the requirements of business administration.

"It is essential for all good managers, in running a company, to consider the impact their management style has on the world around them. The ability to take all situational factors into account is a necessity in the business world and helps to instill an awareness of important values among the next generation of business leaders," said Liane Brière, President of the Organizing Committee.

Award for overall standing

Patrice Bourbonnais Award: John Molson School of Business at Concordia University

Academic stream

Stock Simulation: ESG UQÀM
Debate: Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa
International Business: Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa
Human Resources Management: HEC Montréal
Strategy: John Molson School of Business at Concordia University
Taxation: Université du Québec en Outaouais
Finance: John Molson School of Business at Concordia University
Entrepreneurship: Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa
Marketing: McGill University
Accounting: Université du Québec en Outaouais
Management Information Systems: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Ethics: ESG UQÀM

Social stream

Social: ESG UQÀM

Athletic stream:

Flag Football on Snow: HEC Montréal
Street Hockey: Université Laval
Beach Handball on Snow: Université de Sherbrooke

Others

Participation Award: Université Laval
Contribution Award: Université du Québec à Rimouski
Improvement Award: Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Committee of the Year Award: McGill University
Recognition Award: Richard Donovan, McGill
Volunteer of the Year: Marianna Luciano, John Molson School of Business at Concordia University

About the Jeux du Commerce
The long tradition of the Jeux du commerce began in January 1989. The 2011 edition will mark the third time the Telfer School of Management welcomes the Jeux du commerce to the University of Ottawa. The objectives of this major academic competition are to favour relations between the future generation of business people and companies, create durable bonds between the participants, develop initiative, and encourage healthy competition and, above all, excellence. Over the years, thanks to the quality of the participants and the business community's support, this event has acquired a solid reputation as a tool for valorization of professionalism and the next generation.

About TD Insurance Meloche Monnex
TD Insurance Meloche Monnex collaborates with over 750 professional, alumni and student associations and employer groups in Canada to offer their members home and auto insurance programs. Today more than one million clients are insured in complete confidence with TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, in business for over 60 years. TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, with the support of its affiliates, is the leading insurer by direct marketing and the second largest personal home and automobile insurance company in Canada. For information on the programs intended for professional and alumni associations, see www.melochemonnex.com. For programs intended for employer groups, see www.group.tdinsurance.com.

SOURCE TD Bank Group

For further information:

Source:
Fiona Hirst
TD Bank Group
514-289-1670
Fiona.Hirst@tdassurance.com    
Information:
Mathieu Beaudoin / Monica Pelletier
Morin Public Relations
514-289-8688, extensions 225 / 238
mathieu@morinrp.com / monica@morinrp.com


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