Sport Marketing During the Pandemic

Lucy Trepanier, second-year Graphic Communications Management student minoring in Marketing Management, and Hayden Godfrey, third-year Professional Communication student, share their impressions of the virtual MLSE panel discussion they attended for their Sport Marketing (MKT 829) class: For almost any sport media or sport marketing student in Toronto, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) represents the…

Students discuss their experience attending virtual Retail Week

Now in its 13th year, Retail Week is aimed at engaging and connecting Retail Management students at the Ted Rogers School of Management with members of the industry through networking events, competitions, workshops and panel discussions on trends in the world of retail. This year’s event, which took place November 16-20, 2020, was held virtually because…

Motivation During COVID-19

Motivation is something many university students are currently struggling with because learning is a lot different this year. In some ways, virtual learning and social distancing have made school more draining. It’s not as easy to get into a mindset of learning when our classrooms have become our homes, and our homes have become our…

Staying Organized in an Online World

You’ve spent years building a productive routine for yourself, and with life happening virtually that entire routine seems thrown off balance. Well, you’re not alone. Many people feel unproductive and disorganized while studying and working virtually. Organization has always been a key to success, but now more than ever it is important to find new…

How to Manage Test and Exam Anxiety

Do you ever feel that you forget everything before a test begins because you are so nervous? Do you ever feel physical symptoms such as nausea before taking a test? Do you have intrusive thoughts before writing an exam? If so, I promise you that you are not alone. Many university students experience test anxiety…

Is Change Necessary for Success?

Entering the 2019 Fall term as a second-year Ted Rogers School student was enough to make me feel reassured of my readiness. I felt confident entering the new semester being an experienced university student. But, the Fall term ended and it did not go as I imagined. At the end of the term, I found…

Facilitation: A Tool for Learning

Facilitation is a great way to engage the audience and help them learn skills through ongoing discussion. Third-year Marketing Management student Anisa Sayani and fourth-year Global Management Studies student Saad Khan, who both work as Peer Academic Coaches at the Academic Success Centre (ASC), write about facilitation as a learning tool and why it is…

Preparing for Midterms: Making a Study Plan for Reading Week

Making a study plan for exams is really tricky because if you start too early, you may forget the previous part you’ve reviewed. Or, if you think you still have time, you may end up with not being able to cover everything. Therefore, having the right review plan is the first step to a successful…

Co-op During COVID

While the COVID-19 pandemic may have forced offices to physically close, students in the Ted Rogers Co-op program have still been able to gain valuable work experience with remote work placements at some of Canada’s leading organizations. The Business Career Hub (BCH), which runs the Ted Rogers Co-op Program, has been working hard during this…

Five Essential Steps to Make Virtual Training Successful

Adjusting to the “new normal” amid COVID-19 has been a challenge for everyone. When I discovered that the TRSM Academic Success Centre (ASC) planned on conducting virtual training for my Peer Academic Coach job, I wondered how it could be nearly as effective and engaging as it is in physical settings. I anticipated training would…

Katherine Tran’s co-op placement at the Ryerson Entrepreneur Institute

The Ryerson Entrepreneur Institute (REI) is a university-wide program, initiated by the Office of the Provost, to motivate students to actively discover new innovations and act on them to create new businesses, non-profit organizations or community programs. The goal is to provide students with a rich experiential and transformative learning experience and empower them with a philosophy…

Gaining Work Experience in Sport Business During a Pandemic

If your goal is to achieve success in the sport business industry, the Ted Rogers MBA program at Ryerson University is where you need to be. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the Ted Rogers School is surrounded by a vast number of the top sport industry firms, executive leaders and innovative trailblazers who…