Everything You Need to Know About Retail Week 2014

With November just around the corner, most students experience the stress beginning to settle in. What do you mean there’s only a month left of classes?! There’s so much left to do! However, a great perk about the Retail Management program at Ted Rogers is Retail Week! A week of exciting case competitions, speakers, events…

My Mitacs Co-op Research Internship at TMU

The summer of 2022 was a turning point in my life, as the 12-week Mitacs Globalink research internship got me thinking about my transition from a student to a professional. My connection to the Toronto Metropolitan University dates back to last September when I was trying to apply for the Mitacs internship. Out of the…

How to Ace Managerial Finance I & II

As students, we may have different learning styles to absorb new information and apply it to real-world situations. Have you ever considered the best environment for the most efficient studying session? Throughout this blog post, I will use the example of FIN300 & 401 courses and introduce you to some tips to ace these classes….

TRSM students talk about their co-op experiences

Ted Rogers Co-op students have the opportunity to work at leading organizations in sectors ranging from healthcare and finance to property development and the public service. This allows them to gain valuable work experience and industry connections.  Here are what a few of our students had to say about their co-op experiences:  Daniela Poliszuk, Marketing ManagementSickKids…

A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Toronto’s Louis Vuitton store

TRSM students recently had a peek behind the curtain of one of the most revered luxury retail brands in the world. The Sector Studies Fashion class (offered through TRSM’s Retail Management program) had a rare opportunity to tour the brand’s flagship Toronto store in the company of Benoit Louis Vuitton, a sixth-generation member of the…

Ask BCH: What’s the worst mistake you can make on your resume?

So you’re ready to apply for a job. You’ve done your research, updated your resume and cover letter, and you’re about to send in your application. Hopefully you’re feeling confident about your chances, but it’s never a bad idea to take one final look to make sure your resume is perfect. Did you know there…

Ask BCH: What’s your #1 social media job search tip?

Everybody knows social media is a handy tool for finding a job, but what do the experts say about the best strategies and approaches? We asked the experts at TRSM’s Business Career Hub: What’s Your #1 social media job search tip? “LinkedIn has a great Alumni feature where you can discover and sort alumni based…

Meet Your PAC Team!

Every TRSM student is different, and each TRSM program requires different study strategies for success. For the first time ever, the TRSM Academic Success Centre has hired a Peer Academic Coach (PAC) from each school to ensure we can provide support for students from every program. PACs are upper-year students trained to share study skills…

All About Co-op at TRSM

The buzz about TRSM’s expanding co-op programs is getting around, and we at TRSM’s Business Career Hub and the Ryerson Co-op Office are seeing a great amount of interest from students who want to know more about how they can apply to their program’s co-operative education option. Below are some of the most frequently asked…

Dr. Hong Yu: Improving the Shopping Experience for Older Adults

Dr. Hong Yu Director and Associate Professor Ted Rogers School of Retail Management  Picture a group of friends spending the day shopping at a mall, visiting their favourite stores. Imagine that same group shopping online or through a mobile app. In your mind, how old is the group? If you immediately pictured a group of…

Survey & Social Media Analytics: A Dynamic Duo

Donna Smith is a professor in the Ted Rogers School of Retail Management who uses Sysomos social media monitoring as a part of a “Sysomos in the Classroom” program. Professor Smith is conducting research using Sysomos MAP. Here, she shares her latest research into how social media marketing can influence a consumer’s jeans purchase. (Note:…