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University of Alberta’s Next Top Entrepreneur

JA Northern Alberta & NWT has been given the unique opportunity to partner with the U of A Enactus Club as a case sponsor for the 2016 University of Alberta’s Next Top Entrepreneur, and we want to offer you a chance to be a part of the excitement!

Enactus is an international non-profit organization that believes in investing in students who take ENtrepreneurial ACTion for others to create a better world for US all. Enactus aims to shape generations of passionate entrepreneurs with a competitive spirit by encouraging and facilitating the implementation of projects that create economic opportunity while meeting the 3 P’s: People, Planet, and Profit.

Enactus University of Alberta is hosting a case competition on December 2 and 3, 2016. It is open to all students on campus giving them the opportunity to take their existing knowledge in areas from accounting, operations management, environmental practices, and then applying it to “real-world” corporate situations. This year, JA is providing the topic for the case, which will help expose our organization to a vast audience of students, professors, entrepreneurs, and business professionals.

U of A Enactus has also asked whether we might have enough interest to provide judges for the competition. Judging will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. They are looking for a maximum of 8 people linked to JA. As a judge, you will listen to a variety of 10 minute pitches and select the teams with the most successful plan for tackling the challenge we presented to them the day before.

If you would be interested in hearing more about the competition or potentially signing up as a judge, please let Keith know at by Thursday, November 24.