Revealed December 12, 2022 at 1:48 pm
College students from Niagara School’s College of Enterprise and Administration win second place at OCMC 2022, held in Toronto. (Provided photograph)
Niagara School’s Enterprise and Administration college students have come second in a pressure-cooker provincial advertising competitors – 5 instances, the truth is – however the school was fast to level out this was their most various group of rivals.
Of the 18 Niagara School college students competing within the Ontario Faculties’ Advertising Competitors (OCMC) 2022, held in Toronto’s Seneca School, 15 of them have been Worldwide college students.
The annual case-based competitors attracts the most effective and brightest enterprise college students from schools throughout the province to compete in case-based enterprise challenges, a quiz bowl match and extra.
Whereas the school has participated in OCMC for greater than 20 years, Professor and Program Coordinator Terri Champion, who has been teaching their OCMC groups for 20 years, mentioned this 12 months’s rivals was its largest and most various.
“For a lot of of worldwide college students, competing on this occasion could be very difficult as they’re typically not all the time as assured of their language talents in addition to generally uncertain about among the cultural references and advertising business practices distinctive to Canada/North America,” mentioned Champion.
“This group surpassed our expectations in each manner and have been a really hard-working group that totally embraced the problem.”
Along with the school’s general second place win, many college students have been acknowledged for particular person achievements at OCMC 2022, together with:
- First place award – Advertising Case – Niny Plaza and Ana Maria Granda Ospina;
- First place award – Retail Case – Erica D’Amore and Richelle Billones;
- Second place award – Entrepreneurship Case – Isabelle Wartabedian and Erica D’Amore;
- Second place award – Prospect Pitch – Brittany Davies and Catherine Ball;
- Third place award – Job Interview – Gabriel Paulino Alexandre;
- Fifth place – Superior Advertising Case – Roberto Villao and Sobhanjana Bose; and
- Fifth place – Market Analysis Case – Juan Velasquez Palma and Tania Escobar Gomez.
“OCMC supplies college students with the chance to develop their understanding of gross sales and advertising. The scholars not solely acquire data in regards to the business but in addition develop their self-confidence,” mentioned April Tyrrell, Affiliate Dean, Enterprise and Administration.
“It’s a high-pressure setting as they’ve a brief period of time to arrange a presentation after which should show to the judges that their resolution to the case is the most effective. Their capability to focus and current their concepts boldly will serve them nicely as they enter the office.”
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