YEAR IN REVIEW


In 2015, the Young Investor Program saw an increase of applicants to over 165 and we were able to accept 100 students into the program. 

WORKSHOPS WE RAN: 

ECONOMICS & INSURANCE
Michael Atkinson, G&F Financial Group

TYPES OF INVESTMENT
Simon Tso, Bridgemark Financial Group

CREDIT, DEBIT, AND STUDENT LOANS
Anson Lo, BC Hydro

INCOME TAXES
Eric Claassen, Classen Certified General Accountants

STOCKS
Matt Illich, Richardson GMP LTD.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Brendan Cooper, Deloitte Canada

One new workshop we added was the Business Career Explorations workshop, where our delegates got to hear from various working professionals in a Q&A setting. 

SIMON TANG
Software Development Manager, NTRUST

MANJOTE JHAJ
Articled Student, Slater Vecchio LLP

A big thank you to all our workshop leaders and business
professionals who presented to our students this year.

PETER WONG
Investment Advisor, Raymond James

NATASHA JUNG
Marketing Specialist, Deloitte Canada

MICHAEL DEEPWELL
Principal, Lamp Financial

We also started our Ambassador program where our program alumni can become further involved in the planning and improvement of YIP. Our Ambassadors this year, introduced our mini cases and wrote the final case at the closing competitions. 

2015 also saw our expansion on the east coast with our Toronto chapter! Workshops were hosted at the Schulich School of Business for our Toronto delegates. We are excited to see what 2016 has in store, as we continue to improve the Young Investor Program.