Category Archives: Communications

Project Plan

In BADM 318, we completed a project plan

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MBA Possibilities

In recent years I have been very interested attending a graduate school of business, and I have been very determined in finishing my education in a strong fashion.   For this reason I decided to consider my options in applying for … Continue reading

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BCAMA “Pure Networking” Event

I attended my first BCAMA networking event.   The event was held at a local pub/restaurant to support its causal theme.  I am a big supporter of these networking events and high recommend it to anyone.   Really enjoyed it and … Continue reading

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Top 10 Marketing Research Tools

My semester in university has challenged me to start investing in learning some of Google’s tools for marketing research.   I was quite surprised at what I found!  Google has some really great tools that can be beneficial for conducting research … Continue reading

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Random Week of Kindness

I am always interested in learning how to become a better leader.   This semester I decided to take advantage of a Leadership course offered by the university. To demonstrate leadership, my group developed a one-week event during November 2009, called … Continue reading

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Clothes, Cash, and Cans

Another class I attended was Event Marketing.  The class required a team of individuals to create a unique event within the Capilano University campus parameters. Our group decided to have run a clothing and food drive where we asked faculty … Continue reading

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Finance Beyond High School Workshop

In the summer of 2009, I gladly participated in the 1st Finance Beyond High School Workshop.  The workshop was built by a group of KPMG employees who felt motivated to help high school students learn how to save and invest money. … Continue reading

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Starting from scratch; developing a marketing and distribution plan for a new vodka distributer in Canada

For a course called business policy and strategy, my team had to find a client in the business world that wanted help with an aspect of their company. For example, a plan for restructuring their HR department, or help with … Continue reading

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My learning path

My education has been an interesting path. I attended a private school in Vancouver whose pedagogy is developed from the ideas of a man named Rudolf Steiner. The school is called Waldorf and its education is learning in the purest … Continue reading

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What do I do for a hobby?

I am one of those lucky individuals that get to participate in a hobby while getting paid for it. I am a professional horse trainer and I spend on average, five days a week training show jumping horses. I spend … Continue reading

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Developing a business plan for my own entrepreneurial adventure!

I was enrolled in an entrepreneur and small business class that required us to create an actual business plan. (Note: I have chosen to leave out the company information for privacy and confidentiality reasons.)We had to develop an entire business … Continue reading

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My Research Article Blog:

I recently completed a research blog that highlighted the reality that wedding planners are Project Managers too. Please refer to the link to see the details of the blog. This blog was an interesting experience for me, because it promoted … Continue reading

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Current Project

Currently, I am developing a project plan for a wedding. This assignment is for a Project Management course; however, my team is working with a real-life client and we are actually creating the plan for her wedding. The project plan … Continue reading

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Who am I?

Hello! My name is Mairin Platt. I recently graduated from Capilano University, with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. I am focused on Strategic Human Resources Management, but also have an avid passion for Marketing. I have a number of … Continue reading

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MS Project

Microsoft Project (or MSP) is a project management software program developed and sold by Microsoft which is designed to assist project managers in developing plans, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing budgets and analyzing workloads. My team and I … Continue reading

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Developing a training seminar for a fictional winery:

In early 2009, I took an interesting Performance Management course. This course really helped to highlight the importance of performance management, and how it is so easily overlooked in the organization. In fact, performance management should be strategically linked to … Continue reading

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Skills and Interests

I was a volleyball Player for Capilano University Blues – 2006/2007 and Seaquam Girls Volleyball Team (Captain) Was Senior MVP, Provincial All-Star, and Junior Provincial Title, MVP for Seaquam Volleyball clubs I played for were Fraser Valley Volleyball Club (Team Captain) … Continue reading

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My Hobby

My current hobby is dodgeball, it is a great hobby that requires teamwork and coordination.  It is similar to working with small teams in a business environment, it requires everyone in the team to participate in order to achieve the goal … Continue reading

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BCAMA Event

Will attend an event soon.

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Entrepreneur Small Business Project

For this project my partner and I had to create a small business.  We had to design a business plan and cost-benefit analysis report which can be presentable to the bank in order to receive a loan to start the … Continue reading

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Management Project

For one of my previous projects in my management class, my group and  I had to design a business and tackle all the barriers that come with opening a new business.  The project includes situational analysis, alternative analysis, problems, solutions, marketing … Continue reading

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Another Project

Currently I am working on another project for my business system information class.  This class requires students to show a good understanding of computers and the hardware and software that associates with them.  The project requires me to design a … Continue reading

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Research Article Blog

For my marketing research class I have created a blog about food culture in Vancouver.  In the blog I used secondary research to gather information about the cultures residing in Vancouver and the style of food they have introduced to … Continue reading

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Colddraft Consulting

Currently, I am part of Colddraft Consulting, as a team we are working on a marketing research project.  Our goal of this project is to identify whether it is a viable idea for a restaurant to extend business hours in Vancouver, British … Continue reading

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Hobbies/Interests

I am always quite busy working, however, in my spare time, I am a Volvo enthusiast as well as a photographer.  I have my own dark room at home, and have even developed some colour prints without a machine.  I … Continue reading

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