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CTV Montreal: Are freight trains a risk?

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:11

McGill Prof Vedat Verter discusses a new train safety report.


Watch full video: CTV Montreal

Source Site: /desautels

Doobop, le chouchou d’Oprah et de Xavier Niel

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:09

On dit souvent qu’Oprah Winfrey a le pouvoir de faire ou de défaire les rois. Le business de Benjamin Bernet, un Français de New York, lui doit en tout cas beaucoup.

... Ce Parisien au CV sans faute (études à McGill, MBA à l’Insead) était il y a peu à la tête du marketing des parfums Armani chez L’Oréal, à New York. 

Read full article (in French): French Morning

Source Site: /desautels

Academic advising is not only about the 3-month form: a workshop for all clinical supervisors

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:30 - 12:00

 

 *This event is approved for up to 3 Mainpro-M1 credits by the Office for Continuing Health Professional Education (CHPE). The Office for CHPE, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Education (CACME).

Source Site: /familymed

Why leaders should learn to channel their inner introverts

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:08

The chief executive officer of a major Canadian multinational came to our MBA CEO Insights class and told us that, as an introverted leader, he had to put on his “game face” whenever he left his floor.

Source Site: /desautels

There's no such thing as a strategic plan

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:07

'Strategic' and 'Plan' are two different concepts. A strategy iswhat we need to do to get from A to B (and deciding on what point B actually is). The plan is more specific and tells ushow we will get to point B (the details).

... No review of the concept of 'Plan' would be complete without the contribution of the renowned academic Professor Henry Mintzberg of McGill University. He contends that the definition of strategy is a multiple one, composed of 5Ps: Plan, Pattern, Position, Perspective and Ploy. 

Source Site: /desautels

Creativity And Teamwork

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:02

There’s plenty of hullabaloo surrounding the idea of creativity in the workplace.

Source Site: /desautels

Cool courses: Full credit for variety

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:01

What do monster monsoons and costume design have in common? No, it’s not the eye of the storm and the eye of the needle (but good guess).

Source Site: /desautels

Piano Concert: Class of Martin Karlicek

Fri, 2015-03-27 20:00
Price: Free Admission
Source Site: /music
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Piano Concert: Class of Martin Karlicek

Sun, 2014-11-23 20:00
Price: Free Admission
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TrueCrypt users: migrate your data

Thu, 2014-08-28 15:41

The development of TrueCrypt ended in May after Microsoft terminated support of Windows XP. If you currently use TrueCrypt, you should migrate any data encrypted by TrueCrypt to encrypted disks or virtual disk images supported on your platform. Please note that IT Services can only support TrueCrypt and other encryption tools on a best-efforts basis.

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