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PhD Oral Defense: Chemical properties of organic amendments influence nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils

Thu, 2016-02-25 09:15
Barton Building : B1-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9


PhD Oral Defense of Anaïs Charles, Natural Resource Sciences.

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Mechanical Engineering Colloquium: Dr Chris Paredis

Mon, 2016-03-14 10:00 - 11:00
Macdonald Engineering Building : Room 267, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C3
Price: Free

Dr Chris Paredis from the G.W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering and H.M.

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Renewables: What holds us back? What moves us ahead?

Tue, 2016-03-08 18:30 - Wed, 2016-03-09 20:30
Centre Mont-Royal : 1000 Sherbrooke Ouest, 1000, rue Sherbrooke O., Montréal , H3A 3G4
Price: FREE | RSVP

Featuring speakers including Mark Z. Jacobson (Stanford University), Phil Radford (former Greenpeace Executive Director), Mark O'Malley (University College Dublin) and others!

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McGill crée un Master de Gestion en Finance - Les étudiants gèrent eux-mêmes la société de gestion de placements Desautels

Thu, 2016-02-11 19:10

La Faculté de gestion Desautels de l'Université McGill crée un nouveau Master de Gestion en Finance (MMF) sur douze mois. Le programme du MMF a été pensé pour préparer les étudiants ayant suivi des formations académiques variées aux métiers de la finance, notamment dans les domaines des services bancaires d'investissement, de la gestion des actifs, de la finance d'entreprise, de la gestion des risques et du conseil financier.

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A business conference like no other

Thu, 2016-02-11 19:08

McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management knows a lot about business education. The Montreal-based evenko, one of the world’s top concert promoters, knows a lot about organizing one-of-a-kind events. Working together, the two organizations have come up with an unusual and ambitious one-day business conference that will feature a roster of star speakers, including Wayne Gretzky, cosmetics pioneer Lise Watier and Scotty Bowman, who coached NHL teams to nine Stanley Cups.

APEX 2016 is the brainchild of evenko’s Brent Steer, BCom’09.

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Desautels Management Achievement Awards 2016

Thu, 2016-02-11 19:05

The 36th  Desautels Management Achievement Awards (DMAA) was held on February 6th. The event serves to recognize and honour the achievements of the leaders in Canadian business, and to provide an opportunity for students to network with industry professionals.

Read full article: The Bull and Bear, 11 February, 2016 

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How a company apologizing can improve a bad situation

Thu, 2016-02-11 19:00

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, talks with Maurice Schweitzer, a professor at the Wharton Business School.

Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, 10 February, 2016

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The challenge of merging new acquisitions with company culture

Thu, 2016-02-11 18:57

There are two different kinds of acquisitions: ‘scale acquisitions’ and ‘bolt-on acquisitions’, and we tend to focus on the latter. We like to buy a technology and ‘plug it in’, because our sales force and distribution channel are second to none. The last six deals we’ve done were all about technologies or products that we wanted to own. In these cases, some of the management team stays with us, but we’re really taking on a new product and adding it to our existing culture.

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McGill launches Masters of Management in Finance - Students to run Desautels investment management firm

Thu, 2016-02-11 18:54

McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management is launching a new twelve-month Masters of Management in Finance (MMF). The MMF program is designed to prepare students of any academic background for a variety of careers in finance such as investment banking, asset management, corporate finance, risk management, and financial consulting, among others. The program, designed for students without prior work experience, features a comprehensive curriculum that integrates advanced financial concepts and quantitative methods with real-world business practices.

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B2ten foundation is Olympic champion Jenn Heil's legacy

Thu, 2016-02-11 18:51

Ten years ago Thursday, a pint-sized Jenn Heil stood atop the mogul field in Sauze d’Oulx, Italy, with no regrets — regardless of what might have happened over the course of the next 26 seconds.

The 22-year-old McGill University commerce student had a note from her psychologist tucked in her pocket that read: “I’m ready. I know it’s going to be great.”

And great she was, exploding out of the gate and landing two monster jumps to win Canada’s first medal at the 2006 Olympics.

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