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Developing a global leadership mindset

Sat, 2014-10-18 14:17

From using smart machines and big data to adopting cross-cultural management and understanding diversity, there are many ways to lead with a global mentality. Changeboard asks four leading academics for their insights.

Question one

Do you believe there is a mismatch between the skills that people possess and the skills needed for future business success? If so, how can this be addressed?

Source Site: /desautels

New Grand Challenges funding opportunities

Sat, 2014-10-18 13:54

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now inviting applications for three new Grand Challenges:

Source Site: /globalhealth

McGill Global Health Night 2014

Mon, 2014-11-03 18:00 - 20:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

The 2014 Global Health Night will be held at the McGill Faculty Club (3450 McTavish), on Monday, November 3rd, from 6:00 to 8:00pm. This annual event is held to highlight and foster the involvement of students and faculty at McGill in global health-related activities.

The evening will feature a guest lecture by Dr. Christy L Hanson and will also include the announcement of the Global Health Programs Photography Competition winner, the Faculty of Medicine’s Chan Prize winner and the Travel Awards Fall 2014 winners.

Source Site: /globalhealth

Global Health Seminars: Giving voice to TB patients through data

Mon, 2014-11-03 16:00 - 17:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 521, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

EBOH 50th Anniversary Seminar Series/Global Health Seminar Series
Giving voice to TB patients through data: how case-based data informed the 2015-2018 national plan for TB in Kenya
Dr. Christy L. Hanson, Dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship, Macalester College
3 November 2014, 4–5 PM
Room 521, McIntyre Building, 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal

Source Site: /globalhealth
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AndeanGold Announces Board of Directors Appointments

Sat, 2014-10-18 12:25

AndeanGold Ltd. ("the Company" or "AndeanGold") (TSX VENTURE: AAU)(LMA: AAU) is pleased to announce that Messrs. Diego Angulo and Alexander Pena have been appointed to AndeanGold's board of directors.

Source Site: /desautels

The power of not-for-profit ventures

Sat, 2014-10-18 12:19

Elizabeth Law FCPA first understood the power of not-for-profit ventures during her university days in Montreal, Canada, where she saw communities that were crying out for help.

Source Site: /desautels

Grand Challenges Canada Annual Report 2013−2014 released

Sat, 2014-10-18 12:11
Grand Challenges Canada, which is funded by the Government of Canada, supports Bold Ideas with Big Impact in global health.
Since their launch in 2010, Grand Challenges Canada has supported 538 projects in more than 70 countries, totaling $148M, and leveraged $190M in additional funding, including significant private sector investment.
Source Site: /globalhealth

The boom-and-bust Fed's rental society

Sat, 2014-10-18 11:54

Article By Reuven Brenner 

Now, as during World War II and up to 1951, the US Federal Reserve practiced what is now called quantitative easing (QE). Then, as now, nominal interest rates were low and the real ones negative: The Fed’s policy did not so much induce investments as it allowed the government to accumulate debts, and prevent default. 

Source Site: /desautels

Open Forums on McGill’s Financial Situation

Mon, 2014-10-27 10:30 - 17:00

Open Forums hosted by McGill’s Provost, Professor Anthony C. Masi, for students, faculty and staff on McGill’s financial situation will take place on Monday, October 27 at the following times and locations.

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Grand Rounds: "When Psychosis Makes Life Better: The Strange Case of Emperor Joshua Norton" - Eric Lis

Fri, 2014-10-24 11:00 - 13:00
Allan Memorial Inst. Hospital : South Seminar Room P1.082, 1025 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1
Source Site: /psychiatry
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