«Votre emploi ne devrait pas vous définir, vous définissez ce que vous faites, rappelle Tolulope Ilesanmi (MBA'05), cofondateur de l’entreprise d’entretien ménager Nettoyage Zénith. Être homme de ménage ne me définit pas, mais je le fais d’abord parce que j’aime ça.»
C’est pendant ses études au MBA à l’Université McGill que le Nigérian d’origine a eu la piqûre et où l’idée de lancer une telle compagnie, avec la complicité de sa femme Ibironke Oyekanle, a germé, parcours étonnant s’il en est. Le point sur ce domaine des plus méconnus.
Ann-Sophie Bettez (BCom'11), a McGill graduate and former BLG Award winner as athlete of the year in Canadian Interuniversity Sport, has been selected by the CIS as their nominee for best individual female university athlete honours for the third annual FISU Gender Equality - Sport Awards gala.
As the Canadian representative of the Fédération internationale du sport universitaire, CIS has put Bettez's name forward as well as a nomination for the University of Victoria's "SheKicks" campaign, which has been nominated in the special projects category.
MOOC, an acronym that's odd to pronounce, stands for Massive Open Online Course. In a nutshell, a MOOC allows free access online to top courses and teachers from elite universities.
"MOOCs are probably the most profound development in higher education in the past year," says Arshad Ahmad (MBA'81), an associate professor of finance at Concordia's John Molson School of Business. The experts envision classes of 100,000 students or more, from around the globe, taught by top professors with all the latest presentation tools.
Business school graduates once made a beeline for jobs in banking, accounting and marketing. But now many carve out careers in new or non-traditional fields. Here’s how three recent graduates are making a mark:
… Fady Dagher (EMBA’12)
Degree: Executive MBA, McGill University-HEC Montréal, 2012
Occupation: Chief inspector of innovative processes and operational practices, City of Montreal Police
Save the Date: October 17 – 19, 2013
Desautels Homecoming 2013
Reconnect and reminisce, make new connections, share accomplishments, and celebrate achievements at Homecoming 2013. Activities will honor alumni from the classes of 2008, 2003, 1998, 1993, 1988, 1983, 1978, 1973, 1968, 1963, 1958, and 1953.
The McGill Alumni Career Services is happy to announce the Backpack to Briefcase 2013 Series!
MidDel Consulting Announces the Promotion of Sean Spector, MBA, PMP to Principal, Energy Consulting Practice
MidDel Consulting is pleased to announce the Promotion of Sean Spector (MBA’97) to Principal of MidDel’s Energy Consulting practice. Sean will be based in Toronto, Canada.
… Sean attained his Project Management Professional (PMP) designation in 2010 and is a member in good standing with the Project Management Institute. He holds an MBA in International Business Management from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Martin Longchamps (BCom’96) is the new Vice President, Business Development, Digital Solutions for TC Media. He will remain in his current position of Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions for TC Transcontinental. The appointment is effective immediately.
Eric Winmill (BCom’97), mining equities research analyst with Casimir Capital, sees great potential for small-cap metals producers and developers in the Americas—home to good infrastructure, skilled workers and great geology.
In this Gold Report interview, Winmill also explains how "all-in" cash costs are making it easier for companies and investors to understand—and predict—cash-flow generation and identifies companies that he expects to take off.
The chances of a small business surviving passed its teething period are never good, with half of all startups falling to the wayside after five years. Here are four data collection methods that can help you beat the odds, even before starting your business.
… Gathering information through research is exactly what co-founders Zaina (BCom’05) and Rania Kana'an (BCom’08) did before they launched Ananasa, an online marketplace that enables artisans, artists and designers in the Middle East to sell their work worldwide.