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Is an MBA worth it? What business school can do for your salary in 2014

Thu, 2014-11-27 10:17

Desautels, Ivey, Rotman, Sauder and Schulich all cracked the top 100 on the Financial Times’ business school rankings in 2014. While FT’s list is the global standard by which programs are measured, determining the “best” business school is ultimately complicated and subjective, dependent on a plethora of metrics each individual can and should weigh differently.

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Women in Finance Panel Discussion with PSP Investments

Wed, 2014-12-03 17:00
Conference Center : 7th floor, 1250 René-Lévesque West , H3B 4W8
Great job opportunities on the investing side. This makes so much sense – get going!!
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Sugar Sammy gets last laugh with publicity stunt

Mon, 2014-11-24 14:35

One of the province’s best known stand-up comics is likely laughing all the way to the bank with a new advertising campaign.

... ”This is marketing 101,” Robert Soroka, a marketing professor at McGill University said.

The advertisement and the fallout is a well orchestrated publicity campaign that Sammy has executed perfectly.

Read full article: Global Montreal, November 21, 2014

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Career Prep 101

Wed, 2014-11-26 07:00 - 08:30

Career Prep 101

MANDATORY for all U0/U1s, U2s welcome

Advisor on duty: Peg Brunelle 

Learn the importance of engaging in your career development from day one. This workshop is your introduction to the Soutar Career Centre team dedicated to enhance the professional development of all Management students.

You will be guided through an interactive session to ensure that you take advantage of all the career tools and resources available.

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Career Discovery Series – HR Week: Speed Mock Interviews for students studying HR/OB, Labour Relations

Tue, 2014-11-25 17:30 - 19:00

This is an opportunity to get immediate feedback on your interview skills through the Speed Mock Interviews with 2 BCom Alumni.

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SAS Big Data and Analytics Boot Camp

Thu, 2014-11-27 17:30 - 19:00
Bronfman Building : Room 151, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Did you know that skills in managing Big Data and Analytics can dramatically increase your job prospects?

Join SAS Canada for an information session around the value and importance of analytics and how to build and develop these skills. In turn, learn how you can earn a summer internship. 

Date: November 27, 2014
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm 
Location: Room 151, Bronfman Building

***Open to BCom, MBA, and PMBA students.***

Register on myFuture.

Source Site: /desautels

Neither crisis mode nor complacency

Thu, 2014-11-20 10:56

In September, the Quebec government announced that McGill’s operating grant would be almost $15 million less than what it had proposed in the spring — and warned that a second wave of cuts were to come. On Nov. 12, Quebec’s universities and CEGEPs were hit with that new round of cuts, amounting to $31.6 million. McGill’s share is close to $5 million. Provost Anthony C. Masi talked to the McGill Reporter about this development, and the University’s ongoing underfunding situation.

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McGill celebrates top teachers

Thu, 2014-11-20 10:43

With the highest admission standards in Canada, McGill attracts many of the brightest students in the country and from around the world. Being entrusted to guide these exceptional students is a huge responsibility, which is why the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching was established in 2000 to celebrate teachers.

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Judicial appointments

Thu, 2014-11-20 10:38

The Judiciary today (November 19) announced 21 judicial appointments in the Magistrates' Courts.

The appointments include 16 Permanent Magistrates and five Special Magistrates. All appointments are made by the Chief Executive on the recommendation of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission. They will take effect from November 20, 2014.

... Mr Colin Wong Sze-cheung:

Source Site: /desautels

McGill's dynamic duo receive Top 8 Academic All-Canadian commendation from Governor General

Tue, 2014-11-18 13:09

Two student-athletes from McGill University were among the CIS Top Eight Academic All-Canadians honoured by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada -- and former principal at McGill -- at Rideau Hall in the nation's capital, Monday. Mariam Sylla, a basketball player and pharmacology student, as well as Cedric McNicoll, a hockey player and accounting major in the Desautels faculty of management, were representing the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec conference at the event.

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