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Best Business Schools 2015

Mon, 2015-11-02 09:41

Business school has been called a two-year job interview, and with good reason: For more than $100,000 and two years of study, MBAs hope to gain access to vast alumni networks, top-tier internships, and the very best jobs. Our annual ranking of full-time MBA programs now focuses on what most people hope to get after business school: a satisfying, well-paying job.
Full-Time MBA: International
#16 McGill (Desautels) 

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Top Business Schools for Corporate Finance 2015

Mon, 2015-10-26 11:12

Corporate finance generally refers to the activities that go on in a firm’s finance department, which can include everything from analyzing financial statements to managing capital funds. Many who aim to go into corporate finance jobs find that an MBA that’s heavy in quantitative and analytical curriculum can be a safe bet. Careers in corporate finance range from financial analyst to chief financial officer (CFO).

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North American business schools lead on sustainability teaching

Fri, 2015-10-23 11:14

Humanity is faced with a list of daunting challenges.
... That was followed by Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, a program that has successfully reorganized itself in recent years around the more holistic concept of “integrated management.”

Read full article: Corporate Knights, October 8, 2015

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Le principal programme de formation des administrateurs au Canada est lancé à Ottawa

Thu, 2015-10-15 11:51

L'Institut des administrateurs de sociétés (IAS), la principale association nationale d'administrateurs et de conseils d'administration au Canada, a annoncé aujourd'hui que son programme phare, le Programme de formation des administrateurs (PPA), s'élargit à nouveau pour inclure Ottawa parmi ses villes d'accueil.

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Canada’s Best MBAs 2016: The Top 10 MBA Schools by Reputation

Fri, 2015-10-02 15:26

6. Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Full-time Program Length: 20 Months 
Full-time Program Cost: $79,500

Real-world exposure is key to Desautels’ program, with all students taking part in a 10-day international study trip and completing an experiential component consisting of a paid internship, study-abroad experience or field practicum.

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Queen’s to receive Can$50m naming gift from Canadian entrepreneur

Fri, 2015-10-02 13:44

Queen’s University School of Business will today announce that it has received the largest ever donation to a Canadian business school, with a Can$50m pledge from financier and entrepreneur Stephen Smith. It is also the largest gift given to Queen’s University in its history.
... In Montreal, McGill University became the Desautels school in 2005 following a Can$22m donation.

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Scholarship gives wings to undergrads who want to study abroad

Fri, 2015-10-02 12:21

Canadian business students have opportunities to study abroad, but financial barriers sometimes get in the way of pursuing an international experience. With that in mind, HSBC Bank Canada this week announced financial support for 60 business students from 10 Canadian schools over the next three years to spend a semester abroad as part of their undergraduate degree.

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MBA students learn leadership skills through improv

Fri, 2015-10-02 11:31

MBA students at the Desautels Faculty of Management are immersing themselves in the world of the performing arts as a way to improve leadership skills through a unique workshop in collaborative leadership which uses theatrical improvisation techniques. Taught by actor, writer and producer Rob Nickerson, the workshop includes a series of progressively layered exercises in which students come to both intellectually understand and also experience the benefits of collaboration; seeing when it is present and also when it is absent.

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Nouveaux défis, nouveaux programmes

Fri, 2015-10-02 10:41

Refonte de programmes, développement de spécialités, formules d'enseignement revues, choix de nouveaux axes stratégiques, besoins récemment identifiés chez des employeurs: les MBA (Master of Business Administration) sont constamment en évolution dans les universités québécoises. Coup d'oeil sur quelques tendances actuelles.

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HSBC: New 'formula' lowers barrier to education: (10 top Canadian business schools) x (six $10,000 awards from HSBC) = 60 deserving undergrads experiencing a semester abroad

Thu, 2015-10-01 11:07

HSBC Bank Canada has partnered with 10 top universities from coast to coast, establishing a new Award to help some of Canada's most deserving and internationally-minded students break through the financial barriers associated with completing an international university exchange program.

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