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Professor Gregory Vit: "The Risk in Risk Management: Financial Organizations and the Problem of Conformity" book release

Thu, 2015-03-12 16:28

McGill Desautels Professor Gregory Vit's book: The Risk in Risk Management: Financial Organizations and the Problem of Conformity was reviewed in the March 2015 Issue of Organization Studies. The reviewer, Professor Iain Munro, concluded: "…this book deserves to be widely read and I have no doubt that its scrupulous lessons will better equip us and our students to avoid such financial misadventures in the future."

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Prochaine étape prometteuse pour le Centre Magnétique

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:32

C’est avec beaucoup d’émotions et d’ambitions que Cécile Branco-Côté et Bernard Darche étaient de retour à McGill la semaine dernière, eux qui avaient remporté la Coupe Dobson en juin 2014 avec leur projet de Centre Magnétique, un lieu favorisant la collaboration de la communauté entrepreneuriale de Lac-Mégantic.


Read full article: McGill Reporter, Feburary 5, 2015 

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Start-UP Plan Writing Workshop

Wed, 2015-02-11 18:00 - 20:00

This workshop is for student entrepreneurs at McGill interested in mastering the art of writing a start-up plan.

Date and time: February 11, 2015 from 6:00 - 8:00pm

Location: Bronfman, Room 245

Register.

 

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McGill Start-UP Boot Camp

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:30 - 19:30

Hear from successful and unsuccessful McGill start-ups and learn about important legal aspects to consider for your team and start-up. There will be three networking sessions including one organized activity that culminates with you pitching in front of successful entrepreneurs. Open to all McGill students.

Date and time: Friday, January 30, 2015 from 9:30am – 7:30pm

Location: Bronfman, Room 151

Register.

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2015 McGill Dobson Cup - Business Plans Due

Thu, 2015-02-19 12:00 - Thu, 2015-02-26 00:00

Do you have a great business idea? The McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition is you opportunity to present your business and social enterprise ideas to seasoned business experts for feedback, mentorship, and a chance to win start-up capital. Over $100,000 in prize money will be awarded! Open to McGill students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Business plans due February 19 - 26, 2015.

Find out more.

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2015 McGill Dobson Cup

Thu, 2015-02-19 12:00 - Thu, 2015-02-26 00:00

Do you have a great business idea? The McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition is you opportunity to present your business and social enterprise ideas to seasoned business experts for feedback, mentorship, and a chance to win start-up capital. Over $100,000 in prize money will be awarded! Open to McGill students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Business plans due February 19 - 26, 2015.

Find out more.

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$1 million donation from the National Bank to the Fondation Montréal inc. fund-raising campaign

Tue, 2014-11-18 12:55

Creation of a business idea competition on Montreal university campuses, launched as part of "je vois mtl" (I see Montreal).

Fondation Montréal inc. enthusiastically announces one of the largest donations in its history, a major gift of $1 million from the National Bank. This contribution will enable Fondation Montréal inc., to create a competition for business ideas on the campuses of Montreal universities.

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McGill Thinkathon - Disrupt Montreal

Fri, 2014-11-21 09:00 - 18:00
Bronfman Building : Second Floor, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Hello World!

The Dobson Centre is organizing the first Thinkathon of 2014 to get developers, designers, and non-technicals solving an issue concerning the city of Montreal.

The whole day is going to be about identifying a major issue in Montreal relating to the improvement of the following:

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Ingénieurs: du laboratoire au marché

Mon, 2014-11-10 14:07

[McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition, Second Place Winner in For Profit track: LifePack is a light-weight, powerfully insulating, environmentally-friendly shipping container for temperature sensitive medical materials.  Compared to current shipping methods, LifePak reduces packaging waste by 50% and shipping costs by up to 35%.] 

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