Students fund first school for Syrian children in refugee camp

Published: 26Jan2016

Four students have set up the first school in an Iraqi refugee camp after meeting on the online course ‘Social Learning for Social Impact’ at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill...

Henry Mintzberg veut changer le monde

Published: 17Sep2015

Le professeur et trois de ses collègues de la Faculté de gestion Desautels ont créé le premier MOOC au monde destiné aux groupes.

On the Earth, for the Earth: Acting together for a cool planet


Hundreds of 2016 World Social Forum participants will meet to brainstorm new solutions to climate change. This is the wild idea of Henry Mintzberg, internationally renowned management academic.

Online Course Inspires Students to Create the First School in an Iraqi Refugee Camp near Dohuk

Published: 21Apr2016

Four students have set up a school in a refugee camp near the Iraqi city of Dohuk, the first of its kind within this camp. Having met through an online course run by the Desautels Faculty of...

McGill lance un premier «GROOC» sur l’entrepreneuriat social

Published: 18Sep2015

Le 16 septembre prochain, le début des cours se fera en ligne pour les élèves inscrits au premier « GROOC » (pour Group MOOC) de la faculté de gestion Desautels de McGill. À travers un MOOC ...

MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

Published: 26Jun2014

McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year.

Henry Mintzberg and “On the Earth, for the Earth”

Published: 8Aug2016

Hundreds of 2016 World Social Forum participants will meet to brainstorm new solutions to climate change on August 10 at Percival Molson Stadium....

A different kind of MOOC

Published: 2Oct2015

The Desautels Faculty of Management launched a world’s first on September 16, coining a new word in the process. According to the people who put the course together, “Social Learning for Social...

Enter the GROOC: Better Than a MOOC?

Published: 20Jan2015

Now we can call a MOOC for what it is: Missed Opportunity for Online Collaboration. Otherwise known as the Massive Online Open Course, the MOOC possesses a major downside – students get flexibility...

When the MOOC became a GROOC, we all became change-makers

Published: 30Oct2015

Do you remember the first time you heard about a 'MOOC'? Maybe it was through a sponsored ad on Linkedin. Or a friend's Facebook post urging you to enrol - along with her and 160 000 other...