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Academia Rolls Out Insect-Based Flour to Feed Malnourished Populations in Developing Countries

Sat, 2013-10-05 11:18

Reality dictates that there is actually more than enough food on this planet, not to mention vastly more food-growing potential, than we have all been led to believe by social engineers and the mainstream media.

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Power flour made of crickets

Wed, 2013-09-25 11:48

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Will Your Full-Time MBA Pay for Itself?

Sun, 2013-09-15 17:59

Many university graduates, who have recently entered the workforce, as well as professionals with years of experience, are trying to decide whether to pursue a full-time MBA.
... The cost of tuition for domestic students pursuing a full-time MBA varies greatly from province to province, with Ontario being the most expensive. Below is a sample of the tuition fees charged at some of Canada's top-rated business schools, according to the Financial Times global ranking :
... McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management
Global rank: 76
Total tuition cost: $72,500

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When an MBA is not just an MBA

Sun, 2013-09-15 17:58

When Abram Chan started thinking about what he wanted to do after finishing his psychology undergraduate degree two years ago, an MBA came to mind.

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Hult Prize Accelerator Preps Competitors for $1m

Thu, 2013-08-15 10:26

The problem: finding a high-quality source of protein for hundreds of millions of people that can be raised quickly, without consuming a lot of land, water, and other resources.
... Gabe Mott, an MBA student at McGill University in Montreal, said he and his teammates, the winners of the Boston regional competition, hadn’t expected to get into social entrepreneurship, but the Hult Prize opened opportunities.

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A Quick Glance at My MBA Internship

Wed, 2013-08-14 10:54

My name is Mo Sedki and I’m an MBA Management Consulting intern with Accenture, based in the Calgary office.

When I started the MBA program at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, I knew that I wanted to kick off my career in Management Consulting. I, however, had never worked as a consultant and had no prior experience working for a global company. So, when I was offered the opportunity to join Accenture in Calgary for 12 weeks, I was more than stoked!

Source Site: /desautels

Hot Cities Report: Russia Is Many Things, But Boring Isn't One of Them

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

Ten months ago, I volunteered to help organize Desautels’ fifth annual Hot Cities of the World trip. I enjoy the challenge of detailed logistics; in my pre-MBA life, I booked national concert tours and publicity campaigns. As it turns out, booking a Canadian tour and booking a Russian trip for 44 people are very different beasts.

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Is an MBA the Next Step for You?

Fri, 2013-05-24 12:34

If you’re looking to further your career in business, there’s a good chance that you’ve considered undertaking an MBA. Yes, a programme such as this can bring about great future benefits and has real potential to accelerate your career. But how much do you actually know about MBAs, and have you weighed up all the pros and cons?

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Crickets for Dinner Anyone? A Crazy, Yet Clever Idea from Students of McGill University

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

Five students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Canada offered a rather innovative (read bizarre) solution to the challenge of the 2013 Hult Prize, considered by some as the Nobel Prize of the b-school arena. Responding to the challenge of developing a viable social enterprise to tackle the challenge of food security for urban slum dwellers, these students have offered crickets as an inexpensive source of food as well as a new source of income.

Source Site: /desautels

Desautels Students' Concept of Solving Urban Hunger with Diet of Crickets Scores Big Points in Social Entrepreneurship Contest

Mon, 2013-05-06 09:59

A world without hunger could mean a world with a lot more crickets, according to a team of MBA students at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management.  

...This year's social issue, personally selected by former President Clinton, is centered on the global food crisis in urban slums, affecting more than one billion people worldwide. Mohammed Ashour, McGill's team captain, said his idea was base solely on the concept of insect consumption.

Source Site: /desautels