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Desautels Faculty of Management unveils Alphonse-Desjardins Trading Room

MONTREAL, March 2, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Students at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management are now able to deepen their understanding of financial markets by learning to use sophisticated analytical tools, thanks to a state-of-the-art trading room provided by Desjardins Group, Canada's leading cooperative financial group.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2012

MBA diary: Switching from the accelerator to the sustain pedal

Last month students at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada travelled to South Africa to experience the country’s business environment and discover its intricacies. Melanie Walsh reports on what they found.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2012

Cresval Announces Appointment to Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Feb 28, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Cresval Capital Corp. (the "Company") CA:CRV +6.67% is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Gosselin to the Board of Directors. Mr. Gosselin (MBA’83) holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from McGill University.

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Published on : 28 Feb 2012

R250 000 shot in the arm for Ubuntu Centre

The Ubuntu Centre in Zwide, Port Elizabeth last week received a substantial R250 000 donation from Mutual & Federal and a visit from 37 Canadian MBA students from McGill University who want to raise funds for the centre.

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Published on : 27 Feb 2012

Employers like these MBA schools

Several Canadian business schools are among those in an international survey cited for making “huge improvements” in becoming known to employers as preferred sources for MBA graduates. The QS Global 200 Business Schools Report asked more than 2,000 international employers last year where they actively recruit for graduates, analyzing the top 200 global business schools with full-time MBA programs

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Published on : 24 Feb 2012

Managerial mindsets

The International Masters Program in Practicing Management (IMPM) is about doing a better job, not just getting a better job, finds Poonam Jain. Participants are graded on a "Reflection" paper at the International Masters Program in Practising Management (IMPM). Why? "Reflection is an important constituent in producing well grounded managers as we are not interested in producing MBAs.

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Published on : 20 Feb 2012

The shortest course at McGill offers the biggest rewards!

As part of McGill's "5 Hot Cities of The World Tour"; thirty MBA and undergraduate students are traveling in South Africa and meeting with government officials, business executives and community leaders as they visit Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

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Published on : 20 Feb 2012

Business dull, 65 B-schools across India to shut down

MUMBAI: On the academic floor, the MBA programme was once supreme. Arrogantly and unambiguously, it became the final sign-off to schooling, attracting not only those interested in business but also all those who wanted to master the tools of management. That hubris, thanks to its own profligacy, is now being shaken.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2012

IIMs retain their lustre

MUMBAI: For students who choose not to apply to any of these lesser-known colleges, the decision is a no-brainer: the curriculum is farfrom business reality, faculty is minimal and, most importantly, few respectable companies participate in the course-end recruitment drives.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2012

Canadian Invasion – ‘We come in Peace bearing Gifts’

A group of 30 students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Quebec, Canada are on a mission to raise $20 000.00 for the Ubuntu Fund here in Port Elizabeth. Founded in 1906, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University has been hailed as a top international business school by the Financial Times, BusinessWeek, Le Figaro and America Economia.

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Published on : 17 Feb 2012

The Ones to Watch: Desautels Hot Cities of the World Tour

As part of McGill’s “5 Hot Cities of The World Tour”; thirty MBA and undergraduate students will be traveling to South Africa and meeting with government officials, business executives and community leaders as they visit the beautiful cities of Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

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Published on : 15 Feb 2012

More MBAs bank on jobs in resources

The volatility of financial markets is forcing the latest generation of MBA students to rethink their career plans. Traditionally, the MBA has paved the way for graduates to enter high-paying jobs in the banking industry. But this is changing, as business schools adapt to the new reality.

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Published on : 11 Feb 2012

Four cities, 12 days, a $20,000 target

The “hot cities tour” is the shortest course offered by McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, but surely ranks among the most intense and rewarding. On Feb. 16, about 30 undergraduate and MBA students who were selected by an independent panel head to South Africa to meet top business, government and community leaders in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

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Published on : 11 Feb 2012

Hot Cities South Africa 2012 Campaign is Now Open

Desautels students have launched their second trailer for the upcoming Hot Cities Tour to South Africa. They need your help in reaching a goal of $20,000 for the Ubuntu Education Fund and creating awareness among at least 10,000 people.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2012

Business experience required

The McGill University Executive MBA 16-month-long course, which is a joint Desautels Faculty of Management and HEC Montreal project, suggests candidates have a minimum of 10 years in business, five of that in a managerial position.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2012