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This innovative approach to learning can also be found in Canada at the Desautels faculty of McGill University, with paintings that are used to get students to look at the world in a different way.
Also, out-of-classroom learning is becoming important with a focus on real-life application. A case in point is McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. In March 2011, as part of the 5 Hot Cities of the World Tour, a group of MBA students from Canada came to India for real-life lessons in economics, commerce, culture and more.
I did my Bachelors in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering at Lokmanya Tilak College of Engineering under Mumbai University. I worked for three years at Tech Mahindra Ltd starting as a software tester, progressed on to being a developer, senior developer and finally a work package co-ordinator before I joined the MBA programme at McGill. – Article by MBA student, Nisha Shankar
…Also, out-of-classroom learning is becoming important with a focus on real-life application. A case in point is McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. In March 2011, as part of the ‘5 Hot Cities of the World Tour,’ a group of MBA students from Canada came to India for real-life lessons in economics, commerce, culture and more.
...Another option is a dual degree programme, combining a general MBA with a master’s programme in subjects such as law, medicine, or engineering. The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal offers a joint MBA with an additional medicine or law qualification.
While there is much to be said for being proactive, the best strategy for today’s slow-growth, volatile environment may be one that is essentially reactive, a strategy in which CEOs, like some great athletes, allow the game–in this case, events—to “come to them.” This is emergent strategy, one that in a certain manner is formed on the fly, constantly reacting to events and fast-changing reality.
Canadian Business has released its annual MBA Guide and, along with it, a slideshow that shows potential students what they want to know most—which MBA gets the best return on investment?
Three Canadian business school professors have been named to an elite list of the “top 50” business thinkers in the world, according to a new global ranking released today, including Professor Henry Mintzberg.
Reinventing management education has been the prime mission of my colleague, Professor Henry Mintzberg, over the last 15 years. His book, Managers, not MBAs, created quite a stir when it was published in 2005.
Artistes, sportifs, militaires, humanitaires sont désormais les bienvenus dans les business schools, qui découvrent que la diversité est un atout de poids dans l'entreprise.
Desautels MD-MBA student, Jordan Isenberg, and Catherine Potvin have won the 2011 Schlamadinger Prize in climate change: forestry, land use and bioenergy, for their paper entitled, ‘Financing REDD in developing countries: a supply and demand analysis.’
Pradié, a six-foot, 175-pound defender, finished tied for sixth among Quebec league goal-scoring leaders with four and was 10th in points with five in 11 games. The 24-year-old MBA student is in his first year with the Redmen after transferring from the NAIA's Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
I received an email from Luis Duran from Mexico, an applicant and hopefully future student, asking for advise on getting accepted into the McGill MBA programme. I asked what my classmates thought. The general opinion is that the GMAT score is important but being a well rounded candidate is also important. – Article by Desautels MBA student, Boon Hoh
Now into the second year of McGill’s joint MD/MBA program, Isenberg already has completed his MBA work at Desautels – including a thesis on reducing hospital greenhouse-gas emissions – and has moved on to the four-year program of medical studies, with an eye to eventually practicing emergency medicine.
McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management draws top students with superstar professor Henry Mintzberg, an expert on general management and organizations who has co-authored 15 books and has been named to the Order of Canada.