MBA Program news
Desautels alumni, Aldo Albert Daniel Bensadoun, O.C. (BCom’64) and Seymour Schulich, O.C. (MBA’65), were appointed Officers of the Order of Canada. Lawrence S. Bloomberg, C.M., O. Ont (MBA’65) was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada.
Catherine Awad from McGill University in Canada, gives an insight into the Canadian recruitment market, and explains why an MBA can help HR professionals stand out from the crowd.
Craig Buntin has been on the competitive figure skating scene for more than two decades. He has been three-time Canadian Champion, and placing 5th at the World Championships along with his partner Valerie Marcoux. Craig recently founded Teabean, a coffee and tea company in Montreal. He was also the first student to be accepted to do an MBA at McGill University without an undergraduate degree.
So why don't we recycle polystyrene instead of sending it adrift? The technology does exist, says Tamer Boyaci, an assistant professor at the Desautels faculty of management at McGill University -- the problem is the cost.
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.’