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Coolest Classes In Canada Will Make You Wish You Were Still A Student

Hot Cities of the World Tour What it's all about: "A once in a lifetime opportunity to travel to Mongolia and South Korea (in 2014). Amidst sightseeing to 1,200 year old temples, going on horseback excursions, and visiting a towering statue of Genghis Khan, students met with business executives from a variety of industries such as banking, technology, and food and beverage as well as with public and non-profit leaders." Where: McGill University (but around the world)

Published on : 08 Sep 2014

Tepung Jangkrik yang Tinggi Protein Enak Diolah Jadi Cookies dan Cake

Tahun lalu, tim mahasiswa MBA dari McGill University Kanada memenangkan $1 juta (Rp 11,8 miliar) dari kompetisi Hult Prize. Mereka berhasil menciptakan 'power flour', yakni tepung lokal (gandum, jagung, singkong, dll) yang dicampur tepung serangga lokal.Read the full article (in Indonesian): detikFood

Published on : 08 Sep 2014

How much will Tim Hortons change?

Canadian coffee giant Tim Hortons has been acquired by Burger King and Canadians are worried. McGill University’s Prof. Karl Moore explains what can change about your coffee experience.Watch full video: Global Montreal

Published on : 29 Aug 2014

Air Rage

Matt Galloway spoke with Karl Moore. He is an airline industry consultant and an associate professor at McGill University in Montreal. Listen to the episode: CBC Toronto

Published on : 29 Aug 2014

Desautels Faculty of Management launches App for iOS and Android

Powered by Blackboard Mobile, the Desautels App brings an interactive campus experience to members of the Desautels community.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

A new way of MBA thinking pulls on outside disciplines

Great minds may think alike, but for some MBA programs, different minds can lead to great thinking.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Warp Speed: 6 CEOs who climbed the corporate ladder crazy fast

At 34, Daniel Schwartz isn’t exactly a child anymore. But it’s certainly tempting to label him as some kind of “wunderkind” given his meteoric career trajectory. He was 33 when he landed the top executive job at Burger King.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

EXECUTIVE MBA Alumni Profile - France Margaret Bélanger, McGill-HEC Montreal

Executive MBA degrees are renowned for providing candidates with the skills and confidence to embark on a career change. For corporate attorney, France Margaret Bélanger, the qualification from McGill-HEC Montreal saw her career change from legal practice to the ice hockey arena with the Montreal Canadiens.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Don’t tempt your employees to do the wrong thing

This Is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Northwestern’s Keith Murnighan.Read full article: The Globe and Mail

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

CTV Montreal: Are freight trains a risk?

McGill Prof Vedat Verter discusses a new train safety report. Watch full video: CTV Montreal

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Doobop, le chouchou d’Oprah et de Xavier Niel

On dit souvent qu’Oprah Winfrey a le pouvoir de faire ou de défaire les rois. Le business de Benjamin Bernet, un Français de New York, lui doit en tout cas beaucoup. ... Ce Parisien au CV sans faute (études à McGill, MBA à l’Insead) était il y a peu à la tête du marketing des parfums Armani chez L’Oréal, à New York. Read full article (in French): French Morning

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Why leaders should learn to channel their inner introverts

The chief executive officer of a major Canadian multinational came to our MBA CEO Insights class and told us that, as an introverted leader, he had to put on his “game face” whenever he left his floor.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

There's no such thing as a strategic plan

'Strategic' and 'Plan' are two different concepts. A strategy iswhat we need to do to get from A to B (and deciding on what point B actually is). The plan is more specific and tells ushow we will get to point B (the details). ... No review of the concept of 'Plan' would be complete without the contribution of the renowned academic Professor Henry Mintzberg of McGill University. He contends that the definition of strategy is a multiple one, composed of 5Ps: Plan, Pattern, Position, Perspective and Ploy. 

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Creativity And Teamwork

There’s plenty of hullabaloo surrounding the idea of creativity in the workplace.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Cool courses: Full credit for variety

What do monster monsoons and costume design have in common? No, it’s not the eye of the storm and the eye of the needle (but good guess).

Published on : 28 Aug 2014