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HULT PRIZE ONE MILLION DOLLAR START-UP CHALLENGE

Registrations are now open for the 2015 Hult Prize at McGill  Will you be the next winner of $1 Million? This year's President's Challenge will tackle Early Childhood Education. The Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill is proud to host a Campus Event which is part of the world's largest and most influential community! The best fact? We are all here to help you! 

Published on : 23 Oct 2014

What size university fits you?

Big? Small? Specialized? For those considering the kind of campus they would like to attend, here are some qualities to consider, based on the experience of students who attended different types of schools. ... The big school Travis O’Farrell, McGill University Class of 2010

Published on : 23 Oct 2014

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking

17. Alberta Cefis (MBA’79, Executive Vice-President and Head, Global Transaction Banking for Scotiabank and Desautels Faculty Advisory Board Member) EVP, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Scotiabank Global transaction bankers know all about cross-border operations. So it makes sense that Scotiabank's Alberta Cefis is dedicated to breaking down barriers in her professional and philanthropic efforts.

Published on : 23 Oct 2014

“Los bonus de los ejecutivos destruyen las compañías”

No le gustan los MBA. No le gusta George W. Bush. No le gustan los disparatados bonus de los ejecutivos. No le gusta el enorme poder de las grandes corporaciones en nuestras vidas. Y sostiene, con alarma, que se están dando algunas condiciones en Estados Unidos similares a las de la Alemania e Italia de principios de los años treinta del siglo pasado.

Published on : 23 Oct 2014

Vacations out for Canadian chief of aid group Doctors Without Borders

Vacations are a time for relaxing at the cottage or sunning on a beach – unless you’re Joanne Liu, the Canadian physician who is the loudest and most insistent voice in the global rally to contain the Ebola epidemic. ... “She wants to save the world,” said her good friend Conrad Sauvé, the Red Cross Canada CEO who studied with her at McGill for a master’s degree in health leadership.

Published on : 23 Oct 2014

Addressing Client Objections To EHR

Are your healthcare IT customers concerned about the cost of a new EHR (electronic health records) system? Make sure you let them know they’ll probably get their money back in less than a year. ...  Discussing The Client Investment

Published on : 23 Oct 2014

Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Consultants should park their attitudes at the border

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 Tarun Khanna from the Harvard Business School. What do you think is important for a [business] person going to an emerging country? How do we know we have someone who will do well there?

Published on : 23 Oct 2014

Country of the Month - Egypt

Dr Ghada Selim, MD, Lecturer of Cardiology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; Founding Director of cardiac rehabilitation unit, Ain Shams University, International Masters of Health Leadership participant, McGill University, Canada. Ghada Selim, Class 5 participant, establishes first comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation center in Egypt. Read full article: European Society of Cardiology, October, 2014

Published on : 23 Oct 2014

Developing a global leadership mindset

From using smart machines and big data to adopting cross-cultural management and understanding diversity, there are many ways to lead with a global mentality. Changeboard asks four leading academics for their insights. Question one Do you believe there is a mismatch between the skills that people possess and the skills needed for future business success? If so, how can this be addressed?

Published on : 18 Oct 2014

AndeanGold Announces Board of Directors Appointments

AndeanGold Ltd. ("the Company" or "AndeanGold") (TSX VENTURE: AAU)(LMA: AAU) is pleased to announce that Messrs. Diego Angulo and Alexander Pena have been appointed to AndeanGold's board of directors.

Published on : 18 Oct 2014

The power of not-for-profit ventures

Elizabeth Law FCPA first understood the power of not-for-profit ventures during her university days in Montreal, Canada, where she saw communities that were crying out for help.

Published on : 18 Oct 2014

The boom-and-bust Fed's rental society

Article By Reuven Brenner Now, as during World War II and up to 1951, the US Federal Reserve practiced what is now called quantitative easing (QE). Then, as now, nominal interest rates were low and the real ones negative: The Fed’s policy did not so much induce investments as it allowed the government to accumulate debts, and prevent default. 

Published on : 18 Oct 2014

Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: What makes for a charismatic leader?

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 Raina Brands [assistant professor of organizational behaviour] from the London Business School. ... Raina, you have been looking at charismatic leaders. Do men and women differ in respect to charismatic leadership?

Published on : 16 Oct 2014

Business schools work to bridge the gap between academia and industry

There’s a story Julian Barlow likes to tell people when he’s making a presentation. In 1995 he was teaching a transformational leadership course when a student asked if Barlow would lead a training session for his staff. ... Alex Kalil, professor at McGill’s Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies in Montreal, has been a long-standing proponent for injecting industry experience into the classroom. That’s because he has had a decades-long history conversing with students within and outside a campus environment.

Published on : 16 Oct 2014