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Couche-Tard jumps ocean to bulk up

Quebec corner store king Alain Bouchard has finally jumped the pond. Now he faces the critical test of keeping the retail empire he steers growing on two sides of the Atlantic.

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Published on : 19 Apr 2012

Variations on the theme of global MBA courses

Prospective MBA students have a vast selection of courses to choose from. They also have access to some interesting alternatives that are designed to offer a slightly different business education experience, but still in a global setting.

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Published on : 19 Apr 2012

Tout petit, la planète!

À l'automne 2012, l'Université McGill introduira un nouveau programme de maîtrise en administration des affaires (MBA) typique des grandes tendances dans le domaine: le MBA International Study. En plus de la formation habituelle, les étudiants prépareront un voyage d'études d'une dizaine de jours à l'étranger pour questionner entrepreneurs et dirigeants.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2012

Un domaine en mutation

Qu'on n'en doute pas: les diplômés en administration des affaires (MBA) de nos universités québécoises recevront au cours des cinq prochaines années une formation sensiblement différente de celle qu'on donnait il y a 20 ans.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2012

Talking Management with Karl Moore: How does leadership fare under stress

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Michael Useem, a senior professor at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2012

Programmes contingentés ou pas?

Au Québec, certains programmes de maîtrise en administration des affaires (MBA) sont contingentés, alors que d'autres ne le sont pas. Chacun a ses propres critères d'admission. À l'Université McGill, le MBA est aussi très contingenté. «Nous acceptons environ 30% des candidats. Nous sommes les plus sélectifs au Canada», affirme Don Melville, directeur du MBA à la faculté de gestion Desautels.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2012

Et le salaire?

La maîtrise en administration des affaires (MBA) est traditionnellement perçue comme un premier pas vers une promotion. Si on regarde les statistiques salariales des diplômés des différentes universités, il semble que ce soit toujours vrai aujourd'hui.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2012

William Shatner: The Dossier

Degree: Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, class of 1952

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Published on : 18 Apr 2012

McGill kicker Austin Anderson a favourite for upcoming CFL draft

MONTREAL — With the annual CFL draft just around the corner, again this year, a few local university prospects are on the radar. One of then is McGill kicker Austin Anderson.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2012

MBAs Attract Current and Former Soldiers

With leadership skills honed in battle and experience shouldering far more responsibility than their civilian peers, many former military officers are enrolling in M.B.A. programs to get one of the key attributes they lack -- knowledge of the business world

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Published on : 17 Apr 2012

Tarnished Air Canada

The ongoing dispute between Air Canada and its unions may be at a turning point in the airline's history. Desautels' Karl Moore comments.

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Published on : 14 Apr 2012

Un million pour McGill

La Faculté de gestion Desautels de l'Université McGill annonçait le 5 avril qu'elle a reçu un don d'un million de dollars de la Banque Scotia. Cette somme a permis l'aménagement d'une salle de conférence à la fine pointe de la technologie, ainsi que la création de bourses de recherche pour les étudiants les plus prometteurs inscrits au programme de MBA.

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Published on : 13 Apr 2012

First past the post

PERHAPS it’s because the Olympic torch is about to start wending its way across Britain (albeit for most of the way in the back of a truck), but there seems to have been an increasing interest in teaching the business aspects of sport recently. EMLYON business school in France, for example, begins its new MSc in Sports and Outdoor Industry Management this autumn.

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Published on : 13 Apr 2012

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Open strategy creates challenges for consultants

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks with Richard Whittington, a professor at the Said Business School at Oxford University.

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Published on : 12 Apr 2012

Professor Henry Mintzberg wins 2012 BPS Irwin Outstanding Educator Award

Professor Henry Mintzberg has been chosen to receive the 2012 BPS Irwin Outstanding Educator Award by the Business Policy and Strategy (BPS) division of the Academy of Management.

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Published on : 12 Apr 2012