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Restaurant Week Kicks Off Today!

Cornwall's best chefs have gone all out to create some unique meals for Restaurant Week, a five-day celebration of Cornwall’s vibrant culinary scene. ... Born and raised in Cornwall, Sebastien (Mani) Manigat has over 10 years of hospitality, marketing and event management experience. A recent graduate of McGill's MBA program, Mani has also completed the Restaurant Management program at the French Culinary Institute in New York City. 

Published on : 27 Aug 2015

Is this video software company set to take hockey analytics to the next level?

What actually happened? What was actually important? Those are water cooler questions that go back a long time. They’re also questions that hockey’s number-crunchers have been chasing for some time now. The challenge in answering those questions, since day one, has been the quality of data. ... Buntin is the CEO of SportLogiq, the Montreal-based tech startup which is looking to change the way coaches, scouts, players, fans and broadcasters look at the game.

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

OnMobile Global Limited ("OnMobile") today announced the results for First Quarter FY2016 ended June 30, 2015

OnMobile Global Limited ("OnMobile") today announced the results for First Quarter FY2016 ended June 30, 2015.... Pascal Tremblay is currently President, Managing Partner of Novacap. He holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Sherbrooke and an MBA from McGill University.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Just in: At Cleveland, it’s new Canadian for old

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced a successor to its retiring executive director, Gary Hanson... He’s to be succeeded by André Gremillet, a Quebecois who has previously managed the symphony orchestras of New Jersey and Melbourne, Australia. Read full article: Slipped Disc, August 3, 2015

Published on : 06 Aug 2015

It’s time to reinvent the MBA

This op-ed was written by Mr. Ron Duerksen, chief strategy officer at the Desautels Faculty of Management, in partnership with leading business people and Desautels grads, listed at bottom.

Published on : 04 Aug 2015

Prime City One Announces Change in Directors and Officers

Prime City One Capital Corp. has accepted the resignations of three directors and officers namely, John Lorenzo, R.J. Stapell and Anton Ayoub and appointed three new directors and officers. 

Published on : 03 Aug 2015

MBA?: l’avis de décès était prématuré?!

Courrier des lecteurs: des dirigeants d’entreprises internationales se prononcent pour la réinvention, l’innovation et la créativité. Des articles récemment publiés ont mis en doute l’avenir des programmes de MBA et leur pertinence dans le monde. Les programmes de MBA sont-ils encore viables?? Les diplômés de MBA sont-ils toujours appréciés par les employeurs?? Read full article: Les Affaires, July 23, 2015

Published on : 27 Jul 2015

Cultural Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: Shalini Ganendra Fine Art

Usman W. Chohan has an MBA from Desautels (2014) in Strategy and Leadership. In 2015, he collaborated with Datin Shalini Ganendra’s gallery and cultural center, Shalini Ganendra Fine Art (SGFA), headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has previously served as a consultant at the World Bank Institute, and as the Special Situations Analyst of Global Equities at Natcan Investment Management.

Published on : 23 Jul 2015

Desautels celebrates 50 years of MBA impact

After 2,000 votes, a trio of distinguished alumni took home the title of Top MBA Impact Maker at the MBA 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner on May 23: Seymour Schulich, MBA’65, entrepreneur, philanthropist and author; Bertrand Cesvet, MBA’88, Executive Chairman and Senior Partner, Sid Lee; and the 2013 Hult Prize team.

Published on : 05 Jun 2015

Bombardier's new CEO could be on the hot seat at first annual meeting

Bombardier's new CEO is expected to be on the hot seat next week as he meets for the first time with shareholders who are clamouring for a turnaround plan after enduring a rough year by the struggling transportation giant. After just six weeks on the job, Alain Bellemare is unlikely to be blamed for the company's poor financial performance, which drove its shares down 45 per cent in the past year and 66 per cent since 2011. 

Published on : 04 May 2015

Making a Competitive Difference by Embracing Digital Technologies

Hamidreza Mafi is a strategy consultant at Accenture Inc, and is aligned to Enterprise Architecture and Application Strategy practice. He has completed his MBA studies with concentrations in Strategy and Finance from McGill University, and holds a Master of Engineering Management and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from University of Ottawa.

Published on : 01 May 2015

How Skateboarding Made Me a Better Marketer

This year, I’m celebrating 25 years of skateboarding. While I’ve skated all over the world and made a lot of incredible friends along the way it wasn’t until I read this article about skateboarding legend Rodney Mullen that I began to consider the overlap between my passion for skateboarding and my passion for marketing. ... Ben Plomion is VP of Marketing at Chango, where he heads up marketing and communications. 

Published on : 06 Mar 2015

Pierre Beaudoin steps down as chief in dramatic Bombardier shakeup

In a dramatic shakeup at family controlled Bombardier Inc., Pierre Beaudoin is stepping down as president and chief executive officer while his father, Laurent, is retiring as chairman and there are plans afoot for the possible sale of some business units. Former United Technologies Corp. executive Alain Bellemare is set to replace Pierre Beaudoin – who held the CEO position for 6 1/2 years – on Friday and Pierre Beaudoin will become executive chairman of Bombardier.  

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Nathalie Prezeau - Marcher pour voir

La vérité est que je me sens moi-même expat à Toronto. Originaire de Montréal, je suis arrivée dans cette ville il y a 22 ans. Sans l'appui de nos familles, mon mari québécois et moi-même avons élevé une famille et compté sur nos nouvelles amitiés pour faire notre place. C'est avec une mentalité de touriste que j'ai commencé à explorer la ville avec mon bambin de 2 ans, lorsque j'ai quitté mon emploi à temps plein. Je travaillais alors pour TFO, à la promotion des émissions pour enfants. ...

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Musicians Help Heal Wounds of Tragedy

Musicians are helping to heal the wounds of tragedy through artistic expression. In the heart-rending aftermath of the Taliban attack on Peshawar’s innocent schoolchildren, Pakistani musicians are using their art form to help the nation through its time of anguish. Foremost among these artists is Usman W. Chohan (Desautels MBA, 2014) through his project Urdudaan.

Published on : 23 Jan 2015