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Tuition Hikes Aren’t Stopping MBA Applicants

Lower tuition costs are a selling point for MBA programs outside the U.S. But some schools are starting to bring their fees more in line with U.S. schools, and they’re finding it doesn’t necessarily deter applicants. This week Financial Times covered recent changes at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada and Vlerick Business School in Belgium. The report highlighted an interesting pattern: after dramatically increasing their tuition, these schools are attracting more applicants.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, MBA
Published on : 17 May 2016

DESJARDINS - Le mouvement renforce son bureau de représentation en Europe

Le mouvement Desjardins, premier groupe financier coopératif au Canada, renforce son équipe au sein du bureau de représentation européen basé à Paris, avec la nomination de Rémy Paris. 

Published on : 05 May 2016

Poxel Announces Election of Pierre Legault as Chairman of the Board of Directors

POXEL SA (Euronext - POXEL - FR0012432516), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel treatments for type 2 diabetes and metabolic disease, today announced that Pierre Legault has been appointed the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Legault joined Poxel's Board of Directors in February 2016 and will succeed Dr. Thierry Hercend, who will continue to support Poxel as a member of its Board.

Published on : 19 Apr 2016

Poxel annonce la nomination de Pierre Legault à la présidence du Conseil d’Administration

Pierre Legault a rejoint Poxel en apportant plus de 35 ans d’expérience de l’industrie biotechnologique et pharmaceutique. Il est membre du Conseil d’Administration de Tobira Therapeutics (Président du Comité d’Audit), de ceux d’Iroko Pharmaceuticals et de NephroGenex. Au cours de sa carrière, M. Legault a été Président, Directeur Général et Directeur Financier de plusieurs sociétés cotées incluant Eckerd Pharmacies, NephroGenex, OSI Pharmaceuticals et Rite Aid. Il a occupé plusieurs fonctions seniors chez Sanofi-Aventis et sociétés précédentes. M.

Published on : 19 Apr 2016

How A Team Of Graduate Students Are Planning To Significantly Enhance Ticketmaster’s Business

For those who may not know, every year the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference holds the First Pitch Case Competition. The competition is designed to give top graduate students the opportunity to work with a major sports organization to analyze and evaluate their most challenging issues. This year, teams worked with Ticketmaster to explore better ways for the company to improve its partnership with the NBA through a multitude of different technological advancements.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, MBA
Published on : 12 Apr 2016

MBA students win MIT Sloan Sports Analytics First Pitch Case Competition

Desautels MBA students Jorge Tatto, Deepti Kaul, and Christian Mathews-Gagne triumphed over 43 other teams from around the world to win 1st place at the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference’s First Pitch Case Competition held on March 11 to 12. Taking second and third places were Cornell University and Old Dominion University, respectively.

Published on : 15 Mar 2016

CAE’s Sonya Branco appointed Chief Financial Officer

CAE today announced that it has appointed Sonya Branco as the Company's Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective May 23, 2016, after the Company has reported its fiscal 2016 year-end results. She succeeds Stephane Lefebvre who has recently accepted a leadership position with le Cirque du Soleil, a company held by private equity. ...

Published on : 03 Mar 2016

Sportlogiq réinvente l’analyse du hockey

Un an à peine après sa création, l’entreprise Sportlogiq, lancée par deux diplômés de McGill, compte déjà 10 équipes de la LNH parmi ses clients. « Nous découvrons des choses au sujet de la façon de jouer au hockey que personne avant nous n’a découvertes », lance Craig Buntin, cofondateur de Sportlogiq.

Published on : 19 Feb 2016

Five Canadian universities make the Financial Times' MBA rankings. Only one from Quebec: McGill

McGill made it to No. 85, an improvement over last year, when it was No. 100 on the FT Global MBA rankings. The other four universities that made it this year are: 60. University of Toronto: Rotman. (Last year: 53) 88. Western University: Ivey. (Last year: 97) 93. Queen’s University: Smith.  (Last year: 86) 96. University of British Columbia: Sauder. (Last year: 81)

Published on : 26 Jan 2016

Rosy job market for MBAs runs contrary to overall economic malaise

Several hundred aspiring MBAs will descend on Vancouver and Toronto next week for the first two Canadian stops this year on the QS World MBA Tour, which brings about two dozen Canadian and international business schools under one roof for a day-long recruitment pitch.

Published on : 22 Jan 2016

Une diplômée de McGill dans le 30 Under 30 de Forbes!

Quelle meilleure façon de commencer l’année 2016 pour Shobhita Soor, sortie diplômée en droit en 2015 de l’Université McGill ? Car en effet, comme le rapporte Canadian Lawyer Mag, la jeune femme de 26 ans, qui s’est dit très « reconnaissante de figurer en si bonne compagnie » a été identifiée par le magazine Forbes comme l’une des avocates les plus prometteuses de l’année. Lire l’article complet: Droit-Inc, 20 Janvier, 2016

Published on : 21 Jan 2016

McGill law grad makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Recent McGill University law grad Shobhita Soor says she is “grateful to be in good company,” after being recognized by Forbes magazine as a breakout talent of 2016 30 Under 30 list.  Along with her teammates — while studying in the joint civil-common law and MBA program — Soor helped create a company that addresses food security around the world with innovative technology.

Published on : 18 Jan 2016

Canada’s Best MBAs 2016: The Top 10 MBA Schools by Reputation

6. Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University Full-time Program Length: 20 Months  Full-time Program Cost: $79,500 Real-world exposure is key to Desautels’ program, with all students taking part in a 10-day international study trip and completing an experiential component consisting of a paid internship, study-abroad experience or field practicum.

Published on : 02 Oct 2015

MBA students learn leadership skills through improv

MBA students at the Desautels Faculty of Management are immersing themselves in the world of the performing arts as a way to improve leadership skills through a unique workshop in collaborative leadership which uses theatrical improvisation techniques. Taught by actor, writer and producer Rob Nickerson, the workshop includes a series of progressively layered exercises in which students come to both intellectually understand and also experience the benefits of collaboration; seeing when it is present and also when it is absent.

Published on : 02 Oct 2015

Nouveaux défis, nouveaux programmes

Refonte de programmes, développement de spécialités, formules d'enseignement revues, choix de nouveaux axes stratégiques, besoins récemment identifiés chez des employeurs: les MBA (Master of Business Administration) sont constamment en évolution dans les universités québécoises. Coup d'oeil sur quelques tendances actuelles.

Published on : 02 Oct 2015