MBA

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.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA, Canadian Business
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

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.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA, mcgill reporter
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

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.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA, Don Melville, Marie-José Beaudin
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

Les étudiants qui s'inscrivent aux programmes de MBA vont chercher des outils qui les aideront à transformer leurs rêves en réalité. En voici quelques-uns qui ont accepté d'expliquer leurs motivations et leurs ambitions.

... Guillaume Charpenel
Faculté de gestion Desautels de McGill Cofondateur de Solexium (projets solaires sur toits)

Classified as: MBA, MBA Alumni. Guillaume Charpenel
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

When British entrepreneur Oliver Proudlock visited France for a ski season he didn’t expect to sell a chalet and begin his start-up journey. Here is his story... 
“I sold a small guest house in the French Alps for a friend a little over half a decade ago and stumbled upon a business model that really worked. I’d begun with a three-bedroom chalet in 2009, perched above the town of Chamonix, offering catered accommodation during the winter ski season and turning into a backpackers lodge once the snow had melted... "

Classified as: MBA, entrepreneurship, Oliver Proudlock
Published on: 21 Aug 2015

MBA students Sankalp Sachdeva, Brandon Groper, Nico Drohojowski, Abolfazl Keighobadi Lamjiri (Professional MBA), and Vasu Subrahmanian, won the prestigious Consulting prize and ranked 2nd overall at the 2015 USC Marshall Global Consulting Challenge.

Classified as: MBA, PMBA, MBA News, Abolfazl Keighobadi Lamjiri, Brandon Groper, Nico Drohojowski, Sankalp Sachdeva, Vasu Subrahmanian
Published on: 12 Mar 2015

A number of the Silver and Magic Circle law firms are offering to part fund MBAs as a method of retaining their top performers, according to recruitment firm Legal Professionals. The legal recruitment specialist revealed that firms have become increasingly creative with their retention methods in an effort to prevent talent with three to five years’ experience from moving on. One way of doing this is to tap into the growing trend of some lawyers who are looking to develop wider business skills.

Classified as: MBA, MBA-Law
Published on: 6 Mar 2015

On March 13-14, McGill students Amanda Chalupa (MSc in Social & Transcultural Psychiatry), Alyssa Wiseman (MBA-Law), Attiya Hirji (BA in International Development), Lida Faridian (MBA) and Vivien Leung (Law), also known as team MILA, are headed to San Francisco to vie for the US$1 million Hult Prize to launch their social program.

Classified as: MBA, Hult Prize, MBA News, MBA students
Published on: 16 Feb 2015

Dans la société nord-américaine, beaucoup de gens misent sur le couple pour être heureux. La relation amoureuse devient le baromètre de leur vie, un passage obligé dans l’évaluation de leur réussite en tant qu’être humain. Or, cette dépendance à l’autre pour être heureux amène bien souvent son lot de déception, de souffrance, d’anxiété et de stress.

Classified as: MBA, MBA Alumni, MBA Program, Louise Mercier
Published on: 11 Nov 2014

The Board of Directors of Goodfellow Inc. (TSX: GDL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Denis Fraser as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective December 1, 2014.

... Mr. Fraser is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and of the MBA program at McGill University. He also completed the Advanced Executive Program at Kellogg School of Management.

Classified as: MBA, MBA Alumni, CEO, MBA Program, Denis Fraser, Goodfellow Inc.
Published on: 11 Nov 2014

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management consistently does well in rankings of the world’s best business schools. For instance, Bloomberg Businessweek, the granddaddy of rankers, says the Toronto school is the 11th best globally, outside the United States.

Classified as: MBA, masters, Don Melville, MBA Program, bloomberg businessweek
Published on: 6 Nov 2014

Deb Nelson’s first “aha” moment came as she stood on the pavement outside a Montreal restaurant, struggling to summon the courage to go inside. 

... Montreal resident Tolulope Ilesanmi, company founder and chief executive officer, believes cleaning is as much a spiritual service as a physical act. For the past two years, he has invited executives to tap into a deeper sense of purpose by coming to Montreal and working alongside his professional cleaning crews. Ms. Nelson was one of those pilgrims.

Classified as: MBA, MBA Alumni, Tolulope Ilesanmi, Zenith Cleaning
Published on: 6 Nov 2014

Craig Buntin sits with his laptop overlooking the rink at Prospera Place and with a few taps on his keyboard pulls up a video and graphic of three-time world champion Patrick Chan.

... He initially searched for a separation from figure skating, and created TeaBean, a coffee and tea company based in Montreal which he eventually sold. He applied to the MBA program at McGill University, and became the first person accepted into the program without an undergraduate degree.

Classified as: MBA, MBA Alumni, MBA Program, Craig Buntin
Published on: 3 Nov 2014

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