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Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Need innovative ideas? Then tap into your board members’ expertise

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Michael Useem [a management professor] from the Wharton Business School. So Mike, you do a lot of research on boards, how can boards help with innovation?

Published on : 30 Oct 2014

Marvin Corber, Robert B. Winsor to receive honorary degrees

Two outstanding contributors to Montreal community organizations will be honoured at McGill’s fall convocation ceremonies. Marvin Corber and Robert B. Winsor will both receive Doctor of Laws honorary degrees. The convocation ceremonies will be held Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Salle Wilfrid Pelletier, Place des Arts. Two ceremonies will take place that day, the first at 10 a.m. and the second at 3 p.m. ... Marvin Corber

Published on : 23 Oct 2014

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

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

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

More Schools Say ‘No’ To The Economist

Economist’s list of the 100 best MBA programs in the world published yesterday (Oct. 9). The U.S. institutions that have bowed out include Babson College, the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School, Purdue University’s Krannert School, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Published on : 16 Oct 2014

Networking tips for the busy parent

Being able to meet new people, expand your connections, and build personal rapport is a key element in business today. But anyone who struggles with balancing career and family knows well the challenge of finding time for networking. ... Estelle Metayer (@Competia) is the principal and founder of Competia, a leadership and strategy consulting firm, and is an adjunct professor with McGill University’s leadership business programs.

Published on : 14 Oct 2014

Disclosures: A weekly look at odds and ends from the business world

The website of the World Retail Congress, which just concluded its annual confab in France, asks “Why Paris in 2014?” Why, indeed, British retail CEO Andy Street might have asked. The chief of department store chain John Lewis made his way to the conference last week to receive the award for Best Omnichannel Retailer (No, we don’t know what that means, either). ... A big voice in philanthropy

Published on : 14 Oct 2014

Entrepreneur stretches herself by opening fitness studios

It has been a journey of nearly a decade and it’s not over yet, but for Alexandra Schwartz, starting her own business lets her Breathe. ... Ms. Schwartz made her move into her own business after working for a dozen years as a manager and buyer for Italian designer Gianni Versace, then getting her MBA at McGill University in Montreal. After that, she moved to Los Angeles to work at American Apparel’s headquarters.

Published on : 14 Oct 2014

Évoluer pour affronter la concurrence

Il y a quelques décennies, apposer les trois lettres MBA (Master of Business Administration) à son nom faisait le plus grand effet auprès des employeurs. Maintenant, les programmes se sont multipliés, les diplômés MBA sont nombreux et il faut creuser davantage pour connaître la valeur réelle du diplôme. ... Employabilité

Published on : 02 Oct 2014

Double and triple threats: When an extra degree pays off

Sam Sadeghi’s career seems to be on a trajectory that only goes up. The electrical engineer has been working full-time in his field since graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Ryerson University in 2004. He continued to work full-time while pursuing a master’s in power electronics, which he earned from Ryerson in 2008. The only time he didn’t work was when he took a four-month leave in 2009 to take core courses for his master’s in business administration at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Published on : 25 Sep 2014

Nicola Wealth Management Opens Newest Office in Toronto to Manage Rapid Growth

Nicola Wealth Management (NWM), an independent financial planning and portfolio management firm serving high net worth individuals and families, opened a new office in Toronto to expand its presence in Eastern Canada and accommodate clients in the Greater Toronto Area. The Toronto office is situated at Suite 1702 - 2 Bloor Street West, joining Western Canada locations in Vancouver, Kelowna and Richmond, B.C.

Published on : 22 Sep 2014