MBA

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.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA, MBA Alumni, Faculty Advisory Board, Alberta Cefis
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

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.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, MBA, Professor, cleghorn professor
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

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.

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Discussing The Client Investment

Classified as: MBA, EMBA Alumni, Yeona Jang
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

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.

Classified as: MBA, EMBA Alumni, MBA Program, Andean Gold, AndeanGold Ltd., Board of Directors, Diego Angulo
Published on: 18 Oct 2014

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.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA, The Economist, MBA Program
Published on: 16 Oct 2014

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.

Classified as: MBA, the globe and mail, competia, estelle metayer, Professor, Adjunct Professor, MBA Program
Published on: 14 Oct 2014

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

Classified as: MBA, PhD Program, Marcel Desautels, BCom, McGill University, MBA Program, Suzanne Fortier
Published on: 14 Oct 2014

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.

Classified as: MBA, MBA Alumni, MBA Program, Alexandra Schwartz
Published on: 14 Oct 2014

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

Classified as: MBA, La Presse, Don Melville, MBA Program, Marie-José Beaudin
Published on: 2 Oct 2014

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.

Classified as: MD-MBA, Vedat Verter, MBA, MD/MBA, MBA Program, Sam Waserman
Published on: 25 Sep 2014

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.

Classified as: MBA, EMBA Alumni, MBA Program, Kostas Andrikopoulos, nicola wealth management, NWM
Published on: 22 Sep 2014

The economy has changed dramatically in the 30 years since Doug Bergeron first entered the work force and, of course, Bergeron, 53, has changed with it. Best known for leading the group that purchased the credit- and debit-card terminal makerVeriFone from Hewlett-Packard for $50 million in 2001, as CEO, he transformed it into a multinational, multi-billion-dollar company.

Classified as: MD-MBA, MBA, Jui Ramaprasad, MD/MBA, Assistant Professor
Published on: 22 Sep 2014

Mid-September: the time when universities and communities across Canada and the United States lick their wounds after yet another terrible Frosh (Freshman Orientation) season. Inappropriate behaviour, drunkenness, unruly young men and women terrorizing their neighbours, hospitalization, assaults — the tally is not for the faint of heart. We sometimes think of Frosh as we do of winter in Canada: one can only endure it.

Classified as: BCom, McGill University, MBA, students, management, MUS, frosh, management frosh, montreal gazette
Published on: 22 Sep 2014

Olympian Craig Buntin returns home to Kelowna to act as the 2014 Skate Canada International Athlete Ambassador.

... Since retiring from skating in 2010, Buntin has completed an MBA at McGill University and worked as an entrepreneur. His most recent project is VeriSkate, a software app that is used to analyze the movements of figure skaters: how high they jump or throw, the distance the move travels, the speed at which it travels, the flow, the ice coverage.

Classified as: MBA, MBA Alumni, Craig Buntin, olympian, Skate Canada, Skate Canada International, Skate Canada International Athlete Ambassador, VeriSkate
Published on: 22 Sep 2014

1. Est-ce le bon moment dans ma carrière?

Même si leurs noms different parfois, les principaux programmes de MBA offerts dans les universités sont le MBA à temps plein, le MBA à temps partiel et le MBA pour cadres, ou Executive MBA (EMBA), qui s'adresse aux cadres expérimentés. 

... La moyenne pour les étudiants de l'Université McGill au MBA est de cinq ans. L'EMBA s'adresse à des personnes qui ont souvent déjà une fonction de cadre.

Classified as: MBA, EMBA, EMBA Alumni, McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), Masters in Business Administration (MBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), Don Melville, Jean-Francois Bertrand
Published on: 9 Sep 2014

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