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2016 Best EMBAs: Louise Richer, McGill University & HEC Montréal

Louise Richer

McGill University & HEC Montréal

“From day one, Louise stood out in our program. She studied psychology. She used to be a stand-up comedian. What could someone like her contribute to the learning of her EMBA classmates? A lot!”

Age: 63

Location: Montreal (QC), Canada

Family Members: Théo Lepage-Richer (son)

Published: 14Jun2016

Grand Prix in Montreal: Friday night at the McLaren party at the Ritz-Carlton

Going through the foyer to the ballroom, we bumped into regulars of this yearly Soirée: radio host Mitsou and her husband Iohann Martin. TV host and producer Eric Salvail, radio and TV host Isabelle Racicot with husband music executive Donald Robins. Also there, TV host and producer Herby Moreau. It wasn’t long before I got to catch up with Montreal notables Lynn and Andy Nulman, McGill professor Karl Moore, restaurateur Carlos Ferreira (Euro-chic in green pants). And, wanting to get some Just For Laughs exclusives, I cozied up to its COO, Bruce Hills: no dice. 

Published: 14Jun2016

Rising price of textbooks reaches a tipping point

Jochen Wirtz is pleased to describe himself as a best-selling writer. He has co-authored a textbook on services marketing that he not only uses as professor at the National University of Singapore Business School, but which has sold more than 700,000 copies.

Published: 14Jun2016

Zopa CEO Jaidev Janardana: Leading UK P2P Lending with Superior Service, Transparency and Cutting-Edge Fintech

Armed with an undergraduate degree in Electronics from Dharmsinh Desai University and MBAs from both the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and McGill University, Jaidev Janardana spent 12 years with Capital One, in the US and the UK. He was the CMO for Capital One UK, responsible for Marketing, Product, Credit and Risk Operations for the UK business and was instrumental in bringing the UK business back to profitability and growth. 

Published: 14Jun2016

Introverts: How finding an unlikely partner can transform your work life

We know that introverts prefer to work alone or in small groups. These quiet, inwardly-focused types usually do their best work with concentrated focus, away from ruckus of brainstorming sessions and team mash-ups where extroverts thrive.

Published: 14Jun2016

Big picture is better: The social implications of construal level for advice taking

Publications: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes

Authors: Jean-Nicolas Reyt, Batia M. WiesenfeldYaacov Trope. 

Abstract:

Published: 10Jun2016

Sustainability Innovations in Business Programs

Launched in fall of 2014, Desautels’ new programming in Managing for Sustainability was designed for students who wish to combine managerial and business knowledge with a solid understanding of the interlinked economic, social, and ecological challenges of achieving sustainability. It integrates management studies with fundamentals of environmental science and sustainability and is offered in collaboration with its co-designers, the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Geography.

Published: 9Jun2016

The evolution of business schools: Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University

Desired skillsets are constantly changing and adapting to the needs of ever evolving businesses across the globe. Therefore business schools must change what they teach. Professor Morty Yalovsky tells Emily Sexton-Brown about these changes…

Read full article: Changeboard, July 29, 2016 

Published: 9Jun2016

Seminar: Effective Leadership

2May201709:00
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3May201717:00
Bronfman Building McGill Executive Institute, 6th floor, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5

Lead with agility and integrity
 

 

Seminar: Essential Management Skills

2May201709:00
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4May201717:00
Bronfman Building McGill Executive Institute, 6th floor, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5

Enable your transition to the manager role
 

 

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