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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…