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La revolución tranquila en las escuelas de negocios (sí, también tienen su Podemos)

Uno de los paradójicos efectos de la crisis fue el aumento del prestigio de las 'business schools'.
...“Los MBA forman a la gente equivocada con métodos equivocados y traen consecuencias equivocadas”, llegó a afirmar uno de los más importantes gurús del 'management', Henry Mintzberg.

Read full artticle (in Spanish): MSN Noticias, October 6, 2015


Published: 15Oct2015

High tech tailor offers suit shopping convenience with curb-side fittings

It's a Friday afternoon and mergers and acquisitions lawyer Giancarlo Salvo squeezes in a break at the Dentons law firm to get measured for a suit and dress shirts. He heads down to the lobby of Montreal's Place Ville Marie and steps into the Tailor2Go van parked out front where tailor Nathan Kong is waiting.

Read full article: Financial Post, October 5, 2015


Published: 15Oct2015

Investissements PSP embauche un professeur et une associée de KPMG

Guthrie Stewart est nommé vice-président et chef mondial des marchés privés. Il est présentement professeur adjoint à la faculté de gestion de l'Université McGill depuis septembre 2007, selon les informations disponibles sur LinkedIn.
Nathalie Bernier devient vice-présidente, planification stratégique et d'affaires, et chef de la direction financière du gestionnaire de portefeuilles.

Published: 15Oct2015

“HÁ UM BOTÃO PARA DESLIGAR”

O professor canadense Henry Mintzberg irá receber neste ano um prêmio da Thinkers pelo conjunto de sua obra. A entidade publica o ranking dos 50 pensadores de negócios mais influentes da atualidade a cada dois anos. Época NEGÓCIOS entrevistou Mintzberg em 2010. Confira os melhores momentos do bate-papo.

Read full article:  Época NEGÓCIOS, October 2, 2015

Published: 5Oct2015

Simons: cap vers la modernité

En 1953, la société nord-américaine vit la prospérité d'après-guerre. Pour La Maison Simons, c'est une quatrième génération qui s'installe aux commandes, avec l'arrivée de Donald SimonsNé en 1929, le jeune homme d'alors 24 ans détient un baccalauréat en commerce de l'Université McGill (1949), et une maîtrise en administration des affaires, avec mention honorable, obtenue à l'Université Northwestern de Chicago (1950). Il acquiert de l'expérience dans un grand magasin de Chicago, avant de revenir à Québec prendre sa place au sein de l'entreprise.

Published: 5Oct2015

GE expansion suggests Canadian manufacturing may get boost from U.S. gridlock

Canadian manufacturing could be on the brink of a much-needed investment boost from an unlikely source: the U.S. government.
... “Given that our dollar is weak, the timing is such that, if we are ready, we can take advantage absolutely,” said Saibal Ray, associate dean at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

Published: 5Oct2015

Canada’s Best MBAs 2016: The Top 10 MBA Schools by Reputation

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.

Published: 2Oct2015

Queen’s to receive Can$50m naming gift from Canadian entrepreneur

Queen’s University School of Business will today announce that it has received the largest ever donation to a Canadian business school, with a Can$50m pledge from financier and entrepreneur Stephen Smith. It is also the largest gift given to Queen’s University in its history.
... In Montreal, McGill University became the Desautels school in 2005 following a Can$22m donation.

Published: 2Oct2015

McGill only Quebec university to make top 100 in world rankings

McGill University is the only Quebec university to make the top 100 in the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. McGill was ranked 38th overall out of the 800 universities ranked worldwide, placing one rank better than it did last year. Université de Montréal was ranked 113th, Université de Laval was in the low 200s, and both Concordia University and Université du Québec à Montréal were ranked in the 400s. Université de Sherbrooke ranked in the 500s.

Published: 2Oct2015

Scholarship gives wings to undergrads who want to study abroad

Canadian business students have opportunities to study abroad, but financial barriers sometimes get in the way of pursuing an international experience. With that in mind, HSBC Bank Canada this week announced financial support for 60 business students from 10 Canadian schools over the next three years to spend a semester abroad as part of their undergraduate degree.

Published: 2Oct2015

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