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Premium Drives Dating, Music Engagement, Revs

Wed, 2013-11-20 09:52

At the Mapping Mobile Conference at New York University’s Stern School of Business last week, panelists spoke about everything from consumer research to dating sites. One dominant takeaway is that people who are willing to pay for service to reduce advertising will generate a bigger pool of people willing to pay premium. The other grab: more and more subscribing, talking and listening is happening on mobile.

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Success Is What You Make It

Wed, 2013-11-20 09:51

What is success and how do you measure it? The experiences of a diversegroup of workers show how – and how much – they managed to balance career success with family responsibilities. Those who managed to strike the balance defined success on their own terms, had a strong sense of self and wereprepared to make trade-offs.

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Montreal Case Competition Teaches Chemistry & MBA Students Sustainability for the Real World

Tue, 2013-11-19 18:38

Last Fall, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and the McGill Department of Chemistry in Montreal collaborated to offer MBA and Chemistry Students the opportunity to participate in a unique two-day event. The case competition created opportunities to build a network of potential collaborators in business and chemistry. 

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Seminar: Diane Bailey, University of Texas, Austin

Fri, 2013-11-22 10:00 - 11:30
Bronfman Building : Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technologies

Diane Bailey
University of Texas, Austin

Date: November 22, 2013
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room 245


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McGill Team wins Japan MBA Case Competition

Tue, 2013-11-19 15:46
McGill MBA Japan students receiving their 1st place award

On November 17, McGill MBA Japan students Deb Tripathy, Lyal Clough, Satishi Juriani, and Taka Ishikawa took 1st place at the inaugural Japan MBA Case Competition (JMBACC). 12 teams from universities across Japan participated at this competition held in Tokyo.

Find out more about the JMBACC.

(From left to right: McGill MBA Japan students Deb Tripathy, Lyal Clough, Satishi Juriani, and Taka Ishikawa, receiving their 1st place award) 

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Mining and the MBA – B-School Students Work with Iron Ore Company of Canada Mines

Tue, 2013-11-19 15:23

45 MBA students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Canada, have engaged in a partnership with the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), where they will play the role of consultants to eight on-going projects. The students were recently taken on a field trip to visit Labrador City and the mines, located in Canada’s Far North. During their trip they met with President and CEO of IOC, Zoe Yujnovich, who is co-teaching their CEO Insights Class with Professor Karl Moore on the Desautels MBA program.

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Who Is the Most Influential Living Management Thinker?

Tue, 2013-11-19 14:42

The Thinkers50 2013 provides the answer. Described as the Oscars of Management Thinking, the global ranking is published every two years and is the essential guide to which thinkers and which ideas matter now - and which have been consigned to business history. Who gets the plaudits in 2013?

... Hall of Fame: 2013 also sees the creation of the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame. Among those given this accolade are Tom Peters, Henry Mintzberg, and the originators of the Blanaced Scorecard Robert Kaplan and David Norton.

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Regado Biosciences, Inc. Adds Global Pharmaceutical Business Veteran to Board of Directors

Tue, 2013-11-19 14:36

Regado Biosciences, Inc. (RGDO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the late-stage clinical development of its first-in-class, actively controllable antithrombotic drug system, REG1, today announced the appointment of Pierre Legault (MBA'89), MBA, CA, CPA, to its Board of Directors, where he will serve as Chairman of the audit committee.

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For Two Dancers, Business School Is Their Next Act

Tue, 2013-11-19 14:29

Just over a year ago, when Antonios Bougiouris suffered a dance-related injury that required hip surgery to repair, he figured his days as a ballet dancer where numbered.
... The answer lay in McGill University’s MBA program at the Desautels Faculty of Management, where Mr. Bougiouris is enrolled as a student in the graduating class of 2015.
... Like Mr. Bourgiouris, Ms. Viswanathan, 26, came to the MBA program after a satisfying performing career that started when the Canadian-born dancer of Indian descent was 9.

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McGill Dobson Cup Boot Camp

Fri, 2014-01-31 08:30 - 18:00
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Date: January 31, 2014 
Time: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Bronfman building

The McGill Dobson Cup (MDC) Start-UP Boot Camp is all about action, training, knowledge, and collaboration. You will learn from successful start-UP veterans, students, lawyers, as well as, through interactive activities with your peers. Keep your eyes open for potential business partners, they are all around you! 

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