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$1 billion enough to keep Bombardier going, but company will need to sell planes to survive

With Bombardier struggling with a multi-billion dollar loss this year, the Quebec government is riding to the rescue.
Management professor Karl Moore agrees that Bombardier is a critical part of Quebec's economy.
"Part of it is that it's a great part of our history. One of Quebec and Canada's few multinationals developed and built around the world," said Moore.

Published: 2Nov2015

Best Business Schools 2015

Business school has been called a two-year job interview, and with good reason: For more than $100,000 and two years of study, MBAs hope to gain access to vast alumni networks, top-tier internships, and the very best jobs. Our annual ranking of full-time MBA programs now focuses on what most people hope to get after business school: a satisfying, well-paying job.
Full-Time MBA: International
#16 McGill (Desautels) 

Published: 2Nov2015

30 Under 30 – Jesse Abrams

If one had followed Jesse Abrams on a walk through the halls of General Mills when he was the company’s digital marketing lead, they would have heard friendly calls of “Twitter!” and “Facebook!” coming from of the cubicles.

Read full article: Marketing Magazine, October 5, 2015


Published: 2Nov2015

McGill tops Maclean's rankings for 11th straight year

Quebec universities did well in Maclean’s magazine’s 2016 university rankings. McGill University retained its place as the top-ranked university in the medical doctoral category for the 11th consecutive year.

Read full article: Montreal Gazette, October 28, 2015

Published: 30Oct2015

Don't Expect an End to Dual-Class Bombardier Shares: expert

Bombardier is reportedly getting a helping hand from the government of Quebec, but Karl Moore, Professor of Business Strategy, McGill University says you shouldn't expect any change to the dual-class share structure as a result. “I would say it’s 99 per cent that tomorrow (Thursday) the premier of Quebec will announce support for Bombardier,” said Karl Moore, a professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, citing conversations with senior people in both Bombardier and the provincial government.

Published: 30Oct2015

Don't expect an end to dual-class Bombardier shares: expert

Bombardier is reportedly getting a helping hand from the government of Quebec, but Karl Moore, Professor of Business Strategy, McGill University says you shouldn't expect any change to the dual-class share structure as a result.

Published: 30Oct2015

Stimulate Your Startup Career With A MBA

If you’re looking to start your own business, or to improve your skills in managing and developing an existing enterprise, an MBA degree is worthy of your consideration. 
... "I felt I needed some more grounding in business to help me develop Elevated Leisure into a more serious business by learning things relating to legal, tax, HR and all sorts of other disciplines in which I didn’t feel like I had enough experience.” Oliver Proudlock, MBA student at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and founder of Elevated Leisure.

Published: 30Oct2015

MBA combined degrees give graduates more options and appeal

Joseph Kam always had his eyes on the big picture. Soon after getting his PhD in neuroscience from McGill, he enrolled in the Desautels Faculty of Management’s combined MD-MBA program.
“After talking to people in the industry and seeing problems for myself, I became interested in healthcare management,” he says. “Being a doctor or doing basic research are both great. But healthcare management is a bigger issue that affects every Canadian.”

Published: 30Oct2015

The business class of higher learning

Those who can, do — and those who’ve done it all will always find more to do. It’s exactly those Type A personalities the McGill-HEC Montréal Executive MBA (EMBA) program attracts, and not without cause. The 15-month program involves one long weekend of classes per month, with two weeklong residential modules, one of which is spent abroad. People are often doing it in addition to full-time jobs, and, in many cases, they also have family responsibilities.

Published: 30Oct2015

How researchers are fixing the gender gap in MBA programs

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am in Vancouver, sitting down with Zoe Kinias from INSEAD, a leading business school just outside of Paris.

Published: 30Oct2015

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