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How McGill students created a new, more respectful Frosh

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:38

Mid-September: the time when universities and communities across Canada and the United States lick their wounds after yet another terrible Frosh (Freshman Orientation) season. Inappropriate behaviour, drunkenness, unruly young men and women terrorizing their neighbours, hospitalization, assaults — the tally is not for the faint of heart. We sometimes think of Frosh as we do of winter in Canada: one can only endure it.

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Creativity and collaboration: Not talking to your colleagues is holding you back

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:36

THERE’S plenty of hullabaloo surrounding the idea of creativity in the workplace. As the world grows increasingly automated, it seems natural to fear that creativity — the signature characteristic of human intellect — will become less and less important over time.

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Kelowna's Buntin to act as athlete ambassador for 2014 Skate Canada International

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:35

Olympian Craig Buntin returns home to Kelowna to act as the 2014 Skate Canada International Athlete Ambassador.

... Since retiring from skating in 2010, Buntin has completed an MBA at McGill University and worked as an entrepreneur. His most recent project is VeriSkate, a software app that is used to analyze the movements of figure skaters: how high they jump or throw, the distance the move travels, the speed at which it travels, the flow, the ice coverage.

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Three student lawyers get scholarship boost from MDM

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:33

Three young student lawyers yesterday got a $5,000 boost after top law firm Marshall, Diel & Myers split its annual scholarship award between them.

... Ms [Alexis] Haynes, who has graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University, also Canada, later graduated from Queen Mary, University of London with a law degree and will now read for her legal practice certificate and Master’s degree in law at the University of Law in London.

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Fait-on des aubaines aux boutiques hors taxes?

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:30

Un pied dans l'avion, l'autre dans l'aéroport, la directrice éditoriale des guides de voyage Frommer's passe certainement plus de temps à proximité des boutiques hors taxes que dans les centres commerciaux près de chez elle. Et pourtant, elle n'y fait jamais aucun achat.

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The Scottish independence movement learned from Quebec's failed votes for separation

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:27

The first time was in 1980 when Quebec’s premier, René Lévesque, called for a provincial referendum on pursuing a negotiated secession from CanadaThe key issue for the separatists was the preservation of the French language and culture.

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Divisive faultlines and the unplanned dissolutions of multipartner alliances.

Fri, 2014-09-19 17:04

Authors: Heidl, Ralph, Steensma, H. Kevin & Phelps, Corey

Publication: Organization Science, 25 (5) (September-October, 2014): 1351-1371

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Divisive faultlines and the unplanned dissolutions of multipartner alliances.

Fri, 2014-09-19 17:04

Authors: Heidl, Ralph, Steensma, H. Kevin & Phelps, Corey

Publication: Organization Science, 25 (5) (September-October, 2014): 1351-1371

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Upcoming Mini-MBA - Executive Development Course (EDC)

Wed, 2014-12-10 09:00 - Sat, 2015-01-10 20:00
Bronfman Building : Unit 601, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: $3995

Mini-MBA for changing times

This flagship program condenses key topics from leading MBA and EMBA courses into eight high impact days. It is designed to boost your career success through a comprehensive understanding of the pillars of business: strategy, marketing, financial acumen, negotiations and people skills.

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Contact: Customer Service Team
Organization: McGill Executive Institute
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Office Phone: 514-398-3970

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Building your brand in the era of digital marketing

Wed, 2014-09-17 14:01


This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Mitch Joel, who is the president of Twist Image, one of the top digital marketing firms in the world.

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