How Edward Rogers got involved amid Guy Laurence's ouster

Rogers Communications Deputy Chairman Edward Rogers is making his presence felt at the company bearing his family name, after the ousting of Guy Laurence.

“You can’t have a company of Rogers’ size moving forward in a competitive marketplace without existing leadership filling the void,” management expert Karl Moore, a professor at McGill University, told BNN in an interview. "You’re not just going to keep the chair warm for that length of time."

Published: 27Oct2016

3D Signatures Inc. Introduces Business Advisory Board and Celebrates Recent Listing by Opening Toronto Stock Exchange November 2

3D Signatures Inc. is pleased to introduce the following internationally renowned senior biotech executives as members of the Company's Business Advisory Board.

Mr. Goodman was formerly a consultant with Bain & Company and also worked in brand management for Procter & Gamble. Mr. Goodman holds a B.A. from McGill University (Great Distinction) and the London School of Economics (1st Class Honours). Additionally, he holds an LL.B. and an M.B.A. from McGill University.

Published: 27Oct2016

How To Survive As A Young Female Entrepreneur When Building A Technology Business

To my fellow and aspiring young female entrepreneurs – I sometimes think that the closest feeling that you could possibly equate to starting your business is the same as if you were having a baby.

...I started my business while I was in my second year at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, and trust me, managing my time wasn’t easy.

Read full article: I Am New Generation, October 26, 2016 

Published: 27Oct2016

Why Canadian MBA programs want to attract more international students

Gabriel Werkhaizer may have managed multi­million-dollar budgets in his hometown of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, but it was only this year that he learned how to say some financial words in English, such as “accruals.” The 30-year-old moved to Montreal last year with his wife and two-year-old daughter to earn his MBA degree at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

Published: 27Oct2016

Éric Marceau nommé vice-président et chef des services financiers chez Groupe V Média

Éric Marceau est nommé au poste de vice-président et chef des services financiers chez Groupe V Média. À ce titre, il assumera un rôle stratégique dans la gestion globale et du plan d’affaires de l’entreprise. Plus concrètement, il aura la responsabilité de planifier et de mettre en œuvre la gestion et le contrôle de toutes les activités financières liées à l’entreprise, la planification stratégique et les dossiers de fusions et acquisitions.

Published: 27Oct2016

Honorary Degree - Joey Adler

Canadian fashion visionary Joelle (“Joey”) Adler is the former President and CEO of Diesel Canada Inc. An innovative entrepreneur and humanitarian, she is the driving force behind ONEXONE (One by One), a charitable foundation dedicated to reinventing the business of philanthropy.

Published: 27Oct2016

Musings on management

Written by Henry Mintzberg 

Management is a curious phenomenon. It is generously paid, enormously influential, and significantly devoid of common sense.

At least, the hype about management lacks common sense, as does too much of the practice. I should really say im-practice, because the problems grow out of the disconnection between management and the managed.

Read full article: Live Mint, October 26, 2016 

Published: 27Oct2016

Reputation management: facing contentious issues head-on may be the best approach say researchers

Denial and resistance in the face of public pressure on organizations is ineffective, according to Professor Robert David of Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

In many industry sectors, contentious issues – such as pertaining to the environment, corporate governance, or social equity – can incite media attention and public pressure on organizations to change their behaviour.

Published: 27Oct2016

4 Sénégalais dans le Top100 Africa

Quant aux Sénégalais, ils sont 4 nominés parmi les top-leaders. Ainsi, Adrien Diouf, Directeur de l’Agence UMOA Titres, figure à la 17ème place. C’est un financier pur et dur, diplômé de l’Université Paris I et d’un MBA de McGill University (Canada) avec une expérience d’une dizaine d’années dans le secteur bancaire où il a plafonné comme Directeur marché obligataire de Afreximbank.

Lire l'article complet: Reussir Business, le 22 octobre, 2016 

Published: 25Oct2016

Five very different McGill startups under one roof

What does tiramisu made with avocado have in common with cosmetic ingredients? Both are being developed by newly incorporated startup companies launched right here at McGill. Avocado Desserts, which uses avocado in unexpected and delectable ways, and Anomera, which has developed a proprietary technology to produce eco-friendly cosmetic ingredients, are both in a special three-month residency at Notman House, a startup incubator located near the corner of Sherbrooke and St. Laurent Boulevards.

Published: 25Oct2016