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Silicon Valley’s Founder Institute Lands in Montreal

Published: 24Mar2014

The Founder Institute, the Silicon Valley-based “world’s largest idea-stage accelerator”, has expanded to Canada, choosing Montreal as the staging ground for its first foray here.

What I Learned This Week: Here Are The Crayons

Published: 24Mar2014

Since January, I've been teaching a somewhat different type of course at McGill University. While saddled with the unfortunate standard curriculum name "Marketing and Society," the class is...

From Diplomat to Entrepreneur: Founder of World Trade Advisors Finds Better Quality of Life with Global Services Company

Published: 24Mar2014

Six days before his 33rd birthday, Omar Allam left his secure, comfortable job as a trade diplomat at the Department of Foreign Affairs to pursue his dream of building a trio of global professional...

How Do Introverted Leaders Succeed? By Earning Respect

Published: 24Mar2014

Introverted leaders. Five years ago you didn’t hear much about them. Particularly since Susan Cain’s excellent book Quiet (see my review below), they have been getting much more attention. But...

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Reveal Yourself and Others Will Follow

Published: 24Mar2014

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Jennifer Petriglieri from Insead, France. Read full article: The Globe and Mail, March 25, 2014 

The Creative Approach Strikes a Chord with Students

Published: 2Apr2014

It started out like any ordinary business school lecture. Jack McCarthy, professor of organisational behaviour at Boston University’s School of Management, talked about the dynamics of high...

Paladin Labs Founder Finds a New Knight

Published: 2Apr2014

Entrepreneurs Jonathan Goodman (MBA'94) and Mark Beaudet built Paladin Labs Inc. from zero into a $3.2-billion international pharmaceuticals distributor in only 19 years....

Montreal Firm Formula Growth Makes Donation to Four Business Schools

Published: 2Apr2014

Montreal-based investment firm Formula Growth Ltd. is hoping its $1.1-million gift to four business schools on Monday will inspire other private companies to help out the province’s struggling...

Darren Entwistle to Step Aside as Telus CEO, President But Remain as Executive Chairman

Published: 2Apr2014

Darren Entwistle (MBA'88) is stepping down as chief executive of Telus, but his influence in running the company he built from a regional telephone service into a $25-billion national wireless...

Déséquilibre social

Published: 2Apr2014

À l’occasion de la sortie de son pamphlet «Rééquilibrer la société», l’académicien de renommée mondiale Henry Mintzberg discutait au Cercle Universitaire de McGill, jeudi 27 mars, de sa conception...

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