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How does innovation come to life at McGill?

Innovation is certainly a buzzword in business media and Canadian policy – but at what point does the buzz transform into action? At McGill, “innovation” is most broadly understood to mean the advancing of public good, either through the development of scientific and technological solutions to market problems, or through novel approaches to meeting society’s pressing needs.

Published: 8Jun2016

Seminar: Effective Leadership

22Feb201709:00
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23Feb201717:00
Bronfman Building McGill Executive Institute, 6th floor, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5

Lead with agility and integrity
 

 

Upcoming Mini-MBA: Executive Development Course (EDC) - Vancouver

29May201709:00
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15Jun201719:30
Marriott Vancouver Airport 7571 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, BC, V6X 1A3

Mini-MBA for changing times
 

 

Upcoming Mini-MBA: Executive Development Course (EDC) - Toronto

26Apr201709:00
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13May201719:30
Sandman Signature Mississauga Hotel 5400 Dixie Road, Mississauga, ON, L4W 4T4

Mini-MBA for changing times
 

The accidental market wizards

Stuart Walton wanted to be a cartoonist, but was put off the idea when he was told by the head of the art department he would be lucky to make five dollars an hour drawing cartoons. "That threw some cold water on my plans," he tells Schwager.

"I had also done some writing in college, so I thought journalism might be a good alternative."

Published: 7Jun2016

JEDX Speakers Share Personal Inspirational Stories

The fourth annual JEDx began with a giant cocktail party as 770 people – mostly young professionals in their early 30s or younger – mingled and fressed in the lobby of the St Lawrence Centre for the Arts in Toronto.

...Jonathan Ross Goodman, president and CEO of the Montreal-based Knight Therapeutics Inc., spoke about overcoming catastrophic health hurdles.

As a university student, he became a cancer survivor, and then he went on to get a law degree and an MBA from McGill University.

Published: 6Jun2016

What to do when your boss plays favorites

Karl Moore remembers the moment he fell out of favour with his boss.

He was working as a manager at IBM in Toronto when a new person joined his department. Up until then Moore had been part of his boss’s “favoured inside circle” — but suddenly everything changed. The transferred employee became his boss’s new right-hand person, the outcome of brutal office politics.

Published: 6Jun2016

Ecodrain: l'idée de grand-papa est devenue réalité

David Velan, 37 ans, aurait bien pu gagner sa vie confortablement comme salarié. Avec son diplôme en génie industriel de UBC et son MBA de McGill, il n'aurait eu guère de mal à trouver un employeur. À la place, il a préféré investir temps et argent dans la création d'un récupérateur de chaleur de douche qu'il souhaite maintenant faire adopter par l'industrie de la construction.

Lire l'article complet: La Presse, 5 Juin, 2016

Published: 6Jun2016

Engineering culture and the reproduction of sex segregation

Men and women tend to work in different jobs. This tendency, called occupational sex segregation, is a primary cause of the gender pay gap. A recent McKinsey study finds that reducing occupational sex segregation could contribute $2 Trillion to the U.S. economy.

Despite advances toward equality in other areas, occupational sex segregation has remained essentially unchanged over the last quarter century. What keeps some jobs dominated by men and others by women?

Published: 3Jun2016

Thesis Defense Presentation: Donghoon Shin

28Jun201614:15
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15:15
Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Mr. Donghoon Shin, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Area of Strategy & Organization will be presenting his thesis defense entitled:

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