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Turk Telekom CEO resigns

Turk Telekom, a telecommunications company, announced that the company's CEO Rami Aslan decided to leave Turk Telekom CEO position.

After obtaining his Bachelor degree with a major in Management Information Systems from McGill University in Canada and working for a few years in the IT sector in Ontario, Canada.

Mr. Aslan pursued his studies and obtained his MBA degree at McGill in 1997 and later joined TD Bank of Canada Corporate Banking Division covering the Information Technology and Telecommunications Sector.

Published: 6Sep2016

Leadership Engagement Always Trumps Employee Engagement

Many increasingly put great emphasis on pursuing employee engagement. Simply put, we believe that the pursuit of employee engagement as an end goal is a strategic error. To get great employee engagement you must first start with engaging the top leadership. 

Read full article: Forbes, August 31, 2016 

Published: 2Sep2016

How To Network Like An Introvert

Introverts can make great networkers—that’s what really came home to me last night. Rather than acting like my usual extroverted self at a group gathering, I thought I should network half the time like an introvert, and it worked like a charm!

Read full article: Huffington Post, September 1, 2016

Published: 2Sep2016

Ludovic Robin rejoint le laboratoire Advicenne au poste de Directeur Général Délégué

Advicenne, le laboratoire spécialisé dans le développement et la commercialisation de produits thérapeutiques innovants destinés aux enfants souffrant de maladies neurologiques et nephrologiques rares ou négligées, a annoncé l’arrivée de Ludovic Robin au poste de Directeur Général Délégué, en charge du business et de la stratégie dès le mois de septembre 2016.

Ludovic Robin est Docteur en Pharmacie (PharmD, Lyon I), titulaire d’un Master en Pharmacie Industrielle (IPIL, Lyon I) et d’un MBA (HEC Paris-McGill/Montréal).

Published: 2Sep2016

An Unusual Career Path: Switching Careers with a McGill MBA

I followed an unusual career path to get to where I am today. For the past three years, I have been working in management consulting for KPMG, a job I didn’t know existed a few years ago and a far cry from being a touring singer/songwriter.

I looked at several MBA programs while deciding. In the end, I chose McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management because of the high GMAT average of those accepted into the program, the global make-up of the student body and because McGill is a brand that travels well, since I wanted to be able to work internationally in the future. 

Published: 2Sep2016

Entrepreneurial courses for those who could use them the most

At McGill University, a new generation of entrepreneurs is sprouting up across campus, supported by the business school.

Starting this month, students from five faculties (arts, science, engineering, music, and agriculture and environmental sciences) can pursue minors in entrepreneurship, with finance, accounting, marketing and other business fundamentals taught by professors from the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Published: 2Sep2016

In conversation with Michel L. Pettigrew

Earlier today, Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced a $2 million donation to McGill to establish the Ferring Fellowships in Health Leadership in the Desautels Faculty of Management in the International Masters for Health Leadership Program (IMHL Program). The donation will also provide support for the renovation of the Desautels Faculty facilities.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, September 1, 2016

Published: 2Sep2016

Ferring Canada donates $2 million to McGill

McGill will be able to create fellowships in health sciences and health leadership as well as expand environmental research in the Arctic, thanks to a $2-million donation from Ferring Canada, a subsidiary of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, as was announced on Thursday, Sept. 1.

Published: 2Sep2016

Ferring Canada donates $2 million to McGill University

Ferring Canada, a subsidiary of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, is proud to announce a $2 million donation to McGill University in Montreal, Canada that will be used to create fellowships in health and health leadership, and to finance environmental research in the Canadian Arctic.

Published: 2Sep2016

What businesses need to know about working with millennials

Using insights from his forthcoming book on millennials, Karl Moore of McGill University joins BNN for a look at why leading and managing doesn't work with this demographic, and why you need to listen more and talk less to let millennials excel if you want your business to succeed.

Read full article: BNN, August 26, 2016 

Published: 30Aug2016