Do you have a great business idea? The McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition is you opportunity to present your business and social enterprise ideas to seasoned business experts for feedback, mentorship, and a chance to win start-up capital. Over $100,000 in prize money will be awarded! Open to McGill students, alumni, faculty and staff.
Business plans due February 19 - 26, 2015.
Looking to apply your budding management skills towards something meaningful this summer? The Social Economy Initiative (SEI) invites you to apply to be part of the 2015 cohort of the Impact Internship Program!
The SEI Impact Internship Program (SEI IIP) places exceptional students, primarily in local Montreal-based social enterprises, to take on special projects and contribute to social impact and positive social change within the non-profit sector.
The accounting team composed of BCom students Emma Alder and Sami Zubair took 3rd place at the 37th annual ICBC (Inter-Collegiate Business Competition) held at Queen's University held from January 15 to 17, 2015.
In October 2014, the team competed with over 20 other teams in a written case competition, finishing top six. These six teams were invited to Queen's University in January 2015, where they had 5.5 hours to analyze a new case that was then presented to a panel of representatives of the business community.
Authors: Matthieu Bouvard, Pierre Chaigneau & Adolfo De Motta
Publication: Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Ten people who mattered this year.
... Ones to Watch in 2015
Joanne Liu, International president of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
MSF has shone in the global response to the Ebola epidemic, and Liu will be a big player in next year's efforts to end it.
Read full article: Nature, December 17, 2014
Canamex Resources Corp. is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Pesner, CPA, CA to the board of directors of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Pesner is currently the President of Hermitage Canada Finance Inc., a corporation specializing in financial advisory services, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and restructuring. Mr. Pesner spent 26 years as a partner at KPMG and predecessor firms. He currently sits on the board of a number of public and private corporations, including Richmont Mines Inc., Quest Rare Minerals Ltd.
Cuba has always held a certain allure for the traveller: the music, the food, the beaches and even the cigars.
... McGill University business professor Karl Moore said that while Canadian sun seekers won’t likely feel an immediate impact from the news, he expects U.S. companies will begin to think about investing there.
Read full article: Our Windsor, December 17, 2014
Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (RPTP) today announced the appointment of Gregg Lapointe and Georges Gemayel, Ph.D. to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2015. As previously disclosed, they will be joining Julie Anne Smith, President and CEO-Designate as she succeeds Christopher Starr, Ph.D., as Chief Executive Officer and joins the Board effective January 1, 2015.
Alderon Iron Ore Corp. (TSX: ADV) (NYSE MKT: AXX) (“Alderon” or the “Company”) announces the appointment of Mr. Anthony Glavac as Interim Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company effective December 29, 2014. Alderon’s current CFO, Mr. Francois Laurin, is taking an executive position outside of the mining sector in the New Year and is committed to ensuring a seamless transition of his responsibilities to Mr. Glavac.
... Mr. Glavac is a CPA, CA and earned his graduate diploma in Public Accountancy and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University.
If you have taken a class in entrepreneurship recently from the top business schools of the world, chances are that many of the lessons taught were not based on sound knowledge. Worse, it is likely that some of the content was nothing but platitudes, good wishes, or simply illusions: mediocre knowledge sold at the price of gold.