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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

Cap sur le ROC pour Beauté Star Bédard

Comme la plupart des chefs d'entreprise, Marie-Danielle Bourdon se fie beaucoup à son instinct. «Je suis mon intuition, mais j'aime avoir des chiffres pour la valider», confie-t-elle. C'est pourquoi elle s'est inscrite en 2011 à l'EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal, qu'elle a terminé deux ans plus tard.

Lire l'article complet: Les Affaires, le 27 Août 2016

Published: 29Aug2016

Managing Generation Different: the Millennials

Young workers need to be managed differently.

Karl Moore tells us why collaboration is more important than hierarchy when it comes to getting the best out of the new workforce.

Listen to the full interview: ABC, August 27, 2016

Published: 29Aug2016

Innovating with Impact: Building Successful Businesses from Science-based Discovery

McGill Faculty 3450 McTavish Street, Ballroom, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y1, CA

Universities are full of bright, curious individuals asking fundamental questions. What isn’t evident is how breakthroughs are transformed into marketable products and services that combat complex health, environmental, and social challenges.

Where to find an executive MBA to suit your style

In our eighth annual Executive Survival Guide, we show you how to do business with an egomaniac, build a brand like Drake, climb the corporate ladder (without stepping on anyone), avoid Snapchat snafus and ditch underperformers—gently. If you’re looking for a slightly more formal education experience, we’ll also help you find the right EMBA or MBA program.

McGill University/HEC Montréal

Published: 26Aug2016