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9 Reasons to Upgrade Your Executive Education

Sun, 2013-09-15 17:54

Reason No. 1
Because it's an excuse to travel the world
If you're going to leave the house to go to school, you might as well go all the way. That's easy these days, with so many of Canada's executive education programs making travel a core part of the curriculum.
... Craig MacTavish, GM of the Edmonton Oilers, has a Queen's EMBA. Stephen Jarislowsky and Paul Desmarais Jr. (BCom'77, LLD'12) are executives-in-residence at McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management. You get the idea.

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A New Player in the Managed Mobility Game - Your Carrier

Sun, 2013-09-15 17:54

Organizations have been benefiting from the increased productivity and flexibility the mobile revolution has brought to the working world for quite some time. However, with thousands of employees bringing in one or more types of devices that need to access corporate systems, the problem has become too complicated for enterprises to manage on their own. The quick, simple solutions are no longer enough, and the market is transitioning to where enterprises need a single solution that helps them manage their entire mobile environment.

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Ça bouge au musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

Sun, 2013-09-15 17:53

Danielle Champagne, qui occupait à la fois les postes de directrice des communications au Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal et de directrice de la Fondation du Musée, se consacrera désormais uniquement à ce dernier rôle. Zoë Beaudry (BCom'00), ancienne directrice des communications à la TOHU, assumera cette même fonction et succédera à Mme Champagne. Mme Beaudry, qui possède un baccalauréat en commerce de l'Université McGill, a été directrice en gestion de la marque chez Telus et travaillé au sein des agences de publicité BBDO et Cossette.

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Former Hab Mathieu Darche Starts Second Career with Delmar

Sun, 2013-09-15 17:52

It took him 13 years, but former Canadiens forward Mathieu Darche (BCom'00) is finally putting his McGill University international business degree to great use.
For the past three weeks, Darche has been settling in as director of business development and public relations for Lachine-headquartered Delmar International Inc., a global giant in freight forwarding and customs brokerage.
His appointment to the newly created position will be announced on Tuesday via Delmar press release.

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Le voyage : une industrie complexe et fragmentée

Sun, 2013-09-15 17:51

Voici deux mois, on apprenait que Joseph Adamo (BCom'87, MBA'92), vice-président marketing du groupe Transat, remplacerait Yves Lalumière à la présidence de Transat Distribution Canada. Peu connu dans notre industrie, le nouveau grand patron des Club Voyages, Marlin Travel et autres marques du réseau de distribution de Transat peut pourtant se prévaloir d’un parcours impressionnant dans le domaine du marketing : il a été membre de la haute direction de grandes sociétés comme Marketel, Telus Mobilité, Bell Canada et le Groupe Pages Jaunes.

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Le voyage : une industrie complexe et fragmentée

Fri, 2013-09-13 18:40

Voici deux mois, on apprenait que Joseph Adamo (BCom'87, MBA'92), vice-président marketing du groupe Transat, remplacerait Yves Lalumière à la présidence de Transat Distribution Canada. Peu connu dans notre industrie, le nouveau grand patron des Club Voyages, Marlin Travel et autres marques du réseau de distribution de Transat peut pourtant se prévaloir d’un parcours impressionnant dans le domaine du marketing : il a été membre de la haute direction de grandes sociétés comme Marketel, Telus Mobilité, Bell Canada et le Groupe Pages Jaunes.

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Opinion: Bypass the Career Ladder

Fri, 2013-09-13 18:39

The term “future leader” is frequently used to describe those with the potential to lead, but not quite yet. New grads entering the workforce, or individuals with one or two years of experience under their belts, seem destined to spend the next 10 years of their lives developing basic skills and climbing — slowly, inexorably — the rungs of their chosen career ladder. So what if you don’t want to spend years of your life preparing to be a leader? Simple: You don’t have to.

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Talking Mangement with Karl Moore: Management Practices: Just Because Everyone Else Is Doing It Doesn’t Make It Right

Fri, 2013-09-13 18:38

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Freek Vermeulen, a professor at the London Business School.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, September 3, 2013

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What Does a 'Two-State Solution' Mean?

Fri, 2013-09-13 18:36

In light of what is going on the Middle East, and the efforts of US Secretary of State John Kerry to restart negotiations to reach a ''two-state'' solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, it is worth briefly summarizing solutions I write about 30 years ago.
The efforts of the United States and Europe to bring about a "two-state" solution in the Middle East are incomprehensible.

-Article by Reuven Brenner

Read full article: Asia Times, September 5, 2013

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Janice Yip: Today's Notable Young Professional

Fri, 2013-09-13 18:35

Janice Yip (BCom'05) has developed an incredibly diverse profile during her eight years in marketing, from media planning for ALDO’s YouthAids campaign to deciphering the market positioning of different drugs, launching business jets internationally, and attending fashion shows in Sweden...

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