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Stimulate Your Startup Career With A MBA

If you’re looking to start your own business, or to improve your skills in managing and developing an existing enterprise, an MBA degree is worthy of your consideration. 
... "I felt I needed some more grounding in business to help me develop Elevated Leisure into a more serious business by learning things relating to legal, tax, HR and all sorts of other disciplines in which I didn’t feel like I had enough experience.” Oliver Proudlock, MBA student at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and founder of Elevated Leisure.

Published: 30Oct2015

MBA combined degrees give graduates more options and appeal

Joseph Kam always had his eyes on the big picture. Soon after getting his PhD in neuroscience from McGill, he enrolled in the Desautels Faculty of Management’s combined MD-MBA program.
“After talking to people in the industry and seeing problems for myself, I became interested in healthcare management,” he says. “Being a doctor or doing basic research are both great. But healthcare management is a bigger issue that affects every Canadian.”

Published: 30Oct2015

The business class of higher learning

Those who can, do — and those who’ve done it all will always find more to do. It’s exactly those Type A personalities the McGill-HEC Montréal Executive MBA (EMBA) program attracts, and not without cause. The 15-month program involves one long weekend of classes per month, with two weeklong residential modules, one of which is spent abroad. People are often doing it in addition to full-time jobs, and, in many cases, they also have family responsibilities.

Published: 30Oct2015

How researchers are fixing the gender gap in MBA programs

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am in Vancouver, sitting down with Zoe Kinias from INSEAD, a leading business school just outside of Paris.

Published: 30Oct2015

The Siegfried Group, LLP Welcomes 11 New Professionals to Explore a Leadership Position

The Siegfried Group, LLP is proud to announce the addition of eleven new Professionals to join the second class of Siegfried's Director-Explore program. This opportunity is due to the Firm's continued success and growth. 
... Jake joined Siegfried's NorCal Market in early 2015 as Professional Resource and now is a member of the Director-Explore program. Jake finds it "extremely exciting to be working alongside such high-quality, energetic and motivated Professionals that continue to bring out the best in you.

Published: 30Oct2015

This week in business with Ken Lester

The debut of new weekly series in the business world. Designed as a look ahead in the week of business, we will be chatting with Mr. Ken Lester, McGill Professor and CEO of Lester Asset Management about general business trends. 

Watch the video: Breakfast Television, October 27, 2015

Published: 30Oct2015

McGill cryptocurrency club gives away more free bitcoin on McGill Campus

Thanks to generous donations, the McGill Cryptocurrency Club gave away hundreds of dollars worth of bitcoin to students during frosh week using ChangeTip, Twitter, and the innovative Tips on a plane application. The goal is to foster interest in Bitcoin amongst students and promote adoption and use on campus.

Read full article: CCN, October 24, 2015

Published: 30Oct2015

When the MOOC became a GROOC, we all became change-makers

Do you remember the first time you heard about a 'MOOC'? Maybe it was through a sponsored ad on Linkedin. Or a friend's Facebook post urging you to enrol - along with her and 160 000 other participants - in Stanford's Artificial Intelligence (AI) MOOC (those are real numbers!). 

Published: 30Oct2015

Geoff Molson: ‘I pinch myself once in a while and think about how lucky I am’

Karl Moore is a professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with Geoff Molson.

Read full article: Financial Post, October 26, 2015


Published: 30Oct2015

We Still Need to Talk About the Globe's Bizarre Endorsement

Article written by Professor Henry Mintzberg

On Friday before the election, the Globe and Mail came out for the Conservatives...without Harper! As if they could re-engineer the election -- to have their conservative cake while eating its leader. 

Published: 30Oct2015