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Research Proposal Presentation: Hajar Fatemi-Shariatpanahi

Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Ms. Hajar Fatemi-Shariatpanahi, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Area of Marketing will be presenting her research proposal entitled:

Impact of Prosociality on Product Evaluation

One-Year or Two-Year MBA: Is There a Simple Answer?

MBAs have become diversified products, catering to segmented clientele’s needs. Upon exploring whether a two-year MBA program is superior to a one-year program, there is, unfortunately, no simple answer to suit all circumstances.

In a two-year MBA program, such as that available from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, this issue is actually less problematic. Specifically, students complete internships first and are then provided with additional opportunities to engage with employers the following autumn. 

Published: 27Oct2016

Building a future for engineering

In recent years, there has been a noticeable push in many developed nations for more girls to study maths and science at school in order to broaden their representation in fields such as engineering. Yet these efforts are not as fruitful as many believe. In fact, the young women who are successfully attracted to engineering are leaving the field faster than their male counterparts.

Brian Rubineau is associate professor of organisational behaviour at McGill University, Canada.

Published: 27Oct2016

How Edward Rogers got involved amid Guy Laurence's ouster

Rogers Communications Deputy Chairman Edward Rogers is making his presence felt at the company bearing his family name, after the ousting of Guy Laurence.

“You can’t have a company of Rogers’ size moving forward in a competitive marketplace without existing leadership filling the void,” management expert Karl Moore, a professor at McGill University, told BNN in an interview. "You’re not just going to keep the chair warm for that length of time."

Published: 27Oct2016

3D Signatures Inc. Introduces Business Advisory Board and Celebrates Recent Listing by Opening Toronto Stock Exchange November 2

3D Signatures Inc. is pleased to introduce the following internationally renowned senior biotech executives as members of the Company's Business Advisory Board.

Mr. Goodman was formerly a consultant with Bain & Company and also worked in brand management for Procter & Gamble. Mr. Goodman holds a B.A. from McGill University (Great Distinction) and the London School of Economics (1st Class Honours). Additionally, he holds an LL.B. and an M.B.A. from McGill University.

Published: 27Oct2016

How To Survive As A Young Female Entrepreneur When Building A Technology Business

To my fellow and aspiring young female entrepreneurs – I sometimes think that the closest feeling that you could possibly equate to starting your business is the same as if you were having a baby.

...I started my business while I was in my second year at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, and trust me, managing my time wasn’t easy.

Read full article: I Am New Generation, October 26, 2016 

Published: 27Oct2016

Why Canadian MBA programs want to attract more international students

Gabriel Werkhaizer may have managed multi­million-dollar budgets in his hometown of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, but it was only this year that he learned how to say some financial words in English, such as “accruals.” The 30-year-old moved to Montreal last year with his wife and two-year-old daughter to earn his MBA degree at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

Published: 27Oct2016

Éric Marceau nommé vice-président et chef des services financiers chez Groupe V Média

Éric Marceau est nommé au poste de vice-président et chef des services financiers chez Groupe V Média. À ce titre, il assumera un rôle stratégique dans la gestion globale et du plan d’affaires de l’entreprise. Plus concrètement, il aura la responsabilité de planifier et de mettre en œuvre la gestion et le contrôle de toutes les activités financières liées à l’entreprise, la planification stratégique et les dossiers de fusions et acquisitions.

Published: 27Oct2016

Honorary Degree - Joey Adler

Canadian fashion visionary Joelle (“Joey”) Adler is the former President and CEO of Diesel Canada Inc. An innovative entrepreneur and humanitarian, she is the driving force behind ONEXONE (One by One), a charitable foundation dedicated to reinventing the business of philanthropy.

Published: 27Oct2016

Musings on management

Written by Henry Mintzberg 

Management is a curious phenomenon. It is generously paid, enormously influential, and significantly devoid of common sense.

At least, the hype about management lacks common sense, as does too much of the practice. I should really say im-practice, because the problems grow out of the disconnection between management and the managed.

Read full article: Live Mint, October 26, 2016 

Published: 27Oct2016