Dear MBA students,
We wish to bring your attention to an opportunity to participate in the 3rd Annual Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry Workshop and Case Competition, January 16-17, 2015. The event will bring masters-level students and practitioners from the areas of management, chemistry, and engineering, to learn about sustainable development and product design. Students will then apply their knowledge and compete as integrated teams.
Louise Richer, who is a current participant in the EMBA McGill-HEC Montreal Program, was awarded the Prix Femmes d’Affaires du Québec last night, in the category for NGO/Non-profit. She is the Directrice Générale de l’Ecole Nationale de l’humour, and she was one of the EMBA scholarship recipients this year.
... Louise Richer Directrice générale et pédagogique École nationale de l’humour
Una gran ocasión perdida
Las grandes empresas españolas se han manifestado con una batería de medidas sobre el empleo a través del “Informe España 2018” presentado por el Consejo Empresarial de la Competitividad, formado por representantes del Instituto de la Empresa Familiar y los Presidentes de 15 grandes empresas globales españolas.
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE: RBA) reported Q3 EPS of $0.13, in-line with the analyst estimate of $0.13. Revenue for the quarter came in at $102.2 million versus the consensus estimate of $101.47 million.
This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGIll University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Marc Poulin who is the CEO of Empire Co. Ltd., the parent of Sobeys, one of Canada’s top retail supermarket chains.
You have almost 100,000 people working for you now, how can you possibly lead 100,000 people? How do you do that?
Adrian Jess has gone from selling vinyl records under the nickname the Human Jukebox to packing boxes at the medical goods company where he now works, and then becoming its director of technical services and logistics – but he’s still looking to gain that career edge.
... Mini-MBAs, an MBA boot camp aimed mostly at middle managers, might seem like a new phenomenon, but they can be traced back in Canada to the late 1940s at McGill University in Montreal.
The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management consistently does well in rankings of the world’s best business schools. For instance, Bloomberg Businessweek, the granddaddy of rankers, says the Toronto school is the 11th best globally, outside the United States.
Deb Nelson’s first “aha” moment came as she stood on the pavement outside a Montreal restaurant, struggling to summon the courage to go inside.
... Montreal resident Tolulope Ilesanmi, company founder and chief executive officer, believes cleaning is as much a spiritual service as a physical act. For the past two years, he has invited executives to tap into a deeper sense of purpose by coming to Montreal and working alongside his professional cleaning crews. Ms. Nelson was one of those pilgrims.
By: Lisa Cohen, assistant professor, Desautels Faculty of Management
Date: January 8, 2015
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Bronfman Basement