Jean Castonguay, a former provincial deputy minister and former associate deputy minister of health, has been named interim chief executive officer of Vitalité Health Network effective immediately. Health Minister Victor Boudreau made the announcement on November 21.
... Castonguay has a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and physics from the Université de Moncton, Edmundston, and an MBA from McGill University, Montreal.
One of the province’s best known stand-up comics is likely laughing all the way to the bank with a new advertising campaign.
... ”This is marketing 101,” Robert Soroka, a marketing professor at McGill University said.
The advertisement and the fallout is a well orchestrated publicity campaign that Sammy has executed perfectly.
Read full article: Global Montreal, November 21, 2014
Seniors looking for an additional source of income should think twice about letting unwanted life insurance lapse, because these policies may be sold for substantial value to help fund a better quality of life in their retirement.
Career Prep 101
MANDATORY for all U0/U1s, U2s welcome
Advisor on duty: Peg Brunelle
Learn the importance of engaging in your career development from day one. This workshop is your introduction to the Soutar Career Centre team dedicated to enhance the professional development of all Management students.
You will be guided through an interactive session to ensure that you take advantage of all the career tools and resources available.
Career Discovery Series – HR Week: Speed Mock Interviews for students studying HR/OB, Labour Relations
This is an opportunity to get immediate feedback on your interview skills through the Speed Mock Interviews with 2 BCom Alumni.
Did you know that skills in managing Big Data and Analytics can dramatically increase your job prospects?
Join SAS Canada for an information session around the value and importance of analytics and how to build and develop these skills. In turn, learn how you can earn a summer internship.
Date: November 27, 2014
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Room 151, Bronfman Building
***Open to BCom, MBA, and PMBA students.***
Register on myFuture.
The Desautels Faculty of Management will take over the adjacent McGill Bookstore at 3420 McTavish St. sometime in 2016, providing a new home for the Faculty’s MBA programs, which will be moved out of the overcrowded Bronfman Building.
Shame and guilt have different effects on consumer buying habits, new research from the Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada finds.
... Professor DaHee Han says: “To get the best response, a fitness club could produce an ad that induces shame and highlights the bigger picture, such as ‘Are you overweight? How ashamed do you feel? Stop overeating, join our fitness programme and feel healthy all the time!’
In September, the Quebec government announced that McGill’s operating grant would be almost $15 million less than what it had proposed in the spring — and warned that a second wave of cuts were to come. On Nov. 12, Quebec’s universities and CEGEPs were hit with that new round of cuts, amounting to $31.6 million. McGill’s share is close to $5 million. Provost Anthony C. Masi talked to the McGill Reporter about this development, and the University’s ongoing underfunding situation.
With the highest admission standards in Canada, McGill attracts many of the brightest students in the country and from around the world. Being entrusted to guide these exceptional students is a huge responsibility, which is why the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching was established in 2000 to celebrate teachers.