Discussion and Cocktail Reception
featuring Monique F. Leroux
President and CEO, Desjardins Group
Canada's Public Policy Forum is bringing together leaders across sectors to share perspectives on the current and future role of cooperatives in Canada. Following up on the success of the first event in the discussion series, Innovation through Cooperation, the next session will take place in Montreal on February 27, 2013, featuring Monique F.
A prolific author of 150 articles, 15 books, and a few short stories, Henry Mintzberg has been a professor at his alma mater McGill University for 40 years. He's currently the Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Management, and for much of the past decade has been developing new approaches to management education and development.
Clarity Advantage, a bank sales consulting firm specializing in helping their clients accelerate sales to small and medium-sized companies, announced today the appointment of Lars Eller (MBA’92) to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing. Eller will consult with Clarity clients on sales and sales management issues, lead the development of strategic sales and marketing programs, and direct the company’s sales and marketing team.
… Eller holds an MBA from McGill University and is a graduate of the CBA Graduate School of Retail Banking.
Il y a une décennie, les femmes étaient encore peu nombreuses dans les cohortes de MBA au Québec. Depuis quelques années, elles représentent en moyenne de 25 à 35 % des étudiants dans ces programmes.
La présence des femmes dans les classes de MBA pour cadres en exercice est appelée à croître au cours des prochaines années.
Pendant deux ans, Stéphanie Hamelin, 41 ans, a mené de front son rôle de mère de deux jeunes enfants, son emploi de directrice stratégie et développement des affaires au Mouvement Desjardins à Lévis et ses études de MBA, qu'elle a obtenu en juillet dernier à l'Université Laval.
OTTAWA – The Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) is pleased to announce the appointment of François Couillard (MBA’90), as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective February 4, 2013.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, speaks with Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom’79), Chairman & CEO, OgilvyOne Worldwide.
Watch interview: The Globe and Mail, January 24, 2013
Despite uncertain economic times, the latest MBA graduates from business schools in Canada and around the world are landing jobs (and good salaries) at a speedy pace unparalleled in a decade, according to a new survey.
… The survey results “send a very strong message” about the value of an MBA, says Tamer Boyaci, associate dean of masters programs at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. “It means the investment the students are making is paying off.”
Although John Law's name is now associated with the 18th century South Sea Bubble, the problem he wanted to solve was the same that central banks are struggling with today: "How much money and credit can be created without bringing about inflation, destabilizing the economy, or destabilizing the international financial system?" Law's proposal then was that a "land-collateralized" note issue would be the solution.
-Article by Reuven Brenner
Careers are a lot longer than people think. Most of my undergrad and MBA students are in a great rush to get on with it. And they should but they need to take the long view. I recently interviewed OgilvyOne’s CEO Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom’79) who is one of the smartest people I know. Brian separates a career into three sections, allowing for some perspective and an eye on the future.
-Article by Karl Moore