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Peintres Etudiants, a vos Risques

Bien des participants à ces programmes de franchises d’entreprises de peinture en sortent enchantés : ils font beaucoup d’argent et, en travaillant fort, apprennent plus en un été sur la gestion d’entreprise qu’en trois ans d’université, disent-ils.

Published: 7Nov2016

Bombardier reputation takes hit after Metrolinx ramps up pressure on rail deal

One of Bombardier's largest Canadian rail customers has threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto, handing another blow to the beleaguered company.

...McGill University management professor Karl Moore said the ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a firm that appears incompetent.

Read ful article: CTV News, November 4, 2016 

Published: 7Nov2016

Desautels MBA Delivers the Global Leadership Lecture in Sydney, Australia

Usman W. Chohan, a graduate of Desautels MBA in Strategy and Leadership (2014) delivered the 2015 Foreign Affairs Lecture in the Global Leadership Program (GLP) at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. The lecture was titled "The World Bank and the New Dynamics of Development", and drew on Mr. Chohan's WB experience to map the development field, particularly in the context of emergent institutions such as AIIB. The lecture was praised for its cultural context, appeal to a young audience, and breadth of content.

Published: 7Nov2016

Cegep Panel

6Dec201612:00
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14:00
Brown Student Services Room 5001, 3600 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G3, CA

Are you interested in teaching at a CEGEP?  Attend this panel discussion to hear what recruiters, professors and administrators from CEGEP's have to say about current trends in the labour market for teachers, what CEGEP's look for in new teachers,

La Conference Fashion Business Uncovered: On Y Sera!

Depuis quelques années, des étudiants de l’université McGill ont pris l’initiative d’organiser des journées conférences permettant aux passionnés de la mode d’échanger sur le sujet. Au menu cette année: présentations, tables rondes et séance de réseautage qui promettent d’en inspirer plus d’un! Une excellente occasion d’en apprendre plus sur l’industrie et de rencontrer des personnes clés pouvant donne run coup de main à notre carrière. Cette année, notre rédactrice en chef numérique (MOI !) fera même partie d’un panel de discussion sur la mode et la technologie.

Published: 4Nov2016

American discontent stems from the pretense of caring

"If we can prevent the Government from wasting the labor of the people under the pretense of caring for them, they will be happy,” Thomas Jefferson said.

The last few decades in the US showed that the “we” Jefferson referred to were not successful achieving this goal.

Published: 4Nov2016

Le cabinet d'avocats Taj renforce son activité juridique

Taj confirme son dynamisme et sa volonté de développer ses expertises juridiques en renforçant ses équipes en droit des affaires avec un nouvel associé et deux nouvelles directrices.

Published: 4Nov2016

Remporter la Coupe Dobson de McGill a aidé Samuel Bruneau à démarrer son entreprise Taiga Motors

Gagner la Coupe Dobson a permis à Taiga Motors d’avoir la reconnaissance nécessaire pour à l'international et obtenir le financement nécessaire afin de fabriquer la première motoneige électrique au monde.

La Banque Nationale est partenaire du Dobson Cup de McGill, qui aide les entreprises telles que Taiga Motors à réaliser leurs projets d’affaires.

Published: 4Nov2016

How to Minimise Massive Turnover of IT Professionals

Smaller but more-frequent promotions are key to minimising the high turnover of IT professionals, says Alain Pinsonneault of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

IT professionals are far less likely to leave a company when their chances of promotion are higher, yet businesses cut back on these to avoid the costs of large salary increases. Therefore, smaller but more frequent promotions increase employee retention whilst keeping costs low.

Published: 4Nov2016

Chicago Cubs executive Rehman become first McGill grad to earn World Series ring

Only three days after McGill captured their third consecutive national championship in the Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association, Shiraz Rehman, an assistant general manager with the Cubs, became the first McGill grad to earn a World Series championship ring. 

A 39-year-old native of Montreal who was raised in Blauvelt N.Y., Rehman earned a commerce degree from McGill in 1999, majoring in finance and accounting. Rehman was a 6-foot-2 switch-hitting shortstop on the Redmen baseball team for four years, serving as team captain in his junior and senior campaigns.

Published: 4Nov2016

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