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Why female engineering students leave the field

Female engineers are leaving an already male-dominated engineering field due to a culture that does not take them seriously, according to Professor Brian Rubineau of Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. 

Read full article: Times Higher Education, October 27, 2016 

Published: 3Nov2016

Building a Culture of Innovation shortlisted for Management Gold

The Management Book of the Year competition, which is now in its seventh year, was created to uncover the best books on management and leadership, and help raise the profile of the great management writing published in the UK.

Last year’s overall winner was Frugal Innovation by Navi Radjou and Jaideep Prabhu, published by Profile (Economist Books). Previous overall and category winners include Steven D’Souza and Diana Renner, Richard Newton, Christopher Bones, Henry Mintzberg, Clayton M. Christensen and Philip Kotler.

Published: 3Nov2016

Dominique Nadeau: Safari Condo

Au départ, Dominique Nadeau ne se destinait pas à reprendre Safari Condo, l'entreprise de véhicules récréatifs et de roulottes fondée par son père Daniel en 1998. «Pour mes études universitaires, j'avais appliqué à l'école des Hautes Études Commerciales, à la Faculté de management de McGill et à la Faculté des arts de McGill», explique Dominique Nadeau.

Lire l'article complet: La Presse, le 28 octobre, 2016 

Published: 3Nov2016

Heading down the Road to 200

A cornerstone of the Road to 200 is a series of events in Montreal and cities around the world with sizeable alumni communities. On September 22, more than 260 alumni and friends attended a fascinating discussion in Pointe Claire on memory loss as part of the Healthy Brains for Health Lives theme, featuring several leading brain researchers from the MNI and a special presentation from neuroscience pioneer Brenda Milner.

Published: 3Nov2016

Fashion 101: Valuable Career Advices from the Best in the Industry

So many young and creative people have aspired to break into the vibrant and fascinating field of the fashion industry. If you are one of these people, take your career to the next level by learning from the takeaways from a few of the best in this field like Marissa Webb, Tanya Taylor, and more. Read on to get inspiration from the past "How to Make It in Fashion" Conferences, and make your dreams come true!

Published: 3Nov2016

Creating Social Impact through Technological Innovation

7Nov201616:30
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Bronfman Building Room 310, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Desautels students are invited to participate in a special reflective session on social impact and technological innovation with McGill’s Associate Vice-Principal of Innovation, Angelique Mannella. Ms.

McGill MMF Information Session in Montreal

1Dec201617:30
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Bronfman Building Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

 

Join Professor Vadim di Pietro for a live information session in Montreal.

Research Proposal Presentation: Hajar Fatemi-Shariatpanahi

7Nov201611:00
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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

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