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The Most Powerful Women in Business

Tue, 2014-11-04 10:48

Quest for Excellence Growing up in Canada, Lubna Al Kharusi did her Bachelor's in Commerce from McGill University. She returned to Oman because 'it was sunny, tax free and her family was here.' She joined the finance department of Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) in 1997. In her stint covering 10 years at the company she handled various responsibilities like budgeting, treasury, financial accounting, change management, investor relations, well engineering, financial services etc. She was cross posted to Shell in London from PDO.

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Business Schools Find Own Way To Remember Lessons Of War

Tue, 2014-11-04 10:43

On the eleventh day of November, people around the world will again honour those who have served in the armed forces through ceremonies such as Veterans Day in the US and Remembrance Day in the UK. Those of us fortunate to have not experienced battle will doubtless give thanks because, as the Civil War general, William T. Sherman succinctly put it, “War is all hell.” But no matter how terrible war has been and continues to be, philosophers, social scientists and, of course, business school academics have been able to extract valuable lessons from it.

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Fabienne Cezanne, Founder of an Animal Fostering Club at McGill

Mon, 2014-11-03 14:51

As George Eliot once said, “animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” Anyone who’s ever owned a pet can attest to this truth; studies have already proven thata furry companion can ease loneliness, reduce stress, promote social interaction, encourage exercise and playfulness, and, of course, love you unconditionally (as long as you love them back). 

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Terra Nova Appoints New Chief Financial Officer and Grants Stock Options

Mon, 2014-11-03 14:18

Terra Nova Energy Ltd. (the Company or Terra Nova) (TSX-V: TGC OTCQX: TNVMF) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Matt Anderson as Terra Nova's new Chief Financial Officer to replace outgoing Chief Financial Officer, Robert McMorran. Mr. McMorran will continue to serve as a member of Terra Nova's Board of Directors. Terra Nova wishes to thank Mr. McMorran for his services as Chief Financial Officer.

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CEO Conversations: David Segal on David's Tea

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:48

David Segal, co-founder of David’s Tea, was recently interviewed by Karl Moore, associate professor at McGill University’s Desautels faculty of management.

... Below is an excerpt of the conversation. For the full interview, tune into CJAD 800 AM, on Friday at 7 p.m. or Sunday at 8 p.m.

Karl Moore: Is David’s Tea the Starbucks of tea? Is that one way of putting it?

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Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Need innovative ideas? Then tap into your board members’ expertise

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:27

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 Michael Useem [a management professor] from the Wharton Business School.

So Mike, you do a lot of research on boards, how can boards help with innovation?

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Mathieu Darche – from the NHL to the corporate world

Mon, 2014-10-27 16:04

The Montreal native realized his boyhood dream of playing for The Montreal Canadiens. Armed with a marketing and management degree from McGill; Mathieu Darche is bringing that same determination to a new career in business.

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Marvin Corber, Robert B. Winsor to receive honorary degrees

Thu, 2014-10-23 13:52

Two outstanding contributors to Montreal community organizations will be honoured at McGill’s fall convocation ceremonies. Marvin Corber and Robert B. Winsor will both receive Doctor of Laws honorary degrees.

The convocation ceremonies will be held Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Salle Wilfrid Pelletier, Place des Arts. Two ceremonies will take place that day, the first at 10 a.m. and the second at 3 p.m.

... Marvin Corber

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HULT PRIZE ONE MILLION DOLLAR START-UP CHALLENGE

Thu, 2014-10-23 13:33

Registrations are now open for the 2015 Hult Prize at McGill 

Will you be the next winner of $1 Million? This year's President's Challenge will tackle Early Childhood Education. The Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill is proud to host a Campus Event which is part of the world's largest and most influential community! The best fact? We are all here to help you! 

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What size university fits you?

Thu, 2014-10-23 13:26

Big? Small? Specialized? For those considering the kind of campus they would like to attend, here are some qualities to consider, based on the experience of students who attended different types of schools.

... The big school

Travis O’Farrell, McGill University Class of 2010

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