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McGill student-athletes merit 17 scholarships at Quebec Foundation awards gala

Mariam SyllaCedric McNicoll and Katia Clement-Heydra highlighted a group of 17 athletes from McGill University to receive bursaries doled out Tuesday at the 29thannual Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence awards gala, held at the Sheraton Laval.

Published: 28Nov2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Why communication is key for virtual teams

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 JoAnne Yates from MIT [Massachusetts Institute of Technology].

JoAnne, what have you learned in your research about virtual teams?

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, November 25, 2014

Published: 27Nov2014

Clothing retailer Simons to open new stores in Mississauga, B.C., Alberta

Mississauga will soon be home to the largest of five new Simons stores scheduled to open across Canada, marking only the second time the company has set up shop outside Quebec.

Local shoppers unfamiliar with Simons can expect a family feel across the chain, said Robert Mackalski, a brand expert and faculty lecturer at McGill University.

Published: 27Nov2014

Is an MBA worth it? What business school can do for your salary in 2014

Desautels, Ivey, Rotman, Sauder and Schulich all cracked the top 100 on the Financial Times’ business school rankings in 2014. While FT’s list is the global standard by which programs are measured, determining the “best” business school is ultimately complicated and subjective, dependent on a plethora of metrics each individual can and should weigh differently.

Published: 27Nov2014

Women in Finance Panel Discussion with PSP Investments

Conference Center 7th floor, 1250 René-Lévesque West, CA
Great job opportunities on the investing side. This makes so much sense – get going!! Well worth taking a break from studying.

Sugar Sammy gets last laugh with publicity stunt

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

Published: 24Nov2014

Career Prep 101


Career Prep 101

MANDATORY for all U0/U1s, U2s welcome

Advisor on duty: Peg Brunelle 

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.

SAS Big Data and Analytics Boot Camp

Bronfman Building Room 151, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Did you know that skills in managing Big Data and Analytics can dramatically increase your job prospects?

Neither crisis mode nor complacency

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.

Published: 20Nov2014