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The mini-MBA: Can it pack a big career punch?

Thu, 2014-11-06 11:30

Adrian Jess has gone from selling vinyl records under the nickname the Human Jukebox to packing boxes at the medical goods company where he now works, and then becoming its director of technical services and logistics – but he’s still looking to gain that career edge.

... Mini-MBAs, an MBA boot camp aimed mostly at middle managers, might seem like a new phenomenon, but they can be traced back in Canada to the late 1940s at McGill University in Montreal.

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Eduniversal announces the 2014 Rankings of the Best 1000 Business Schools in 154 Countries

Tue, 2014-11-04 11:16

McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management remains but shares N°2 Business School in Northern America.

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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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A message from the Associate Dean, Research and International Relations

Samer Faraj, Associate Dean, Research and International RelationsManagement research is a form of disciplined inquiry that not only tries to shed light on challenges faced by organizations and their members, but also seek

The Silent are Golden

Thu, 2014-10-23 14:20

A third of us belong to a group of largely marginalized and ignored minds. At school, quiet children are told they need to brush up on their teamwork. In business, those of few words are often sidelined in important meetings.

... Professor Karl Moore from the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, has been interviewing chief executives of large firms about how they manage introverts.

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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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The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking

Thu, 2014-10-23 13:15

17. Alberta Cefis (MBA’79, Executive Vice-President and Head, Global Transaction Banking for Scotiabank and Desautels Faculty Advisory Board Member)

EVP, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Scotiabank

Global transaction bankers know all about cross-border operations. So it makes sense that Scotiabank's Alberta Cefis is dedicated to breaking down barriers in her professional and philanthropic efforts.

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More Schools Say ‘No’ To The Economist

Thu, 2014-10-16 10:38

Economist’s list of the 100 best MBA programs in the world published yesterday (Oct. 9). The U.S. institutions that have bowed out include Babson College, the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School, Purdue University’s Krannert School, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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The First Year’s Guide to U0 Management

Thu, 2014-10-09 10:30

By Michelle Sung

You've just come off the high of graduating high school and enjoying summer. Now, you’re thrust into a new city, a new school and plenty of new faces. After the chaos of frosh and O-Week have passed, you’re eager to start your management career off on the right foot. Luckily for you, I’ve compiled a guide to help you survive your first year at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Dr Devi Singh, Ex-Dir IIML designated new Vice Chancellor JKLU

Tue, 2014-10-07 13:11

JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur has announced the joining of Dr Devi Singh, Ex director IIM Lucknow as the new Vice Chancellor of JKLU. Welcoming Dr Singh as their new Vice Chancellor JKLU says “A strong proponent and practitioner of the Industry-academia interface, Dr. Singh brings with him a wealth of expertise and experience that will serve as an inspiration to JKLU faculty and students alike. We are sure that JKLU will achieve added heights of academic rigour, research focus and education excellence under his astute guidance.”

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