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Prime City One Announces Change in Directors and Officers

Mon, 2015-08-03 12:29

Prime City One Capital Corp. has accepted the resignations of three directors and officers namely, John Lorenzo, R.J. Stapell and Anton Ayoub and appointed three new directors and officers. 

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MBA?: l’avis de décès était prématuré?!

Mon, 2015-07-27 16:13

Courrier des lecteurs: des dirigeants d’entreprises internationales se prononcent pour la réinvention, l’innovation et la créativité.
Des articles récemment publiés ont mis en doute l’avenir des programmes de MBA et leur pertinence dans le monde. Les programmes de MBA sont-ils encore viables?? Les diplômés de MBA sont-ils toujours appréciés par les employeurs??

Read full article: Les Affaires, July 23, 2015

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Cultural Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: Shalini Ganendra Fine Art

Thu, 2015-07-23 11:42

Usman W. Chohan has an MBA from Desautels (2014) in Strategy and Leadership. In 2015, he collaborated with Datin Shalini Ganendra’s gallery and cultural center, Shalini Ganendra Fine Art (SGFA), headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has previously served as a consultant at the World Bank Institute, and as the Special Situations Analyst of Global Equities at Natcan Investment Management.

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Desautels celebrates 50 years of MBA impact

Fri, 2015-06-05 17:25

After 2,000 votes, a trio of distinguished alumni took home the title of Top MBA Impact Maker at the MBA 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner on May 23: Seymour Schulich, MBA’65, entrepreneur, philanthropist and author; Bertrand Cesvet, MBA’88, Executive Chairman and Senior Partner, Sid Lee; and the 2013 Hult Prize team.

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Bombardier's new CEO could be on the hot seat at first annual meeting

Mon, 2015-05-04 14:00

Bombardier's new CEO is expected to be on the hot seat next week as he meets for the first time with shareholders who are clamouring for a turnaround plan after enduring a rough year by the struggling transportation giant. After just six weeks on the job, Alain Bellemare is unlikely to be blamed for the company's poor financial performance, which drove its shares down 45 per cent in the past year and 66 per cent since 2011. 

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Making a Competitive Difference by Embracing Digital Technologies

Fri, 2015-05-01 14:27

Hamidreza Mafi is a strategy consultant at Accenture Inc, and is aligned to Enterprise Architecture and Application Strategy practice. He has completed his MBA studies with concentrations in Strategy and Finance from McGill University, and holds a Master of Engineering Management and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from University of Ottawa.

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How Skateboarding Made Me a Better Marketer

Fri, 2015-03-06 16:17

This year, I’m celebrating 25 years of skateboarding. While I’ve skated all over the world and made a lot of incredible friends along the way it wasn’t until I read this article about skateboarding legend Rodney Mullen that I began to consider the overlap between my passion for skateboarding and my passion for marketing.
... Ben Plomion is VP of Marketing at Chango, where he heads up marketing and communications. 

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Pierre Beaudoin steps down as chief in dramatic Bombardier shakeup

Mon, 2015-02-16 17:02

In a dramatic shakeup at family controlled Bombardier Inc., Pierre Beaudoin is stepping down as president and chief executive officer while his father, Laurent, is retiring as chairman and there are plans afoot for the possible sale of some business units.
Former United Technologies Corp. executive Alain Bellemare is set to replace Pierre Beaudoin – who held the CEO position for 6 1/2 years – on Friday and Pierre Beaudoin will become executive chairman of Bombardier.
 

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Nathalie Prezeau - Marcher pour voir

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:28

La vérité est que je me sens moi-même expat à Toronto. Originaire de Montréal, je suis arrivée dans cette ville il y a 22 ans. Sans l'appui de nos familles, mon mari québécois et moi-même avons élevé une famille et compté sur nos nouvelles amitiés pour faire notre place. C'est avec une mentalité de touriste que j'ai commencé à explorer la ville avec mon bambin de 2 ans, lorsque j'ai quitté mon emploi à temps plein. Je travaillais alors pour TFO, à la promotion des émissions pour enfants. ...

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Musicians Help Heal Wounds of Tragedy

Fri, 2015-01-23 16:09

Musicians are helping to heal the wounds of tragedy through artistic expression. In the heart-rending aftermath of the Taliban attack on Peshawar’s innocent schoolchildren, Pakistani musicians are using their art form to help the nation through its time of anguish. Foremost among these artists is Usman W. Chohan (Desautels MBA, 2014) through his project Urdudaan.

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