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Total Diving, a PADI Scuba Center in Montreal, Announces the Opening of a New Dive Shop in the East-End of Montreal

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

'Total Diving - Montreal Scuba', a PADI Career Development Center, is announcing the opening of a new dive shop to serve scuba divers in the East-End of Montreal.

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WCM Announces Appointment of New President

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

The Women in Capital Markets Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Reynolds (MBA'98) as President, effective April 22, 2013.
... Ms. Reynolds received her MBA from McGill University, where she had earlier obtained a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Economics and Political Science. She is currently Chair of the Board of the Microskills Business Incubator. She is also a Director on the Board of Studio 180, and a member of Canadian Women in Private Equity.

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Boise Inc. CEO Alexander Toeldte Receives ASPI 2013 Customer Executive of the Year Award

Tue, 2013-03-26 12:15

The Association of Supplier to the Paper Industry (ASPI) has awarded Alexander Toeldte (MBA'86), President and CEO of Boise Inc., with the ASPI 2013 Customer Executive of the Year Award.
The Customer Executive of the Year Award is the highest honor that ASPI bestows on an individual. It is granted to a paper industry executive who has demonstrated extraordinary effectiveness in working with a range of suppliers to enhance productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of his or her company using a wide spectrum of supplied products and services.

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New Klondike Exploration Ltd.: New Klondike Appoints Chairman and Grants Options

Tue, 2013-03-26 12:15

New Klondike Exploration Ltd. (TSXV: NK) ("New Klondike" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. William Ollerhead (MBA'89) to the position of Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. He has been a member of the Board since February 2008 and will also continue to act as Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. Mr. Ollerhead will take a leading role in advancing the Company's corporate governance policies and have a more active, day-to-day role, assisting management to meet the Company's objectives.

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Profession: homme de ménage

Thu, 2013-04-04 15:28

«Votre emploi ne devrait pas vous définir, vous définissez ce que vous faites, rappelle Tolulope Ilesanmi (MBA'05), cofondateur de l’entreprise d’entretien ménager Nettoyage Zénith. Être homme de ménage ne me définit pas, mais je le fais d’abord parce que j’aime ça.»
C’est pendant ses études au MBA à l’Université McGill que le Nigérian d’origine a eu la piqûre et où l’idée de lancer une telle compagnie, avec la complicité de sa femme Ibironke Oyekanle, a germé, parcours étonnant s’il en est. Le point sur ce domaine des plus méconnus.

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Two Vancouver CEOs among Top 10 Bosses in Canada

Thu, 2013-04-04 15:12

Two Vancouver-based CEOs are among 10 Canadian bosses to receive top approval ratings by employees in a website survey.
Telus CEO Darren Entwistle (MBA'88) received an 84-per-cent rating — seventh overall — while Lululemon CEO Christine Day got an 83-per-cent rating, or ninth overall.
The two business leaders were rated on the website Glassdoor, a job and career site where employees anonymously dish on the pros and cons of their companies and bosses.

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Moderating MOOCs

Thu, 2013-04-04 14:53

MOOC, an acronym that's odd to pronounce, stands for Massive Open Online Course. In a nutshell, a MOOC allows free access online to top courses and teachers from elite universities.
"MOOCs are probably the most profound development in higher education in the past year," says Arshad Ahmad (MBA'81), an associate professor of finance at Concordia's John Molson School of Business. The experts envision classes of 100,000 students or more, from around the globe, taught by top professors with all the latest presentation tools.

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Leading in Today's World - What's New and What Are Long Lasting Truths (Ottawa alumni branch)

Thu, 2013-03-21 18:00 - 20:00

Postmodern Management: Working with Under 35-Year-Olds the Way They Want To Be Worked With

Join Ottawa alumni for an enlightening evening with renowned McGill Management professor Karl Moore. Are you a 30-something with a boss who just doesn't "get" you? Or are you an experienced manager whose young employees seem difficult to motivate? What's up in the modern workplace?

This McGill on the Move event will explore the attitude and expectations of a new generation of workers and how to help them - and their managers - succeed in business.

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Lecture and Reception with Professor Nancy J. Adler in Hamilton

Mon, 2013-04-15 18:00 - 20:00

Join business leadership guru Professor Nancy Adler for a special lecture: "Leading Beautifully: The Creative Economy and Beyond." How have creativity and the commitment to beauty become essential to business leadership today? Professor Adler will address this creative approach and how increasingly critical is has become to the success of individual companies and economies around the world.

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Lecture and Reception with Professor Nancy J. Adler in Toronto (Toronto alumni branch)

Tue, 2013-04-16 18:00 - 20:00

Join business leadership guru Professor Nancy Adler for a special lecture: "Leading Beautifully: The Creative Economy and Beyond." How have creativity and the commitment to beauty become essential to business leadership today? Professor Adler will address this creative approach and how increasingly critical is has become to the success of individual companies and economies around the world.

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