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The Silent are Golden

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.

Published: 23 Oct 2014

How to get employer support for an EMBA

CORPORATE sponsorship for the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) course has fallen in recent years.

Published: 23 Oct 2014

Marvin Corber, Robert B. Winsor to receive honorary degrees

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

Published: 23 Oct 2014

HULT PRIZE ONE MILLION DOLLAR START-UP CHALLENGE

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! 

Published: 23 Oct 2014

What size university fits you?

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

Published: 23 Oct 2014

Trium tops FT Executive MBA programme rankings 2014

For the first time in six years, a new challenger has topped the FT’s ranking of executive MBA programmes.

Published: 23 Oct 2014

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking

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.

Published: 23 Oct 2014

“Los bonus de los ejecutivos destruyen las compañías”

No le gustan los MBA. No le gusta George W. Bush. No le gustan los disparatados bonus de los ejecutivos. No le gusta el enorme poder de las grandes corporaciones en nuestras vidas. Y sostiene, con alarma, que se están dando algunas condiciones en Estados Unidos similares a las de la Alemania e Italia de principios de los años treinta del siglo pasado.

Published: 23 Oct 2014

Vacations out for Canadian chief of aid group Doctors Without Borders

Vacations are a time for relaxing at the cottage or sunning on a beach – unless you’re Joanne Liu, the Canadian physician who is the loudest and most insistent voice in the global rally to contain the Ebola epidemic.

... “She wants to save the world,” said her good friend Conrad Sauvé, the Red Cross Canada CEO who studied with her at McGill for a master’s degree in health leadership.

Published: 23 Oct 2014

Addressing Client Objections To EHR

Are your healthcare IT customers concerned about the cost of a new EHR (electronic health records) system? Make sure you let them know they’ll probably get their money back in less than a year.

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Discussing The Client Investment

Published: 23 Oct 2014

Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Consultants should park their attitudes at the border

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Tarun Khanna from the Harvard Business School.

What do you think is important for a [business] person going to an emerging country? How do we know we have someone who will do well there?

Published: 23 Oct 2014

Country of the Month - Egypt

Dr Ghada Selim, MD, Lecturer of Cardiology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; Founding Director of cardiac rehabilitation unit, Ain Shams University, International Masters of Health Leadership participant, McGill University, Canada.

Ghada Selim, Class 5 participant, establishes first comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation center in Egypt.

Read full article: European Society of Cardiology, October, 2014

Published: 23 Oct 2014

Developing a global leadership mindset

From using smart machines and big data to adopting cross-cultural management and understanding diversity, there are many ways to lead with a global mentality. Changeboard asks four leading academics for their insights.

Question one

Do you believe there is a mismatch between the skills that people possess and the skills needed for future business success? If so, how can this be addressed?

Published: 18 Oct 2014

AndeanGold Announces Board of Directors Appointments

AndeanGold Ltd. ("the Company" or "AndeanGold") (TSX VENTURE: AAU)(LMA: AAU) is pleased to announce that Messrs. Diego Angulo and Alexander Pena have been appointed to AndeanGold's board of directors.

Published: 18 Oct 2014

The power of not-for-profit ventures

Elizabeth Law FCPA first understood the power of not-for-profit ventures during her university days in Montreal, Canada, where she saw communities that were crying out for help.

Published: 18 Oct 2014

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