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IMHL Class 4 participant Joanne Liu is the winner of the prestigious 2013 Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Award of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Every year, the Royal College allocates $1 million through its National and Regional Awards and Grants Program to honour the exceptional accomplishments of Fellows, as well as encourage excellence in specialty medicine.
A prolific author of 150 articles, 15 books, and a few short stories, Henry Mintzberg has been a professor at his alma mater McGill University for 40 years. He's currently the Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Management, and for much of the past decade has been developing new approaches to management education and development.
Il y a une décennie, les femmes étaient encore peu nombreuses dans les cohortes de MBA au Québec. Depuis quelques années, elles représentent en moyenne de 25 à 35 % des étudiants dans ces programmes.
La présence des femmes dans les classes de MBA pour cadres en exercice est appelée à croître au cours des prochaines années.
Pendant deux ans, Stéphanie Hamelin, 41 ans, a mené de front son rôle de mère de deux jeunes enfants, son emploi de directrice stratégie et développement des affaires au Mouvement Desjardins à Lévis et ses études de MBA, qu'elle a obtenu en juillet dernier à l'Université Laval.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, speaks with Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom’79), Chairman & CEO, OgilvyOne Worldwide.
Watch interview: The Globe and Mail, January 24, 2013
Despite uncertain economic times, the latest MBA graduates from business schools in Canada and around the world are landing jobs (and good salaries) at a speedy pace unparalleled in a decade, according to a new survey.
… The survey results “send a very strong message” about the value of an MBA, says Tamer Boyaci, associate dean of masters programs at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. “It means the investment the students are making is paying off.”
Although John Law's name is now associated with the 18th century South Sea Bubble, the problem he wanted to solve was the same that central banks are struggling with today: "How much money and credit can be created without bringing about inflation, destabilizing the economy, or destabilizing the international financial system?" Law's proposal then was that a "land-collateralized" note issue would be the solution.
-Article by Reuven Brenner
Careers are a lot longer than people think. Most of my undergrad and MBA students are in a great rush to get on with it. And they should but they need to take the long view. I recently interviewed OgilvyOne’s CEO Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom’79) who is one of the smartest people I know. Brian separates a career into three sections, allowing for some perspective and an eye on the future.
-Article by Karl Moore
One look at Anita Nowak's advice to other young professionals and you'll see exactly what makes her notable. As the founding Integrating Director for the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, here's how she's looking to make a difference in today's world...
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A $90,000 area rug, a pair of guest chairs that cost almost as much, a $35,000 toilet and a $1,400 trash can—these are just a few of the expenses from a remodeling of John Thain's office when he took over as Merrill Lynch's chief executive officer in December 2007. The total bill came to an astonishing $1.2 million—about the price of five average single-family homes.
Desautels BCom students took three top 3 podiums at the 25th edition of the Jeux du Commerce, hosted by HEC Montreal from January 4 to 6, 2013.
Over 1,200 students from 13 Eastern-Canadian universities attended this inter-university competition. In addition to competitions that applied academic knowledge to real-life situations, there were opportunities to network with students from different universities, and connect with members of the business community. Sports and social competitions were also part of the event.
A Desautels BCom team composed of Jacqueline Crapper and Wenxi (Kathy) Kang placed 1st in the Human Resources case competition at the 35th annual Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC) hosted by Queen’s University from January 3 to 5, 2013.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University talks to five senior women leaders about the nature of leadership today.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, January 8, 2013
The Opéra de Montréal is set to stage Die Fledermaus on Jan. 26, but the singer the company bills as "the prince of Quebec tenors," Marc Hervieux, is refusing to sing during rehearsals, which began this week.
Hervieux says he is on a "vocal cord strike," upset with the posters advertising Johann Strauss II's Viennese operetta, known in French as La Chauve-Souris and in English as The Bat.
Billionaire press baron Mortimer Zuckerman (LLD’11), the Montreal-born former rival of Conrad Black, says he is being encouraged to run for New York mayor — by the man who holds the title.
“I would love to be in that job,” said Mr. Zuckerman in a New York Times article Monday hinting that current Mayor Michael Bloomberg — a fellow billionaire media magnate — was considering the 75-year-old as a potential successor.