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Montreal Masters in Finance course launched

There may soon be a new talent pool for Canadian financial planners and advisors to dip into when they are looking for new recruits. ...

Published: 17 Feb 2016

Présidentielle de 2016 : Ladislas Prosper Agbesi dans les startings blocks

Tout porte à croire que l’emblématique président de Pan African Business Forum(PBF) et Président Directeur Général (PDG) de Lash Group Investment, Ladislas Prosper Agbesi sera candidat à l’élection présidentielle de 2016 au Bénin. Approché par des groupes de jeunes, de femmes et quelques éminentes personnalités de la diaspora béninoise, il n’a pas exclu cette éventualité. Contrairement à ses habitudes.

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Published: 17 Feb 2016

A lifetime in academia

When Anita Nowak, GrDip 99, studied in the graduate diploma program of Concordia’s Department of Communication Studies, she says “a whole new world of cultural studies opened up to me.”

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Published: 17 Feb 2016

Reverse Mentoring

Getting a workplace mentor can help you achieve your performance objectives. They will support you in planning, completing and recording the ACCA Practical Experience Requirement (PER) necessary to become an ACCA member. But you may also find yourself being asked to mentor your more experienced and more qualified colleagues. 

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Published: 17 Feb 2016

Questions pour un patron: Keurig veut moderniser l'image de Van Houtte

La Presse Affaires donne la parole aux grands dirigeants du Québec. Chaque semaine, un patron répond à cinq questions posées par le chef d'entreprise interviewé la semaine précédente. Et ainsi de suite. Stéphane Glorieux, président de Keurig Canada, répond aux questions de Marc Parent, président-directeur général de CAE. 

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Published: 17 Feb 2016

Poxel Appoints Janice Bourque and Pierre Legault to its Board of Directors

POXEL SA (Euronext – POXEL - FR0012432516), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative drugs to treat type 2 diabetes, today announced the addition of Janice Bourque, Managing Director of Hercules Technology Growth Capital, and Pierre Legault, President and CEO of Nephrogenex Inc, to its Board of Directors. Both appointments were approved by Poxel’s shareholders at the Annual Shareholder Meeting held in Paris last Friday, January 29, 2016.

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Published: 17 Feb 2016

3 questions à se poser pour bien cerner son nouveau rôle de gestionnaire

Après quelques années de loyaux services au sein de votre entreprise, vous venez d’être promu gestionnaire. Bien que vous soyez du genre confiant et que vous ayez l’habitude de tout prendre en charge rapidement, vous avez soudainement l’impression de perdre pied. Comment apprivoiser ce nouveau rôle?

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Published: 17 Feb 2016

Des nouvelles de l’UQAM

Ivanka Bilos est une étudiante en droit de l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM) de deuxième année et titulaire d’un baccalauréat en gestion de l’Université McGill. Elle a 33 ans. Du 25 mars au 1er avril prochain, elle partira pour New York avec une vingtaine d’autres étudiants afin de représenter la Faculté de science politique et de droit de l’UQAM à la Simulation des Nations Unies ...

Published: 15 Feb 2016

McGill launches Masters of Management in Finance - Students to run Desautels investment management firm

McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management is launching a new twelve-month Masters of Management in Finance (MMF). The MMF program is designed to prepare students of any academic background for a variety of careers in finance such as investment banking, asset management, corporate finance, risk management, and financial consulting, among others....

Published: 15 Feb 2016

Old habits die hard, even with the advent of online dating

Women are still hesitant about making the first move when it comes to dating, according to a new study about online dating that shows old-fashioned dating patterns still persist in the digital age.

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Published: 15 Feb 2016

Negative rates, deficits and defaults

Japan’s, the US’s and Europe’s central banks and governments continue to fly by the seat of their pants, since none of their policies restored prosperity since the 2008 crisis.  Incomes stagnate, labor force participation is at historical lows, and though measured unemployment dropped, the fact that there are no pressures whatsoever on compensations suggests that the decline in unemployment rates no longer signals better times.  In Canada, the drastic drop in prices of natural resou...

Published: 15 Feb 2016

McGill crée un Master de Gestion en Finance - Les étudiants gèrent eux-mêmes la société de gestion de placements Desautels

La Faculté de gestion Desautels de l'Université McGill crée un nouveau Master de Gestion en Finance (MMF) sur douze mois. Le programme du MMF a été pensé pour préparer les étudiants ayant suivi des formations académiques variées aux métiers de la finance, notamment dans les domaines des services bancaires d'investissement, de la gestion des actifs, de la finance d'entreprise, de la gestion des risques et du conseil financier....

Published: 11 Feb 2016

A business conference like no other

McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management knows a lot about business education. The Montreal-based evenko, one of the world’s top concert promoters, knows a lot about organizing one-of-a-kind events. Working together, the two organizations have come up with an unusual and ambitious one-day business conference that will feature a roster of star speakers, including Wayne Gretzky, cosmetics pioneer Lise Watier and Scotty Bowman, who coached NHL teams to nine Stanley Cups.

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Published: 11 Feb 2016

Desautels Management Achievement Awards 2016

The 36th  Desautels Management Achievement Awards (DMAA) was held on February 6th. The event serves to recognize and honour the achievements of the leaders in Canadian business, and to provide an opportunity for students to network with industry professionals.

Read full article: The Bull and Bear, 11 February, 2016 

Published: 11 Feb 2016

How a company apologizing can improve a bad situation

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, talks with Maurice Schweitzer, a professor at the Wharton Business School.

Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, 10 February, 2016

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Published: 11 Feb 2016

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