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Desautels Global Expert: Kory Williams

Kory Williams, MBA'04, Principal, K Williams Consulting Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Mr. Williams guest lectured in two sections of Strategic Management (MGCR 423) with Prof. Kwangjun An. He discussed the real life applications of strategy and provided several case examples.

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Published: 6 Mar 2018

Marketing Campaign: Who's behind Desautels?

How does firm location affect the reliability of a company's financials?

Learn more about how Desautels professors are behind some of the most unique research projects in the world.

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Published: 5 Mar 2018

Professor Brenner on how Asian countries can overcome democratic deficits

In a piece for Asia Times, Professor Reuven Brenner points to history and other geographic contexts to demonstrate how Asian countries, such as Hong Kong and Taiwan, can redress democratic deviances.

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Published: 5 Mar 2018

Perspectives on online MBA education

According to the Financial Times, the landscape of MBA programs worldwide is showing a favorable shift toward online education. Dean Isabelle Bajeux shares her perspective on one of the most notable evolutions seen in MBA studies.

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Published: 5 Mar 2018

Dobson Centre ranking attracts local attention

A recent technology news roundup published by La Presse includes the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship’s ranking by UBI Global as a highlight worth noting among local university start-up programs.

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Published: 5 Mar 2018

A sneak peak of world’s first electric snowmobile

Taiga Motors, founded by three McGill Engineering grads and winners of the McGill Dobson Cup, are gearing up to launch the first ever electric snowmobile, the Taiga TS2. They recently invited media to Mont-Tremblant to unveil their product prototype, which did not disappoint.

While Taiga continues to refine their design, the snowmobiles already have two major advantages over competitors: zero-emission and significantly less noise pollution.

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Published: 5 Mar 2018

Perspectives from IMHL alumna on her quest for Olympic gold

In a blog post for Radio Canada, Sylvie Bernier (IMHL’11) comments on her journey to achieving Olympic gold, which was at once exhilarating and rewarding as it was all-consuming and distressing. Along the way, she shares what life has been like after the Olympics and how it has changed.

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Published: 2 Mar 2018

Azimut appoints Desautels alumna as director

Azimut Exploration Inc. has appointed Angelina Mehta (MBA’02) as its new company director, effective February 27, 2018.

In addition to an MBA, Mehta holds a degree in mining engineering and is also pursuing a Masters of Law at York University. She has previously worked as an investment manager at The Sentient Group and has gained both technical and corporate experience with Rio Tinto's subsidiary, Iron Ore Company of Canada.

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Published: 2 Mar 2018

Dobson Cup 2018 finalist CandyCutlery offers advice on founding a startup

The Dobson Chronicles interviews Daniel Van Acker, member of the Dobson Cup finalist startup CandyCutlery, about what motivated him to become an entrepreneur and what it takes to succeed. For Van Acker, the recipe for success includes a lot of hard work; “there are no shortcuts”, as he says.

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Published: 2 Mar 2018

Yokohama National University joins IMPM as partner institution

Founded 22 years ago by Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg, the International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM) has announced that Japan’s Yokohama National University (YNU) has joined as a partner institution to deliver the Collaborative Mindset Module. 

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Published: 2 Mar 2018

Dean Bajeux on the McGill Dobson Centre

In a recent interview with Radio Canada International, Desautels Dean Isabelle Bajeux comments on the impact that the McGill Dobson Centre has had to date and on what its ranking by UBI Global means to the Faculty.

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Published: 2 Mar 2018

Taiga Motors on their founding and their future

In a recent interview, Taiga Motors, founded by three McGill Engineering grads and winners of the McGill Dobson Cup, sits down to talk about what spurred their electric snowmobile idea, its innovative design and the path to commercialization.

Following successful testing this past winter, Taiga is due to unveil the production model of its first electric snowmobile in the next couple of months and plans to begin delivery to customers in 2019.

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Published: 1 Mar 2018

Presenting the 2018 Dobson Cup finalists

Following four consecutive days of pitches, the McGill Dobson Cup 2018 powered by National Bank has announced the 40 startup teams that are moving on to the finals on March 28, 2018.

Organized along the four tracks of: Health Sciences, Social Enterprise, Small & Medium Enterprise, and Innovation Driven Enterprise, the teams will be competing for $100,000 in seed funding that will be awarded across the tracks. 

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Published: 1 Mar 2018

Breaking down management roles for better workplaces

According to Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg, the key to making organizations more efficient is to break down management roles, which allows each member to develop their own skillset.

Management roles, for Mintzberg, can categorized into three overarching areas: Interpersonal, Informational and Decision-making. 

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Published: 28 Feb 2018

Retail is not on its last breath, but alive and well

Despite popular misconceptions that the retail industry is in cataclysmic decline, Executive Director of the Bensadoun Retail Initiative, Charles De Brabant (BCom'83), sheds light on why this could not be further from the truth.

Retail, as he explains, is in the midst of transformation, not on the brink of demise.

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Published: 27 Feb 2018

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