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One-Year or Two-Year MBA: Is There a Simple Answer?

Thu, 2016-10-27 11:46

MBAs have become diversified products, catering to segmented clientele’s needs. Upon exploring whether a two-year MBA program is superior to a one-year program, there is, unfortunately, no simple answer to suit all circumstances.

In a two-year MBA program, such as that available from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, this issue is actually less problematic. Specifically, students complete internships first and are then provided with additional opportunities to engage with employers the following autumn. 

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Building a future for engineering

Thu, 2016-10-27 11:43

In recent years, there has been a noticeable push in many developed nations for more girls to study maths and science at school in order to broaden their representation in fields such as engineering. Yet these efforts are not as fruitful as many believe. In fact, the young women who are successfully attracted to engineering are leaving the field faster than their male counterparts.

Brian Rubineau is associate professor of organisational behaviour at McGill University, Canada.

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How Edward Rogers got involved amid Guy Laurence's ouster

Thu, 2016-10-27 11:41

Rogers Communications Deputy Chairman Edward Rogers is making his presence felt at the company bearing his family name, after the ousting of Guy Laurence.

“You can’t have a company of Rogers’ size moving forward in a competitive marketplace without existing leadership filling the void,” management expert Karl Moore, a professor at McGill University, told BNN in an interview. "You’re not just going to keep the chair warm for that length of time."

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3D Signatures Inc. Introduces Business Advisory Board and Celebrates Recent Listing by Opening Toronto Stock Exchange November 2

Thu, 2016-10-27 11:38

3D Signatures Inc. is pleased to introduce the following internationally renowned senior biotech executives as members of the Company's Business Advisory Board.

Mr. Goodman was formerly a consultant with Bain & Company and also worked in brand management for Procter & Gamble. Mr. Goodman holds a B.A. from McGill University (Great Distinction) and the London School of Economics (1st Class Honours). Additionally, he holds an LL.B. and an M.B.A. from McGill University.

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Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research - Psychosocial Axis: "Expressive writing and its effects of physical and mental health", Dr.

Thu, 2016-10-27 11:30
Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry : Room G-23, 4333 Cote St. Catherine Road Montreal, Quebec
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How To Survive As A Young Female Entrepreneur When Building A Technology Business

Thu, 2016-10-27 11:36

To my fellow and aspiring young female entrepreneurs – I sometimes think that the closest feeling that you could possibly equate to starting your business is the same as if you were having a baby.

...I started my business while I was in my second year at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, and trust me, managing my time wasn’t easy.

Read full article: I Am New Generation, October 26, 2016 

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Why Canadian MBA programs want to attract more international students

Thu, 2016-10-27 11:32

Gabriel Werkhaizer may have managed multi­million-dollar budgets in his hometown of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, but it was only this year that he learned how to say some financial words in English, such as “accruals.” The 30-year-old moved to Montreal last year with his wife and two-year-old daughter to earn his MBA degree at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Éric Marceau nommé vice-président et chef des services financiers chez Groupe V Média

Thu, 2016-10-27 11:30

Éric Marceau est nommé au poste de vice-président et chef des services financiers chez Groupe V Média. À ce titre, il assumera un rôle stratégique dans la gestion globale et du plan d’affaires de l’entreprise. Plus concrètement, il aura la responsabilité de planifier et de mettre en œuvre la gestion et le contrôle de toutes les activités financières liées à l’entreprise, la planification stratégique et les dossiers de fusions et acquisitions.

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