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McGill X-1 Kick-off! | Weekly Recap Series

Wed, 2016-06-15 11:37

The week ended with a workshop on how to maintain your engagement with your startup and the right mindset to adopt, led by Prof. Nii Addy of the Desautels Faculty of Management here at McGill. Following this was Prof. Lisa Cohen, another outstanding professor at Desautels, who shared her expertise on building a great team and understanding team dynamics.

Source Site: /desautels

Transcript: How Steve Jobs, Bill Gates used a disruptive technology to build different companies

Wed, 2016-06-15 11:30

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, talks with MIT’s Michael Cusumano.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, June 14, 2016

Source Site: /desautels

Dobson Cup runneth over

Wed, 2016-06-15 11:27

After a year of planning, over 150 start-up submissions, 137 pitches, and $117,000 in prizes, the 2016 McGill Dobson Cup has come to a close with four enthusiastic startups claiming a first place victory in four different tracks: Social Enterprise, Health Sciences, Small & Medium Enterprise, and Innovation Driven Enterprise.

Source Site: /desautels

2016 Tongji International Construction Festival

Tue, 2016-06-14 15:55

The School of Architecture team took second prize at the recently completed 2016 Tongji International Construction Festival in Shanghai. The students' project - "Sphere - Wave" - was based on the use of a single, repeated module and required no additional fasteners beyond a simple friction connection. This allowed for rapid assembly without additional tools in a variety of situations. The modular concept also permitted a variety of shapes for the final project.

Source Site: /architecture
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McGill Jazz Orchestra I

Sat, 2016-10-29 20:00
Ozias-Leduc Secondary School : 525 Rue Jolliet, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC , J3H 3N2
Price: Free Admission

Joe Sullivan, director

Concert presented as part of the 50th Anniversary of the town of Mont-Saint-Hilaire.

Source Site: /music
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Wireless network maintenance and certificate update

Thu, 2016-06-16 05:00 - 05:30

Please note that there will be an update to McGill's wireless certificate on Thursday morning, June 16 at 5:00 am.

Source Site: /it

Wired and Wireless Network Switch Maintenance, June 22

Wed, 2016-06-22 06:00 - 06:15

IT Services will be performing maintenance on the network switches in the areas below on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 from 6:00 am to 6:15 am. Users connected via wired or wireless network will lose connectivity.

Source Site: /it

2016 Best EMBAs: Martin Carrier, McGill University & HEC Montréal

Tue, 2016-06-14 14:53

Martin Carrier

McGill University & HEC Montréal

“My biggest lesson was learning to think beyond my instincts and discovering tools to help guide me to making more informed decisions. As managers, our experience guides us but it needs to be channeled, challenged, and formalized. The EMBA program has provided me with a new toolset to frame my decisions and guide my business instincts.”

Age: 45

Location: Montreal, Canada

Family Members: Corinne Demars (wife), children Ophélie Carrier, 10, Olivia Carrier, 8, and Thierry Carrier, 6

Source Site: /desautels

2016 Best EMBAs: Louise Richer, McGill University & HEC Montréal

Tue, 2016-06-14 14:34

Louise Richer

McGill University & HEC Montréal

“From day one, Louise stood out in our program. She studied psychology. She used to be a stand-up comedian. What could someone like her contribute to the learning of her EMBA classmates? A lot!”

Age: 63

Location: Montreal (QC), Canada

Family Members: Théo Lepage-Richer (son)

Source Site: /desautels