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Understanding Hockey

Fri, 2016-02-12 16:30 - 17:30
Brown Student Services : Room 5001 (in the East Wing), 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Not from around here?  Well, there is one thing you should know about Canada, and that is its passion for hockey!

Finding Summer & Part-Time Opportunities

Wed, 2016-03-16 14:30 - 16:00
Brown Student Services : Room 3001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

This information-rich workshop will help you launch your job hunt in Canada!


By attending this workshop, students will be able to:


Adapting to the Canadian Job Market

Tue, 2016-02-16 15:00 - 16:30
Brown Student Services : Room 3001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

This information-rich workshop will help you prepare to look for work in Canada.

Through this workshop, you will be able to:

Debate: What is the Role of Business in Humanitarian Issues?

Fri, 2015-11-20 14:04

What is the wider role of business in society? While it has long been acknowledged that big businesses in particular have a part to play – by virtue of their place in society as well as the people directly affected by their supply chains – just how much of a role and in what capacity is the subject of much debate.

A debate much like the one you’re about to read, between Anita Nowak of McGill University’s Desautels School of Management and Frank Wijen of the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University…

Source Site: /desautels

Caisse putting $1.5B US into Bombardier for stake in rail business

Fri, 2015-11-20 14:02

Bombardier has signed a deal that will see the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) invest $1.5 billion US in a newly created company that will hold the company's rail transportation business.
... Karl Moore, an associate professor at McGill University, said it's a solid business deal, with more upside than Quebec's investment in Bombardier's CSeries program.

Read full article: CBC News, November 19, 2015

Source Site: /desautels

Another bet on Bombardier

Fri, 2015-11-20 13:37

Karl Moore explains why getting a piece of Bombardier’s rail business is a good deal for the Caisse. 

Watch the interview: MSN, November 19, 2015

Source Site: /desautels

WADA appoints Olivier Niggli as new Director General

Fri, 2015-11-20 12:38

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivier Niggli as WADA's new Director General. Mr. Niggli, who has held the role of Chief Operating Officer since 2014, succeeds long-standing Director General, David Howman, who has chosen not to seek a further extension of his mandate with WADA. 

Source Site: /desautels

Raymond James Hires Glenn Gatcliffe to Investment Banking Team

Fri, 2015-11-20 12:32

Raymond James Ltd., the Canadian arm of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial, Inc., today announced that Glenn Gatcliffe has joined its Investment Banking team as Managing Director, Head of Consumer, Agriculture / Chemicals and Manufacturing.

Read full article: ABC NEWS 4, November 18, 2015

Source Site: /desautels

Jeunes et généreux

Fri, 2015-11-20 12:22

Ils sont dans la trentaine et sont très généreux. Mais ils refusent qu'on leur accole les étiquettes de philanthrope ou de mécène. 
... À 22 ans, Pascal Lépine est devenu un entrepreneur à succès maintes fois célébré dans les médias. Mais en fondant Atypic, il ne se doutait pas que la philanthropie deviendrait pour lui un mode de vie.

Read full article: LaPresse, November 18, 2015

Source Site: /desautels

Le Belge Patrick Xhonneux se voit confier une fonction de premier plan chez SAS

Fri, 2015-11-20 11:28

SAS, leader sur le marché de l’analytique, annonce la nomination de Patrick Xhonneux au poste de vice-président marketing pour SAS EMEA. Patrick Xhonneux a débuté sa carrière chez SAS voici déjà près de 22 ans et est une figure bien connue sur le marché belge. 

Read full article: Informaticien, November 18, 2015

Source Site: /desautels