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Business schools work to bridge the gap between academia and industry

Thu, 2014-10-16 12:06

There’s a story Julian Barlow likes to tell people when he’s making a presentation.

In 1995 he was teaching a transformational leadership course when a student asked if Barlow would lead a training session for his staff.

... Alex Kalil, professor at McGill’s Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies in Montreal, has been a long-standing proponent for injecting industry experience into the classroom. That’s because he has had a decades-long history conversing with students within and outside a campus environment.

Source Site: /desautels

Going Off on Your Own (or Not): MBA Electives in Entrepreneurship

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:30

From Richard Branson to Steve Jobs, entrepreneurs might be considered the defining business leaders of this generation.

... “When they come into the class, 90 percent of them don't know what they're going to do,” says Alex Kalil, who teaches on two entrepreneurship courses at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management. 

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Professor Alex Kalil receives Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Tue, 2013-02-12 11:05

Professor Alex Kalil has been awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in February 2013 for his dedication to his peers, his community, and to Canada. This commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, it serves to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.

Source Site: /desautels