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Best Business Schools 2015

Business school has been called a two-year job interview, and with good reason: For more than $100,000 and two years of study, MBAs hope to gain access to vast alumni networks, top-tier internships, and the very best jobs. Our annual ranking of full-time MBA programs now focuses on what most people hope to get after business school: a satisfying, well-paying job. Full-Time MBA: International #16 McGill (Desautels) 

Published on : 02 Nov 2015

Stimulate Your Startup Career With A MBA

If you’re looking to start your own business, or to improve your skills in managing and developing an existing enterprise, an MBA degree is worthy of your consideration.  ... "I felt I needed some more grounding in business to help me develop Elevated Leisure into a more serious business by learning things relating to legal, tax, HR and all sorts of other disciplines in which I didn’t feel like I had enough experience.” Oliver Proudlock, MBA student at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and founder of Elevated Leisure.

Published on : 30 Oct 2015

Top Business Schools for Corporate Finance 2015

Corporate finance generally refers to the activities that go on in a firm’s finance department, which can include everything from analyzing financial statements to managing capital funds. Many who aim to go into corporate finance jobs find that an MBA that’s heavy in quantitative and analytical curriculum can be a safe bet. Careers in corporate finance range from financial analyst to chief financial officer (CFO).

Published on : 26 Oct 2015

NEW: Free cloud storage for students via Microsoft OneDrive

Have you been wishing for more file storage space? Based on feedback from the IT Services 2014 student survey, you’re not alone. Well, you’ll be happy to receive this early holiday gift from IT Services. McGill students now have access to 1 TB FREE personal file space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage component of the Office 365 package.

Published on : 01 Dec 2014

Le top 25 de la relève au Québec

Pascal Lépine (EMBA'12): Je pense à trois réalisations qui me rendent très fiers. Tout d'abord, mon implication sociale auprès de plusieurs organisations, dont PROMIS, qui vient en aide aux nouveaux arrivants.

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Published on : 29 Jun 2012

Professor Elliot Lifson awarded 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Elliot Lifson, a Professor of Practice at the Desautels Faculty of Management and Vice-Chairman of Peerless Clothing Inc., has been awarded a 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal on June 22, 2012 for his dedication to his peers, his community, and to Canada.

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Published on : 26 Jun 2012

Advice to the B-School Class of 2012

Everyone likes dispensing advice, whether it’s solicited or not, or whether it’s acted on or not. And given that the products of the top business schools often go on to run major companies, it’s perhaps no surprise that the great and good are always queuing up to point them in the right direction, either at the beginning of their MBA programs or when they come blinking into the light.

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Published on : 18 Jun 2012

Desautels MBA Program Ranks 1st in Canada in 2012 América Economía Global Ranking

América Economía has published the 2012 edition of its annual rankings of top global MBA programs. The rankings rate the top global programs, based on both their academics and how attractive they are to Latin American students who wish to study abroad.

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Published on : 16 May 2012

Overseas Students Eye Canadian M.B.A.s, Job Opportunities

Nobody says job-hunting is easy, especially these days, but it may be toughest for international job applicants seeking positions in the U.S.

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Published on : 24 Apr 2012

Tout petit, la planète!

À l'automne 2012, l'Université McGill introduira un nouveau programme de maîtrise en administration des affaires (MBA) typique des grandes tendances dans le domaine: le MBA International Study. En plus de la formation habituelle, les étudiants prépareront un voyage d'études d'une dizaine de jours à l'étranger pour questionner entrepreneurs et dirigeants.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2012

Un domaine en mutation

Qu'on n'en doute pas: les diplômés en administration des affaires (MBA) de nos universités québécoises recevront au cours des cinq prochaines années une formation sensiblement différente de celle qu'on donnait il y a 20 ans.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2012

Programmes contingentés ou pas?

Au Québec, certains programmes de maîtrise en administration des affaires (MBA) sont contingentés, alors que d'autres ne le sont pas. Chacun a ses propres critères d'admission. À l'Université McGill, le MBA est aussi très contingenté. «Nous acceptons environ 30% des candidats. Nous sommes les plus sélectifs au Canada», affirme Don Melville, directeur du MBA à la faculté de gestion Desautels.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2012

Et le salaire?

La maîtrise en administration des affaires (MBA) est traditionnellement perçue comme un premier pas vers une promotion. Si on regarde les statistiques salariales des diplômés des différentes universités, il semble que ce soit toujours vrai aujourd'hui.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2012

MBAs Attract Current and Former Soldiers

With leadership skills honed in battle and experience shouldering far more responsibility than their civilian peers, many former military officers are enrolling in M.B.A. programs to get one of the key attributes they lack -- knowledge of the business world

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Published on : 17 Apr 2012

First past the post

PERHAPS it’s because the Olympic torch is about to start wending its way across Britain (albeit for most of the way in the back of a truck), but there seems to have been an increasing interest in teaching the business aspects of sport recently. EMLYON business school in France, for example, begins its new MSc in Sports and Outdoor Industry Management this autumn.

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Published on : 13 Apr 2012