Desautels Faculty of Management news
Montreal (QC), November 23, 2015 – evenko announced that its first edition of APEX will be held on February 24, 2016 at the Bell Centre Theatre. Presented by Desjardins Business in collaboration with Bell, and in partnership with the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal (BTMM), and Lavery Lawyers.
Basketball players Mariam Sylla and Francois Bourque combined to received four of 17 bursaries awarded to McGill student-athletes, Wednesday, at the 30th annual Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec awards gala. Read full article: McGill Reporter, November 26, 2015
WCM Board of Directors Offer Congratulations to Jennifer Reynolds on Being Named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner
The Board of Directors of Women in Capital Markets would like to congratulate Jennifer Reynolds, WCM President & CEO, on being named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner. Launched in 2003, the Top 100 Awards celebrate the accomplishments of Canada’s top female leaders and serve to inspire current and future generations.
The last Innovation Report of the Conference Board of Canada brought encouraging news for Quebec and Canada. But we can do much better, McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier told the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations on Wednesday. ... Among the recent initiatives at McGill to foster entrepreneurship:
This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. I am delighted to sit down with Richard Whittington, a professor at the Said Business School at Oxford University.
La Corporation des lieux historiques de Pont-Rouge vient de dévoiler qu’elle a recruté quatre nouveaux administrateurs et, selon le président Marcellin Simard, « ces personnes possèdent une expertise en gestion qui permettra d’apporter une contribution significative à la gouvernance et l’essor de notre organisme ». Au conseil d’administration siège désormais Sylvie Germain. Elle est diplômée en commerce de l’Université McGill et a travaillé au sein de diverses sociétés d'État canadiennes, dont l’Office national du film.
Louise St-Pierre recognized as one of Canada's most powerful women - Cogeco Cable Canada's top executive is a WXN 2015 Top 100 Award Winner
Cogeco Cable Canada is proud to announce that President and Chief Executive Officer Louise St-Pierre has been named a Women's Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner. This prestigious distinction celebrates the incredible accomplishments of Canada's top female executive talent as well as their organizations and networks. Louise St-Pierre will be honoured in the Scotiabank Corporate Executives category during a gala celebration at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 26.
L'homme d'affaires Jean Gattuso, président et chef de l'exploitation d'Industries Lassonde, s'est vu décerner lundi soir le prestigieux Golden Pencil Award lors d'une cérémonie tenue à Toronto. Le Golden Pencil Award est accordé depuis 1957 à des professionnels du milieu de l'alimentation s'étant illustrés. Plus de 125 récipiendaires ont déjà mis la main sur cette distinction, la plus prestigieuse remise par l'industrie alimentaire au pays, mais à peine une dizaine de Québécois ont réussi cet exploit.
Bombardier has warned of another challenging year in 2016 before the transformation it has launched, including cost-cutting efforts and shifts in production to low-cost centres, deliver a financial turnaround by 2020.Karl Moore, professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said Bellemare has demonstrated that he’s assembled a team of seasoned veterans who have developed a credible plan to propel the company forward now that public funding has eliminated worries about its survival.
Late one September evening one of Philip Rooke’s colleagues texted him at home with news that could have crippled his business. “Disruption is the reality for many organisations right now,” said Melissa Sonberg, executive in residence of Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. “It’s like the plague: disruption doesn’t play favourites, a lot of people try to run from it, but you can’t hide.”
Stingray annonce la nomination de Tom Pentefountas comme vice-président principal ventes, EMEA et Asie
Stingray, un fournisseur de services musicaux multiplateformes et de solutions multimédias en magasin interentreprises, a annoncé aujourd'hui la nomination de Tom Pentefountas au poste de vice-président principal ventes, Europe, Moyen-Orient, Afrique et Asie. Read full article: Le Lézard, November 23, 2015
Segal Building: On November 26, McGill University professor Karl Moore will be presenting “Introverts in the Executive Suite” at the Segal Graduate School of Business. Moore will look at how introverts function in leadership positions and what challenges they face, based on over 100 interviews conducted with leading executives who are introverted themselves. Read full artice: The Peak, November 22, 2015
Article written by Afaque Riaz Ahmed, McGill MBA alumni. The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015, which could limit our internet freedom and jeopardise our economy’s ability to create jobs, will soon be tabled in the National Assembly, and there is a good chance that this bill will be passed. Yet, many among the public are still unsure how the bill is detrimental to our progress. So, here are six reasons why this bill needs to be defeated.
An Evening with William Shatner feels a lot like being beamed to another planet. Captain Kirk took the helm at Ottawa’s EY Centre last night, in a special ticketed fan event ahead of this weekend’s Ottawa Pop Expo. The energetic, eccentric 84-year-old, clad in a black leather jacket, came as advertised. Shatner looked like a man still fit for the captain’s chair. His one-man show was a stream-of-consciousness rumination on everything from Star Trek to Air Canada (“a test of your sanity”), from Pacific salmon to Twitter.