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Social Entrepreneurship Workshop: Designing your career, your enterprise, and your impact

On November 13, 2015, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship co-sponsored a half-day workshop on social entrepreneurship. Entitled “Social Entrepreneurship: Designing your career, your enterprise, and your impact”, the event featured a broad range of attendees – from those new to the concept of entrepreneurship to established entrepreneurs.

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

The Most Powerful Entrepreneurs in Canada

Who’s really calling the shots in Canada? Every year, Canadian Business compiles a list of the Power 50, the dealmakers, financiers, entrepreneurs and CEO whisperers who are shaping the way we do business now. 50. Imran Ahmed Founder, Business of Fashion  Built a huge following in a $1-trillion industry

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

CIS Top 8 Academic All-Canadians honoured at Rideau Hall

The Canadian Interuniversity Sport student-athletes announced last month (Oct. 21) as Top Eight Academic All-Canadians for the 2014-2015 season were honoured in Ottawa on Monday morning.

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

Nouveau président à la tête du conseil d'administration de la Fondation de l'ITHQ

Le conseil d'administration de la Fondation de l'ITHQ est heureux d'annoncer la nomination de M. Guy Larivée, président-directeur général de l'entreprise Hector Larivée, à titre de président du conseil. Read full article: CNW, November 16, 2015    

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

New scholarship to recognize LGBT leadership

In 1990, except for discussions about women in business, Timothy Thompson recalls little talk of diversity and inclusion of minorities when he became a banker after graduating with an MBA from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. “Over the course of my career of 25 years, the conversation about diversity and inclusion has definitely opened up,” says Mr. Thompson, chief operating officer of TD Asset Management in Toronto. But he still sees gaps, including for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. That’s why Mr.

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

Thinkers50, les oscars des idées les plus stimulantes

Le palmarès Thinkers50, établi tous les deux ans, encourage une saine émulation entre les experts en management du monde entier. Et s’emploie à relayer quantité d’idées novatrices auprès des dirigeants d’entreprise et de la société civile. Oscar du management, la cérémonie Thinkers50 comporte un « mur des célébrités » et nombre de récompenses spécifiques, dont une distinction d’honneur, cette année, pour l’intégralité des travaux du professeur Henry Mintzberg.

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

Carlos Leitão: ‘You need to jump in if you want to change things’

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with Quebec’s Finance Minister Carlos Leitao. Read full article: Financial Post, November 12, 2015

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

2016 Best Joint Executive MBA Programs

Travel and education is a dream combination for the experiential learner. After reviewing over 300 Executive MBA programs, these 20 topped our survey of the 2016 Best Joint EMBA Programs based on Reputation, Career Advancement, Curriculum, Life Balance and Globalness.  8. McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA Read full article: Ivyexec, November 11, 2015

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

France's national suicide

Over at Asia Times, I argue that France will do nothing in response to the Paris massacres but round up the usual suspects. 

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

Trois programmes dans l'air du temps

Des milliers d'étudiants de partout dans le monde suivent gratuitement le cours en ligne Social Learning for Social Impact, travaillent en équipe et apprennent à réaliser des initiatives sociales qui auront des retombées. C'est la proposition du MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) de groupe, une première à l'Université McGill. Read full article: LaPresse, November 10, 2015

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

Is it better to work more on leveraging strengths or improving weaknesses?

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to sit down with Kevin Lobo, who is the CEO of a Fortune 500 Company, Stryker.

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

Multidisciplinary Pre-COP21 Gathering of McGill Researchers

On November 12, 2015, researchers from across McGill campuses convened to promote connection and collaboration on the topic of climate change in advance of the potentially historic Conference of Parties (COP) in Paris, France. COP21, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, will be negotiating towards a solution which keeps global warming below 2°C through a legally binding and universal agreement on climate.

Published on : 18 Nov 2015

Message regarding the Paris attacks

Dear colleagues, students and alumni, As we learn more about the horrific events that happened Friday in Paris, we would like to express our solidarity with the French nation. If you know alumni in Paris, students studying abroad in Paris, students who come from Paris and have family there or anybody from our Desautels community in Paris, please reach out to make sure they are safe. Let us know if we can help in any way. Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou Dean, Desautels Faculty of Management Ongoing University resources include :

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Published on : 16 Nov 2015

Henry Mintzberg - La Société Plurielle

Henry Mintzberg enseigne la gestion à l’Université McGill depuis 45 ans. La renommée de ce Montréalais d’origine dépasse les frontières du Québec et du Canada. Iconoclaste avéré, le pro-fesseur Mintzberg aime quitter les sentiers universitaires battus pour emprunter des chemins moins fréquentés, des chemins parfois même marqués « à gauche ». Read full article: Magazine Forces, November 3, 2015

Published on : 03 Nov 2015

When it comes to short-selling, flair for the dramatic growing in importance

“To me it treads on that fine line because, in a way, you create your own insider information,” said Kenneth Lester, a finance professor at McGill University in Montreal and CEO of Lester Asset Management. Read full article: Financial Post, November 2, 2015

Published on : 03 Nov 2015