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After MBA-fees victory, McGill moves on

Peter Todd is winding up 2011 on a high note. After a difficult standoff with the province of Quebec, the dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University has won provincial approval for a new self-funded MBA. The new model has meant boosting tuition by almost 15-fold, ending one of the great MBA bargains (just over $4,000 for a two-year degree).

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Published on : 03 Nov 2011

Why Ryanair’s low-cost, high-fee model may be the future

One of the main foundations of Ryanair’s success was its decision, early on, to target second-tier airports. Smaller airports don’t charge the same tariffs as large urban ones. In some cases, they even pay Ryanair to fly there. “This is a great deal,” says Karl Moore, a business professor at McGill University and a former consultant for airlines including Air Canada and British Airways.

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Published on : 02 Nov 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: The perils of being always connected

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to JoAnne Yates, a senior professor at MIT at the Sloan School, and deputy dean at the Sloan school as well.

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Published on : 02 Nov 2011

La nouvelle MBA internationale de McGill - Marcel Desautels voulait promouvoir l'excellence de la formation en gestion

L'Université McGill offre un nouveau diplôme de maîtrise en administration des affaires (MBA) encore plus axé sur l'international. Il s'agit du fameux programme qui a soulevé la controverse du fait que les droits de scolarité s'élèvent à 30 000 $ par année.

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Published on : 31 Oct 2011

Desautels BCom student wins award for promoting education as a factor of social change

Unfortunately, all boys and girls throughout the world are not given equal opportunities when it comes to education. This is something Maria, Amena and Zareen Ali, three sisters, became fully aware of following a visit to India. On their return to Canada, they immediately set about making their contribution to changing the situation by establishing an organization called the Abhilasha Project.

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Published on : 31 Oct 2011

Lining Up Your Team for Success: Business Leadership Lessons From the World Series

Before every Major League Baseball game, including the World Series being played this week, a baseball team manager has to present his starting batting order to the umpire. This is one of the most important decisions that a team manager has to make. – Article by Karl Moore and Devin Bigoness

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Published on : 28 Oct 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Innovation: it's all a question of context

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, speaks to Tarun Khanna, a professor at the Harvard Business School.

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Published on : 26 Oct 2011

Europe pays for lost character

Should the European Union extend credit to its risk-of-defaulting members? Can Greece and Italy be looked at like some misbehaving heirs who got easy money from their indulgent, dotting parents? Can "tough love" be a remedy? – Article by Reuven Brenner

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Published on : 22 Oct 2011

The MBAs that lead to the biggest pay raises

McGill’s MBA price is steep at $65,000, but it’s worth it. In 2011, grads saw their salary increase by 129% on an entering salary of $49,000 to $112,000.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2011

Desautels Faculty gets Top Results in Canadian Business' 2011 MBA Guide

The Desautels Faculty of Management is #1 in Canada for average starting salary post-MBA at $112,000, and the only school with a starting salary over $100,000. Desautels also continues to have the highest % change in post-graduation salary at 129% (the only school to have a % change over 100% for 2 years in a row) and the highest % of international faculty at 85%.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2011

Strategy Profile: Allison Lickley

Allison Lickley began recording music at the age of 16. After graduating with a major in chemistry from Mount Allison University in 2006, she gave herself five years to build a career as a singer-songwriter. Acting as her own manager, there were many moments that made her want to throw her arms up and apply to an MBA program.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2011

Career Fair Advice

Somehow, I have managed to fit in a trip to Anaheim for the NSHMBA Career Fair somewhere between my Applied Corporate Finance midterm and my Marketing Research midterm. The event is organized by the National Society of Hispanics, targeted originally for Hispanic MBA students, but has grown to become a major MBA recruiting event.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2011

In a global economy, money always searches for value

In the world of business, there are a few words that stand out among the rest in the minds and hearts of owners, entrepreneurs and managers. One of these words is value. – Article by William Polushin

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Published on : 20 Oct 2011

The New Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff On "Getting to the Truth"

Martin Dempsey is the new Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the U.S. military. I first meet General Dempsey when we co-taught a course on global leadership at Duke, I have since interviewed him a couple of times. To get to the pinnacle of the U.S. military you must prove yourself a leader at each promotion along the way. – Article by Karl Moore

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Published on : 20 Oct 2011

Competing in an international setting

Four McGill undergraduate Management students had forty hours to answer these questions, as they represented the only Canadian school at the Asian Business Case Competition (ABCC) in Singapore earlier this month.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2011