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How ‘Mr. B’ Has Built Aldo Into a Global Shoe Powerhouse

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, Footwear News will host its 2016 Achievement Awards in New York, honoring the best and brightest in the industry, including Aldo Bensadoun, the winner of the Manolo Blahnik Lifetime Achievement Award. Read on to learn more Mr. B’s accomplishments. Read full article: Footwear News, November 29, 2016 

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Former prime minister Paul Martin speaks about business, issues he’s passionate about and Donald Trump

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 Paul Martin.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Winners of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea selected during Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

Fondation Montréal Inc. (montréalinc.ca) announced last Saturday at the close of an Entrepreneurial Boot Camp the Big Winners of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea presented by the National Bank and organized in collaboration with Montréal universities.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

SunExpress appoints Jens Bischof as new managing director

 Jens Bischof has been appointed as managing director of SunExpress, a Deutsche Lufthansa/Turkish Airlines joint venture, with effect from January 1, 2017. He holds a degree of business administration (Dipl. Betriebswirt) from the University of Applied Sciences (AKAD) in Rendsburg and a master’s degree in Management from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Read full article: Stat Times, November 26, 2016

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Detecting Illegal Insider Trading

A few years ago, Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York, proclaimed that insider trading is “rampant” in U.S. securities markets, a quote well known to followers of financial markets and securities law. [1] Increased efforts by the U.S. department of Justice (DoJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have been met with both success and failure. The admission of guilt in the insider indictment of SAC Capital, the well-known hedge fund, can certainly be counted as a victory. In contrast, the case United States vs.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Professor Henry Mintzberg Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Professor Henry Mintzberg was conferred the honorary degree of "Doctor Oeconomiae Honoris Causa" from the University of Economics, Prague on November 11, 2016. The award recognizes Professor Mintzberg’s influence as a leading thinker in the field of Management, as well as the far-reaching impact of his work. View Photo Gallery Read full article: VŠE Bulletin

Published on : 29 Nov 2016

Aeroports de Montreal (ADM) Appoints new presidents and CEO from within

Philippe Rainville will become the new president and CEO of Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) on January 1, 2017, succeeding James Cherry, who retires at the end of the year. Rainville holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and is a chartered professional accountant (CPA).  He started his career as an auditor and financial analyst with an accounting firm, going on to hold similar positions at Provigo (Delixo) and Pepsi-Cola. 

Published on : 25 Nov 2016

Philippe Rainville à la tête d'Aéroports de Montréal

Après 15 ans à la tête d’Aéroports de Montréal (ADM), James C. Cherry prendra sa retraite à la fin de l’année et il sera remplacé par Philippe Rainville, qui occupait les fonctions de vice-président, chargé de gestion et de la réalisation du programme d’immobilisations. Avant d’intégrer ADM, Philippe Rainville a œuvré Molson Canada, Provigo (Delixo) et Pepsi-Cola. En plus d’être comptable professionnel agréé (CPA), il est détenteur d’un baccalauréat en commerce de l’Université McGill.

Published on : 25 Nov 2016

Trump : à défaut de pouvoir voter, nous pouvons agir

Ecrit par Henry Mintzberg  Nous, au Canada, aux côtés d'autres personnes du monde entier, n'avons pas pu voter aux dernières élections américaines. Toutefois, nous devrons vraisemblablement en souffrir les conséquences à l'échelle internationale. Devons-nous rester inactifs, comme à l'habitude, et assister au déroulement des choses, y compris des possibles effets catastrophiques des changements climatiques, si rien n'est fait?

Published on : 25 Nov 2016

LinkedIn: A networking tool for introverted leaders?

Written by Karl Moore  Introverts would tend see networking as something they hate to do. But our research suggests that introverted networking can be powerful and an approach that an extrovert, like myself, should learn to emulate, at least part of the time. Rather than working a room the way an extrovert would, speaking to many people for a short time each, introverts often speak to fewer people but have longer, more detailed and richer conversations. 

Published on : 25 Nov 2016

Entrepreneurs, les eMBA ne sont pas réservés au top management!

Pascal Lépine, fondateur d’Atypic (eMBA McGill-HEC Montréal 2012) : « Le programme m’a permis d’utiliser ma propre entreprise comme étude de cas »

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Published on : 24 Nov 2016

Dec 3: 2017 Hult Prize @ McGill

On Saturday, Dec. 3, McGill will be hosting the Hult Prize @ McGill — the university-level competition for the prestigious Hult Prize. The Hult Prize is a social entrepreneurship challenge that invites student teams to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges, affording them a chance to win $1,000,000 in seed funding. Winners from the University will go on to represent McGill at the regional competitions in March 2017.

Published on : 24 Nov 2016

The Rest Of The World Couldn't Vote, But We Can Act

We in Canada, along with many other people around the world, did not get to vote in the recent American election -- yet we are meant to suffer the international consequences of it. Shall we sit back, as usual, and watch events unfold, including the possibly catastrophic effects of climate change left unchecked? Henry Mintzberg is Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University in Montreal and the author of Rebalancing Society... radical renewal beyond left, right and centre.

Published on : 24 Nov 2016

Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women 2016: Scotiabank Corporate Executives Awards

Ellen Moore President & CEO Chubb Insurance Company of Canada

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Published on : 24 Nov 2016

Canadian Perspectives on Hedge Funds in 2016

Jean-François Papillon: I have been a Wealth Advisor and Portfolio Manager with the Roux Papillon Blais team at BMO Nesbitt Burns for 15 years. I have a civil engineering background and hold an MBA from McGill University. I earned the CFA designation in 2005. I have used hedge funds for approximately eight years. The reason is simple: they represent a diversification tool with little correlation to the other investment categories in my portfolio. I was seeking to reduce the overall volatility of my portfolio without compromising its performance.

Published on : 24 Nov 2016