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Finding inspiration in the EMBA Sustainability Module and turning a final paper into a business

From EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal, July 26, 2016: "Last week, Clément Joubert, pianist, former director of the McGill Conservatory and a 2015 McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA graduate, launched Men’s Seasons, a new range of skincare products designed for men, which meets the seasonally specific needs of the skin. The products are made in Quebec and sold online.

Published on : 28 Jul 2016

2016 Best EMBAs: Martin Carrier, McGill University & HEC Montréal

Martin Carrier McGill University & HEC Montréal “My biggest lesson was learning to think beyond my instincts and discovering tools to help guide me to making more informed decisions. As managers, our experience guides us but it needs to be channeled, challenged, and formalized. The EMBA program has provided me with a new toolset to frame my decisions and guide my business instincts.” Age: 45 Location: Montreal, Canada Family Members: Corinne Demars (wife), children Ophélie Carrier, 10, Olivia Carrier, 8, and Thierry Carrier, 6

Published on : 14 Jun 2016

2016 Best EMBAs: Louise Richer, McGill University & HEC Montréal

Louise Richer McGill University & HEC Montréal “From day one, Louise stood out in our program. She studied psychology. She used to be a stand-up comedian. What could someone like her contribute to the learning of her EMBA classmates? A lot!” Age: 63 Location: Montreal (QC), Canada Family Members: Théo Lepage-Richer (son)

Published on : 14 Jun 2016

DES ANGES INVESTISSEURS QUI VEULENT BOIRE BIO

Le marché des microbrasseries a beau être de plus en plus encombré, cela n’empêche pas des investisseurs privés et des institutions publiques de continuer à se bousculer au portillon.

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Published on : 03 May 2016

Les absents (aux rendez-vous) ont tort

Lorsque je faisais mes premiers stages de médecine à l'hôpital, il y a plus de quinze ans, j'avais été surpris et indigné de constater que des rendez-vous de patients étaient programmés à la même heure ou à des intervalles de 15 minutes ou moins, alors que les consultations pouvaient durer en moyenne 20 à 25 minutes. On m'en avait expliqué la raison : c'était pour compenser le fait que, chaque jour, plusieurs patients ne se présentaient pas à leur rendez-vous ou l'annulaient in extremis.

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Published on : 03 May 2016

The Soulful Economy

Today the millennial generation, which comprises close to 90M people in NA, as well as many baby boomers, is demanding a change in the manner in which they interact with the world around them. The money they spend has to have an added benefit to their surroundings and exemplify a set of core values, which respect the vision of the world they wish to live in and help mold. There is a movement to return to the experience of community, both physical, and virtual, where shared values will be the common bond.

Published on : 03 May 2016

La Jeune Star des "PR"

Talentueux, engagés, audacieux. La Presse Affaires présente le portrait de jeunes entrepreneurs, gestionnaires et professionnels qui forment la relève de demain. À 21 ans, à sa sortie de l’université, Hugo Delorme a obtenu son premier emploi chez National. À 28 ans, il est devenu le plus jeune associé jamais admis au cénacle de cette boîte de relations publiques, la plus importante au Canada.

Published on : 22 Apr 2016

So long, we’ll miss you!

The Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) has been kicking goals recently and much of the credit must go to visionary CEO Sophie Galaise who has been with the orchestra for the past two and a half years. Galaise, who is French-Canadian, has just announced she is leaving us to become CEO of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. That sucks.

Published on : 22 Jan 2016

So long, we’ll miss you!

THE Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) has been kicking goals recently and much of the credit must go to visionary CEO Sophie Galaise who has been with the orchestra for the past two and a half years. Galaise, who is French-Canadian, has just announced she is leaving us to become CEO of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. That sucks.

Published on : 22 Jan 2016

Louise Richer is appointed to the Order of Canada

Louise Richer is among the 69 Canadians newly appointed to the Order of Canada by his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.  She was nominated “for her contributions to the development and dissemination of the performing arts as director of the École nationale de l’humour.”  Louise founded the Ecole national de l’humour in 1988.  Since its launch, she has imagined, designed, developed, defended, reflected, enriched and propelled the school, which is now recognized internationally.  Louise is currently completing her EMBA with the

Published on : 08 Jan 2016

The business class of higher learning

Those who can, do — and those who’ve done it all will always find more to do. It’s exactly those Type A personalities the McGill-HEC Montréal Executive MBA (EMBA) program attracts, and not without cause. The 15-month program involves one long weekend of classes per month, with two weeklong residential modules, one of which is spent abroad. People are often doing it in addition to full-time jobs, and, in many cases, they also have family responsibilities.

Published on : 30 Oct 2015

新文盲时代(完结篇):你以为的 其实误读了

文盲和半文盲以外,还有一种时代进步的產物「消费文盲」。一般分成两类,一类看不懂品牌背后的內涵,靠价位获得优越感;第二类则崇尚无標籤。新时代文盲或称全球文盲(Global Illiteracy),指的並不是读不懂文字,而是「误读」语言或文化。... EMBA是用公款消费的Easy MBA(商管硕士在职班),人人爭著上课,为的是迅速累积社交资源,高校纷纷开办EMBA课程,意在谋「財」而非「才」。套用国际知名管理学大师亨利明茨伯格(Henry Mintzberg)的话:「EMBA和MBA的区別在于,招收更有经验的学员, Read full article: Oriental Daily News, September 11, 2015

Published on : 11 Sep 2015

De commis à président de la SAQ

Le regard d'Alain Brunet s'illumine lorsqu'il parle de vin et de commerce de détail. L'homme se passionne pour ces sujets depuis qu'il a décroché son premier emploi à la SAQ, il y a 34 ans. Read full article: Argent Canoe, April 27, 2015

Published on : 29 Apr 2015

You’ve got your EMBA, now what? – Career advice from Top Business Schools

Perhaps you are only just now considering an EMBA and have not even filled in your first application but it is never a bad idea to move forward keeping the end in sight. So, with that in mind, we went to top business schools around the world to find out what career advice they would offer to new EMBA graduates to help them take full advantage of their degree. ... 5. Make an impact - Marianne Vandenbosch, director of the EMBA Program, McGill-HEC Montreal

Published on : 25 Nov 2014

Can an EMBA Help an Entrepreneur?

From the time it was first conceived in 1943 by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the Executive MBA has traditionally been a degree offered by large corporations to their top executives. Times have changed though and, especially over the last decade, the background of the typical EMBA participant is no longer reserved for corporate climbers. Doctors, lawyers, NGO professionals, creatives and entrepreneurs often make up today’s EMBA cohorts alongside more traditional demographics.

Published on : 06 Nov 2014