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Canada’s Best MBAs 2016: The Top 10 MBA Schools by Reputation

6. Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University Full-time Program Length: 20 Months  Full-time Program Cost: $79,500 Real-world exposure is key to Desautels’ program, with all students taking part in a 10-day international study trip and completing an experiential component consisting of a paid internship, study-abroad experience or field practicum.

Published on : 02 Oct 2015

MBA students learn leadership skills through improv

MBA students at the Desautels Faculty of Management are immersing themselves in the world of the performing arts as a way to improve leadership skills through a unique workshop in collaborative leadership which uses theatrical improvisation techniques. Taught by actor, writer and producer Rob Nickerson, the workshop includes a series of progressively layered exercises in which students come to both intellectually understand and also experience the benefits of collaboration; seeing when it is present and also when it is absent.

Published on : 02 Oct 2015

Nouveaux défis, nouveaux programmes

Refonte de programmes, développement de spécialités, formules d'enseignement revues, choix de nouveaux axes stratégiques, besoins récemment identifiés chez des employeurs: les MBA (Master of Business Administration) sont constamment en évolution dans les universités québécoises. Coup d'oeil sur quelques tendances actuelles.

Published on : 02 Oct 2015

Pour réaliser ses ambitions

Les étudiants qui s'inscrivent aux programmes de MBA vont chercher des outils qui les aideront à transformer leurs rêves en réalité. En voici quelques-uns qui ont accepté d'expliquer leurs motivations et leurs ambitions. ... Guillaume Charpenel Faculté de gestion Desautels de McGill Cofondateur de Solexium (projets solaires sur toits)

Published on : 02 Oct 2015

Making Your Passion Pay

When British entrepreneur Oliver Proudlock visited France for a ski season he didn’t expect to sell a chalet and begin his start-up journey. Here is his story... “I sold a small guest house in the French Alps for a friend a little over half a decade ago and stumbled upon a business model that really worked. I’d begun with a three-bedroom chalet in 2009, perched above the town of Chamonix, offering catered accommodation during the winter ski season and turning into a backpackers lodge once the snow had melted... "

Published on : 21 Aug 2015

Desautels MBAs Win Consulting Prize at USC Marshall Global Consulting Challenge

MBA students Sankalp Sachdeva, Brandon Groper, Nico Drohojowski, Abolfazl Keighobadi Lamjiri (Professional MBA), and Vasu Subrahmanian, won the prestigious Consulting prize and ranked 2nd overall at the 2015 USC Marshall Global Consulting Challenge.

Published on : 12 Mar 2015

Part-funded MBAs keeping lawyers content in roles

A number of the Silver and Magic Circle law firms are offering to part fund MBAs as a method of retaining their top performers, according to recruitment firm Legal Professionals. The legal recruitment specialist revealed that firms have become increasingly creative with their retention methods in an effort to prevent talent with three to five years’ experience from moving on. One way of doing this is to tap into the growing trend of some lawyers who are looking to develop wider business skills.

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Published on : 06 Mar 2015

Desautels students head to 2015 Hult Prize regionals

On March 13-14, McGill students Amanda Chalupa (MSc in Social & Transcultural Psychiatry), Alyssa Wiseman (MBA-Law), Attiya Hirji (BA in International Development), Lida Faridian (MBA) and Vivien Leung (Law), also known as team MILA, are headed to San Francisco to vie for the US$1 million Hult Prize to launch their social program.

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Le bonheur, la dépendance à soi-même

Dans la société nord-américaine, beaucoup de gens misent sur le couple pour être heureux. La relation amoureuse devient le baromètre de leur vie, un passage obligé dans l’évaluation de leur réussite en tant qu’être humain. Or, cette dépendance à l’autre pour être heureux amène bien souvent son lot de déception, de souffrance, d’anxiété et de stress.

Published on : 11 Nov 2014

Goodfellow Announces the Appointment of Mr. Denis Fraser as President and CEO

The Board of Directors of Goodfellow Inc. (TSX: GDL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Denis Fraser as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective December 1, 2014. ... Mr. Fraser is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and of the MBA program at McGill University. He also completed the Advanced Executive Program at Kellogg School of Management.

Published on : 11 Nov 2014

Rankings are not No. 1 in some schools’ hearts

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management consistently does well in rankings of the world’s best business schools. For instance, Bloomberg Businessweek, the granddaddy of rankers, says the Toronto school is the 11th best globally, outside the United States.

Published on : 06 Nov 2014

Clean homes, clear corporate minds

Deb Nelson’s first “aha” moment came as she stood on the pavement outside a Montreal restaurant, struggling to summon the courage to go inside.  ... Montreal resident Tolulope Ilesanmi, company founder and chief executive officer, believes cleaning is as much a spiritual service as a physical act. For the past two years, he has invited executives to tap into a deeper sense of purpose by coming to Montreal and working alongside his professional cleaning crews. Ms. Nelson was one of those pilgrims.

Published on : 06 Nov 2014

New analytics software breaks down numbers behind figure skating performances

Craig Buntin sits with his laptop overlooking the rink at Prospera Place and with a few taps on his keyboard pulls up a video and graphic of three-time world champion Patrick Chan. ... He initially searched for a separation from figure skating, and created TeaBean, a coffee and tea company based in Montreal which he eventually sold. He applied to the MBA program at McGill University, and became the first person accepted into the program without an undergraduate degree.

Published on : 03 Nov 2014