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Air Miles rep: 'Options' may exist for panic redeemers

Air Miles Canada may have thought abandoning its unpopular expiration policy would calm the cardholder backlash from those who rushed to spend miles, but were frustrated by full flights, sold out merchandise, and long customer service delays. In fact, many fans of the popular loyalty rewards program are still fuming mad.

“Air Miles is going to increase the number of miles it takes to redeem a particular product or service,” said Corey Phelps, an associate professor of strategy and organization at McGill University.

Published: 5Dec2016

PERCÉE AMÉRICAINE POUR NEOPHARM

Nicolas Fortin a repris la barre de Neopharm il y a 15 mois, avec la mission bien précise d’accélérer la croissance de l’entreprise. Fraîchement détenteur d’un e-MBA HEC-McGill, l’ingénieur industriel de formation n’a pas tardé à mettre en place plusieurs stratégies en vue de donner un coup d’accélérateur aux affaires du groupe.

Lire l'article complet: La Presse, le 30 novembre, 2016 

Published: 1Dec2016

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: 1Dec2016

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: 1Dec2016

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: 1Dec2016

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: 1Dec2016

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: 1Dec2016

The CaPS Experiential Learning Program (ExL Program)

Experiential Learning (EL) refers to the active process of learning by doing, in a mindful and intentional manner. According to the Association for Experiential Education, “Experiential Learning occurs when carefully chosen experiences are supported by reflection, critical analysis and syntheses.”

The innovative CaPS ExL Program was created by licensed career counsellors and is designed to:

Published: 29Nov2016

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.

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Read full article: VŠE Bulletin

Published: 29Nov2016

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: 25Nov2016

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