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Queen’s to receive Can$50m naming gift from Canadian entrepreneur

Queen’s University School of Business will today announce that it has received the largest ever donation to a Canadian business school, with a Can$50m pledge from financier and entrepreneur Stephen Smith. It is also the largest gift given to Queen’s University in its history.
... In Montreal, McGill University became the Desautels school in 2005 following a Can$22m donation.

Published: 2Oct2015

McGill only Quebec university to make top 100 in world rankings

McGill University is the only Quebec university to make the top 100 in the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. McGill was ranked 38th overall out of the 800 universities ranked worldwide, placing one rank better than it did last year. Université de Montréal was ranked 113th, Université de Laval was in the low 200s, and both Concordia University and Université du Québec à Montréal were ranked in the 400s. Université de Sherbrooke ranked in the 500s.

Published: 2Oct2015

Scholarship gives wings to undergrads who want to study abroad

Canadian business students have opportunities to study abroad, but financial barriers sometimes get in the way of pursuing an international experience. With that in mind, HSBC Bank Canada this week announced financial support for 60 business students from 10 Canadian schools over the next three years to spend a semester abroad as part of their undergraduate degree.

Published: 2Oct2015

Walter Bio-Circle Appoints New General Manager

Walter Surface Technologies (Windsor, CT), a global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, has announced that Chester Collier, the senior vice-president of global distribution, has been appointed to the senior vice-president and general manager of the company’s Bio-Circle North America division.

Read full article: Fabricating and Metalworking, October 1, 2015

Published: 2Oct2015

25 Canadian universities make World University Ranking list

Twenty-five Canadian universities have been ranked in the top 800 worldwide by Times Higher Education. The University of Toronto (19), University of British Columbia (34) and McGill University (38) are once again the top three Canadian institutions in the annual World University Ranking. 

Read full article: CTV News, September 30, 2015

Published: 2Oct2015

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: 2Oct2015

Real Estate Guest Speaker Series: Stephen Leopold

6Oct201506:00
to
07:30
Bronfman Building Room 179, CA

The Real Estate Club invites you to come learn more about real estate at our first guest speaker event of the year.

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: 2Oct2015

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: 2Oct2015

Trouver le bon emploi selon son profil

Le MBA a la réputation d'être la voie d'accès aux promotions. Souvent, d'ailleurs, les universités calculent le salaire moyen de leurs diplômés quelques mois après la fin de leurs études, de même que le pourcentage d'augmentation salariale après le programme.
... Tout dépend de son profil. McGill, par exemple, est l'université qui compte le plus d'étudiants internationaux, dont la plupart veulent immigrer au Canada, d'après Marie-José Beaudin, directrice du Centre de carrière de la faculté de gestion Desautels.

Published: 2Oct2015

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