Travel and education is a dream combination for the experiential learner. After reviewing over 300 Executive MBA programs, these 20 topped our survey of the 2016 Best Joint EMBA Programs based on Reputation, Career Advancement, Curriculum, Life Balance and Globalness.
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.
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
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.
Louise Richer, who is a current participant in the EMBA McGill-HEC Montreal Program, was awarded the Prix Femmes d’Affaires du Québec last night, in the category for NGO/Non-profit. She is the Directrice Générale de l’Ecole Nationale de l’humour, and she was one of the EMBA scholarship recipients this year.
... Louise Richer Directrice générale et pédagogique École nationale de l’humour
The National Center for Spectator Sport Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi announces that Yves Duguay is the first international candidate to earn the Certified Sport Security Professional (CSSP) credential.
À peine revenu de sa récente tournée en Asie, l'Orchestre symphonique de Montréal dresse un bilan positif du voyage qui lui a permis de se produire à neuf reprises dans huit villes au Japon et en Chine.
The McGill – HEC Montréal EMBA program held the first meeting of its newly created advisory board earlier this week. The advisory board, under the Chairmanship of Thierry Vandal, CEO of Hydro Québec, is composed of 14 senior business leaders, including 5 program alumni. Its role is to guide the strategic direction of the program.