Basic Business Skills: Introduction to Business Thinking (Jan 21, 2019)

Event

Maass Chemistry Building Room 217, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B8, CA

The goal of the Basic Business Skills series is to provide graduate students with a basic understanding of the principles of business administration. Students with an interest in business will have the opportunity to challenge themselves with engaging discussions and practical case solving activities, as well as to reflect on business-related post-graduation opportunities.

The series consists of weekly 2-hour interactive lectures on topics such as finance, entrepreneurship and marketing yourself, as well as four hands-on case-cracking sessions allowing the application of the learned material. This model makes a strong connection between theory and practice enhancing opportunities for participants to learn case analysis techniques and help prepare them for case-based interviews.

Note: Attestations of completion are issued to participants who attend a minimum of 8 lectures plus 1 case session. Most sessions will take place on Monday and Wednesday. Seminars and case-cracking sessions usually happen from 6:00-8:00pm.

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Lecture

Number

Date

(All at 6:00pm)

Topic

Speaker

Building/Room

1

21-Jan (Mon)

Introduction to Business Thinking

Enrico Cremonese

Senior Strategy Consultant, Roland Berger

MAASS 217

2

23-Jan (Wed)

Organizational Behaviour

Jean-Nicolas Reyt

Assistant Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill

MAASS 217

3

28-Jan (Mon)

Introduction to Finance

Jonathan Shaanan

Principal & Chief Financial Officer, Ferst Capital Partners

MAASS 217

4

TBC

Ethics

 

 

5

11-Feb (Mon)

Introduction to Behavioral Finance

Ken Lester

McGill University, Faculty of Management CEO, Lester Asset Management Inc.

MAASS 217

6

18-Feb (Mon)

Accounting

Jason Elfassy

CPA, CGA Controller at Bankers Pen (1991) Inc/Spector & Co.

MAASS 217

7

TBC

Strategy

 

 

8

TBC

Entrepreneurship

 

 

9

11-Mar (Mon)

Marketing

Robert Saks

Lecturer, Concordia University VP of Can-Jan Inc. and Chemi-3

MAASS 217

10

25-Mar (Mon)

Marketing Yourself

Didier Jean-Francois

Principal at DJF Consult Canada and co-owner of SAF Entertainment Group

(former Director of Business Development at Crucell Pharma, and Associate Consultant at McKinsey)

MAASS 217

Case

Number

Date

(all at 6:00pm)

Topic

Facilitator

Building/Room

1

30-Jan (Wed)

Business Thinking Workshop 1

Enrico Cremonese

Senior Strategy Consultant, Roland Berger

MAASS 217

2

20-Feb (Wed)

Business Thinking Workshop 2

Enrico Cremonese

MAASS 217

3

20-Mar (Wed)

Business Thinking Workshop 3

Enrico Cremonese

MAASS 217

4

3-Apr (Wed)

Business Thinking Workshop 4

Enrico Cremonese

MAASS 217

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