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Challenge Met – Celebrating 10 years of the EMBA

Ten years ago, the leaders of two of Canada's most prestigious business schools, McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management and HEC Montréal took up the ambitious challenge of joining forces to launch the McGill-HEC Montreal EMBA program. Professors Alain Pinsonneault (McGill) and Louis Hébert (HEC Montréal), pedagogical [...]

2018-10-01T13:20:08+00:00

Professor Robert Dutton publishes his biography

Robert Dutton, who’s been involved with the McGill-HEC Montreal EMBA program since its inception, first as a guest speaker, then as Class Patron, and now as the Co-director of the EMBA Reflective Mindset module, has recently published his biography. In the biography, Robert Dutton, the former CEO of RONA, covers [...]

2018-09-27T16:28:55+00:00

How to minimise massive turnover of IT professionals

This is a summary by Alain Pinsonneault, professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and co-director of the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA program, of an article that he co-authored in 2016: Designing Promotion Ladders to Mitigate Turnover of IT Professionals. How to minimise massive turnover of IT professionals The IT [...]

2018-09-21T09:55:59+00:00

What does it take to manage change?

What does it take to manage change? Les gestionnaires d’aujourd’hui font tous face, à un moment ou à un autre dans leur carrière, à une situation où ils doivent gérer le changement. Selon Roman Oryschuk, président du CA de la Fondation Evenko, ancien CEO de GE Capital Canada et de [...]

2018-09-21T09:56:10+00:00

Alain Pinsonneault to receive the Ordre national du Québec

On June 22nd Alain Pinsonneault, co-director of the EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal, will be inducted into the Ordre national du Québec, by Prime Minister Philippe Couillard, as a Chevalier (Knight) of the Ordre. This is the most highest honour that the Government of Québec awards to a citizen. Professor Pinsonneault receives [...]

2018-09-21T09:56:13+00:00

3 tips on post-merger integration

The integration phase that follows mergers and acquisitions is crucial to the success of the transaction, and it’s also where things often go wrong.  Here are three tips highlighted by three experts invited to class during the EMBA’s Analytic Mindset module. Integrate people, not businesses “During an integration, it is [...]

2018-09-21T09:56:14+00:00