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Learn. Connect. Elevate.

Learn. Connect. Elevate.
Our new tagline places all the School offers our learners and partners in the spotlight, and this issue does the same.
Dean Judith Potter

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Instructor Profile: Pierre Lainey

Instructor Pierre Lainey has over 25 years of experience as a consultant, and Inna Popova, the School’s Director of Non-Credit Programs, Career and Professional Development, is only half-joking when she claims he may have taught half of Montreal’s management consultants.

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Business Succession Planning

Marc Deegan is the facilitator of the upcoming workshop Business Success Planning: Preparing for the sale or transfer of your business. Here’s the trends he sees emerging among small and medium-sized businesses, their owners, and potential buyers.

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Rewards Realized

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Madeleine Dube and Edith Gagnon are two recent graduates who were surprised to learn that not only did the School provide awards, scholarships and bursaries, but that they were award recipients. “I didn’t know there were awards for Continuing Studies students,” says Madeleine Dube. “I though they were only for full-time students.”

Proceed with Confidence

MikePollockMichael Pollock is a familiar face at the School of Continuing Studies; he’s completed several courses in different areas of study, and each has elevated him to the next step in his career.
The most recent was a course in Comprehensive Project Management.

Lantinga Vita: Fit for Life

LanvingaAthletics and art are two things Nina Lantinga grew up with. Combining the two was part of what inspired her to found her own company, Lantinga Vita.

It’s Always a Good Time to Learn

JeffSidelJeff Sidel spent his retirement in a way you might not expect: he went back to school. He realized he had “a burning desire to go back to school. I wanted to be stimulated, and explore areas that I found interesting. I wasn’t exactly sure what I was going to be doing for the rest of my life, but I was eager to learn.”

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Immigration and Professional Transitions: New Year, New You


A new year is a new start; it’s a time to reflect and plan for the future.
As the Career and Transition Services Advisor at the McGill School of Continuing Studies, Emilie Nketiah knows the top priority for many at this time is their career path. But you may be overwhelmed on how to begin, so she’s compiled a few tips to get you started.

Découvrez le « French side » de McGill


Un tout nouveau portail de l’Université McGill fait connaître un côté moins connu de l’institution: la francophonie présente sur le campus, et tous les services qui s’y rattachent.

Immigration and Professional Transitions: Networking Tips

LisaThe rush of festivities surrounding the end of the calendar year offer more than just holiday cheer; it’s an opportunity to enhance your network.
So we’ve compiled some of our favourite networking tips.

Immigration and Professional Transitions: Language Integration

carinalucenLanguage is important for any newcomer, particularly for those who wish to enter the job market. Communicating in the local language can help you through every step in the process.
Montreal is full of successful newcomers. Here are two of their personal stories.

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