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More and more, women are taking on leadership roles in project management. We caught up with Dulce Oliveira to discuss best practices and trends in the PM field, opportunities for women in project management, and the importance of mentorship and leadership.


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IMG_3981Earlier today, representatives from DeepMind, the City of Montreal, and others joined McGill School of Continuing Studies students and faculty to announce the launch of two new programs in data science. Both programs are a response to the rapid development of data-driven job openings in Montreal and beyond. In fact, they were built with the help of industry experts in data science – many of whom joined us at the event.


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Data science professionals are unlocking the potential of exponentially increasing volumes of data to solve business problems – and you could become one of them. The field of data science is on the rise, reaping the benefits of large data sets and new innovations.


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Joseph Lutfi, an Investment Counsellor who holds the CFA, CAIA and CIM designations, highlights the importance of understanding the impact of AI. Many advantageous opportunities will arise as AI innovation accelerates, making it one of the top career paths in finance. Combining human expertise with artificial intelligence, almost in a cyborg manner, is the future.


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IMG_3981With most western countries set to experience a shift in demographics towards larger older populations, universities like Dublin City University (DCU) are getting proactive and improving inclusivity on-campus. Read our interview with Christine O’Kelly, the coordinator of the Age-Friendly University (AFU) network sixteen universities large and keynote speaker at the McGill Community of Lifelong Learning (MCLL)’s Symposium that took place on November 3rd.


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IMG_3981Lifelong learners, especially those online, may not realize a wealth of information and resources is easily accessible to them. Libraries can conjure up images of dusty pages, but a number of online resources are available. We caught up with McGill librarian Michael David Miller to walk us through the basics of getting the most out of library resources.


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presentNow here’s something you don’t see everyday in the classroom: a reunion of two long-lost friends from the other side of the world. Yet that’s exactly what happened to Nina Moinzad and Farimah Alizadeh, childhood friends in Tehran, Iran. Read their amazing story.


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How is it that Ludwig van Beethoven has been gone for nearly 200 years yet remains one of the most famous musicians of all time? The experts at the Montreal Chamber Music Festivalare partnering with the McGill University School of Continuing Studies’ PRIZMA program to fill you in.


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Screen Shot 2016-12-15 at 12.32.38 PMWhat convinced Sophie Pepin to enroll at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies?
“Talking to their graduates,” she says.


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Screen Shot 2016-12-15 at 11.56.27 AMThe School is dedicated to providing working professionals with diverse opportunities to expand their skills, and its new online offerings are delivering on that promise in a big way.