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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

PierreLaineyInstructor 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

Screen Shot 2016-01-22 at 9.40.55 AM 2Madeleine 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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Managing the Global Workforce

internationalbusinessFor David Gray, the globalization of the workforce is not a new concept.
He has spent much of his career training international partners to work in Canada, as well as preparing Canadians to work overseas. He brings his international expertise to Cross-Cultural Competencies for Professionals, a one-day workshop for professionals working with global or multi-cultural staff.

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.

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The Power of LinkedIn

IMG_3560 copy “If you think that LinkedIn is powerful, but you aren’t quite sure how to harness that power, you’re not alone,” says Emilie Nketiah, Career and Transition advisor. “A strategy can help guide you.”

Immigration and Professional Transitions: The Art of the Resume

curriculo-cvIf you’re a newcomer to Canada, your resume is a key document in demonstrating your skills to potential employers.
Equally important is ensuring that it’s tailored to North American standards. We’ve highlighted a few ways to successfully adapt your resume.

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