Preparing for the next step at Lightspeed

Anne-Marie Fortin shares why custom training has helped prepare employees to take on new roles

For a cutting-edge company like Lightspeed, a pre-packaged class simply wasn’t tailored enough for their particular needs. “Each group and each division has specific challenges,” says Ms. Fortin. “We wanted the training to be flexible, adapt to different questions from employees, and use case studies from the company. McGill Executive Institute was able to provide that curriculum for us.”

Custom programs: A stepping-stone to business success

Diane Nyisztor shares how McGill Executive Institute helped put her company’s departments on the same page

When Diane Nyisztor started at Quebec cable giant Cogeco in 2014 as Senior VP, Corporate Human Resources, she quickly realized that the company’s silo approach to working wasn’t making the most of business opportunities. Diane needed a way to bring the units together to view Cogeco and its success as a whole.

The Mini-MBA Program:
At the heart of professional development

Jody Mitiche talks to us about her rewarding experience at the McGill Executive Institute

Ongoing training is essential when it comes to professional development—whether it’s provided in the workplace or at an academic institution like the McGill Executive Institute. For Jody Mitiche, Service Delivery Director at telecommunications company Ericsson, professional development is essential when it comes to advancing her career and taking on new challenges at work...

McGill's Mini-MBA and the EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal: a winning combination

Philippe Ouimette, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Genetec, shares how both the Mini-MBA and EMBA programs contributed to his development

“For me, the Mini-MBA was a gateway into the full EMBA program. A smaller commitment in terms of time and costs that served as an introduction back into academia while still benefiting from a great mini-program and new connections with the participants. I finished the Mini-MBA with the thought that I wanted to dig deeper into the core subjects, which I would be able to do in the EMBA.”