MONTREAL, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The EMBA McGill - HEC Montreal is
launching a scholarship program aimed at Canada's Indigenous
population. Each year, a manager of Indigenous origin will be chosen
to receive a $40,000 scholarship. The selection will be based on
The McGill - HEC Montreal EMBA program looks for individuals with
different but complementary profiles. The diversity of candidates
within each cohort is essential to the learning approach of the
program. The Indigenous Peoples scholarship will help to further enrich
Since its launch in 2008, the McGill HEC Montreal EMBA program has
welcomed a number of managers of Indigenous origin such as Ken Rock
(EMBA 2013) and Raphael Picard (EMBA 2014). "These participants bring a
different vision and a unique experience to the classroom. Since
diversity of experience and perspective is one of our key values, a
scholarship encouraging Indigenous participation will be a real plus"
says Professor Alain Pinsonneault, co-director of the EMBA HEC Montreal
Raphael Picard, President of Consultant Innus and current EMBA
participant agrees wholeheartedly: "I learned a tremendous amount
during the EMBA. It was a great way to update myself, especially
through the learnings from my classmates. I've gained a whole new
perspective on development".
How to apply for the scholarship
Executives, senior and mid-level managers, professionals and
entrepreneurs of Indigenous origin are encouraged to apply to the
McGill - HEC Montréal EMBA program. The selection committee will
consider each application, taking into account the following admission
A capacity for leadership;
An intellectual curiosity and ability to reflect;
An undergraduate degree;
At least 10 years of work experience, including five years in management
The ability to speak and write in either English or French and to
understand and be able to read the other language.
For further information, contact Michel Filion at 514-340-6537 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
About the McGill HEC Montréal EMBA program
The McGill-HEC Montreal EMBA, a partnership between McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management and HEC Montreal, is a program for seasoned managers who continue working while they
participate in the 15 month program. The program welcomes approximately
forty participants annually. Classes typically meet Thursday through
Sunday, once a month. Reflecting the reality of Canadian business, the
program is delivered in a bilingual format. The program is
practice-focused and builds on Henry Mintzberg's managerial mindsets.
SOURCE: HEC Montréal
For further information:
For information regarding this scholarship or the McGill - HEC Montreal EMBA program, contact us at 514-340-6537.
Michel R. Filion,
Director, Recruitment and Marketing from HEC Montreal EMBA McGill