Event Report: Workshop with Professor Restrepo -Systemic Negotiations-
On Friday, September 30th, 2016, Professor Pablo Restrepo, Founder and CEO of Aluna Catalyst, and adjunct professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management’s McGill MBA Japan program led a group of CCCJ members through a thought provoking and practical workshop on systemic negotiations. This group included officials from the Government of Canada, Quebec, Alberta, the Colombian Embassy to Japan, as well as the CEO of the Kyoto Brewery Company. Pablo led these and other McGill alumni and other friends from the community through his systemic approach to negotiations using his Negotiation Canvas. This is a powerful tool for preparing, organizing, planning, and undertaking both simple and complex negotiations with in a wide variety of fields.
Pablo is one of the world’s most sought-after and experienced negotiators and negotiation instructors. Based in Bogota Colombia, Professor Restrepo has been deeply involved in all types of negotiations including the Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Colombia, Cross Boarder M&A, Family Business Succession planning, as well as the Peace Process Negotiations with the FARC rebels in Colombia, which recently led to the Nobel Prize for the President of Colombia.
Pablo Restrepo, works with a very wide variety of companies and organizations in North and South America, Europe and recently in Japan. He is working on a new Negotiations by Design program, which will be of great interest to anyone who faces negotiation challenges. This includes everyone, in business, government, and within families.
To learn more about Pablo Restrepo visit: http://alunacatalyst.com
To learn more about the McGill MBA Japan program, visit www.mcgillmbajapan.com
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“Learning Wisdom From the Wise”
In 2006, Professor Karl Moore led 40 Desautels Faculty of Management students to Omaha, Nebraska to learn from legendary investment guru, Warren Buffett.
Given the tremendous success of the first visit and the recognized value of experiential learning, the Desautels Faculty of Management arranged another opportunity for McGill students to meet the iconic Warren Buffett on January 20, 2017.
‘Two Days With Warren Buffett: Three Lessons From An Introverted Leader In Action” contributed by Professor Karl Moore* was featured on Forbes.’ Please click to read the English Article.
Karl Moore 教授の投函された「ウォーレン・バフェットと過ごした2日間 内向的指導者に学んだ3つの教訓」記事がフォーブスジャパンで掲載されました。 日本語記事はこちらから。
*Karl Moore, Ph.D. is associate professor at Desautels Faculty of Management and associate fellow at Green Templeton College, Oxford University.
The Desautels Faculty of Management’s McGill MBA Japan program is partnering with Nikkei Business School to offer a Special Series of Introductory Lectures and Networking Opportunities with our professors from our Home Campus in Montreal, while they are in Tokyo.
This will be an ideal chance to learn from some of the world’s top professors in their fields, and find out more about our innovative weekend McGill MBA Japan program in Tokyo.
The lectures take place on evenings at the Nikkei Business School Facility in Otemachi, Tokyo.
This will be an excellent opportunity to participate in short lectures from some of the world’s top professors, and have a take away that you can put to work for you and your organization.
Lectures will be given in English.
Dates, Professors and Topics are:
April 11th: Professor Corey Phelps: Strategic Agility
May 9th: Professor Desmond Tsang: Real Estate Investing: Ownership vs. REITS
June 8th: Philip O’Neill: MBA Programs: Curriculum and Outcomes, and Networking Opportunity
and July 6th: Professor Steve Fortin: Financial Statements: Form vs Substance
Sign up and registration is on the Nikkei Business School Website (in Japanese).
Click here for more info and to register:
Nikkei Business School Website.
I hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity.
McGill Japan Special Evening Lecture will be held on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 with
Professor Adolfo de Motta of the Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University.
Professor de Motta will give a Special Evening Lecture on Contract Theory based on the work of his PhD advisor: Professor Bengt Holmstrom.
Professor Holmstrom, who was awarded the 2016 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics.
Professor de Motta is one of the world’s most widely respected and influential researchers and professors in Finance: His research has been published numerous times in the Journal of Finance, and other top academic journals. He is also a long-serving Professor of Corporate Finance in the McGill MBA Japan program, and at the Desautels Faculty of Management’s home campus in Montreal, as well as being a beloved friend of our students and alumni.
This general talk on Contract Theory will be of great interest to everyone, considering its impact in corporate governance, managerial performance, and contract negotiations in general. The talk is aimed at a general audience, and members of the public are welcome to attend.
McGill Japan Special Evening Lecture
Speaker: Professor Adolfo de Motta
Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
7PM to 8:30PM
Doors open at 6:30PM
Location: McGill MBA Japan Classrooms at the Learning Edge Facility in Nishi-Shinjuku.
〒160-0023 東京都新宿区西新宿8-4-2 野村不動産西新宿ビル4F
Nomura Fudosan Nishi-Shinjuku Building 4th Floor. Nishi-Shinjuku 8-chome, 4-2, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023
This is directly above Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, Nishi-Shinjuku Station.
Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be available.
Cost is 2,000yen to off set the cost of the event.
Sign up and payment is through this Peatix link:
Please sign up as soon as possible.
***An optional get together will take place afterwards at a location nearby***
I hope that you can join us.
Looking forward to seeing you on March 14th.
Mr Susumu Kaminaga, Senior Advisor and former President of Sumitomo Precision Products Co., Ltd. visited the McGill MBA Japan Classrooms on Sunday, January 15th, 2017 to give an amazing lunch time talk on his long and successful career in the Aviation and later in the Micro Electro Mechanical Systems: MEMS. The work by Mr Kaminaga with his many global partners in Canada, Germany, the UK and USA, is fundamental to the lives that we live today. The consumer and healthcare products that we take for granted today, such as smart phones, sensors in our automobiles, are made possible by the groundbreaking work that Mr Kaminaga did in engineering and business development with Sumitomo Precision Products. The lunch time speakers series in the McGill MBA Japan program brings leaders from a wide range of industries into direct contact with our students, which broadens their perspective and their network.
Please contact us to learn more about the McGill MBA Japan program.