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Lululemon presents to GEM & SFU students innovation strategies during Innovation Business Week


We had the amazing opportunity to visit the headquarters of LuluLemon today (11th February) in the context of the business week.

The premises are located in Kitstiliano area in a modern building of four floors. The first department we visited was the design department. We saw the process of creation with people working on prototypes and planning the next collection of 2015. There are three design spaces, each one is dedicated to one customer segment: women, men and kids/teens. Thus employees design clothes only for one type of customers, depending on what they like to design. If an employee is passionate by designing clothes for men thus he or she will focus on doing that.

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GEM hosted the 2014 EFMD Conference on Master Programs, December 3~5

Grenoble Ecole de Management, hosted the 2014 EFMD Conference on Master Programs with over 100 people from more than 20 countries. With the subject “Master Programs: Going Global”, all participants and keynote speakers discussed current issues on Master programs from December 3 to 5, 2014. (A guest blog by Miki Lin). 


Nadine Burquel, Director, Business School Services, EFMD; Loïck Roche, Dean, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR; Mark Thomas, Associate Dean and Director of International Affairs, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR and Conference Chair hosted the Welcome & Introdution on 3 December

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STUDY ABROAD / INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE : Petr Jiskra gives a Czech view on life and study on a double degree programme in Grenoble

My way to GEM was pretty straightforward. Since my first year at my home university, I knew that I want to do a double degree program abroad. When I reached the end of second year and was about to choose which school to go to, I paid good attention to the recommendations from professors and GEM´s past students. I did not regret it, GEM was a brilliant choice.

Photos and text by Petr Jiskra

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David Reyna, chemical engineer, international businessman, strategic planner and lover of spicy food: A Mexican view of studying in France


Mexican students in Europe

David Reyna was finishing his Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering at ITESM, Mexico, when he decided that he wanted to gain some experience abroad. He thought this would be good for his CV and that perhaps even one day he might set up an international company. He decided against going to the USA thinking that it was too close and that as a Mexican, he might get a broader perspective by studying in Europe.

Grenoble Ecole de Management

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Natacha Fabre, a graduate management student from Grenoble EM, talks about her experiences at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.

When I arrived to Milan,  I didn’t expect how enjoyable my stay will be. Italian people were so kind and helpfull to me, and as Milan is a cosmopolitan city, it was easy to meet other foreign people to share everybody’s values.

Photos and text by Natacha Fabre
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