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Managing an international career in the finance industry: Marianne Schenk, Director of Talent Management, Credit Suisse, New York gives her advice to newly arrived students.


Speaking at the opening of the “Finance in New York” Transcontinental Programme, Marianne Schenk, Director of Talent Management at Credit Suisse, New York, gave some key insights into how the newly arrived students should think about managing a career in the finance industry. With 23 years of experience of working in the Zurich based financial services firm, Ms. Schenk was able to share her knowledge of working in a highly international and fast moving context on both sides of the Atlantic.  Continue reading

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A new joint Franco-Canadian Masters programme in Entrepreneurship & Innovation: Perspectives and expectations from Canadian students.


Last week, I was in Vancouver to open the new programme in Entrepreneurship & Innovation that my school and Simon Fraser University have set up. Like many programmes of this type, this has taken several years to get started. The Dean of SFU, Daniel Shapiro, and I initiated the idea several years ago so it was great to finally see the Canadian and French students getting to know each other. Whilst I was there I asked some of the students their reasons for selecting the programme. This first post gives the Canadian perspective. Continue reading

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