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Tag: Teaching and Learning

News, research, and other announcements.

March 19, 2019

Imagining and Navigating the Future: DeGroote’s strategic foresight courses will help students prepare for the unknown

Lynton "Red" Wilson: "The implications of rapid, disruptive change are fast becoming a significant challenge."

March 4, 2019

Responsible leadership: Emad Mohammad on how to succeed in business while making a difference

"Employers want business graduates who also have the ability to think critically, communicate, show emotional intelligence," Mohammad says.

March 1, 2019

Sitting is the new smoking: Using design thinking to tackle a public health challenge

Students from McMaster's Innovation by Design (IBD) course recently shared their experiences tackling the "epidemic" of sitting.

Len Waverman and Paul McLean
January 25, 2019

Transforming undergraduate education at DeGroote begins with new teaching model and new building

The BCom program is being transformed, and thanks to a generous gift, a new building for collaborative learning has been announced.

January 14, 2019

Best of both worlds: Blended Learning Part-Time (PT) MBA candidates are poised for success

Juliette Zhang: "Initially, it was DeGroote's career accelerating messaging that caught my attention. That really resonated with me."

January 10, 2019

DeGroote co-designed Minor in Innovation profiled in Globe and Mail

Len Waverman: "Innovation is not about turning out entrepreneurs. It is about turning out people who are creative and nimble."

November 15, 2018

Bright idea factory: The Clinic will tap DeGroote MBA candidates to bring McMaster’s research to market

Goran Calic: "Research that could improve and even save human lives is often just waiting to be developed."

October 25, 2018

In photos: IBH students step outside their comfort zone on journey through Amazon rainforest

Participants were asked to learn, observe, and take part in community building in a manner that was natural and non-intrusive.

October 22, 2018

Intellectual capitalist: For DeGroote’s Nick Bontis, blended learning is the future of education

As Director of DeGroote’s new Blended Learning Part-Time MBA, Bontis oversees a program that combines online learning with classroom work.

A professor and students sitting around a table in an IBH class.
September 28, 2018

Students without borders: Integrated Business and Humanities cohort embarking for Ecuador

Emad Mohammad: "Is this a social enterprise? Is this a corporation? These are the kinds of questions the students will be asking."

Plant Growing Out of a Hand
September 27, 2018

OrderDynamics and the DeGroote School of Business announce retail sustainability student project

This year's project will gauge market efforts in retail sustainability and investigate the progress that retailers are making in this area.

September 21, 2018

Relationships come first: Associate Dean Sue McCracken wants students to have a place to call home

"I want people to be proud that they’re part of DeGroote," McCracken says. "That we’re all here for one another."