Articles by: Lucas
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Le métier de trader matières premières vu par… un stagiaire à Genève
by / on 02/07/2018 at 09:00 / in Management

Le métier de trader matières premières vu par… un stagiaire à Genève

Le trading graduate programme s’articule autour d’une combinaison de rotations entre différentes positions qui permettent de découvrir la totalité de la chaîne de valeur et de développer les compétences nécessaires pour devenir un trader de matières premières. Chacun des graduates (« trainees ») intégrant le programme de LDC se voit assigner à une plateforme de trading pour une durée de 9 mois […]

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Témoignage : « Mon job lucratif de banquier junior était trop beau pour être vrai… »
by / on 15/06/2018 at 12:00 / in Management

Témoignage : « Mon job lucratif de banquier junior était trop beau pour être vrai… »

Lorsque j’ai accepté l’offre de rejoindre la division banque d’investissement de Stanford Group Companies, j’ai été ravi d’avoir décroché un poste avec un salaire à six chiffres en tant qu’analyst de première année et d’aller vivre à South Beach à Miami plutôt qu’à Manhattan. Alors que je commençais à parler de ma nouvelle affectation avec ma famille et mes amis, […]

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Lessons From the Maker Movement
by / on 08/05/2018 at 20:00 / in MIT Sloan Management Review

Lessons From the Maker Movement

Businesses can innovate and thrive by nurturing a “creator” mindset. We make heroes of entrepreneurial innovators. According to a recent YouGov survey, Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the most admired man on the planet; Alibaba founder Jack Ma placed 10th. A 2016 Wired profile credited augmented-reality pioneer and Magic Leap founder Rony Abovitz with nothing less than “invent[ing] a superpower.” Indeed, the cultural narrative […]

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How to succeed early on in your new role
by / on 02/05/2018 at 14:00 / in The Review

How to succeed early on in your new role

When you start a new role it feels like all eyes are on you. It can be quite intimidating because you feel like you need to prove yourself quickly, hit the ground running, and convince your manager that he or she made the right decision by hiring you. Early impressions of your attitude, drive, and performance can often play a […]

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Shareholder Activism: Why Should Investors Care ?
by / on 19/03/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

Shareholder Activism: Why Should Investors Care ?

ABSTRACT Institutional investors have large and diversified portfolios with substantial company ownership and strong incentives to monitor and influence the firm’s business. Active ownership is becoming a key component of their investment process. We describe the various channels though which shareholders can challenge corporate decision making, including the ones most favored by institutional investors: voting at general meetings and behind […]

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Data Scientist – is this the career for you?
by / on 15/03/2018 at 20:00 / in The Review

Data Scientist – is this the career for you?

Data Scientist is the hottest new technology job, and Wall Street has taken notice. As finance firms adapt technology-based solutions, more and more investment decisions are driven by data. So what is this data, and how are firms finding it? Enter the Data Scientist. Data scientists are more than just analysts. They clean and organize big data, then analyze it to discover patterns […]

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Infrastructure Investment Opportunities in the New Energy Era
by / on 08/03/2018 at 14:00 / in The Review

Infrastructure Investment Opportunities in the New Energy Era

Today’s global energy system (which spans a broad range of sectors including electricity, transportation and heating) is aging and is in need of refurbishment. Nearly 80% of the world’s energy still comes from burning fossil fuels (primarily oil, coal and natural gas). These fuels have built our civilisation, created wealth and enriched the lives of millions. But they also have […]

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Investor relations jobs – is this the career for you?
by / on 02/03/2018 at 10:00 / in The Review

Investor relations jobs – is this the career for you?

Are you tired of the numbers rush brought on by finance careers like wealth management jobs, hedge fund positions, and accounting jobs? Those positions often require extremely long hours and can only offer low job stability – they’re not exactly conducive to a relaxed lifestyle. However, there are jobs that allow individuals to work in the finance industry without having […]

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3 Major Trends That Will Shape The Future Of FinTech
by / on 21/02/2018 at 14:00 / in The Review

3 Major Trends That Will Shape The Future Of FinTech

For the last decade or so, FinTech companies have grown, disrupted, and moved at an exponential rate. This has forced traditional incumbent firms to adjust, rethink their business models and do what they can to embrace digital innovations. But now, the FinTech market, born as a disruptor, is beginning to mature and enter into a period of rapid change. Firms […]

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Six Steps to Communicating Strategic Priorities Effectively
by / on 12/02/2018 at 11:00 / in MIT Sloan Management Review

Six Steps to Communicating Strategic Priorities Effectively

Leaders can signal their commitment to a strategy by clearly communicating their strategic priorities to external stakeholders. To drive execution, leaders often translate strategy into a handful of strategic priorities designed to increase alignment throughout the organization. When it comes to communicating their objectives, most executives focus inward, on getting their message out to managers and employees through town hall […]

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