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Canadian Business Students Visit St. Petersburg

Wed, 2013-03-13 10:25

Last weekend St. Petersburg hosted a group of 37 business students and alumni from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, as part of the institution’s “Hot Cities” initiative.

… Speaking to the St Petersburg Times, trip leader Dr. Karl Moore, a lecturer in business leadership and strategy at McGill’s world-renowned Desautels Faculty of Management, explained that this trip was a chance for students to experience the global business environment first-hand.

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KPMG Announces winners of the 2013 National Competition

Tue, 2013-03-12 14:56

McGill University Desautels Faculty of Management students Jean Vianney Cordeiro, David Gao, Shirley Xu Wang and their team have won the 2013 National Ace the Case competition on March 2. Jean Vianney, David and Shirley’s team had earned the opportunity to represent Canada at the 2013 KPMG International Case Competition (KICC) in Madrid, Spain, coming up on April 2-5.

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BCom students make it to the finals at the Marshall International Case Competition 2013

Tue, 2013-02-19 10:17

A McGill Desautels case team made it to the finals at the Marshall International Case Competition (MICC) hosted by the University of Southern California (USC). This team of four BCom students, composed of Alexia Belisle, Frederick Dubé Fortier, Simon Hudson and Charlotte Lucas, placed top 6 out of 30 competing universities at this year’s competition which took place from February 12 to 17, 2013.

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Entertainment Management Conference Takes Desautels by Storm

Tue, 2013-02-12 11:34

Desautels’ Bronfman building opened its doors to the unique and competitive world of the entertainment industry by hosting the first Entertainment Management Conference (EMC) from February 1st to 2nd.

… The first day of the conference allowed the participants to learn about the different facets of the entertainment industry from some of the field’s most prestigious names. The keynote speakers included President and Co-Founder of Just for Laughs, Andy Nulman (BCom’83), and CEO and Founder of INK Entertainment, Charles Khabouth.

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Desautels Management Leadership Seminar

Fri, 2013-03-15 (All day) - Sat, 2013-03-16 (All day)

DMLS offers impressionable first-year management students the opportunity to discover a passion, the chance to forge new relationships, and the environment to realize their full potential.

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P[H]ASSION

Fri, 2013-03-22 19:30 - 23:00

For over 15 years, P[h]assion has successfully promoted HIV/AIDS awareness to McGill University students and the Montreal community. P[h]assion, a non-profit organization, has fundraised over $150,000 for various AIDS foundations. The organization holds numerous fundraising events throughout the year, including hype parties, a sample sale, and its mid-spring fashion show. The P[h]assion fashion show has impressed hundreds of spectators and sponsors, which make it one of the most anticipated events on McGill's social calendar!

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Desautels BCom Students Won KPMG’s Ace the Case Local Competition

Thu, 2013-02-07 10:39

BCom students Jean Vianney Cordeiro, David Gao and Shirley Xu Wang recently won the KPMG’s Ace the Case Local Competition. On March 2, Jean Vianney, David, Shirley Xu and their team will represent the KPMG Montreal office at the 2013 National Ace the Case competition, via video conference. The winners of the National Competition will go on to represent Canada at the International level in Madrid, Spain in April.

Source Site: /desautels

A peek inside the marketing process

Tue, 2013-02-05 09:47

MONTREAL - The ad agency brief was clear: Get more people shopping at a Montreal bicycle store. The creative talent came cheap: 30 marketing students working free-of-charge for two weeks. And after an evening of pitches to a panel of judges and the selection of winners, the end game now approaches: A $10,000 publicity campaign to be launched in April.

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Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability

Thu, 2013-01-24 (All day) - Sat, 2013-01-26 (All day)

The Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability takes place January 24-26. This year’s event Sustainability at all Scales will showcase speakers from diverse backgrounds who practice values-driven business in different contexts.

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Desautels BCom students take three podiums at the 2013 Jeux du Commerce

Fri, 2013-01-11 10:53

Desautels BCom students took three top 3 podiums at the 25th edition of the Jeux du Commerce, hosted by HEC Montreal from January 4 to 6, 2013.

Over 1,200 students from 13 Eastern-Canadian universities attended this inter-university competition. In addition to competitions that applied academic knowledge to real-life situations, there were opportunities to network with students from different universities, and connect with members of the business community. Sports and social competitions were also part of the event.

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