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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.

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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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Desautels HR Case Team places 1st at Inter-Collegiate Business Competition 2013

Fri, 2013-01-11 10:45

A Desautels BCom team composed of Jacqueline Crapper and Wenxi (Kathy) Kang placed 1st in the Human Resources case competition at the 35th annual Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC) hosted by Queen’s University from January 3 to 5, 2013.

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Montréal Exchange Announces the 2012 University Partnership Awards

Thu, 2012-12-06 16:51

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Montréal Exchange Inc. (MX), a wholly-owned subsidiary of TMX Group Limited and Canada's derivatives exchange, today announced the winners of the 2012 University Partnership Awards. The awards ceremony was held in conjunction with TMX Group's Board of Directors reception held last evening at the MX.

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Eric Boyko: Stingray's entrepreneur à go-go-go

Thu, 2012-11-08 09:52

A dot-com millionaire, a real estate investor and a money manager are sitting at a bar, talking passionately about national unity over the near-deafening techno music blaring from overhead speakers. Just another Thursday night in Montreal, where a thriving subculture of entrepreneurs frequently huddle in dark spaces to talk politics, celebrate their successes and plot their futures.

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International Management Networking Cocktail

Tue, 2012-11-20 17:00 - 19:00

In November, the International Management Association will be hosting an International Management speaker series/panel discussion followed by a networking cocktail. This networking event is a unique opportunity to connect IM alumni and relevant company representatives with current IM students.

The goal of the cocktail is to expose current IM students to future employment opportunities by offering a forum for IM alumni to share their experiences since graduating from McGill. This will be an opportunity to enhance the quality of networking between students and alumni.

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CASCO Annual Dance Show and Silent Auction

Fri, 2012-11-16 20:00 - 23:00
L'Astral Theatre : 305 Ste. Catherine Street W., Montréal, Québec , H2X 2A3

About CASCO

CASCO (The Commerce and Administration Student Charity Organization) is a student-driven charity whose purpose is to raise money for a local children’s hospital. The charity would allow business students to integrate their knowledge for a good cause and demonstrate social responsibility.

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Working with China is a far more productive strategy than exclusion

Tue, 2012-10-30 11:47

Tom Velk and Olivia Gong say the West gains nothing from bashing China. Rather, it should welcome its investment in commodity-producing assets in the form of transparent partnerships.

… Tom Velk is a professor of economics and director of the North American Studies programme at McGill University. Olivia Gong is a BCom student in finance and research assistant at McGill.

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