By Karen Seidman, Montreal Gazette, April 26, 2016 :
"Every semester, McGill University faculty lecturer Anita Nowak challenges her students to come up with projects for her social entrepreneurship and social innovation class based on a theme that she finds particularly timely and relevant.
For this semester, it was helping Syrian refugees integrate into Canadian society.
A Desautels undergraduate student case team composed of Jordan Bonneville, Wendelina Lai, Joshua Phoon and Luohan Wei made the finals at the 15th annual Copenhagen Business School Case Competition (CBS CC) held on February 29 to March 5, 2016.
Ten years ago Thursday, a pint-sized Jenn Heil stood atop the mogul field in Sauze d’Oulx, Italy, with no regrets — regardless of what might have happened over the course of the next 26 seconds.
The 22-year-old McGill University commerce student had a note from her psychologist tucked in her pocket that read: “I’m ready. I know it’s going to be great.”
And great she was, exploding out of the gate and landing two monster jumps to win Canada’s first medal at the 2006 Olympics.
A Desautels BCom student case team composed of Rachel Burk, Maripaz Fernandez, Michael Fishman and Deven Sanon took 1st place at the 9th annual University of Auckland’s Champions Trophy held January 23 to 30, 2016.
Desautels Honours in Investment Management students Drew Allen and Philippe Rich won the 2015 Harvard Financial Analysts Symposium. In this competition, students had to present a stock pitch of professional quality to a panel of industry experts. The honours students collected the top prize of $1,000 based on the merits of their investment thesis, rigorous analysis, and in-depth research.
Date: September 25-26, 2015
Location: Omni Hotel, 1050 Rue Sherbrooke & Bronfman Building, 1001 Sherbrooke O.
About the Desautels Management Leadership Seminar (DMLS)
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.
Are you interested in combining your managerial and business knowledge with a deep understanding of the interlinked economic, social and ecological challenges of achieving sustainability? Did you know that you can graduate with a McGill Desautels BCom degree while also having a solid foundation in the fundamentals of ecological and social systems? If so, please join us to learn about Desautels’ Managing for Sustainability programs, course offerings, and possible career paths in sustainability.
The Desautels Faculty of Management looks forward to welcoming you to McGill University's Open House on Sunday, October 25, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Prospective students (undergraduate, graduate and doctoral) will have the opportunity to learn more about what the Desautels has to offer both inside and outside the classroom.
BCom Information Sessions:
We are pleased to announce that the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and Desautels faculty members were recently named recipients of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N.