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SEI Impact Internship Program - Call for 2014 Student Applications

Sat, 2014-02-01 18:04


The Social Economy Initiative (SEI) is an important vehicle through which McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management integrates social entrepreneurship and social innovation into its teaching, research and outreach activities. The SEI is an undertaking of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The Institute’s mandate is to foster an integrated approach to management.

The goals of the SEI are threefold:

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BCom Major and Concentration in Managing for Sustainability Information Session

Tue, 2014-02-25 16:00 - 17:00

Date: February 25, 2014
Time: 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Location: Room 245

Please register here

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Seminar: Vishal Ahuja, University of Chicago

Mon, 2014-01-20 14:30 - 16:00
Bronfman Building : Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Response-Adaptive Designs for Clinical Trials: Simultaneous Learning from Multiple Patients 

Vishal Ahuja
University of Chicago

Date: January 20, 2014
Time: 02:30 pm - 04:00 pm
Location: Room 245


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Pay it Forward Initiative Puts Smiles on Hundreds of Faces

Thu, 2013-12-12 17:10

Over the years, the end of final exams has inspired any number of spontaneous displays of pure happiness, including high fives, chest bumping and uncontrollable giggling. But what was up with the 100 or so students boogying in the streets at the crossroads on lower campus on Tuesday, Dec. 3 – two days before finals kicked off?

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Turning a ‘Black Soul’ Green: How CSR Became a Mainstay of Business Education

Wed, 2013-11-27 11:43

“I left Wall Street in 2004 when I decided I had a black soul,” says Stephanie Berger (MBA'06), a McGill Desautels Faculty of Management MBA alumna who is now the senior manager for corporate responsibility and environment at Bell Canada. “I didn’t know much about sustainability back then, but I knew Wall Street wasn’t doing it right.”

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Montreal Case Competition Teaches Chemistry & MBA Students Sustainability for the Real World

Tue, 2013-11-19 18:38

Last Fall, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and the McGill Department of Chemistry in Montreal collaborated to offer MBA and Chemistry Students the opportunity to participate in a unique two-day event. The case competition created opportunities to build a network of potential collaborators in business and chemistry. 

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Empathy in the Creative Process: Leverage Human-Centered Design for Social Innovation

Wed, 2013-11-13 16:00 - 18:00
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Empathy in the Creative Process: Leverage Human-Centered Design for Social Innovation

Seung Chan (Slim) Lim

Date: November 13, 2013
Time: 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Location: 3rd Floor Lounge, Bronfman Building

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The Emergence of Green Chemistry as an Occupational Change Project

Fri, 2013-11-08 11:30 - 13:00
Bronfman Building : Room 210, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

A lecture by Jennifer Howard-Grenville
Associate Professor of Management
Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon

Date: Friday, November 8th, 2013
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Bronfman Building
Room 210
1001 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, Quebec

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Universities that Teach You to Change the World

Wed, 2013-10-23 15:03

Just three months after graduating this year from the University of Waterloo, Jonathan Rivard’s startup company had generated $130,000 in revenue.
... “It is a generational zeitgeist, no doubt about it,” says Anita Nowak, integrating director of the Social Economy Initiative, at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.
... The Dobson Cup is structured so that students present their ideas to a panel of experts over several months and successive rounds, competing for cash prizes and mentoring advice.

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ACS-GCI Director on the MDIIM Sustainable Innovation Workshop

Wed, 2013-10-23 13:38

The past six weeks have been eventful. In early September there was the ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis and that was an enjoyable week.  Indianapolis turned out to be a great venue with lots of good programming and some very memorable events. I especially enjoyed the Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture by Dr. Marin Burke entitled “Making molecular prosthetics with a small molecule synthesizer,” and the address by Alan Alda.

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