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McGill BCom students place 3rd at the McGill Management International Case Competition (MMICC 2012)

McGill BCom students put their case analysis and presentation skills to the test once again at the 12th annual McGill Management International Case Competition (MMICC 2012) which took place from March 20 to 24. After presenting in the morning and afternoon to 2 different panels of six judges, the McGill team placed 3rd overall out of a total of 9 competing universities.

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Published on : 28 Mar 2012

Un Redmen pour toujours

Mathieu Darche (BCom’00) a jubilé quand il a vu les Redmen de McGill remporter le Championnat canadien universitaire, dimanche. Il s'agissait d'un premier championnat en 136 ans d'histoire pour cette institution anglophone.

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Published on : 27 Mar 2012

Mia Morisset reçoit le Prix féminin de leadership HSBC

Mia Morisset, étudiante en troisième année du premier cycle à la Faculté de gestion Desautels de l'Université McGill, est lauréate du Prix féminin de leadership HSBC, une nouvelle bourse d'études de 20 000 $ créée à la Faculté de gestion Desautels dans le but d'encourager les nouvelles entrepreneures au Canada.

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Published on : 24 Mar 2012

Desautels Faculty in new “McGill State of Mind” video

Desautels Faculty in new “McGill State of Mind” video

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Published on : 21 Mar 2012

Talking Management with Karl Moore: BMW's approach to environmental responsibility

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, is in Munich, Germany with 37 McGill students and alumni. They are at BMW meeting with Ian Robertson who is the chairman of Rolls-Royce and the senior executive responsible at BMW for Sales & Marketing worldwide.

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Published on : 21 Mar 2012

L'Université McGill forme les traders de demain

Des écrans qui tapissent trois murs, une batterie d'ordinateurs et deux écrans par poste de travail. Bienvenue dans la salle des marchés Alphonse-Desjardins, pièce centrale du Centre d'intelligence des affaires du pavillon Desautels de l'Université McGill.

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Published on : 21 Mar 2012

The Substance of Style

In 2007, a little known blog called The Business of Fashion was started by a Calgarian living in London. He wrote posts from his apartment after he noticed a lack of fashion trade publications online.

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Published on : 17 Mar 2012

South Africa: Bridging the gap between disparity and progress

In February 2012, 37 students from the Desautels Faculty of Management travelled to South Africa to learn about business in the country. Not only did the group meet with executives and business leaders, but they also gave back to the community by partnering with the Ubuntu Education Fund in Port Elizabeth.

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Published on : 15 Mar 2012

Students step up for crash course in homelessness

"These days we're talking about the student strike (against tuition increases), but it's important to be aware that there are people who have different realities," said L'Ecuyer, a forth-year student at HEC Montréal, one of four Montreal business schools taking part. UQAM, McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, and Concordia's John Molson School of Business are the others.

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Published on : 12 Mar 2012

New scholarship for female business undergrads

Women represent 47.3 per cent of the Canadian labour force, but only 14.5 per cent of directors of Canada’s biggest companies (public and private) and Crown corporations, according to the latest survey by the research and advocacy group Catalyst Inc.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2012

McGill inaugurates new Desautels trading room

On March 1, McGill University held the inauguration ceremony for the Alphonse-Desjardins trading room on the second floor of the Bronfman Building. The event drew McGill students, McGill alumni who work for Desjardins, senior McGill administrators, and Desjardins employees.

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Published on : 05 Mar 2012

Desautels BCom Success at 2012 Enterprize Canada National Business Plan Competition

Out of 30 competitors, 12 semi-final competitors, and 6 final competitors, BCom student, Wilfred J. Valenta and his partner Sarah Marshall, came in 2nd at the 2012 Enterprize Canada national business plan competition in Vancouver. The rigorous competition included a business plan submission and final presentation in front of over 150 delegates.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2012

Desautels Faculty of Management unveils Alphonse-Desjardins Trading Room

MONTREAL, March 2, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Students at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management are now able to deepen their understanding of financial markets by learning to use sophisticated analytical tools, thanks to a state-of-the-art trading room provided by Desjardins Group, Canada's leading cooperative financial group.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2012

Desautels student Mia Morisset wins HSBC Women in Business Leadership Award

Mia Morisset, a third-year undergraduate at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, has been named as a recipient of an HSBC Women in Business Leadership Award – a new, $20,000 scholarship established at Desautels and designed to encourage emerging female Canadian business leaders.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2012

R250 000 shot in the arm for Ubuntu Centre

The Ubuntu Centre in Zwide, Port Elizabeth last week received a substantial R250 000 donation from Mutual & Federal and a visit from 37 Canadian MBA students from McGill University who want to raise funds for the centre.

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Published on : 27 Feb 2012