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McGill BCom students place 2nd at the Business Strategy Challenge (BSC 2012) at the Georgetown University

For a third year in a row, a McGill team placed top 3 at the Business Strategy Challenge hosted by Georgetown University in Washington DC. After placing third in 2010 and first in 2011, a team of four McGill BCom students placed second out of 20 universities at this year’s competition which took place from February 14 to 18, 2012.

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Published on : 20 Feb 2012

The shortest course at McGill offers the biggest rewards!

As part of McGill's "5 Hot Cities of The World Tour"; thirty MBA and undergraduate students are traveling in South Africa and meeting with government officials, business executives and community leaders as they visit Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

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Published on : 20 Feb 2012

Canadian Invasion – ‘We come in Peace bearing Gifts’

A group of 30 students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Quebec, Canada are on a mission to raise $20 000.00 for the Ubuntu Fund here in Port Elizabeth. Founded in 1906, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University has been hailed as a top international business school by the Financial Times, BusinessWeek, Le Figaro and America Economia.

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Published on : 17 Feb 2012

The Ones to Watch: Desautels Hot Cities of the World Tour

As part of McGill’s “5 Hot Cities of The World Tour”; thirty MBA and undergraduate students will be traveling to South Africa and meeting with government officials, business executives and community leaders as they visit the beautiful cities of Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

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Published on : 15 Feb 2012

Four cities, 12 days, a $20,000 target

The “hot cities tour” is the shortest course offered by McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, but surely ranks among the most intense and rewarding. On Feb. 16, about 30 undergraduate and MBA students who were selected by an independent panel head to South Africa to meet top business, government and community leaders in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

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Published on : 11 Feb 2012

Hot Cities South Africa 2012 Campaign is Now Open

Desautels students have launched their second trailer for the upcoming Hot Cities Tour to South Africa. They need your help in reaching a goal of $20,000 for the Ubuntu Education Fund and creating awareness among at least 10,000 people.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2012

Marcel Desautels, champion de la philanthropie pour l’éducation postsecondaire

Établi à Toronto depuis 40 ans, Marcel Desautels, juriste et philanthrope francophone originaire de Saint-Boniface, figure parmi les récipiendaires 2012 de l’Ordre de l’Ontario. Depuis plus de dix ans, son «Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking» contribue à faire de l’Université de Toronto un centre d’études commerciales de pointe.

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Published on : 08 Feb 2012

Grade curving: The ever-changing value of a university ‘A’

Amanda Hadid knew that her management program at McGill University was going to be academically rigorous, but she wasn’t prepared for how hard it is to get high marks, or how good it finally felt to get a B+ in one course last semester.

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Published on : 03 Feb 2012

McGill business students to raise funds for disadvantaged children through social media

Students from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management will travel to South Africa this month to visit companies, speak with business leaders – and use social media to raise funds for educating children in the disadvantaged townships of Port Elizabeth.

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Published on : 01 Feb 2012

Dobson Cup 2012: Start-up Workshop

The Dobson Cup offers a rare opportunity for budding entrepreneurs. The competition is open to new business ideas and not-for-profit start-ups that are less than two years old.

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Published on : 27 Jan 2012

Desautels BCom Students Win CFA Scholarships

Desautels BCom students Marc-Antoine Allen, Nicolas Bellemare, and Ryan M. Galea have won 3 of the 8 scholarships offered by the Montreal CFA Society in collaboration with CFA Institute.

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Published on : 24 Jan 2012

Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability

The 2012 Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability (DBCS) was held at McGill from January 19th to 21st to promote discussion and education among business-minded delegates through a three-day speaker series.

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Published on : 23 Jan 2012

New Bronfman Second Floor Unveiled

On Wednesday, January 18ththe second floor of the Bronfman Building was unveiled through speeches by faculty and student representatives at the semi-formal ceremony in the new facilities. “Welcome Bronfman students to your new space.”

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Published on : 20 Jan 2012

McGill Desautels BCom students take six podiums at the 2012 Jeux du Commerce

Desautels Faculty of Management BCom students took six top 3 podiums at the 24th edition of the Jeux du Commerce, hosted by Laval University in Quebec City from January 5 to 8, 2012.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2012

Desautels Alumni among Order of Canada Recipients

Desautels alumni, Aldo Albert Daniel Bensadoun, O.C. (BCom’64) and Seymour Schulich, O.C. (MBA’65), were appointed Officers of the Order of Canada. Lawrence S. Bloomberg, C.M., O. Ont (MBA’65) was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada.

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Published on : 30 Dec 2011