BCom Program news
Grands Montréalais - La Chambre entend mettre davantage en relief la valeur des membres de son académie
Les Aldo Bensadoun, Frédéric Back, Pierre Fortin et Sid Stevens deviennent les derniers académiciens en titre.
McGill BCom students take 3rd place at the CUIBE-Northeastern University International Case Competition 2011
McGill BCom students Anna Chif, Abigail Liederman, Alyson Murphy and Ruxandra Niculescu put their case analysis and presentation skills to the test once again at the 2nd annual CUIBE-Northeastern University International Case Competition which took place from November 3 to 6, 2011.
Unfortunately, all boys and girls throughout the world are not given equal opportunities when it comes to education. This is something Maria, Amena and Zareen Ali, three sisters, became fully aware of following a visit to India. On their return to Canada, they immediately set about making their contribution to changing the situation by establishing an organization called the Abhilasha Project.
Four McGill undergraduate Management students had forty hours to answer these questions, as they represented the only Canadian school at the Asian Business Case Competition (ABCC) in Singapore earlier this month.
The Next 36, a program aimed at developing high-impact Canadian entrepreneurs, hopes to draw several members of its next cohort from among McGill’s best, most ambitious undergrads, Founding Chair Reza Satchu told a Sept. 26 gathering of students and faculty members from across the University.
The Desautels Faculty of Management has placed #2 for Undergraduate (up from #6 last year) and #5 for MBA (up from #7 last year) in this 8th Annual Knight Schools Survey (Corporate Knights, Fall 2011).
After an extensive international search, the Desautels Faculty of Management recently appointed one of its own, Prof. Steve Maguire, as the first director of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (IIM) for a five-year term.
Desautels BCom student and co-founder of "Campus Swaps," Shira Abramowitz, is a finalist for Entrepreneur Magazine’s College Entrepreneur of 2011. Campus Swaps is "a student-run social enterprise, aiming to transform student consumer behavior by creating a sustainable, cyclical system of ownership on college campuses." Voting ends on September 12th.
For the 4th year in a row, the Desautels Faculty of Management has taken the top spot in Canada, 3rd in North America, and 8th in the world for a Universal Business School with major international influence (5 Palmes) according to the Eduniversal Ranking 2011.
Tradyo is a Toronto-based startup that aims to bring the concept of bartering and swapping back to a neighbourhood level. The free iPhone app is the brainchild of four freshly graduated university students who wanted to trade cool stuff they didn't want for cool stuff they did want.
After graduating with a BCom degree from the Desautels Faculty in Management with a Major in General Management and a Concentration in International Development Studies, I knew I would be pursuing a career that would allow me to use my business education to contribute to sustainable development around the world. - By Barbara Dourley, BCom’10
Desautels BCom students, Jérérmie Drouillard and Brian Luong have been selected to receive Killam Fellowship Awards. Jérérmie will be spending the Winter 2012 term at Arizona State University, WP Carey School of Business. Brian will spend the Fall term at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.
In February of this year, I was part of the Desautels Faculty of Management’s Hot Economic Cities of the World tour. I went to India for 10 days with 29 McGill undergrads and MBA students. In New Delhi, it took us more than 15 minutes to merely cross the road to our hotel, as an astonishing variety of traffic flowed, clattered and bleated its way by us. –Article by Karl Moore
Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to David Segal, a 2004 BCom graduate from McGill and the CEO of David’s Tea.