Desautels Faculty of Management news
Forty-one McGill BCom and MBA students travelled to Omaha on January 12-14 to meet with Warren Buffett as part of the Desautels Faculty of Management CEO Speakers Series, organized by Professor Karl Moore and the McGill MBA Students Association.
As part of the Desautels Faculty of Management CEO Speakers Series, organized by Professor Karl Moore and the McGill MBA Students Association, Robert Milton, CEO of Air Canada, spoke to a packed room of students and alumni on January 20.
On Thursday, February 2, the McGill Desautels Faculty of Management will host the first career fair in Montreal to cater exclusively to MBA students seeking meaningful roles in organizations with visions of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability beyond the bottom line. The career fair is organized by McGill, HEC and Concordia MBA students and CEI.
"Oracle of Omaha" Warren Buffett meets with McGill students, offering his advice on life, business and investments. The world's second-richest man then picked up the tab for lunch.
The Desautels Faculty of Management Bachelor of Commerce students took five top three finishes at the 18th edition of the Jeux du Commerce, held at Université Laval in Quebec City from January 6 to 9.
Two teams of two students (Ethics: Maithili Sagar and Felicia Synder; Information Systems: Elina Betman and Elysse Buchalter) made the finals at the ICBC (Inter-Collegiate Business Competition) held at Queen's University January 12-14, with the IS team taking a podium, finishing third overall.
Companies that respond creatively to the growing demand for reduced-load work arrangements are being rewarded in increased productivity, increased team effectiveness, talent retention and improved employee relations, according to researchers at McGill University and Michigan State University.
The World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference is under way in Hong Kong and McGill University has the following experts available to comment on a range of issues relevant to this story: