Desautels Faculty of Management news
Bob Willard, renowned author and sustainable business guru, gave an inspirational talk on September 14 based on his book "The Next Sustainability Wave." This event was held in support of the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation and raised over $220.
One conference, 17 world leaders and an endless source of cutting-edge strategies for inspirational business leadership. Henry Mintzberg will take part in the Leaders in London Summit 2005 in London, England, October 18-19. Renowned for breathing new life into a generation of management programs, he will lead a one-day masterclass of international participants and offer his expertise on management. Mintzberg will share the spotlight with some of the world's prominent leadership experts, including Bill Clinton, Mikhail Gorbachev, Lou Gerstner and Spencer Johnson. McGill staff interested in attending get a 25% discount. Contact Dora Koop (email@example.com) for details.
Thanks to a $1-million gift from philanthropist Herschel Victor (BCom'44), the ribbon was officially cut to inaugurate the new lobby in the Bronfman Building that was named in his honour.
The article "Rugby truly is a game for life — and a game for all!" on the Rugby Canada website highlights the valuable lessons learned from playing rugby and obtaining a McGill MBA.
Mesh Tandon (BCom'98) graces the cover of the latest issue of Trader Monthly, a leading Wall Street magazine. That's because he is listed as one of the "Top 30 Traders in the World under 30."
Adam's Hollywood experiences are described in the Gazette article "Chasing his Tinseltown dream: young Montrealer has worked for free in Hollywood to break into the business" (August 28, 2005). He was also interviewed on Global TV on August 29.
This Vancouver native was the youngest player chosen by the Edmonton Eskimos. Click the "More information" link to view the complete article in "McGill News," Summer '05.
Jan-Fryderyk Pleszczynski, BCL/LLB'00, recently became President of the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal (JCCM), the largest network of young businesspeople in North America.
After recent high-profile corporate scandals, public confidence in leadership and management has taken a real hit. The way universities train managers may be part of the problem, says management iconoclast Henry Mintzberg.
Alan Hustak's biography of Sir William Hingston, MDCM'1851, shows him "at the centre of Montreal's medical, business, social and political life."