Desautels Faculty of Management

At the 8th annual Catalyst Awards Gala, the McGill Office of Sustainability awarded students, staff, and faculty who have made meaningful and enduring contributions to the sustainability movement at McGill.

The Emerald Key Award for student contributions to sustainability went to Amir Nosrat, a PhD student in the Desautels Faculty of Management, who is researching the impact of climate risks on business practices and businesses’ ability to access finance.

Classified as: Amir Nosrat, PhD Program in Management, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 9 Apr 2018

After returning from this year’s edition of the Hot Cities of the World Tour to Singapore and Malaysia, Desautels students and alumni had much to say about their experience of the emerging economies in Asia – just as the war of words over tariffs between the U.S. and China escalates.

Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization, Hot Cities, Hot Cities of the World Tour
Published on: 9 Apr 2018

An article for The Globe and Mail highlights the popular Mini-MBA program offered by the McGill Executive Institute at the Desautels Faculty of Management.

The program aims to improve options for working professionals who do not have the time for longer course offerings and provides them with the tools necessary to satisfy the future needs of their companies.

Classified as: McGill Executive Institute, Mini-MBA
Published on: 9 Apr 2018

Executive Director of the Bensadoun Retail Initiative, Charles de Brabant (BCom'83), has been selected to be a part of a committee organized to devise a commercial development plan for Montreal and strategy for the local merchants.

The committee will study how other cities are dealing with the global issues and challenges that are also prevalent in Montreal’s retail sector.

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Classified as: Charles de Brabant, Bensadoun School of Retail Management, BCom Alumni
Published on: 9 Apr 2018

What makes our students so passionate about their studies?

Learn more about how Desautels has one of the most personalized undergraduate business programs.

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Published on: 9 Apr 2018

Marking the sixth year of participating in the 2018 Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC), a team of Desautels’ students took 1st place in the MATLAB Options Volatility Case. The team consisted of BCom students Matei Popescu, Jasmine Chi, and Percy Ahn; Masters of Management in Finance students Zacharie LeBlanc and Joanie Grimard; and PhD candidate Chengyu Zhang.

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Masters of Management in Finance (MMF), PhD Program in Management
Published on: 29 Mar 2018

$50,000 award recognizes research pioneer who screened for abdominal obesity and acted to prevent it

Classified as: McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics, Laurette Dube, Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou
Published on: 29 Mar 2018

Join us in Montreal on April 27-28, 2018 for the 1st Fashion Retailing Conference.

Organized by the Bensadoun Retail Initiative, this conference will provide a forum for exchange —for both professionals and academics— at the newly opened Donald E. Armstrong Building. An impressive roster of academic and practitioner speakers will foster discussions about the latest research, industry practices & approaches, trends & challenges in retail.

Classified as: Bensadoun School of Retail Management, Saibal Ray
Published on: 26 Mar 2018

Le prix, d'une valeur de 50 000 $, récompense le pionnier de la recherche pour la détection et la prévention de l'obésité abdominale

Classified as: McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics, Laurette Dube, Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou
Published on: 26 Mar 2018

$50,000 award recognizes research pioneer who screened for abdominal obesity and acted to prevent it

Montreal - March 22, 2018

McGill University, in association with Manulife and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE), is pleased to announce that Dr. Jean-Pierre Després, Professor at the Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Medicine at Université Laval and pioneer in developing screening techniques for visceral obesity, is the winner of the 2018 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

Classified as: McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics, Laurette Dube, Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou
Published on: 26 Mar 2018

Chantal Souligny (IMHL’14) has been selected as the new Director of Nursing for the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), effective March 19, bringing considerable experience in the health care sector to the role. 

Classified as: International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), IMHL Alumni
Published on: 23 Mar 2018

Luiz Barreto, an MBA exchange student at Desautels, represented the Faculty as a finalist in the Wharton People Analytics Case Competition, which took place on March 22 in Philadelphia.

He entered the competition under the guidance of Professor Brian Rubineau and his People Analytics course.

Luiz presented his case to a panel of leading industry and academic representatives, as well as competition attendees.

Classified as: Masters of Business Administration (MBA), brian rubineau, Organizational Behaviour
Published on: 23 Mar 2018

With the news that Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival has been sold to an American investor group, some worry about what this will mean for the city’s signature comedy event.

Professor Karl Moore shares his perspective, stating that “it's unfortunate that another successful Quebec company has resorted to foreign ownership.”

Read more: MSN

Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 23 Mar 2018

McGill University hosted annual Bravo gala on March 15 to honour the McGill researchers and scholars across disciplines who won special awards, memberships, and prizes during the preceding year.

Among the list of distinguished honourees was Professor Karl Moore who was presented with the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media – Outstanding Achievement.

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Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 22 Mar 2018

Apollo Music Store, founded by Philippe-Aubert Messier (EMBA’13) is embarking on a new venture through the introduction of a web application, which will allow users to search a growing repertoire on Canadian and international music through a refined music keyword search, among other features.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 22 Mar 2018

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