Desautels Faculty of Management

Seniors looking for an additional source of income should think twice about letting unwanted life insurance lapse, because these policies may be sold for substantial value to help fund a better quality of life in their retirement.

... Ken Lester, a professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and CEO of Lester Asset Management Inc. in Montreal, says life settlements are a bit like reverse mortgages, which allow homeowners to take out a loan against the equity in their home to receive cash payments. 

Classified as: finance, Kenneth Lester, Adjunct Professor, CEO, Lester Asset Management Inc
Published on: 24 Nov 2014

The Desautels Faculty of Management will take over the adjacent McGill Bookstore at 3420 McTavish St. sometime in 2016, providing a new home for the Faculty’s MBA programs, which will be moved out of the overcrowded Bronfman Building.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels, Morty Yalovsky, MBA Program, Interim Dean Morty Yalovsky
Published on: 20 Nov 2014

Shame and guilt have different effects on consumer buying habits, new research from the Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada finds.

... Professor DaHee Han says: “To get the best response, a fitness club could produce an ad that induces shame and highlights the bigger picture, such as ‘Are you overweight? How ashamed do you feel? Stop overeating, join our fitness programme and feel healthy all the time!’

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, Marketing, Assistant Professor, Professor, DaHee Han
Published on: 20 Nov 2014

In September, the Quebec government announced that McGill’s operating grant would be almost $15 million less than what it had proposed in the spring — and warned that a second wave of cuts were to come. On Nov. 12, Quebec’s universities and CEGEPs were hit with that new round of cuts, amounting to $31.6 million. McGill’s share is close to $5 million. Provost Anthony C. Masi talked to the McGill Reporter about this development, and the University’s ongoing underfunding situation.

Classified as: BCom, Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA Program
Published on: 20 Nov 2014

With the highest admission standards in Canada, McGill attracts many of the brightest students in the country and from around the world. Being entrusted to guide these exceptional students is a huge responsibility, which is why the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching was established in 2000 to celebrate teachers.

... Faculty of Management Professor Henry Mintzberg was also honoured when he became only the fifth person to be presented with the McGill University Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning.

Classified as: BCom, Desautels Faculty of Management, Henry Mintzberg, Morty Yalovsky, Professor, cleghorn professor, MBA Program, McGill University Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning, Interim Dean Morty Yalovsky
Published on: 20 Nov 2014

The Judiciary today (November 19) announced 21 judicial appointments in the Magistrates' Courts.

The appointments include 16 Permanent Magistrates and five Special Magistrates. All appointments are made by the Chief Executive on the recommendation of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission. They will take effect from November 20, 2014.

... Mr Colin Wong Sze-cheung:

Classified as: BCom, BCom Alumni, government, Colin Wong Sze-cheung, hong kong
Published on: 20 Nov 2014

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Bill Currie, who is the Managing Director of Deloitte for the Americas, the worlds largest professionals services firm.

Bill, what is the future of consulting? Where is it going from here?

Classified as: Deloitte, Karl Moore, Associate Professor, Bill Currie
Published on: 20 Nov 2014

Two student-athletes from McGill University were among the CIS Top Eight Academic All-Canadians honoured by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada -- and former principal at McGill -- at Rideau Hall in the nation's capital, Monday. Mariam Sylla, a basketball player and pharmacology student, as well as Cedric McNicoll, a hockey player and accounting major in the Desautels faculty of management, were representing the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec conference at the event.

Classified as: BCom, Accounting, McGill Athletics, Cedric McNicoll
Published on: 18 Nov 2014

Creation of a business idea competition on Montreal university campuses, launched as part of "je vois mtl" (I see Montreal).

Fondation Montréal inc. enthusiastically announces one of the largest donations in its history, a major gift of $1 million from the National Bank. This contribution will enable Fondation Montréal inc., to create a competition for business ideas on the campuses of Montreal universities.

Classified as: Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship, national bank of canada, McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship
Published on: 18 Nov 2014

Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Cable Inc.  today announced the appointment of Mr. Patrice Ouimet as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective November 17, 2014.

... Mr. Ouimet holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and a Diploma in Accountancy from Concordia University. He is a chartered professional accountant and chartered accountant.

Classified as: BCom, BCom Alumni, CFO, Cogeco Cable Inc., Cogeco Inc, Patrice Ouimet
Published on: 18 Nov 2014

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Imma Franco as Interim Director, Technical Services, Planning and Real Estate Management for the MUHC.

Classified as: IMHL, International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), Imma Franco
Published on: 17 Nov 2014

In their book, The Business School In The Twenty-first Century, Howard Thomas, Peter Lorange and Jagdish Sheth share insights on designing the business school of the future and how to make it work.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Professor, cleghorn professor
Published on: 17 Nov 2014

Hubert Lacroix, president and CEO of Canadian Broadcasting Corp. was interviewed by Karl Moore, associate professor at McGill University’s Desautels faculty of management before the allegations about CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi surfaced; the subject was not addressed.

... Below is an edited excerpt of their conversation. For the full interview, tune into CJAD 800 AM, on Friday at 7 p.m. or Sunday at 8 p.m.

Karl Moore: Hubert, what is the vision of the CBC today? Is it different than 10 years ago, let’s say?

Classified as: Karl Moore, Professor, CEO, Associate Professor, montreal gazette, Hubert Lacroix
Published on: 17 Nov 2014

Le débat continue de faire rage : l'anticipation des marchés, communément appelée «market timing», est-elle une approche payante ou au contraire, nuisible et dangereuse ? Les avis sont partagés. Il y a plusieurs définitions du market timing. Le plus fréquemment, le market timing consiste à «tenter de prédire la direction future du marché en ayant recours, le plus souvent, à des indicateurs techniques ou à des données économiques», comme l'indique le site Investopedia.

Classified as: Laurent Barras, finance, Assistant Professor
Published on: 17 Nov 2014

We often try to hire people who are self-starters, who will work for us as if they own the business. The risk of finding such a person is that they may one day leave us to start their own company.

Classified as: Peter Younkin, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 13 Nov 2014

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