Desautels Faculty of Management

Me Marc-Antoine La Rochelle devient conseiller juridique principal au sein de l’institution bancaire la Société Générale. Il se spécialise en services financiers et bancaires, droit immobilier, commerce en gros, financement de franchises et d’équipement. Diplômé en commerce de l’Université McGill en 1994 et en droit de l’Université d’Ottawa en 1997, il détient également un certificat en droit minier de la Faculté de droit Osgoode.

Classified as: BCom Alumni, Marc-Antoine La Rochelle
Published on: 24 Aug 2015

There are some places Wayne Griffith knows like the back of his hand.
... Griffith brought a wealth of knowledge and experience in the financial services industry to his new position at RBC. A graduate of Concordia University in Montreal, the Bajan holds a Bachelor’s degree of commerce and a number of other financial planning designations from Concordia, the Canadian Securities Institute, the Institute of Canadian Bankers and McGill University’s Executive Institute.

Classified as: McGill Executive Institute, Wayne Griffith
Published on: 24 Aug 2015

Taxi companies are playing catch-up in the battle for a smartphone presence. A Quebec company is developing its own app to allow taxi customers to order a cab from their phone, to track its location while en route and allow them to pay via their phone as well.
... “Uber has such a strong presence here already and has sort of become the market leader all of a sudden. Whether the taxi companies can get that back with this app will be interesting to see.” – says Jui Ramaprasad.

Classified as: Jui Ramaprasad, Uber
Published on: 21 Aug 2015

When British entrepreneur Oliver Proudlock visited France for a ski season he didn’t expect to sell a chalet and begin his start-up journey. Here is his story... 
“I sold a small guest house in the French Alps for a friend a little over half a decade ago and stumbled upon a business model that really worked. I’d begun with a three-bedroom chalet in 2009, perched above the town of Chamonix, offering catered accommodation during the winter ski season and turning into a backpackers lodge once the snow had melted... "

Classified as: MBA, entrepreneurship, Oliver Proudlock
Published on: 21 Aug 2015

Choosing a post-secondary school is one of life's most important decisions. But Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Top Universities is making the choice a little easier for anyone who's considered studying in Montreal. 
... Montreal came seventh with a score of 380. QS praised it for having a number of Canada's "highest ranking institutions," including McGill, which it has ranked second among Canadian universities. QS also praised Montreal's "relatively large and diverse student population." Indeed, it was tied with Coventry, England for the third-best "student mix" score.

Classified as: McGill University, Huffington Post, QS Rankings
Published on: 20 Aug 2015

Entrevue 60 secondes— Vous représenterez le Canada au Sommet de l’Alliance des jeunes entrepreneurs du G20 à Istanbul, du 7 au 9 septembre prochain. 
... Diplômée en commerce de l'Université McGill, Stéphanie Brisson est chargée de projet et cofondatrice de Credo, un accélérateur de projects à impacts sociaux, et de l'espace de travail collaboratif La Gare, situé dans le Mile-End. 

Classified as: BCom Alumni, stephanie brisson, G20
Published on: 19 Aug 2015

When it comes to retail, there's one aspect of the customer experience that's substantially more influential than the rest: frontline employees. Because they're often a customer's first touchpoint with a retailer and interact with customers directly on a regular basis, frontline employees act as brand ambassadors who can easily make or break the customer's shopping experience.

Classified as: BCom Alumni, Steven Kramer, Desautels Global Experts
Published on: 19 Aug 2015

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am delighted to sit down with my colleague Henry Mintzberg.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Karl Moore, the globe and mail
Published on: 19 Aug 2015

Nunavut travellers are worried that increased co-operation between two of the North's biggest airlines will leave them with fewer options and higher fares.
..."If you had two flights a day where there weren't the seats filled, it might make sense economically to have one flight," says Karl Moore, an associate professor with McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, who has studied the airline industry in Canada.

Classified as: Karl Moore
Published on: 19 Aug 2015

Desautels' Professor of Practice Mo Chaudhury evaluates economic performance of Bangladesh.

Read full article: BD News 24, August 18, 2015

Classified as: mo chaudhury
Published on: 19 Aug 2015

Tricon Capital Group Inc. today announced its consolidated financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015

Classified as: Douglas P. Quesnel, Graduate Diploma in Accounting
Published on: 19 Aug 2015

What actually happened? What was actually important? Those are water cooler questions that go back a long time. They’re also questions that hockey’s number-crunchers have been chasing for some time now. The challenge in answering those questions, since day one, has been the quality of data.
... Buntin is the CEO of SportLogiq, the Montreal-based tech startup which is looking to change the way coaches, scouts, players, fans and broadcasters look at the game.

Classified as: MBA Alumni, Craig Buntin
Published on: 19 Aug 2015

Groß ist gleich gefährlich, diese Gleichung wird spätestens seit der Finanzkrise aufgemacht. Sie gilt für Banken, die als zu "big to fail" bezeichnet wurden.
... Massimo Massa lehrt an der französischen Business School Insead, Davi Schumacher an der McGill University in Montreal und Yan Wang an der Erasmus-Universität in Rotterdam. Der Kern ihrer Untersuchung: Aneger werden dann nervös, wenn sie zu viele Aktien in einer Hand sehen. 

Classified as: David Schumacher
Published on: 18 Aug 2015

Il y a un mois, Geoffroy lançait le vidéoclip et la chanson You Say, premier extrait d’un EP qui paraîtra cet automne. La pièce, fort accrocheuse, marie brillamment le folk à l’électro. 

Read full artcle: Le Journal de Montréal, August 7, 2015

Classified as: BCom Alumni, Geoffroy Sauvé
Published on: 13 Aug 2015

The chain of events that culminated in the creation of Cult Yogourt began 15 years ago, when Montreal resident Adam Coape-Arnold drank unfiltered water during a stay at a coffee plantation in Costa Rica.”I got a parasite,” said Coape-Arnold. “It did a number on my gastrointestinal system. I lost my energy, my joie de vivre. I became lactose-intolerant. I never really got over it until I started taking probiotics.”

Classified as: mcgill dobson cup, McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship, Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship
Published on: 13 Aug 2015

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