Desautels Faculty of Management news
A team of five students from McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management has been recognized as the "Most Innovative MBA Team in the World" at the 2006 Innovation Challenge competition at the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business, beating out 439 teams of graduate business students from around the globe.
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum pulled no punches in a speech to the Montreal Board of Trade in which she decried the fact that Quebec is ill-equipped to compete in the global knowledge society.
Quebec needs to develop concrete education, research and innovation goals and strategies tied to a clear timeline that will enable it to compete and prosper in the knowledge economy, Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, told an audience at the Montreal Board of Trade today.
Marketing major Michael Tomasetta helped the McGill Redbirds win their first national title at the Canadian Intercollegiate Baseball Association championships in Ottawa in October. He struck out eight and walked three for the first no-hit, no-run game in McGill history.
Professor Jan Ericsson and PhD candidate Hao Wang win 2006 Financial Management Association best paper in fixed income award
The Financial Management Association International (FMA) was established in 1970 and has become the global leader in developing and disseminating knowledge about financial decision making. FMA's members include academicians and practitioners across the world. Click on the link below to view the paper.
In a speech at McGill, former Quebec premier Lucien Bouchard urged Quebecers to pull together on a vision of the future that addresses Quebec's economic weaknesses and takes into account its financial and demographic realities. He said Quebec doesn't have to settle its constitutional questions before tackling its high taxes, debt and lagging economy.
Mr. Lifson, Vice-Chairman of Peerless Clothing, Inc. and an adjunct professor in the Desautels Faculty of Management, was elected for a one-year term on October 12, 2006.
"Canada should develop an intellectual property policy that lowers the cost to those conducting research and creation in Canada, making Canada an attractive location for investment in high technology industries," E. Richard Gold, director of McGill's Centre for Intellectual Property Policy, writes in the October issue of Policy Options.
The undisputed pandemic of childhood obesity worldwide threatens to be the major public health problem of the new century. To that end, the McGill Integrative Health Challenge Think Tank: Forging a Societal Action Plan in Preventing Childhood Obesity Around the World will be held October 26-27 at the Mount Royal Centre, 2200 Mansfield, across from the historic McGill University campus.