McGill MBA student Noah Billick has been named one of 10 finalists in Magna International's 2003 As Prime Minister Awards program. Noah was selected as a finalist from over 500 entrants nationwide for offering among the most innovative visions for the country, demonstrating his ability to defend his ideas in front of a national panel of judges, and for his background and contributions to community and volunteer organizations. He has won $10,000 and a paid four-month internship at Magna International Inc., Canada's largest supplier of automotive systems and components.
Professor Peter Christoffersen wins award from the International Journal of Accounting and the KPMG & University of Illinois Business Measurement Research Program
The award was one of six given through a competition for papers on financial risk management and disclosure. A panel of reviewers from academia and KPMG evaluated submitted papers based on contribution and the quality of the research.
Professor Frances Westley was named as one of seven Knight School Pioneers — a distinction awarded by Corporate Knights magazine to celebrate and recognize Canadian business school professors who have furthered the evolution of corporate social responsibility issues.
The Best Paper Award for the Track Society at European Conference on Information Systems — ECIS, Naples, Italy, June 19-21, 2003, was given to Maira Petrini and Marlei Pozzebon for their paper "The Value of Business Intelligence in the Context of Developing Countries."
At the 15th annual Networking Dinner, with this year's theme "Rare Pearls," the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal paid tribute to 33 exceptional and authentic women from various sectors of activity who have distinguished themselves through their commitment and exceptional accomplishments. The prestigious annual event took place at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel on Thursday, June 5, 2003. Dr. Adler was selected as one of the rare pearls amongst the 33 who were paid tribute to during this event.
The Faculty of Management at McGill University is proud to announce that Massimo Fiore, an MBA who is graduating this month, has been awarded a $10,000 award by the Association des MBA du Québec, in collaboration with the Fédération des Caisses populaires Desjardins.
Lioudmila Krassiouk is the winner of the Dean's Medal for Great Distinction in the MBA Program. This medal is awarded to the graduating student with the highest overall average in MBA II. On behalf of the Faculty of Management and the MBA Office, we congratulate Lioudmila on her outstanding achievement.
McGill MBA grad Brooke Fishback teams up and wins International Diversity prize in the University of San Francisco Plan Competition
Brooke Fishback, McGill MBA'03, along with Poul La Cour from the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and Oren Shrem from Tel Aviv Graduate School of Management, Israel, teamed up to participate in the University of San Francisco Graduate School of Management 2003 International Business Plan Competition this past April 9-12.
Organized by the Women's Y Foundation of Montreal, the Women of Distinction Gala publicly recognizes exceptional Montreal women who have distinguished themselves by their personal or professional achievements, their social commitment and their contribution to the advancement of women. Professor Mary Dean Lee is a finalist in the Business and Professions category. The Women of Distinction Gala will be held on April 23, 2003.
BCom student Andres Friedman and alumnus Dan Park (BCom'02) have been awarded Scarlet Keys by Principal Heather Munroe-Blum for their outstanding leadership and contributions to the Faculty of Management.
McGill University has broken its own record for success in the Royal Bank Academic All-Canadian competition, with 132 top student-athletes in Canadian Interuniversity Sport in 2001-2002.
McGill BCom students came in second overall and placed first in academic events at the 15th annual Jeux du Commerce, held from January 17-19 at the Université du Québec en Outaouais, in Hull. McGill BCom students had their best showing in 15 years, placing first in the academic competitions (Human Resources, Finance and Debate), and came in second and third in seven other events.
The Financial Times survey of 100 MBA programs in the world, released today, gives the McGill MBA program top ranks in North America: first for international mobility of its graduates, first for percentage of international professors, and in the top five for percentage of international students. Worldwide, McGill graduates rank in the top ten — for the third year in a row — for their international mobility. This criterion is made up of various components, the most important being the percentage of graduates who work in different countries after graduation.
BCom students Vanessa Guimond and Dave Lavallee placed first overall in the Accounting portion of the Inter-Collegial Business Competition (ICBC) held at Queen's last week. In a first round of written cases where Canadian and international universities were invited to participate last October, Dave and Vanessa placed in the top six, which allowed them to take part in the accounting case competition on January 10. Congratulations also go to Accounting professor Steve Fortin, who coached the students throughout the fall.