Business school graduates once made a beeline for jobs in banking, accounting and marketing. But now many carve out careers in new or non-traditional fields. Here’s how three recent graduates are making a mark:
… Fady Dagher (EMBA’12)
Degree: Executive MBA, McGill University-HEC Montréal, 2012
Occupation: Chief inspector of innovative processes and operational practices, City of Montreal Police
Last weekend St. Petersburg hosted a group of 37 business students and alumni from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, as part of the institution’s “Hot Cities” initiative.
… Speaking to the St Petersburg Times, trip leader Dr. Karl Moore, a lecturer in business leadership and strategy at McGill’s world-renowned Desautels Faculty of Management, explained that this trip was a chance for students to experience the global business environment first-hand.
“Organizing Processes and the Construction of Risk: A Discursive Approach,” Academy of Management Journal
Authors: Maguire, Steve; Hardy, Cynthia
Publication: Academy of Management Journal, February 2013
A group of McGill students (Mohammed Ashour, Gabriel Mott, Shobhita Soor, Jesse Pearlstein and Zev Thompson) hope their plan to breed crickets for use as a viable food source will be a million-dollar idea. The five students will be up against teams from Harvard, MIT and Yale as well as other teams from around the world.
With his team, Mohammed Ashour, a Master's candidate at McGill University, won a regional championship of a special competition to have their proposal of crickets as a food source for impoverished countries presented to Bill Clinton and Barack Obama - and potentially win $1 million.
Watch full interview: Global Montreal, March 11, 2013
Save the Date: October 17 – 19, 2013
Desautels Homecoming 2013
Reconnect and reminisce, make new connections, share accomplishments, and celebrate achievements at Homecoming 2013. Activities will honor alumni from the classes of 2008, 2003, 1998, 1993, 1988, 1983, 1978, 1973, 1968, 1963, 1958, and 1953.
McGill University Desautels Faculty of Management students Jean Vianney Cordeiro, David Gao, Shirley Xu Wang and their team have won the 2013 National Ace the Case competition on March 2. Jean Vianney, David and Shirley’s team had earned the opportunity to represent Canada at the 2013 KPMG International Case Competition (KICC) in Madrid, Spain, coming up on April 2-5.
Leading management thinker Professor Henry Mintzberg delivered a lecture at IIM Bangalore as post of the EPGP seminar series. He spoke on ‘Rebalancing Society… radical renewal beyond, left, right and centre.’
Read full article: Bangalore Mirror, February 13, 2013
On Thursday, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science welcomed Charles Eisenstein for a discussion regarding his book “Sacred Economics– Money, Gift & and Society in the Age of Transition.” The presentation included a Q&A session, which was followed by a cocktail reception.
… Anita Nowak, Integrating Director of Desautels’ Social Economy Initiative, welcomed the audience to the presentation and invited student Mike Lepperd to introduce Charles Eisenstein.
Authors: Amihud, Yakov; Goyenko, Ruslan Y.
Publication: Review of Financial Studies, March 2013