Authors: David Strang, Robert J. David, and Saeed Akhlaghpour
Are you interested in combining your managerial and business knowledge with a deep understanding of the interlinked economic, social and ecological challenges of achieving sustainability? Did you know that you can graduate with a McGill Desautels BCom degree while also having a solid foundation in the fundamentals of ecological and social systems? If so, please join us to learn about Desautels’ Managing for Sustainability programs, course offerings, and possible career paths in sustainability.
Desautels BCom students Hasan Nizami, Ishani Majumdar, Fiona Xu and Sunaina Roy Chaudhuri (coached by Professor Sebastien Betermier) won the Montreal regional PRMIA Risk Management Challenge on January 22. The team will proceed to the International PRMIA Risk Management Challenge to be held in Minneaopolis, Minnesota on March 6th, 2015.
Desautels PhD candidate Feyza Guliz Sahinyazan won 2nd place in the Doing Good with Good OR - INFORMS Student Paper Competition for her paper entitled, “Optimizing Mobile Blood Collection: Application in Turkey.”
The competition is held each year to identify and honour outstanding projects in the field of operations research and the management sciences conducted by a student or student group that have a significant societal impact.
Are you applying for an Insight Development Grant? Do you need help sorting through what kinds of Digital Infrastructures are best suited to specific kinds of research? Having trouble navigating what McGill offers, and where you can obtain services – either in the university, or privately?
Musicians are helping to heal the wounds of tragedy through artistic expression. In the heart-rending aftermath of the Taliban attack on Peshawar’s innocent schoolchildren, Pakistani musicians are using their art form to help the nation through its time of anguish. Foremost among these artists is Usman W. Chohan (Desautels MBA, 2014) through his project Urdudaan.
Authors: Oleg Chuprinin (University of New South Wales), Massimo Massa (INSEAD), David Schumacher (McGill)
Journal: The Journal of Finance, forthcoming
We study outsourcing relationships among international asset management firms. We
find that in companies that manage both outsourced and inhouse funds, inhouse funds
outperform outsourced funds by 0.85% annually (57% of the expense ratio). We attribute
This workshop is for student entrepreneurs at McGill interested in mastering the art of writing a start-up plan.
Date and time: February 11, 2015 from 6:00 - 8:00pm
Location: Bronfman, Room 245
Hear from successful and unsuccessful McGill start-ups and learn about important legal aspects to consider for your team and start-up. There will be three networking sessions including one organized activity that culminates with you pitching in front of successful entrepreneurs. Open to all McGill students.
Date and time: Friday, January 30, 2015 from 9:30am – 7:30pm
Location: Bronfman, Room 151
Do you have a great business idea? The McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition is you opportunity to present your business and social enterprise ideas to seasoned business experts for feedback, mentorship, and a chance to win start-up capital. Over $100,000 in prize money will be awarded! Open to McGill students, alumni, faculty and staff.
Business plans due February 19 - 26, 2015.