Women represent 47.3 per cent of the Canadian labour force, but only 14.5 per cent of directors of Canada’s biggest companies (public and private) and Crown corporations, according to the latest survey by the research and advocacy group Catalyst Inc.
On March 1, McGill University held the inauguration ceremony for the Alphonse-Desjardins trading room on the second floor of the Bronfman Building. The event drew McGill students, McGill alumni who work for Desjardins, senior McGill administrators, and Desjardins employees.
MONTREAL, March 2, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Students at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management are now able to deepen their understanding of financial markets by learning to use sophisticated analytical tools, thanks to a state-of-the-art trading room provided by Desjardins Group, Canada's leading cooperative financial group.
Out of 30 competitors, 12 semi-final competitors, and 6 final competitors, BCom student, Wilfred J. Valenta and his partner Sarah Marshall, came in 2nd at the 2012 Enterprize Canada national business plan competition in Vancouver. The rigorous competition included a business plan submission and final presentation in front of over 150 delegates.
The Ubuntu Centre in Zwide, Port Elizabeth last week received a substantial R250 000 donation from Mutual & Federal and a visit from 37 Canadian MBA students from McGill University who want to raise funds for the centre.
Mia Morisset, a third-year undergraduate at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, has been named as a recipient of an HSBC Women in Business Leadership Award – a new, $20,000 scholarship established at Desautels and designed to encourage emerging female Canadian business leaders.
MONTREAL - Ann-Sophie Bettez (BCom’11), a McGill University forward from Sept-Iles, Que., has been named female hockey player of the year for the second time in three seasons, by the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec.
A group of 30 students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Quebec, Canada are on a mission to raise $20 000.00 for the Ubuntu Fund here in Port Elizabeth. Founded in 1906, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University has been hailed as a top international business school by the Financial Times, BusinessWeek, Le Figaro and America Economia.
As part of McGill's "5 Hot Cities of The World Tour"; thirty MBA and undergraduate students are traveling in South Africa and meeting with government officials, business executives and community leaders as they visit Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.
McGill BCom students place 2nd at the Business Strategy Challenge (BSC 2012) at the Georgetown University
For a third year in a row, a McGill team placed top 3 at the Business Strategy Challenge hosted by Georgetown University in Washington DC. After placing third in 2010 and first in 2011, a team of four McGill BCom students placed second out of 20 universities at this year’s competition which took place from February 14 to 18, 2012.