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Industry reacts to vote to renew US terrorism insurance act

Tue, 2015-01-20 16:05

Industry leaders have been reacting to the news that the US Congress has voted overwhelmingly in favor or reauthorizing the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act for six years. The vote stalled before Christmas after a senator objected but passed through both houses of Congress on Wednesday.
... Meanwhile an academic has warned that policies on protecting locations need to be more flexible. Professor Mehmet Gumus of Desautels Faculty of Management says that governments need to allow funds for analysis of terrorists’ behaviours.

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Desautels' Jeux du Commerce delegation wins 6 podiums

Tue, 2015-01-20 16:03

Congratulations to all of those who participated and supported our 2015 Jeux du Commerce delegation
Winning 6 distinctive podiums, the academic teams cummulatively placed Desautels in the 3rd spot of the academic ranking:
2nd place in Debate: Djavan Habel-Thurton, Evan Weiser, Justin Kieran, and Jade Vaillancourt.
3rd place in Marketing : Manuel Gobeille-Leblanc, Rachel Burk, and Louisa Guo.
3rd place in Operations Management: Asma Diallo, Thalia Duhamel, and Francois Boisvert.
2nd place Human Resources: Graydon Clerk, Elie Lubendo, and Kangni Chen.

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24 Desautels undergraduate accounting students recently received scholarships from the Order of CPAs of Quebec!

Fri, 2015-01-16 17:50
CPA Student Award Recipients

Congratulations to Gabriel Alary, Marc-André Benoit, Jenny Bradley-Tessier, Michael Cohen, Richard Despatie, Luisa Di Benedetto, Nicolas Glaudemans, Kaihua He, Nathaniel Kirsh, Christina Kontaxis, Cédric Lalonde-McNicoll, Elizabeth Lefebvre, Antoine Legault, Patrick Lorange, Matthew Minuk, Marc-Benoit Roch, Adam Shapiro, Sebastian Soch, Arina Tcherniavskaia, Xinning Zheng and Kaixin Zheng for receiving 21 of the 100 scholarships awarded in Quebec based on academic performance and extra-curricular involvement.

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Health Management Seminar: Risk and Cost in Healthcare Delivery Networks

Fri, 2015-01-16 12:00 - 14:00
Bronfman Building : Room 410, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Health Management Seminar

Risk and Cost in Healthcare Delivery Networks:Data-driven and Analytical Models

Fernanda Bravo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Sloan School of Management

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Upcoming Mini-MBA - Executive Development Course (EDC) Halifax

Wed, 2015-08-26 09:00 - Sat, 2015-09-19 20:30
Bronfman Building : Unit 601, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: $4495

Mini-MBA for experienced managers

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Contact: Customer Service Team
Organization: McGill Executive Institute
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Office Phone: 514-398-3970

Upcoming Mini-MBA - Executive Development Course (EDC)

Mon, 2015-09-14 15:00 - Mon, 2015-12-07 21:00
Bronfman Building : Unit 601, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: $4295

Mini-MBA for experienced managers

 

Contact Information

Contact: Customer Service Team
Organization: McGill Executive Institute
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-3970

Professor Alain Pinsonneault receives Association for Information Systems (AIS) Fellow Award

Wed, 2015-01-07 13:34

Professor Alain Pinsonneault has received an Association for Information Systems (AIS) Fellow Award at the 2014 International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS). The AIS Fellow Award was established in 1999, recognizes individuals who have made outstanding research, teaching and/or service contributions to the field of information systems.

Find out more about the AIS Fellow Award.

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Credit default swaps: A survey

Tue, 2015-01-06 16:28

Authors: Augustin, P., Subrahmanyam, M.G., Tang, D.Y., Wang, S.Q.

Publication: Foundations and Trends in Finance

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Recovery efforts for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 continue

Tue, 2015-01-06 15:35

Officials say they've located bodies and debris from the missing AirAsia Flight. Homerun's Morgan Dunlop talked to Karl Moore, an associate professor at McGill University, about how its disappearance compares to that of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.


Watch full video: CBC, December 30, 2014

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