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Coevolution in Management Fashion: An Agent-Based Model of Consultant-Driven Innovation

Authors: David Strang, Robert J. David, and Saeed Akhlaghpour

Publication: American Journal of Sociology


Published: 6Feb2015

Information Session: BCom Major and Concentration in Managing for Sustainability

Bronfman Building CA

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?

Desautels team wins Montreal Regional Risk Management Challenge

PRIMA Winning Team

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.


Published: 30Jan2015

PhD candidate Feyza Guliz Sahinyazan wins 2nd place in INFORMS Student Paper Competition

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.


Published: 30Jan2015

Digital Infrastructures for Humanities Research


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?

Musicians Help Heal Wounds of Tragedy

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.

Published: 23Jan2015

Outsourcing in the International Mutual Fund Industry: An Equilibrium View

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

Published: 23Jan2015

Start-UP Plan Writing Workshop


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

McGill Start-UP Boot Camp


Hear from successful and unsuccessful McGill start-ups and learn about important legal aspects to consider for your team and start-up.

2015 McGill Dobson Cup - Business Plans Due


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.