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Joanne Liu, Bertrand Cesvet to receive honorary degrees

Two inspirational McGill alumni – Bertrand Cesvet, of the award-winning creative agency Sid Lee, and Joanne Liu, of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders – will receive honorary doctorate degrees at the university’s fall convocation ceremonies.

These two alumni also hail from the Desautels Faculty of Management: Dr. Joanne Liu (IMHL’14) pursued her International Masters for Health Leadership while Bertrand Cesvet (MBA'90) pursued his MBA.

Published: 14Oct2016

McGill MMF Information Session in Montreal

Bronfman Building Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA


Join Professor Vadim di Pietro for a live information session in Montreal.

McGill MMF Information Session in Toronto


McGill University's new Masters of Management in Finance (MMF) is coming to Toronto next month. If you’re passionate about pursuing a career in Finance and would like the tools to achieve this goal, join Prof.

4 Sénégalais dans le Top100 Africa

Quant aux Sénégalais, ils sont 4 nominés parmi les top-leaders. Ainsi, Adrien Diouf, Directeur de l’Agence UMOA Titres, figure à la 17ème place. C’est un financier pur et dur, diplômé de l’Université Paris I et d’un MBA de McGill University (Canada) avec une expérience d’une dizaine d’années dans le secteur bancaire où il a plafonné comme Directeur marché obligataire de Afreximbank.

Lire l'article complet: Reussir Business, le 22 octobre, 2016 

Published: 25Oct2016

Five very different McGill startups under one roof

What does tiramisu made with avocado have in common with cosmetic ingredients? Both are being developed by newly incorporated startup companies launched right here at McGill. Avocado Desserts, which uses avocado in unexpected and delectable ways, and Anomera, which has developed a proprietary technology to produce eco-friendly cosmetic ingredients, are both in a special three-month residency at Notman House, a startup incubator located near the corner of Sherbrooke and St. Laurent Boulevards.

Published: 25Oct2016

Facing contentious issues head-on may be best approach for industries under siege

Denial and resistance in the face of public pressure on industries is ineffective, according to Professor Robert David of Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

In many industries, contentious issues – such as pertaining to the environment, corporate governance, or social equity – can incite media attention and public pressure on organisations to change their behaviour.

Published: 25Oct2016

​​​​​​​​​​Nadeem Velani named CP’s Chief Financial Officer

Canadian Pacific today announced that Nadeem Velani has been named Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. Velani had been serving as Vice-President and interim CFO since September 9, 2016.

Velani holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Western University and an MBA in Finance/International Business from McGill. 

Read full article: Street Insider, October 24, 2016 

Published: 25Oct2016

Suzanne Gagnon and Saku Mantere awarded 2016 SSHRC Insight Grant

Congratulations to Professor Suzanne Gagnon of Organizational Behaviour and Saku Mantere of Strategy and Organization on being awarded 2016 SSHRC Insight Grant" "Social Innovation in Human Rights, Equity and Diversity: Complex Systems and Discourses of Change". 

Published: 24Oct2016