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Strong Science, Shaky Business Models as Mixed Bag of Startups Grad from X-1 Accelerator

The first cohort to graduate from McGill University’s X-1 startup accelerator is a unusual mix.

While some are attempting to commercialize products based on serious scientific research, one has no real product and another startup that pitched at the accelerator’s demo day has already stopped operating.

The demo day, held on Sept. 9, began with pitches form some of the startups to win at The McGill Dobson Cup, a business plan competition open to students, alumni, faculty and staff of the university.

Published: 16Sep2015

Two campuses - for the price of one

If business school is your first step towards an international career in management, you might want to consider a growing number of Masters programmes that will take you across continents to develop your cross-cultural mindset and build your business credentials. 

Published: 16Sep2015

Falling between the cracks: Developing and sustaining responsibility in a professional organization

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   Falling between the cracks: Developing and sustaining responsibility in a professional organization

Graeme Currie

McGill Faculty of Management hires first female dean

Following a 21-year tenure at George Washington University, Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou has joined McGill University as the new dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Read full article: McGill Tribune, September 15, 2015

Related article: McGill Tribune

Published: 15Sep2015

McGill top Canadian university according to new international rankings

McGill University maintained its position as the top-ranked Canadian university in the world even if it dropped down a few notches in the overall standings released in this year’s QS World University Rankings.

Read full article: Montreal Gazette, September 15, 2015

Published: 15Sep2015

Outsourcing in the International Mutual Fund Industry: An Equilibrium View

Authors: Chuprinin, O., Massa, M., and Schumacher, D.

Publications: Journal of Finance

Published: 15Sep2015

Zašto menadžer (ipak) treba imati poslovnu naobrazbu

Vječna rasprava o tome rađaju li se lideri ili stvaraju, odnosno može li se naučiti biti vođa, svoju konkretizaciju u okviru poslovne zajednice doživljava i u jednom uže definiranom pitanju – je li za uspješnog menadžera nužno formalno menadžersko obrazovanje?
... Jedan od najpoznatijih stručnjaka u području poslovnog obrazovanja Henry Mintzberg iznimno je kritičan prema MBA programima najpoznatijih škola kao što su Harvard ili Wharton.

Published: 15Sep2015

Breakfast Forum: A Discussion with Jim Cherry, President and CEO of Aéroports de Montréal

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The Desautels Faculty of Management's Program for International Competitiveness at McGill University

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