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A Sociologist Who Found Colleges 'Adrift' Becomes an Education Dean

After 21 years at the George Washington University School of Business, Isabelle G. Bajeux-­Besnainou last year became the first female dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, in Montreal. She says she was lured by the university’s "impeccable reputation" and its location in a bilingual city with European and North American roots.

Read full article: Chronicle, April 17, 2016 

Published: 19Apr2016

Seminar: Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Bronfman Building McGill Executive Institute, 6th floor, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5

Master the tools for making smart financial decisions


Seminar: Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Bronfman Building McGill Executive Institute, 6th floor, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5

Master the tools for making smart financial decisions


BCom Students Win Kenneth F. Byrd Prize Entrance Scholarships

The following BCom students were awarded the Kenneth F. Byrd Prize entrance scholarships:

  • Jenny Bradley-Tessier
  • Nathaniel Kirsh
  • James McCollough-Gilbert
  • Alanna NUssbaum
  • Alexander McGarry
  • Kaihua He

About the Award:

Published: 15Apr2016

Desautels Faculty Above National Average for 2016 SSHRC Insight Grants

We are pleased to announce our professors’s recent considerable successes in obtaining 2016 SSHRC Insight Grants: 

·         Matthieu BOUVARD and Adolfo DE MOTTA, Systemic banking crises and the timing of bailouts

·         Jan ERICSSON and Patrick AUGUSTIN, Contagion and Insolvency in Sovereign Debt Markets

·         Kunsoo HAN, Jinsun YU and Sunil MITHAS, Impacts of Information Technology on Multinational Corporations

Published: 15Apr2016

Corey Phelps Discusses Organizational Knowledge

How Would You Define Organizational Knowledge for Someone Who is not Familiar with the Term?

COREY PHELPS: Corey Phelps.I work at McGill University in Montreal,Canada. [Corey Phelps, Associate Professor of Strategyand Organization, McGill University]And my field of research is in the areaof innovation and strategy.[How would you define organizational knowledgefor someone who is not familiar with the term?]So organizations are collections of individuals.So organizational knowledge wouldbe the collection of knowledge of the individuals.

Published: 15Apr2016

Professor Huising appointed William Dawson Scholar

The Desautels Faculty of Management is pleased to announce that Professor Ruthanne Huising has been appointed William Dawson Scholar by McGill University. William Dawson Chairs are intended to recognize the outstanding work of younger scholars at McGill.

Published: 15Apr2016

How A Team Of Graduate Students Are Planning To Significantly Enhance Ticketmaster’s Business

For those who may not know, every year the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference holds the First Pitch Case Competition. The competition is designed to give top graduate students the opportunity to work with a major sports organization to analyze and evaluate their most challenging issues. This year, teams worked with Ticketmaster to explore better ways for the company to improve its partnership with the NBA through a multitude of different technological advancements.

Published: 12Apr2016

Panama Papers May Trigger Demand for Good Government

The parallel universe of some of the world’s wealthy and their bankers was exposed just over a week ago by a massive leak on its inner workings. The Panama Papers concerning more than 200,000 offshore companies continue to create enough waves internationally that the whistleblower on the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca will, when identified, probably become known as the world’s leading “Information Patriot.”

Published: 12Apr2016

La voix mène à tout

La voix a révélé des artistes plus éclectiques que ceux de Star Académie. Des « enfants du millénaire » bilingues qui ont attendu de gagner en maturité artistique plutôt que de sortir un album rapidement après leur passage à l'émission. Voici trois artistes pour qui l'intégrité passe avant la visibilité: Charlotte Cardin, Matt Holubowski et Geoffroy.

Avant La voix, Geoffroy a étudié en gestion à l'Université McGill. Il a voyagé, travaillé pour l'étiquette Analekta, puis il a fait une maîtrise en gestion des arts au campus espagnol de l'Université Berkeley.

Published: 12Apr2016