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Thesis Proposal - Babak Lotfaliei, McGill University

Tue, 2014-02-18 13:30 - 15:00
Sherbrooke 1010 : Room 1610W, 1010 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montréal Québec Canada , H3A 2R7

Mr. Babak Lotfaliei, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Finance will be presenting his research proposal entitled:

Two Essays on Corporate Risk and Capital Structure

Babak Lotfaliei
Doctoral Student in Finance, McGill University

Date: February 18, 2014
Time: 01:30 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: Room 1610W, 1010 Sherbrooke W.

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Fifth Risk Management Conference 2014

Fri, 2014-02-28 (All day) - Sun, 2014-03-02 (All day)
Bronfman Building

Fifth Risk Management Conference

Date: February 28 - March 2, 2014
Location: Fairmont Resort Hotel, Mont Tremblant, Quebec 

Sponsored by: 

Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre
Bank of Canada
University of Aarhus
Global Risk Institute
National Bank

Organized by: 

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Trei Modele Culturale

Thu, 2014-02-06 14:50

Professor Roxana Barbulescu's article is featured in Business Magazin, one of the leading business magazines in Romania. 

Read full article (in Romanian): Business Magazin, February 3, 2014 

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Study Untangles Divergent U.S. Job-Tenure Patterns

Thu, 2014-02-06 12:50

Have American jobs become less stable? Do workers change employers more frequently than in the past?

Many Americans would probably say the answer to these questions is an obvious yes. Yet, for the past few decades researchers looking at the data haven’t been so sure: average job tenure (the number of years working for the same employer) has been surprisingly stable over time.

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SEI Impact Internship Program - Call for 2014 Student Applications

Sat, 2014-02-01 18:04


The Social Economy Initiative (SEI) is an important vehicle through which McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management integrates social entrepreneurship and social innovation into its teaching, research and outreach activities. The SEI is an undertaking of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The Institute’s mandate is to foster an integrated approach to management.

The goals of the SEI are threefold:

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Seminar: Jean-Sébastien Fontaine, Bank of Canada

Fri, 2014-02-07 10:00 - 11:30
Bronfman Building : Room 002, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Funding Liquidity Risk and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns

Jean-Sébastien Fontaine
Bank of Canada

Date: February 7, 2014 
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room 002


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"Capacity Planning with Financial and Operational Hedging in Low-Cost Countries," Production and Operations Management

Fri, 2014-01-31 16:09

Authors: Chen, Lijian; Li, Shanling; Wang, Letian

Publication: Production and Operations Management, 2014


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BCom Major and Concentration in Managing for Sustainability Information Session

Tue, 2014-02-25 16:00 - 17:00
Bronfman Building

Date: February 25, 2014
Time: 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Location: Room 245

Please register here

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Mintzberg's Five Types of Organizational Structure

Wed, 2014-01-29 10:23

Henry Mintzberg graduated from McGill University with a degree in mechanical engineering and holds a doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been a Cleghorn professor of management studies at McGill since 1968. His early books include "The Structuring of Organizations: A Synthesis of the Research," published in 1979, and "Structure in 5's: Designing Effective Organizations," published in 1983. In these books he introduces his five types of organizational structure and how they influence the functioning of organizations.

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YouTube 101: Class at McGill University Uses Video Site’s Creator Playbook to Teach Marketing

Wed, 2014-01-29 10:20

Most professors exhaust themselves trying to get their students off of social media. Andy Nulman (BCom'83), however, has designed his entire class around being on it.

In what’s believed to be the first syllabus of its kind, McGill University’s marketing and society class uses YouTube’s Creator Playbook as its sole course book. And, in lieu of a final exam, students will be evaluated on their launch of a unique channel on the video-sharing site.

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