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Thesis Defense Presentation: Amir Akbari

12Apr201610:15
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Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Amir Akbari, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Finance area will be defending his thesis: 

THREE ESSAYS ON EMPIRICAL ASSET PRICING

McGill Governor Emeritus Ian A. Soutar passes away

[The following os a message from Principal Suzanne Fortier]

Dear members of the McGill community,

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Ian A. Soutar, McGill Governor Emeritus and longtime friend and supporter of the University. He was 79 years old.

Published: 23Mar2016

Talking Management: The downsides of power

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, talks with Columbia Business School professor Adam Galinsky.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 22 March, 2016 

Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, 22 March, 2016 

Published: 23Mar2016

Erratum to 'Supply Chain Design for Unlocking the Value of Remanufacturing Under Uncertainty'

Authors: Chen, W., Kucukyazici, B.Verter, V., Saenz, M.J.

Publication: European Journal of Operational Research

Published: 23Mar2016

This week on Focus Montreal: March 19

This week on Focus Montreal, meet a doctor who is part of a new film highlighting the high rate of depression among physicians, hear from a McGill prof and student about a life-altering trip and listen to what one teacher is saying about Quebec's new history course.

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Hot Cities of the World tour

For eight years, a group of 40 McGill University  students and alumni have gone to countries of the world which are enjoying strong economic growth.

This year was no exception.

Published: 21Mar2016

A McKinsey grad offers eight pointers for success at work

When Shu Hattori started working at McKinsey & Co. in 2008, he constantly jotted down in a notebook insights into how to do his job better, harvested from his own experiences and by watching others around him. At one point, a colleague suggested the native of Britain and McGill University commerce graduate consider writing a book. By then, he had amassed about 70 principles drawn from the firm. He trimmed those to 47, which are featured in his new book The McKinsey Edge.

Published: 21Mar2016

Risk management, not unproductive public feuds

The recent news of fraudulent transfer of the Bangladesh Bank's (BB) US Dollar Reserve to yet unidentified beneficiaries has ignited a governance firestorm inside the country, while showcasing the vulnerabilities of a digital world, and the strengths and weaknesses of the international funds transfer architecture. This commentary seeks to discern the key aspects of forensic investigation and financial prevention.      

Published: 21Mar2016

Air Canada boss speaks about learning from WestJet and fighting Porter

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with Toronto-based Ben Smith, Air Canada’s president of passenger airlines. Air Canada is the country’s largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Last year, about 41 million people flew with the company.

Published: 18Mar2016

Annual McGill University Tour To Emerging Economic Cities Returns From Latin America

Every year, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal assesses emerging economic areas around the globe.  They then take about 40 students, alumni and faculty to an area pinpointed as experiencing the strongest growth. This year’s “Hot Cities” tour has just returned from three cities in Latin America.

This is the eighth year a group from McGill University has traveled to areas of the world experiencing considerable economic growth.  This year the targeted cities are Santiago, Chile and Bogota and  Cartagena, Colombia.  

Published: 18Mar2016

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