Mr. Saurin Patel, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Finance, will be presenting his thesis proposal entitled:
Three Essays on Mutual Funds
Doctoral student in Finance, McGill University
Date: March 14, 2013
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Room 1610W (1010 Sherbrooke St. W. - Metcalfe entrance)
MBA students Khaled Kahale, Hamidreza Mafi, Juan Camilo Ramirez, David Solomon and Scott Weatherhead represented Desautels Faculty of Management for the first time at the USC Marshall Global Consulting Challenge alongside nine other prestigious business schools from across the world. The team was awarded the best overall industry analysis prize by a team of judges.
Desautels MBA students Mohammed Ashour, Jesse Pearlstein, Shobhita Soor, Zev Thompson, and Gabriel Mott, beat out over 40 teams, including Harvard, MIT and Yale, to win the Boston Regional Finals of the 2013 Hult Prize.
The Hult Prize is dedicated to launching the next wave of social entrepreneurs. With this year’s challenge centered on the global food crisis, the Desautels team’s business plan involves growing crickets into a viable food source.
The Social Economy Initiative (SEI) is proud to host its inaugural flagship event Strengths of the Social Economy on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the Centre Mont-Royal (2200 Mansfield Street).
Authors: Han, Kunsoo; Mithas, Sunil
Authors: Vainik, Uku; Dagher, Alain A.; Dubé, Laurette; Fellows, Lesley K.
The team behind the successful "McGill State of Mind" music video project has donated a check of $500, on behalf of its sponsor Wire Rope Industries, to the Desautels Graduate Student Society. The video team, whose project has reached over 64,000 YouTube hits, would like to thank Desautels students for watching the video and contributing to a diverse campus community.
Watch "McGill State of Mind" video: YouTube
Authors: Ferguson, Julie; Soekijad, Maura; Huysman, Marleen H.; Vaast, Emmanuelle
"Building an Innovation Base: Exploring the Role of Acquisition Behavior," Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science
Authors: Mishra, S.; Slotegraaf, Rebecca J.
A McGill Desautels case team made it to the finals at the Marshall International Case Competition (MICC) hosted by the University of Southern California (USC). This team of four BCom students, composed of Alexia Belisle, Frederick Dubé Fortier, Simon Hudson and Charlotte Lucas, placed top 6 out of 30 competing universities at this year’s competition which took place from February 12 to 17, 2013.