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Free Markets Series E11 - Reuven Brenner - The force of finance

Wed, 2013-03-13 13:27

Free markets are essential to the technological innovations that underpin rising levels of prosperity. In this sobering interview, though, economist Reuven Brenner expresses his concern for the future of free markets, at least in the near term.

Watch full interview: YouTube, March 12, 2013

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McGill Management International Case Competition 2013 (MMICC)

Mon, 2013-03-18 (All day) - Sat, 2013-03-23 (All day)

The McGill Management International Case Competition is a world-class undergraduate competition with a focus on globalization, innovation and multi-disciplinary thinking. Founded in 2001, the event has welcomed schools from over 20 countries to date. Organized with the close collaboration of the Montreal business community, MMICC is one of McGill University’s most prestigious events and the largest student-run event at the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Date: March 18-23, 2013
Location: Bronfman Building

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: What's the opportunity for women leaders in Russia?

Wed, 2013-03-13 10:33

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University talks to Marina Treshchova, CEO of Fast Lane Ventures, Enterprises.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, March 12, 2013

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Not your average banker: where business degrees led three grads

Wed, 2013-03-13 10:27

Business school graduates once made a beeline for jobs in banking, accounting and marketing. But now many carve out careers in new or non-traditional fields. Here’s how three recent graduates are making a mark:

… Fady Dagher (EMBA’12)

Degree: Executive MBA, McGill University-HEC Montréal, 2012

Occupation: Chief inspector of innovative processes and operational practices, City of Montreal Police

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Canadian Business Students Visit St. Petersburg

Wed, 2013-03-13 10:25

Last weekend St. Petersburg hosted a group of 37 business students and alumni from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, as part of the institution’s “Hot Cities” initiative.

… Speaking to the St Petersburg Times, trip leader Dr. Karl Moore, a lecturer in business leadership and strategy at McGill’s world-renowned Desautels Faculty of Management, explained that this trip was a chance for students to experience the global business environment first-hand.

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“Organizing Processes and the Construction of Risk: A Discursive Approach,” Academy of Management Journal

Wed, 2013-03-13 10:17

Authors: Maguire, Steve; Hardy, Cynthia

Publication: Academy of Management Journal, February 2013

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McGill students use crickets for a business model

Tue, 2013-03-12 17:21

A group of McGill students (Mohammed Ashour, Gabriel Mott, Shobhita Soor, Jesse Pearlstein and Zev Thompson) hope their plan to breed crickets for use as a viable food source will be a million-dollar idea. The five students will be up against teams from Harvard, MIT and Yale as well as other teams from around the world.

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Crickets as food source

Tue, 2013-03-12 17:20

With his team, Mohammed Ashour, a Master's candidate at McGill University, won a regional championship of a special competition to have their proposal of crickets as a food source for impoverished countries presented to Bill Clinton and Barack Obama - and potentially win $1 million.

Watch full interview: Global Montreal, March 11, 2013

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Homecoming 2013

Fri, 2013-10-18 (All day) - Sat, 2013-10-19 (All day)

Save the Date: October 17 – 19, 2013
Desautels Homecoming 2013

Reconnect and reminisce, make new connections, share accomplishments, and celebrate achievements at Homecoming 2013. Activities will honor alumni from the classes of 2008, 2003, 1998, 1993, 1988, 1983, 1978, 1973, 1968, 1963, 1958, and 1953.

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KPMG Announces winners of the 2013 National Competition

Tue, 2013-03-12 14:56

McGill University Desautels Faculty of Management students Jean Vianney Cordeiro, David Gao, Shirley Xu Wang and their team have won the 2013 National Ace the Case competition on March 2. Jean Vianney, David and Shirley’s team had earned the opportunity to represent Canada at the 2013 KPMG International Case Competition (KICC) in Madrid, Spain, coming up on April 2-5.

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