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Desautels Management Leadership Seminar

Fri, 2013-03-15 (All day) - Sat, 2013-03-16 (All day)

DMLS offers impressionable first-year management students the opportunity to discover a passion, the chance to forge new relationships, and the environment to realize their full potential.

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P[H]ASSION

Fri, 2013-03-22 19:30 - 23:00

For over 15 years, P[h]assion has successfully promoted HIV/AIDS awareness to McGill University students and the Montreal community. P[h]assion, a non-profit organization, has fundraised over $150,000 for various AIDS foundations. The organization holds numerous fundraising events throughout the year, including hype parties, a sample sale, and its mid-spring fashion show. The P[h]assion fashion show has impressed hundreds of spectators and sponsors, which make it one of the most anticipated events on McGill's social calendar!

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Desautels BCom Students Won KPMG’s Ace the Case Local Competition

Thu, 2013-02-07 10:39

BCom students Jean Vianney Cordeiro, David Gao and Shirley Xu Wang recently won the KPMG’s Ace the Case Local Competition. On March 2, Jean Vianney, David, Shirley Xu and their team will represent the KPMG Montreal office at the 2013 National Ace the Case competition, via video conference. The winners of the National Competition will go on to represent Canada at the International level in Madrid, Spain in April.

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The importance of research

Wed, 2013-02-06 13:48

The chances of a small business surviving passed its teething period are never good, with half of all startups falling to the wayside after five years. Here are four data collection methods that can help you beat the odds, even before starting your business.

… Gathering information through research is exactly what co-founders Zaina (BCom’05) and Rania Kana'an (BCom’08) did before they launched Ananasa, an online marketplace that enables artisans, artists and designers in the Middle East to sell their work worldwide.

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Westmounter Dick Pound has dedicated his life to clean sport

Wed, 2013-02-06 12:49

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada’s upcoming conference “Lifting off and Flying High” focuses on cultivating talent and success in this country in the fields of culture, high-tech, and athletics.

But one of the panelists, Westmount resident and former Olympian Dick Pound (BCom’62), knows that in sports where milliseconds separate first and second place, the drive for success at all costs can be a destructive force.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Do you tease your co-workers? Maybe you should

Wed, 2013-02-06 12:47

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Peter McGraw, professor of Marketing at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, February 5, 2013

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‘Community-ship is the only way’

Wed, 2013-02-06 12:39

“Governments all over the world have reached a point where they can do nothing at all for the society,” opened Henry Mintzberg, celebrated academician, author and faculty at the McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In town for a talk at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) on Tuesday, the author also said that it was time people stopped looking at their respective governments for solutions.

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We need to balance private and public sectors with communities

Wed, 2013-02-06 11:39

Bangalore: Henry Mintzberg, ranked the 9th most influential management thinker by the Wall Street Journal, has been coming to India since 1996 on a joint course with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore. On Tuesday, the McGill University professor was at IIM-Bangalore to deliver a talk on how nations need to move beyond the politics of the left and the right and achieve a balanced society. In an interview, he spoke on the need to balance the private and public sectors with what he calls the plural sector.

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McGill Principal receives prestigious leadership award

Tue, 2013-02-05 17:03

Professor Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, will receive tonight the Chief Executive Leadership Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The award is one of six major distinctions that will be presented by CASE International’s chapter for northeastern United States and Eastern Canada (District I), at an event to be held in Boston, Massachusetts.
 

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Is environmental protection keeping pace with economic development?

Tue, 2013-02-05 16:59

Natural resources and international trade have always been at the heart of the Canadian economy and will very likely remain so into the future. Like other export-intensive countries, Canada faces critical challenges ahead. The global economy is undergoing fundamental changes as a result of the global economic downturn and the emergence of new consumer economies such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China.

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