In 2007, a little known blog called The Business of Fashion was started by a Calgarian living in London. He wrote posts from his apartment after he noticed a lack of fashion trade publications online.
Des écrans qui tapissent trois murs, une batterie d'ordinateurs et deux écrans par poste de travail. Bienvenue dans la salle des marchés Alphonse-Desjardins, pièce centrale du Centre d'intelligence des affaires du pavillon Desautels de l'Université McGill.
Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, is in Munich, Germany with 37 McGill students and alumni. They are at BMW meeting with Ian Robertson who is the chairman of Rolls-Royce and the senior executive responsible at BMW for Sales & Marketing worldwide.
In February 2012, 37 students from the Desautels Faculty of Management travelled to South Africa to learn about business in the country. Not only did the group meet with executives and business leaders, but they also gave back to the community by partnering with the Ubuntu Education Fund in Port Elizabeth.
"These days we're talking about the student strike (against tuition increases), but it's important to be aware that there are people who have different realities," said L'Ecuyer, a forth-year student at HEC Montréal, one of four Montreal business schools taking part. UQAM, McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, and Concordia's John Molson School of Business are the others.
Women represent 47.3 per cent of the Canadian labour force, but only 14.5 per cent of directors of Canada’s biggest companies (public and private) and Crown corporations, according to the latest survey by the research and advocacy group Catalyst Inc.
On March 1, McGill University held the inauguration ceremony for the Alphonse-Desjardins trading room on the second floor of the Bronfman Building. The event drew McGill students, McGill alumni who work for Desjardins, senior McGill administrators, and Desjardins employees.
MONTREAL, March 2, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Students at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management are now able to deepen their understanding of financial markets by learning to use sophisticated analytical tools, thanks to a state-of-the-art trading room provided by Desjardins Group, Canada's leading cooperative financial group.
Out of 30 competitors, 12 semi-final competitors, and 6 final competitors, BCom student, Wilfred J. Valenta and his partner Sarah Marshall, came in 2nd at the 2012 Enterprize Canada national business plan competition in Vancouver. The rigorous competition included a business plan submission and final presentation in front of over 150 delegates.
The Ubuntu Centre in Zwide, Port Elizabeth last week received a substantial R250 000 donation from Mutual & Federal and a visit from 37 Canadian MBA students from McGill University who want to raise funds for the centre.