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BMO and Catalyst Canada Introduce BMO Millennial Leaders Advisory Council

BMO Financial Group and Catalyst Canada have announced the launch of the BMO Millennial Leaders Advisory Council on Inclusion. The group is made up of 30 female student leaders from universities across Canada.

Published: 20Nov2015

How the concept of a working father is changing

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. I am delighted to speak to Jamie Ladge, from Northeastern University in Boston.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, November 18, 2015

Published: 20Nov2015

Railway crew capacity planning problem with connectivity of schedules

Authors Şahinb, G. and Suyabatmaza, A. C.

PublicationTransportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review

Published: 20Nov2015

Companies are spending more on sending their staff out to win deals

FOR well over a century, people have predicted that technology will make business travel obsolete. 
... Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, the dean of Desautels, a Canadian business school, says a big part of her job is scouring the world for potential benefactors. “When you are asking someone for money it is better to do it in person,” she observes. Some firms also use foreign jaunts as a reward for high-performing staff.

Published: 20Nov2015

Paris attacks spark concerns in tourism sector: ‘They are cancelling their trips’

Over the weekend after the terrorist attacks in Paris, the email cancellations started to come in at the Travel Network Corp., a company with offices in Toronto in Montreal that offers “bespoke travel for the luxury sector.”
... Dr. Ken Lester, a professor at the Desautels faculty of management at McGill University, noted that the Paris stock market barely flickered overall on Monday. Longer-term, investors, however, may be deterred by the city’s changing risks.

Published: 20Nov2015

Why this serial entrepreneur finally went back to school

Nicholas Reichenbach believes in letting the ideas flow.

Similarly, Alexander Kalil, a former portfolio manager in his 70s who teaches at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal, encourages MBA students to take an open-minded approach to business creation.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, November 16, 2015


Published: 20Nov2015

Social Entrepreneurship Workshop: Designing your career, your enterprise, and your impact

On November 13, 2015, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship co-sponsored a half-day workshop on social entrepreneurship. Entitled “Social Entrepreneurship: Designing your career, your enterprise, and your impact”, the event featured a broad range of attendees – from those new to the concept of entrepreneurship to established entrepreneurs.

Published: 19Nov2015

The Most Powerful Entrepreneurs in Canada

Who’s really calling the shots in Canada? Every year, Canadian Business compiles a list of the Power 50, the dealmakers, financiers, entrepreneurs and CEO whisperers who are shaping the way we do business now.

50. Imran Ahmed
Founder, Business of Fashion 
Built a huge following in a $1-trillion industry

Published: 19Nov2015

CIS Top 8 Academic All-Canadians honoured at Rideau Hall

The Canadian Interuniversity Sport student-athletes announced last month (Oct. 21) as Top Eight Academic All-Canadians for the 2014-2015 season were honoured in Ottawa on Monday morning.

Published: 19Nov2015

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