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Desautels MBAs promote social good and compete for $1 million

Tue, 2013-03-05 11:16
Hult Prize

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.

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“McGill State of Mind” team donates to Desautels Graduate Student Society

Mon, 2013-02-25 09:46

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

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Canadian B-Schools Join Forces

Tue, 2013-02-12 11:31

Some countries get all the luck when it comes to their neighbors. And for most of its history, the U.S. has been fortunate to have some of the world’s least troublesome, actually downright nice, people on its northern border: the Canadians.

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La vague rose poursuit son chemin

Mon, 2013-01-28 10:48

Il y a une décennie, les femmes étaient encore peu nombreuses dans les cohortes de MBA au Québec. Depuis quelques années, elles représentent en moyenne de 25 à 35 % des étudiants dans ces programmes.

La présence des femmes dans les classes de MBA pour cadres en exercice est appelée à croître au cours des prochaines années.

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The jobs have come back, MBA grads report

Mon, 2013-01-28 10:41

Despite uncertain economic times, the latest MBA graduates from business schools in Canada and around the world are landing jobs (and good salaries) at a speedy pace unparalleled in a decade, according to a new survey.

… The survey results “send a very strong message” about the value of an MBA, says Tamer Boyaci, associate dean of masters programs at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. “It means the investment the students are making is paying off.”

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MBA student Alicia Cooper awarded Development Needs Scholarship

Tue, 2012-12-11 15:34
Alicia Cooper

MBA student Alicia Cooper was awarded the Development Needs Scholarship by the Ministry of Public Administration of Trinidad and Tobago.

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MD/MBA student Jordan Isenberg receives Dave Williams Leadership Award

Mon, 2012-12-10 16:09

MD/MBA student Jordan Isenberg is the co-winner of the Dave Williams Leadership Award 2012, granted by the McGill Faculty of Medicine. This award serves to recognize Jordan’s public policy works on the Quebec provincial, Canadian national and UN international scenes, where he exemplifies principles of leadership: setting direction, motivating & aligning people, building value and modeling the way.

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The best business schools of 2012

Tue, 2012-12-04 10:33

The full-time MBA ranking published last month by BusinessWeek brings the 2012 season of media rankings of business schools to a close, and the results will be met with the usual mix of joy, despair and skepticism by the business school community. Staff, students and alumni will be assessing the impact of their school’s standing in the global market, while potential applicants may over-rely on these league tables to determine their shortlist of target schools.

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Outstanding Result for Desautels MBA Team at FEI Best in Class Case Competition

Mon, 2012-11-19 11:49
FEI Competition

Desautels MBA students, Alaa Abulhuda, Soeren Klatt, Lauren Merkel and Thomas Weber, took 2nd place at the 7th annual Financial Executives International (FEI) Best in Class Invitational Case Competition held in Toronto from November 15-17, 2012. After placing 4th in 2009 and 3rd in 2010, this is our Faculty’s highest placement thus far at this prestigious competition, which includes the top business schools from across Canada.

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MBA students: Head of the (asset) class

Mon, 2012-11-05 13:01

Academia can be filled with hypotheticals and theoreticals. To make it real, just add money. A growing number of Canadian business schools are implementing investing programs that buy and sell with real dollars, blurring—or eliminating— the divide between campus and Bay Street.

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