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Call for Integrated Management Student Fellows

Are you a Desautels student who would like to gain experience addressing organizational and societal challenges?

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) will appoint its first cohort of Integrated Management Student Fellows in the win...

Published: 17 Nov 2017

Guest Lecture: Johanne Mullen

Johanne Mullen, MBA’92, Partner at PwC Monday, November 13, 2017

Guest Lectures in Corporate Finance (FINE 342) with Prof. Sujata Madan

Ms. Johanne Mullen gave a guest lecture in Prof. Madan’s Corporate Finance course with our BCom students. She explained her role at PwC and broke down the topic of Project Finance, giving practical examples from her career.

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Published: 17 Nov 2017

Guest Lecture: Damon Conway

Damon Conway, Principal, Atlas Partners Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Guest Lecture with Honours in Investment Management (HIM) students

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Published: 17 Nov 2017

Desautels Global Expert: Michael Novak

Michael Novak, BSc'76, BCL'80, LLB'81, Chairman and Investor at LaunchLeap Inc. Monday, November 13, 2017

Guest Lectures in Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (MGPO 362) with Prof. Daphne Ann Demetry

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Published: 17 Nov 2017

Desautels Global Expert: John Bargelletti

John Bargelletti, BA'95, Portfolio Manager, Global Equities; Global Sector Head for Financial Services at Wafra Investment Advisory Group, Inc. Friday, November 10, 2017 

Guest Lectures with Honours in Investment Management (HIM) and MBA Students

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Published: 17 Nov 2017

New Desautels Global Expert: Sameer Deen

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Sameer Deen, (BCom’98), Senior Vice President of Univision Digital, as its latest Desautels Global Expert.

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Published: 17 Nov 2017

Recapping Dobson’s Demo Days 2017

The McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship has wrapped up its series of Demo Days this fall. Mirroring the growth of its X-1 Accelerator program, the locations of this year’s Demo Days have also expanded to include New York City and Toronto, in addition to the usual Montreal, Boston, and San Francisco destinations.

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Published: 16 Nov 2017

An MBA alumna’s vision for the future of Canadian construction

As the new President of the Canadian Construction Association (CCA), Mary Van Buren (MBA’88) shares insight into her strategic objectives and priorities for the organization.

In stepping into her new role, Van Buren elaborates on her mission to revamp the image of the construction industry, highlight its role in promoting sustainability, and position it favorably in the wake of technological transformation.

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Published: 16 Nov 2017

EMBA alumnus reinvents legal profession for modern times

Fabien Navet (EMBA’14) is the Co-founder of Néolégal, an online platform that offers tailored legal advice to users.

As an accessible, affordable, and efficient tool for individuals seeking legal services, Néolégal has provided a solution to many of the challenges that face today’s legal industry.

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Published: 14 Nov 2017

When “MORE” becomes too much

In a recent blog post, Desautels professor Henry Mintzberg issues a call for society to disavow its quest for “MORE”, which is destroying our businesses, communities, and planet, to refocus on improvement, or the “better”, as he puts it.

For Mintzberg, today’s enterprises have lost sight of what is right in favor of excess and greed, but there are many ways in which businesses can transition to operate and thrive responsibly. 

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Published: 14 Nov 2017

Technological advancement means the rethinking of language

As society continues to embrace technological advancement, we tend to overlook how the words that our ancestors used have lost their meaning. In an article for Asia Times, Desautels professor Reuven Brenner explores what happens when the words used for the physical realm are applied to a digitized society, and how the fit is not always a natural one. Prof....

Published: 14 Nov 2017

EMBA participants secure wins in municipal elections

The results of Montreal’s municipal election have been announced and two EMBA participants have been elected to city council.

Congratulations to Robert Mercuri (EMBA’17) who was elected in Beaconsfield, and Céline Doré (EMBA’18) who was elected in Sainte-Adèle.

Published: 10 Nov 2017

McGill launches first-ever competition on pension asset allocation

McGill hosted the world’s first business-school competition focused on the asset allocation of pension funds on November 3–4.

The inaugural McGill International Portfolio Challenge (MIPC) welcomed 25 finalist student teams from leading institutions around the world, with some traveling from as far away as Australia, Hong Kong and Switzerland to pitch their proposals to a panel of judges from several of Canada’s largest asset managers.

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Published: 10 Nov 2017

Congratulations to Faculty Award recipients

The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates the following individuals who are the latest to be granted a Faculty Award for the period of September 1, 2017-August 31, 2020. The Faculty Awards recognise demonstrated research achievement and encourage the pursuance of future academic endeavors.

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Published: 10 Nov 2017

Desautels Global Expert announcement: Chandra Kumar

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Chandra Kumar, President of the Confectionery Business at Nestlé Canada, as a Desautels Global Expert.

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Published: 10 Nov 2017

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