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Marketing Campaign: Who's behind Desautels?

Why are our students so hungry for change?

Learn more about how Desautels students are behind some of the most significant charitable initiatives.

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Published: 19 Feb 2018

Business schools recognise internationalism as the ticket to bright future

As it becomes increasingly clear that the leaders of tomorrow will need to have experience working with international markets, Canadian MBA programs are heeding the call to integrate international exposure into their curriculum.

Professor Alfred Jaeger, Academic Director of the MBA program, comments on how the Faculty has made this a top priority.

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Published: 16 Feb 2018

Learning from experts: A recap of MMF guest lectures

Weekly guest lectures are an important component of the Desautels Masters of Management in Finance program. This past year included presentations from industry leaders in a diversity of fields, such as asset management, investment banking, venture capitalism and pension funds.

With guests from cities like Toronto, Paris, New York, and Boston, students have been able to not only broaden their knowledge, but also their network. 

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Published: 16 Feb 2018

Desautels researchers figure prominently in Innovation Superclusters Initiative

McGill University will participate in two of the five “superclusters” selected by the Government of Canada for funding under its Innovation Superclusters Initiative.

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Published: 16 Feb 2018

Martin Webber joins Desautels Global Experts

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Martin Webber, Executive Vice President and Partner, J.E. Austin Associates, Inc., as its latest Global Expert member.

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Published: 15 Feb 2018

For the LOV of plant-based foods

As a popular go-to for vegans and health-conscious eaters, LOV restaurant, founded by Dominic Bujold (EMBA’13), has made the Travel Channel’s list of 13 Plant-Based Restaurants Around the World.

LOV has earned a dedicated clientele through popular dishes like kimchi fries, kale mac ‘n cheese and gnocchi.

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Published: 15 Feb 2018

The stars align for Jarislowsky and Scotia Bank

With the news that Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd., the Canadian manager of about $40 billion, is being bought by Bank of Nova Scotia, Desautels Professor Karl Moore shares what this will bring for both brands and management teams, with many expecting the deal to propel the Bank of Nova Scotia’s private wealth services into new regions of the globe.

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Published: 15 Feb 2018

Key tips from Dobson’s Startup Financials Workshop

On February 7, the McGill Dobson Centre hosted a Startup Financials Workshop to expose this year’s McGill Dobson Cup teams to the basics of Finance that will serve them well as they advance to the finals.

The presentation was led by Rabih Atallah – Senior Manager, Commercial Banking, SME Market (National Bank), as well as by Anthony Ferrara – Senior Manager and Market Lead, Life Sciences and Health, Business Banking (National Bank).

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Published: 13 Feb 2018

Professor Brenner invited to prestigious panel

Professor Reuven Brenner was invited to present on a panel that discussed venture capital in Quebec’s biotech and life sciences industry. The high-profile event was attended by Quebec Ministers Mr. Gaétan Barrette and Ms. Dominique Anglade, while the discussion was moderated in part by Mr. Pierre-Marc Johnson, former Premier of Quebec. 

Published: 12 Feb 2018

Desautels to launch new Masters in Management Analytics

In response to the growing need for big data literacy across organizations, the Desautels Faculty of Management will launch a new Masters of Management in Analytics (MMA) program that will prepare students to leverage big data in business.

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Published: 12 Feb 2018

Another competitive hurdle for Bombardier

As news broke that SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. and five partners will build the Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM), Montreal's biggest public transportation project in 50 years, many were left wondering why Bombardier failed to win this project.

Desautels Professor Karl Moore weighs in on the competitive disadvantage that this announcement may bring for the company.  

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Published: 12 Feb 2018

Desautels alumni weigh in on Canada-Russia altercation

Eric Myles (EMBA’11), executive director for sport for the Canadian Olympic Committee, and Richard Pound (BCom'62, LLD'09), former head of the World Anti-Doping Agency, discuss the aftermath of the incident involving Canada and Russia in the Olympic Village.

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Published: 9 Feb 2018

IMPM alumna soars to new heights

Christina Foerster (IMPM, Cycle 16) has been appointed as the new CEO of Brussels Airlines, becoming the first woman to head a Lufthansa Group airline.

To her new role, Foerster brings considerable experience in the aviation industry, having served the Lufthansa Group in various roles, including general manager product management intercontinental, vice president network and fleet development, and senior vice president network, group & alliance development.

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Published: 7 Feb 2018

Desautels Global Expert: Michael Handelsman

Michael Handelsman, BCom’04, Principal & Founder, Paddock Consulting Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Guest Lecture in Strategic Management with Ms. Imane Tabbara

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Published: 7 Feb 2018

When athletic excellence meets business prowess: An interview with Alexandre Bilodeau

In an interview with Desautels Professor Karl Moore, Olympic gold medalist turned CPA Alexandre Bilodeau discusses how being a professional athlete prepared him to become a successful entrepreneur.

Along the way, Bilodeau shares the importance of maintaining a balance between work and life, as well as the thrill of competing at Sochi.

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Published: 6 Feb 2018

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