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Are intelligent machines the new and improved investment managers?

An article for The Globe and Mail examines the emerging trend among investment firms to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) in their daily operations.

These new systems can identify various patterns and then make increasingly accurate predictions based on this information.

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Published: 23 Nov 2017

Peter Todd and the future directions of HEC Paris

Since assuming the helm of HEC Paris in 2015, former Desautels dean Peter Todd (BCom’83) shares some information on the School’s progress to-date, which includes innovative course offerings on entrepreneurship, as well as increased student financial aid to render business education more accessible.  

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Published: 23 Nov 2017

Just for Laughs pioneer to consult on new comedy venture

Desautels Global Expert, Andy Nulman (BCom’83), will be joining the Festival du rire de Montréal initiative as a consultant, bringing much of his experience as the co-founder of the Just for Laughs festival to bear.

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Published: 23 Nov 2017

Desautels Global Expert: Sean Brown

Sean Brown, BCom’90 Director of Global Communications and External Relations, Strategy and Corporate Finance, McKinsey & Company Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Mr. Brown gave a guest lecture in Professor Myung-Soo Jo’s Management in a Global Context course. He gave the students insight into the working environment and culture at McKinsey.

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Published: 23 Nov 2017

Rita-Rose Gagné on the path to success

Rita-Rose Gagné is the Executive Vice-president of Growth Markets at Ivanhoé Cambridge, a global commercial real estate firm.

In an interview with Desautels professor Karl Moore, she reveals some of her formative experiences from her early years, the key to working across cultures, and how her leadership style has evolved to encompass strategy and long-term vision.

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Published: 23 Nov 2017

Workplace communities for better business

In an article that explores the importance of building a community in the workplace, the author cites Desautels professor Henry Mintzberg’s conception of “communityship”, a distributed form of management that engages and unites employees across levels.

For the author, building workplace communities where individuals care about one another on a human level will reap larger benefits for businesses in the long-term. 

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Published: 23 Nov 2017

Desautels Global Expert: Samer Saab, BEng'93, MBA'96, CEO and founder of eXplorance Inc.

Samer Saab, BEng'93, MBA'96, CEO and founder of eXplorance Inc. November 20, 2017

Guest Lectured in Technological Entrepreneurship (BUSA 691) with Prof. Michael Avedesian

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Published: 20 Nov 2017

The education reformation

In a piece for American Affairs, Professor Reuven Brenner takes a pulse of contemporary U.S. education and outlines some of the key challenges in this area, including skewed high school graduation rates and the lack of rigorous training to develop skills and discipline.

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Published: 20 Nov 2017

Vito Piazza offers a glimpse into creative powerhouse Sid Lee

For Vito Piazza, President and Founding Partner of Sid Lee Toronto, strategy and storytelling are virtually intertwined.

Piazza recently joined Desautels professor Karl Moore’s The CEO Series to chat about the four pillars that transcend all activities at Sid Lee, namely strategy, creativity, account leadership, and production, as well as how he approaches leading a team of experts.

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Published: 20 Nov 2017

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

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