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Management Undergraduate Society raises $45 thousand for cancer research

New initiatives contribute to increased revenues

by Cece Zhang

Jan 27, 2015

The Management Undergraduate Society (MUS) organized the Winter Carnival and the Cancer Auction, raising approximately $45,000 towards cancer research this year, a significant increase from last year’s events, which raised $30,000.

Published: 12 Mar 2015

Desautels BCom Students Take 1st Place at CBS CC 2015

A Desautels undergraduate student case team composed of Lara Ballantyne, Jaylen Gadhia, Rachel Kirby and Sami Zubair took 1st place at the 14th annual Copenhagen Business School Case Competition (CBS CC) held February 22 to 27, 2015. 

Published: 2 Mar 2015

Desautels BCom students to contribute over $500,000 to facilities

BCom students will have contributed over $500,000 by 2018 towards enhancement and construction of undergraduate space in the Bronfman Building.

Read full article here: Mcgill Reporter, February 9, 2015

Published: 16 Feb 2015

SEI Impact Internship Program: Seeds of Change Crowdfunding

McGill students have incredible ideas and know how to enact positive social change. Now you can help them apply their knowledge and passion through the Impact Internship Program at the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The program pairs top undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations (i.e. non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the summer.

Published: 11 Feb 2015

Desautels team wins Montreal Regional Risk Management Challenge

Desautels BCom students Hasan Nizami, Ishani Majumdar, Fiona Xu and Sunaina Roy Chaudhuri (coached by Professor Sebastien Betermier) won the Montreal regional PRMIA Risk Management Challenge on January 22. The team will proceed to the International PRMIA Risk Management Challenge to be held in Minneaopolis, Minnesota on March 6th, 2015.

 

Published: 30 Jan 2015

One last look at 2014: McGill’s year in review

From naming Michael A. Meighen as the University’s new Chancellor in January to having two students earning Rhodes Scholarships in December, 2014 was yet another eventful year for McGill. As we head into the final weeks of 2014, the Reporter looks back on the year that was, highlighting some of the key happenings over the past 12 months in words and pictures.

Published: 20 Jan 2015

Personnalités humanisme et accomplissement personnel

Personnalités humanisme et accomplissement personnel
OLIVIER BABIN
En mai dernier, Olivier Babin a obtenu une note parfaite de 45/45 pour l'ensemble de ses examens finaux au Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf. Il est le deuxième étudiant à réussir cet exploit en 30 ans d'existence du programme de baccalauréat international. Il poursuit ses études à la Faculté de gestion Desautels de McGill, avec un baccalauréat conjoint, économie et finance. Il reçoit aussi une prestigieuse bourse Greville Smith, l'une des plus importantes bourses d'admission à McGill.

Published: 20 Jan 2015

Desautels' Jeux du Commerce delegation wins 6 podiums

Congratulations to all of those who participated and supported our 2015 Jeux du Commerce delegation
Winning 6 distinctive podiums, the academic teams cummulatively placed Desautels in the 3rd spot of the academic ranking:
2nd place in Debate: Djavan Habel-Thurton, Evan Weiser, Justin Kieran, and Jade Vaillancourt.
3rd place in Marketing : Manuel Gobeille-Leblanc, Rachel Burk, and Louisa Guo.
3rd place in Operations Management: Asma Diallo, Thalia Duhamel, and Francois Boisvert.
2nd place Human Resources: Graydon Clerk, Elie Lubendo, and Kangni Chen.

Published: 20 Jan 2015

How shame and guilt can be used to your advantage in marketing

By DaHee Han

There are ways to ensure marketers are not fumbling in the dark when it comes to getting the most out of using emotion in their marketing campaigns. From billboards and adverts to their company website, my research shows that emotions such as shame and guilt can be used to create a favourable response from consumers.

Published: 11 Dec 2014

Social Business Academia Report 2014

The Social Business Academia Report 2014 gives a comprehensive overview about many of the social business initiatives that take place at universities around the world. Social businesses aim to solve social problems in a financially self-sustainable way.

... Robert J. David is Associate Professor of Strategy & Organization and the Cleghorn Faculty Scholar at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. He is also Director of the Centre for Strategy Studies in Organization at McGill. 

Published: 11 Dec 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Forget big, hairy goals. Think small instead

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Andrew Shipilov from [international business school] Insead, just outside of Paris.

When you look at alliances, trust is really important. Tell us more about this.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, December 9, 2014

Published: 11 Dec 2014

Niagara native Oxford bound

Joanna Klimczak doesn't want to support poverty-reduction, she wants to end it.

And, she's going to England to further her cause.

... The 23-year-old student in the faculty of management at McGill University applied for the prestigious scholarship last summer and learned on the weekend that she'd earned one of the coveted spots.

Read full article: St. Catharines Standard, December 3, 2014

Published: 4 Dec 2014

Leaders don’t need to be extroverted

Many people strive to be leaders in their society so they can make a difference in the world and improve people’s lives. As many of us know, it takes just one person to create even the most significant of changes around us — this thought alone should push everyone to develop their inner leader, no matter what their personality may be.

Published: 4 Dec 2014

Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Big doesn’t mean you aren’t nimble in business

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Michael Jacobites from the London Business School.

Michael, tell us about value migration.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, December 2, 2014

Published: 4 Dec 2014

Shameful advertising

Shame and guilt have different effects on consumer buying habits, new research from the Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada finds.

... Professor DaHee Han says:

“To get the best response, a fitness club could produce an ad that induces shame and highlights the bigger picture, such as ‘Are you overweight? How ashamed do you feel? Stop overeating, join our fitness programme and feel healthy all the time’.

Published: 4 Dec 2014

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