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CASCO Annual Dance Show and Silent Auction

Fri, 2012-11-16 20:00 - 23:00
L'Astral Theatre : 305 Ste. Catherine Street W., Montréal, Québec , H2X 2A3

About CASCO

CASCO (The Commerce and Administration Student Charity Organization) is a student-driven charity whose purpose is to raise money for a local children’s hospital. The charity would allow business students to integrate their knowledge for a good cause and demonstrate social responsibility.

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Finding happiness the MBA way

Tue, 2012-10-02 10:13

These days, when Jesper Hornberg goes to work he's likely to be stepping into a mud hut in Kenya, checking on a solar lamp. He's the founder of an NGO called Givewatts, which is trying to reduce dependence on kerosene lamps. Rather than having to work in the poor light given off by kerosene, children whose families have his lamps can now see well enough to do their homework. In some cases, their school test scores have increased by 50%.

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Social and Environmental Ethics Integrated into Management Curricula

Tue, 2012-10-02 10:06

Throughout the last two decades, a wave of studies criticizing current curricula have swept through the field of management, leading to the discussion of widespread reforms throughout educational institutions. Specifically, many criticized the lack of “functionally integrated curricula in higher education,” one that is inclusive of social and ecological factors in business practices.

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Silent Spring: The Birth of the Environmental Movement

Tue, 2012-10-02 10:01

On September 19th, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), in collaboration with The Bull & Bear and the Management Sustainability Network, held a panel reflecting on the relevance of Silent Spring, Rachel Carson’s 1962 bestseller that exposed the public to the hazards of synthetic materials in the environment.

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Desautels Sports Industry Conference

Fri, 2012-10-12 (All day) - Sat, 2012-10-13 (All day)
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Think Sports. Do Business.

An event that promises to connect sports business executives with students who are passionate about sports through a series of speakers, panel discussions and networking cocktails.

Date: October 12 - 13, 2012

Location: Bronfman building

To register, please visit: www.dsic2012.com

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McGill University Open House

Sun, 2012-10-28 10:00 - 16:00
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Date: Sunday, October 28, 2012

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: McGill Downtown Campus

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International Management Networking Breakfast

Fri, 2012-09-28 11:17
Prof. Emine Sarigollu and BCom student

On Friday September 21, the IMA was successfully re-launched with the first annual International Management Networking Breakfast. The event was sponsored by RDA Capital and hosted in Bronfman building. With 43 people in attendance including students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the IMA executive team, it was an excellent start to accomplishing the IMA’s vision to build a strong community within the International Management program.

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Desautels students to benefit from state-of-the-art financial markets software

Fri, 2012-09-28 10:48
Mark Davidson, BCom student Sean Finnell, and Dean Peter Todd

Students at the Desautels Faculty of Management will have access to state-of-the-art software used by financial professionals, thanks to a new agreement between the Faculty and Thomson Reuters.

Under the five-year pact, Thomson Reuters will provide software licenses for Eikon, its flagship financial-markets platform, and will supply training and support for the desktop system. The Eikon desktops give Desautels finance students and professors access to essential news, data, analytics and trading tools.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Factor in human emotions when planning strategy

Wed, 2012-09-26 10:58

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Quy Huy, a senior strategy professor at INSEAD just outside of Paris.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, September 25, 2012

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Desautels Professor Liette Lapointe publishes one of the Best Articles in Medical Informatics

Tue, 2012-09-25 16:35

Professor Liette Lapointe's article was selected by the Editorial Board of the 2012 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics as one of the best articles from the literature in medical informatics published in the past year.

The article is entitled: 

"The IT productivity paradox in health: a stakeholder's perspective." Int J Med Inform 2011 Feb;80(2):102-15.

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