BCom Program news
Desautels alumni, Aldo Albert Daniel Bensadoun, O.C. (BCom’64) and Seymour Schulich, O.C. (MBA’65), were appointed Officers of the Order of Canada. Lawrence S. Bloomberg, C.M., O. Ont (MBA’65) was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada.
This year, five CA candidates from Quebec earned a place on the UFE Honour Roll of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, which recognizes the highest standings in Canada on the UFE. Three of the five are from the Desautels Faculty of Management.
39 graduates of the Desautels Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy Program successfully passed the 2011 Uniform Evaluation (UFE). Matthew Cote (BCom’10, GDPA’11), Isabelle Giguère (BCom’10, GDPA’11) and Melanie Wiseblatt (BCom’10, GDPA’11) all made the Canadian Honour Roll.
Grands Montréalais - La Chambre entend mettre davantage en relief la valeur des membres de son académie
Les Aldo Bensadoun, Frédéric Back, Pierre Fortin et Sid Stevens deviennent les derniers académiciens en titre.
McGill BCom students take 3rd place at the CUIBE-Northeastern University International Case Competition 2011
McGill BCom students Anna Chif, Abigail Liederman, Alyson Murphy and Ruxandra Niculescu put their case analysis and presentation skills to the test once again at the 2nd annual CUIBE-Northeastern University International Case Competition which took place from November 3 to 6, 2011.
Unfortunately, all boys and girls throughout the world are not given equal opportunities when it comes to education. This is something Maria, Amena and Zareen Ali, three sisters, became fully aware of following a visit to India. On their return to Canada, they immediately set about making their contribution to changing the situation by establishing an organization called the Abhilasha Project.
Four McGill undergraduate Management students had forty hours to answer these questions, as they represented the only Canadian school at the Asian Business Case Competition (ABCC) in Singapore earlier this month.
The Next 36, a program aimed at developing high-impact Canadian entrepreneurs, hopes to draw several members of its next cohort from among McGill’s best, most ambitious undergrads, Founding Chair Reza Satchu told a Sept. 26 gathering of students and faculty members from across the University.
The Desautels Faculty of Management has placed #2 for Undergraduate (up from #6 last year) and #5 for MBA (up from #7 last year) in this 8th Annual Knight Schools Survey (Corporate Knights, Fall 2011).
After an extensive international search, the Desautels Faculty of Management recently appointed one of its own, Prof. Steve Maguire, as the first director of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (IIM) for a five-year term.
Desautels BCom student and co-founder of "Campus Swaps," Shira Abramowitz, is a finalist for Entrepreneur Magazine’s College Entrepreneur of 2011. Campus Swaps is "a student-run social enterprise, aiming to transform student consumer behavior by creating a sustainable, cyclical system of ownership on college campuses." Voting ends on September 12th.
For the 4th year in a row, the Desautels Faculty of Management has taken the top spot in Canada, 3rd in North America, and 8th in the world for a Universal Business School with major international influence (5 Palmes) according to the Eduniversal Ranking 2011.
Tradyo is a Toronto-based startup that aims to bring the concept of bartering and swapping back to a neighbourhood level. The free iPhone app is the brainchild of four freshly graduated university students who wanted to trade cool stuff they didn't want for cool stuff they did want.
After graduating with a BCom degree from the Desautels Faculty in Management with a Major in General Management and a Concentration in International Development Studies, I knew I would be pursuing a career that would allow me to use my business education to contribute to sustainable development around the world. - By Barbara Dourley, BCom’10