Desautels Faculty of Management


Maximize your productivity and quickly reach your goals


In an age where information moves quickly and multi-tasking is a business expectation, it takes special skills to manage your priorities and ensure lasting success.

Classified as: productivity, training, Executive Education, McGill Executive Institute, seminar, management, Montreal

Date & Time: April 23, 2018 from 12:00 to 12:45 PM  

This webinar will present the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA program key features, its benefits,  differentiating factors,  admission criteria and admission process.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA)

Develop an Advanced Strategic Mind

While many managers seek to develop proficiency in “Strategy” or “Leadership,” this innovative new program is the springboard where both fields intersect. On the one hand, long-term imagining and problem-solving – on the other hand, collaboration and communication. The outcome is enhanced strategic decision making and increased individual and team performance.

Classified as: seminar, Leadership, Strategy, training, Montreal, management, Executive Education, McGill Executive Institute

The Art, Craft and Science of Management

This online information session, led by IMPM Academic Director Dr Martin Brigham, will discuss the premise that Management is a practice where art, craft, and science meet.

Most managers tend to tilt one way or another: toward creative art, practical craft, or organised science.

Understand your style of management and discover how the unique International Masters Program for Managers can develop your leadership style.

Time: 7:00 AM EST (12:00 – 12:30 BST)

Classified as: International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM)

Write clear, concise and successful communications


Every professional position requires some form of writing, whether it is an elaborate report or the simplest emails. How you write is just as important as what you write, and key ideas can become easily lost in poor communication—affecting the impact of your message and your audience’s response.

In this course, you will learn to improve the professionalism and quality of your writing, pick up key written skills, and discover ways to ensure your written communications continuously stand out from the crowd.

Classified as: training, writing, Executive Education, McGill Executive Institute, seminar, management, Montreal

The Fashion Retailing Conference, organized at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal will take place April 27-28, 2018.

This is an exclusive forum for professionals and academics on operations management in the fashion retail industry, from the leading firms and universities of the world.

Participants will engage and learn from speakers via presentations that will foster the discussion on latest research, industry practices and approaches, business and engineering perspectives, latest trends and challenges.

Classified as: retail

Join Shoeb Hosain for a one-hour online information session outlining the new Masters of Management in Analytics program at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management.

Date: Monday, April 30, 2018

Time: 10:00 PM EST

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Classified as: Masters of Management in Analytics (MMA)

Enable your transition to the manager role

This program is an essential must for new or developing managers who wish to acquire successful practices in managing people and handling on-the-job challenges. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of what makes an effective manager, from developing positive relationships, exercising team leadership and motivating people to setting performance expectations and coaching staff to empower growth.

Classified as: seminar, training, Montreal, management, Executive Education, McGill Executive Institute

Diet and Health: Is there a better model?

J. Bruce German
Professor in Food Science and Technology, Director, Foods for Health Institute, University of California Davis, cofounder Evolve Biosystems

About the speaker

Bruce German received his PhD from Cornell University, joined the faculty at the University of California, Davis in 1988 and is currently Director of the Foods for Health Institute and professor, at University of California, Davis.

Classified as: McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics

Come experience firsthand the new home of our MBA!

Two years ago the Faculty launched the Impact Maker campaign and set a fundraising goal of $17.6 million toward a new building and 50 new awards.  With amazing alumni support, we have a lot to celebrate. 

Join us to usher in the next era of our MBA.  The weekend will include a ribbon cutting of the new Donald E. Armstrong Building, reception, symposium, and workshops.  Then, put on your dancing shoes to join fellow alumni for a gala celebration.

Classified as: Master of Business Administration (MBA), EMBA Alumni, MBA Alumni

Enhance your abilities as a coach and trusted mentor


The role of a coach or mentor can have a significant positive impact on people’s lives—at work, in an association or team, and even amongst family and friends. In fact, a great coach/mentor can help improve a company’s morale and environment by inspiring employees looking for advice and guidance.

This program will give you the tools you need to grow from a good mentor into a great one. Become an invaluable resource for your company as well as all the individuals you help.

Classified as: coaching, Mentoring, training, Executive Education, McGill Executive Institute, seminar, management, Montreal

Elevate your power and impact to build cooperation and get results

Do you have a clear goal in mind, but seek the right tools and techniques to persuade others, gain buy-in and achieve your goal in a non-aggressive and ethical way? This high-energy seminar offers you practical approaches to gain support for your ideas, network with those around you and initiate positive change up, down and across your organization.

Classified as: seminar, training, Montreal, management, Executive Education, McGill Executive Institute

Best practices for an outstanding customer service

Dealing with people effectively is not always an easy task. Yet employees on the front lines are often the first—and the largest—factor in how customers see your business, as well as in your business’s long-term success.

Discover untapped opportunities and develop strong customer skills using simple and effective ways to deal with clients—even demanding ones. The end goal is to provide you with the tools you need to foster an authentic bond with all your customers.

Classified as: customer service, training, Executive Education, McGill Executive Institute, seminar, management, Montreal

Save the date! Desautels alumni with degree years ending in 3 and 8 are invited to gather at Homecoming on October 11-13, 2018.

We invite you to share your Homecoming 2018 story with the Desautels community. Because so many stories started here...

Classified as: Homecoming