Desautels Faculty of Management

Queen’s University School of Business will today announce that it has received the largest ever donation to a Canadian business school, with a Can$50m pledge from financier and entrepreneur Stephen Smith. It is also the largest gift given to Queen’s University in its history.
... In Montreal, McGill University became the Desautels school in 2005 following a Can$22m donation.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, Marcel Desautels
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

McGill University is the only Quebec university to make the top 100 in the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. McGill was ranked 38th overall out of the 800 universities ranked worldwide, placing one rank better than it did last year. Université de Montréal was ranked 113th, Université de Laval was in the low 200s, and both Concordia University and Université du Québec à Montréal were ranked in the 400s. Université de Sherbrooke ranked in the 500s.

Classified as: McGill University, montreal gazette, McGill Ranking, Times Higher Education, University Ranking
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

Canadian business students have opportunities to study abroad, but financial barriers sometimes get in the way of pursuing an international experience. With that in mind, HSBC Bank Canada this week announced financial support for 60 business students from 10 Canadian schools over the next three years to spend a semester abroad as part of their undergraduate degree.

Classified as: Scholarships, Desautels Faculty of Management, HSBC
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

Walter Surface Technologies (Windsor, CT), a global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, has announced that Chester Collier, the senior vice-president of global distribution, has been appointed to the senior vice-president and general manager of the company’s Bio-Circle North America division.

Read full article: Fabricating and Metalworking, October 1, 2015

Classified as: Advanced Management Program, Chester Collier
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

Twenty-five Canadian universities have been ranked in the top 800 worldwide by Times Higher Education. The University of Toronto (19), University of British Columbia (34) and McGill University (38) are once again the top three Canadian institutions in the annual World University Ranking. 

Read full article: CTV News, September 30, 2015

Classified as: McGill University, ctv news, McGill Ranking, Times Higher Education, University Ranking
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

MBA students at the Desautels Faculty of Management are immersing themselves in the world of the performing arts as a way to improve leadership skills through a unique workshop in collaborative leadership which uses theatrical improvisation techniques. Taught by actor, writer and producer Rob Nickerson, the workshop includes a series of progressively layered exercises in which students come to both intellectually understand and also experience the benefits of collaboration; seeing when it is present and also when it is absent.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA, mcgill reporter
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

Refonte de programmes, développement de spécialités, formules d'enseignement revues, choix de nouveaux axes stratégiques, besoins récemment identifiés chez des employeurs: les MBA (Master of Business Administration) sont constamment en évolution dans les universités québécoises. Coup d'oeil sur quelques tendances actuelles.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA, Don Melville, Marie-José Beaudin
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

Les étudiants qui s'inscrivent aux programmes de MBA vont chercher des outils qui les aideront à transformer leurs rêves en réalité. En voici quelques-uns qui ont accepté d'expliquer leurs motivations et leurs ambitions.

... Guillaume Charpenel
Faculté de gestion Desautels de McGill Cofondateur de Solexium (projets solaires sur toits)

Classified as: MBA Program, MBA Alumni, Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

Le MBA a la réputation d'être la voie d'accès aux promotions. Souvent, d'ailleurs, les universités calculent le salaire moyen de leurs diplômés quelques mois après la fin de leurs études, de même que le pourcentage d'augmentation salariale après le programme.
... Tout dépend de son profil. McGill, par exemple, est l'université qui compte le plus d'étudiants internationaux, dont la plupart veulent immigrer au Canada, d'après Marie-José Beaudin, directrice du Centre de carrière de la faculté de gestion Desautels.

Classified as: La Presse, Marie-José Beaudin, Finding a job
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am delighted to sit down with Columbia Business School professor Adam Galinsky.

Classified as: Karl Moore, the globe and mail
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

The Desautels Faculty of Management launched a world’s first on September 16, coining a new word in the process. According to the people who put the course together, “Social Learning for Social Impact” is the very first GROOC (Group MOOC), a new massive open online course that’s designed to foster social collaboration, interaction and learning.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Leslie Breitner, Anita Nowak, GROOC, Social Learning for Social Impact, Carlos Rueda
Published on: 2 Oct 2015

In September 2015, MDIIM launched the first of two new courses for undergraduate non-management students: INTG 201 (Integrated Management Essentials 1) & INTG 202 (Integrated Management Essentials 2). The courses present the essentials of management (accounting, finance, information systems, marketing, operations, organizational behaviour and strategy) using an integrated approach, highlighting how organizations function as a whole and the importance of being able to work across functional and organizational boundaries.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MDIIM, Integrated Management
Published on: 1 Oct 2015

HSBC Bank Canada has partnered with 10 top universities from coast to coast, establishing a new Award to help some of Canada's most deserving and internationally-minded students break through the financial barriers associated with completing an international university exchange program.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, HSBC
Published on: 1 Oct 2015

Thinkers50, the premier ranking of global business thinkers, today announced that Henry Mintzberg is to be the recipient of its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award – previously won by Charles Handy and Ikujiro Nonaka.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, IMPM, IMHL, Lifetime Achievement Award, Thinkers50
Published on: 1 Oct 2015

Peter Todd is the new Dean of HEC Paris. He explains his vision for HEC Paris, a "great school with its great challenges" that he vows to rise to, capitalizing on the excellence of our professors and students. 

View the interview: HEC Paris, September 22, 2015
View the interview (in French): HEC Paris.

Classified as: Dean Peter Todd, Peter Todd, HEC Paris
Published on: 29 Sep 2015