Desautels Faculty of Management

Two outstanding contributors to Montreal community organizations will be honoured at McGill’s fall convocation ceremonies. Marvin Corber and Robert B. Winsor will both receive Doctor of Laws honorary degrees.

The convocation ceremonies will be held Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Salle Wilfrid Pelletier, Place des Arts. Two ceremonies will take place that day, the first at 10 a.m. and the second at 3 p.m.

... Marvin Corber

Classified as: BCom, Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA, harriet and marvin cober family fund, Harriet and Marvin Corber Family Fund for Student Support, marvin cober
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

Registrations are now open for the 2015 Hult Prize at McGill 

Will you be the next winner of $1 Million? This year's President's Challenge will tackle Early Childhood Education. The Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill is proud to host a Campus Event which is part of the world's largest and most influential community! The best fact? We are all here to help you! 

Classified as: BCom, MBA, Hult Prize
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

Big? Small? Specialized? For those considering the kind of campus they would like to attend, here are some qualities to consider, based on the experience of students who attended different types of schools.

... The big school

Travis O’Farrell, McGill University Class of 2010

Classified as: BCom, McGill University, MBA, the globe and mail, Professor
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

For the first time in six years, a new challenger has topped the FT’s ranking of executive MBA programmes.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Professor, International Masters in Practicing Management (IMPM), International Masters Program in Practicing Management (IMPM), cleghorn professor
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

17. Alberta Cefis (MBA’79, Executive Vice-President and Head, Global Transaction Banking for Scotiabank and Desautels Faculty Advisory Board Member)

EVP, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Scotiabank

Global transaction bankers know all about cross-border operations. So it makes sense that Scotiabank's Alberta Cefis is dedicated to breaking down barriers in her professional and philanthropic efforts.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA, MBA Alumni, Faculty Advisory Board, Alberta Cefis
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

No le gustan los MBA. No le gusta George W. Bush. No le gustan los disparatados bonus de los ejecutivos. No le gusta el enorme poder de las grandes corporaciones en nuestras vidas. Y sostiene, con alarma, que se están dando algunas condiciones en Estados Unidos similares a las de la Alemania e Italia de principios de los años treinta del siglo pasado.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, MBA, Professor, cleghorn professor
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

Vacations are a time for relaxing at the cottage or sunning on a beach – unless you’re Joanne Liu, the Canadian physician who is the loudest and most insistent voice in the global rally to contain the Ebola epidemic.

... “She wants to save the world,” said her good friend Conrad Sauvé, the Red Cross Canada CEO who studied with her at McGill for a master’s degree in health leadership.

Classified as: IMHL, IMHL Alumni, joanne liu, the globe and mail, doctors without borders
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

Are your healthcare IT customers concerned about the cost of a new EHR (electronic health records) system? Make sure you let them know they’ll probably get their money back in less than a year.


Discussing The Client Investment

Classified as: MBA, EMBA Alumni, Yeona Jang
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

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 Tarun Khanna from the Harvard Business School.

What do you think is important for a [business] person going to an emerging country? How do we know we have someone who will do well there?

Classified as: Talking Management, Karl Moore, the globe and mail, Professor, Associate Professor, harvard business school, Tarun Khanna
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

Dr Ghada Selim, MD, Lecturer of Cardiology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; Founding Director of cardiac rehabilitation unit, Ain Shams University, International Masters of Health Leadership participant, McGill University, Canada.

Ghada Selim, Class 5 participant, establishes first comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation center in Egypt.

Read full article: European Society of Cardiology, October, 2014

Classified as: IMHL, IMHL Alumni, Ghada Selim
Published on: 23 Oct 2014

From using smart machines and big data to adopting cross-cultural management and understanding diversity, there are many ways to lead with a global mentality. Changeboard asks four leading academics for their insights.

Question one

Do you believe there is a mismatch between the skills that people possess and the skills needed for future business success? If so, how can this be addressed?

Classified as: Karl Moore, Professor, Associate Professor, changeboard
Published on: 18 Oct 2014

AndeanGold Ltd. ("the Company" or "AndeanGold") (TSX VENTURE: AAU)(LMA: AAU) is pleased to announce that Messrs. Diego Angulo and Alexander Pena have been appointed to AndeanGold's board of directors.

Classified as: MBA, EMBA Alumni, MBA Program, Andean Gold, AndeanGold Ltd., Board of Directors, Diego Angulo
Published on: 18 Oct 2014

Elizabeth Law FCPA first understood the power of not-for-profit ventures during her university days in Montreal, Canada, where she saw communities that were crying out for help.

Classified as: BCom, BCom Alumni, Elizabeth Law, FCPA, Non-Profit Management
Published on: 18 Oct 2014

Article By Reuven Brenner 

Now, as during World War II and up to 1951, the US Federal Reserve practiced what is now called quantitative easing (QE). Then, as now, nominal interest rates were low and the real ones negative: The Fed’s policy did not so much induce investments as it allowed the government to accumulate debts, and prevent default. 

... Reuven Brenner holds the Repap Chair at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. The article draws on his Force of Finance (2002). 

Classified as: Reuven Brenner, finance, force of finance, repap chair, Professor, REPAP, Asia Times
Published on: 18 Oct 2014

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 Raina Brands [assistant professor of organizational behaviour] from the London Business School.

... Raina, you have been looking at charismatic leaders. Do men and women differ in respect to charismatic leadership?

Classified as: Karl Moore, Organizational Behaviour, the globe and mail, london business school, Raina Brands
Published on: 16 Oct 2014