Desautels Faculty of Management

There’s a story Julian Barlow likes to tell people when he’s making a presentation.

In 1995 he was teaching a transformational leadership course when a student asked if Barlow would lead a training session for his staff.

... Alex Kalil, professor at McGill’s Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies in Montreal, has been a long-standing proponent for injecting industry experience into the classroom. That’s because he has had a decades-long history conversing with students within and outside a campus environment.

Classified as: Alex Kalil, Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship, McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship
Published on: 16 Oct 2014

In mid-September, during another busy day at London Fashion Week, the fashion world made its way from the Tom Ford show and a cocktail party at 10 Downing Street over to dinner.

Classified as: BCom, BCom Alumni, imran amed, harvard business school, London Fashion Week, The Business of Fashion, Desautels Global Experts
Published on: 16 Oct 2014

Suppose you grabbed a few cookies before heading out to the grocery store and start to feel guilty or ashamed about breaking your diet. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, feeling guilty might find you comparing calories in different cartons of ice cream. Feeling ashamed might keep you from buying any ice cream in the first place.

Classified as: Marketing, Assistant Professor, Professor, DaHee Han, Journal of Consumer Research
Published on: 16 Oct 2014

Zhejiang University, Desautels's partner school for The Master in Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management (MGMSCM) program, is again ranked top in professors' research capability. 

Rank      University

1                 Zhejiang

2                 Peking

3                 Nanjing

Classified as: Research, Master in Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management (GMSCM), Professor, Master, MGMSCM, Zhejiang University
Published on: 16 Oct 2014

The NJBIZ CFO of the Year awards program on Friday celebrated New Jersey's financial executives at all levels who contribute to the success of New Jersey's economic growth and stability.

... LARGE NONPROFIT (51 or more employees) – WINNER:

Warren Tranquada

Classified as: BCom, BCom Alumni, CFO, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, vice president, Warren Tranquada
Published on: 16 Oct 2014

Economist’s list of the 100 best MBA programs in the world published yesterday (Oct. 9). The U.S. institutions that have bowed out include Babson College, the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School, Purdue University’s Krannert School, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA, The Economist, MBA Program
Published on: 16 Oct 2014

At a time when dads are twice as likely as moms to think they don’t spend enough time with the kids, many employers continue to deny them the breathing room needed to get face time with their families. But a new wave of men is quietly (and not so quietly) finding new ways to lean out. It’s the latest thing in corporate corner-office chic: top male executives ditching work to hang out with their kids.

Classified as: Karl Moore, the globe and mail, Professor
Published on: 16 Oct 2014

PENG CHOY Harvest CEO says foreign investors are poised to raise Chinese equity exposure. Most fund managers will be envious of the sales pitch Peng Choy, chief executive of Hong Kong-based Harvest Global Investments, has at his disposal.

... Harvest Global Investments Founded 2009 Assets under management $8bn (September 2014). Employees 45 Headquarters Hong Kong Ownership Wholly owned subsidiary of Harvest Fund Management Company Born 1957 Total pay Not disclosed, Education 1983 MBA in marketing and accounting, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Classified as: MBA Alumni, CEO, MBA Program, harvest global investments, Peng Choy
Published on: 16 Oct 2014

Former Vanier Community Association president Jevone Nicholas says his diversity experience will improve the quality of life for Rideau-Rockcliffe residents.

... Nicholas grew up in Welland, Ont., where he worked in the private sector before obtaining his MBA from McGill University.

Read full article: Ottawa Community News, October 9, 2014

Classified as: MBA Alumni, MBA Program, Jevone Nicholas, Ottawa, Rideau-Rockcliffe
Published on: 14 Oct 2014

Being able to meet new people, expand your connections, and build personal rapport is a key element in business today. But anyone who struggles with balancing career and family knows well the challenge of finding time for networking.

... Estelle Metayer (@Competia) is the principal and founder of Competia, a leadership and strategy consulting firm, and is an adjunct professor with McGill University’s leadership business programs.

Classified as: MBA, the globe and mail, competia, estelle metayer, Professor, Adjunct Professor, MBA Program
Published on: 14 Oct 2014

The website of the World Retail Congress, which just concluded its annual confab in France, asks “Why Paris in 2014?”

Why, indeed, British retail CEO Andy Street might have asked. The chief of department store chain John Lewis made his way to the conference last week to receive the award for Best Omnichannel Retailer (No, we don’t know what that means, either).

... A big voice in philanthropy

Classified as: MBA, PhD Program, Marcel Desautels, BCom, McGill University, MBA Program, Suzanne Fortier
Published on: 14 Oct 2014

It has been a journey of nearly a decade and it’s not over yet, but for Alexandra Schwartz, starting her own business lets her Breathe.

... Ms. Schwartz made her move into her own business after working for a dozen years as a manager and buyer for Italian designer Gianni Versace, then getting her MBA at McGill University in Montreal. After that, she moved to Los Angeles to work at American Apparel’s headquarters.

Classified as: MBA, MBA Alumni, MBA Program, Alexandra Schwartz
Published on: 14 Oct 2014

Read Desautels' full profile in the 2014 Canadian Business Ultimate MBA Guide:

Canadian Business, Fall 2014

Published on: 10 Oct 2014

Some three years after the first U.S. MOOC was launched to great fanfare, massive open online courses are becoming part of the higher-ed mainstream. Some of the largest Canadian universities are expanding their course offerings and applying the lessons they learn to the benefit of paying, on-campus students.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, moocs, MOOC, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), university affairs
Published on: 9 Oct 2014

By Michelle Sung

You've just come off the high of graduating high school and enjoying summer. Now, you’re thrust into a new city, a new school and plenty of new faces. After the chaos of frosh and O-Week have passed, you’re eager to start your management career off on the right foot. Luckily for you, I’ve compiled a guide to help you survive your first year at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

Classified as: BCom, Desautels Faculty of Management, Michelle Sung
Published on: 9 Oct 2014