Desautels Faculty of Management news
We can say with great certainty that there were at least a couple of Montreal Canadiens players tuning into Sunday night's CIS men's hockey finale. They would be McGill alum Mathieu Darche (BCom’00) and centre David Desharnais, who had the Redmen's Francis Verreault-Paul on his wing for four years with the Chicoutimi Saguenéens.
McGill BCom students put their case analysis and presentation skills to the test once again at the 11th annual McGill Management International Case Competition (MMICC 2011) which took place from March 22 to 26. After presenting in the morning and afternoon to two different set of judges, the McGill team placed 2nd overall out of a total of 11 competing universities.
The events in Wisconsin about public sector unions’ rights created a vociferous debate, much of it sidestepping one major problem and a possible, permanent solution. – Article by Professor Reuven Brenner
It's not that flying is going to become easier (the airline industry continues to face tough times), but I wonder if we might find new ways to embrace the voyage -- to discover small corners of pleasure in what has become a boring and unpleasant experience. If you want to laugh about it all, you might try Henry Mintzberg's classic, "The Flying Circus: Tales of a Tormented Traveller."
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Stephen Kobrin, a professor at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jenn Heil roared across the finish line of her illustrious mogul skiing career Sunday with zero regrets to go with a massive hardware collection. But off-the-mountain challenges - such as completing her university degree in management and political science at McGill University and raising $1 million to help young women in developing countries.
Several business students at the Desautels Faculty of Management are giving back to the community by volunteering in outreach programs around Montreal as part of a “Leadership Challenge” project.
At McGill in Montreal, Professor Nancy Adler uses the examples of Picasso and other modernists to change the way that people think – rather than seeing business through the prism of solving problems, she encourages them to look at paintings and reflect on the way that artists try to create, rather than problem-solve.
A group of McGill MBA students who travelled to India last month announced this week they surpassed their social media fundraising goal to fund women’s education in that country.
Entrepreneur Magazine has outlined the hottest areas of opportunity in green business. The Desautels Faculty of Management was the only school outside of the U.S. to make it to this prestigious Top 16 list.
McGill University is perplexed and disappointed with the response of the Government of Quebec to the changes made by McGill to transform the University’s MBA program. Rather than celebrate the dramatic progress and success McGill has achieved in a short period of time with its renewed and self-funded MBA, the government has imposed a significant fine against one of its own universities.
McGill est perplexe et déçue de la réaction du gouvernement du Québec en réponse aux changements apportés pour transformer son programme de MBA. Plutôt que de saluer les succès fulgurants que McGill a rapidement obtenus grâce à son nouveau programme bonifié et autofinancé, le gouvernement a imposé une amende importante à l’une de ses universités.