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A Message from Dean Bajeux-Besnainou on diversity

Diversity, openness, and freedom of expression are values that move society forward and that are cherished by both McGill University and the Desautels Faculty of Management.  Our Desautels community embraces diversity, welcomes individuals from around the world, and celebrates the freedom of all to engage in dialogues that transcend barriers of any form for the sake of discovery and progress. Let us continue to draw from and protect our values during these uncertain times.

Published on : 31 Jan 2017

McGill alumna honoured by Mergers & Acquisitions magazine

Christine Tiseo (BCom'95) has been named as one of the 35 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A in Mergers & Acquisitions magazine’s January 2017 issue. She was also recognized in 2016, which was the list’s inaugural year. Ms. Tiseo is a Managing Director of the Debt Advisory Group at Chicago-based mid-market global investment bank Lincoln International, where she has worked for 12 years. She is also a chartered financial analyst who holds an MBA from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill.

Published on : 30 Jan 2017

Légalisation du cannabis: un appel à Québec pour qu’il assure la distribution

A call for Quebec to get into pot distribution by academics and business people

Published on : 30 Jan 2017

Mitch Kowalski: McGill study reveals the ‘illusion’ of innovation at Canadian law firms

A new study out of the Faculty of Management at McGill University suggests that while Canadian law firms talk a good “innovation” game, little innovation is actually taking place.   McGill law and MBA student Aly Háji conducted the study under the supervision of management professor Karl Moore. Háji also received “mentorship support and guidance” from Mike Ross and strategy consulting boutique, Juniper.

Published on : 27 Jan 2017

Alderon Appoints Interim CFO

Alderon Iron Ore Corp. announces the appointment of Mr. Anthony Glavac as Interim Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") of the Company effective December 29, 2014. Alderon's current CFO, Mr. Francois Laurin, is taking an executive position outside of the mining sector in the New Year and is committed to ensuring a seamless transition of his responsibilities to Mr. Glavac. ...Mr. Glavac is a CPA, CA and earned his graduate diploma in Public Accountancy and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University.

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Published on : 27 Jan 2017

François Deschênes appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Deschênes Inc.

Groupe Deschênes Inc. (GDI), the largest Canadian-owned company in its sector of activity, announces the appointment of François Deschênes as President and Chief Executive Officer. François previously held the position of Vice President, Operations, for the Quebec Region at GDI.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2017

SCIS grooming success stories as students excel

Florian Wong, Hongqiao class of 2016, IB score of 41 Wong is currently a freshman at McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management. He is pursuing a double major in Finance and Information Systems. Read full article: Shanghai Daily, January 26, 2017 

Published on : 26 Jan 2017

Speech By President Tony Tan At The Appreciation Dinner For Mr Wong Ngit Liong, Former Chairman, NUS

Good evening. I am pleased to join the NUS community this evening to pay tribute to Mr Wong Ngit Liong, who has helmed the National University of Singapore for 12 years, from 2004 to 2016.

Published on : 26 Jan 2017

Roger-Ketcha Ngassam ou retrouver le sens des choses grâce à l'EMBA

À 39 ans, Roger-Ketcha Ngassam est vice-président des opérations techniques chez Novartis, un poste qu’il a décroché tandis qu’il était en train de faire l’EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal. Une expérience enrichissante tant sur le plan personnel qu’opérationnel.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2017

Quand une mise à niveau s'impose

Le niveau des cours de MBA dans des matières complexes, comme la comptabilité ou les statistiques, a poussé les universités à mettre en place des formules de remise à niveau pour les étudiants. Celles-ci ont pris une importance particulière quand les profils se sont diversifiés.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2017

Les agréments internationaux ne présentent pas uniquement des avantages

HEC Montréal, les universités Laval, McGill, et Concordia ont toutes un ou plusieurs agréments internationaux, et ce, depuis plusieurs années. En revanche, l'UQAM n'en a plus, et l'Université de Sherbrooke ne cherche pas en avoir.

Published on : 26 Jan 2017

Announcing the Donald E. Armstrong Building

The future home of the MBA and specialized Masters Programs Renovations began at full pace this September in the Donald E. Armstrong Building, which will house our MBA and Masters programs. Since then, progress is being made every day, with the grand opening slated for Winter 2018.

Published on : 25 Jan 2017

Desautels undergraduates secure competitive scholarships from OCPAQ

For another year, Desautels undergraduate students continue to shine as recipients of competitive funding from the Ordre des CPA du Québec (OCPAQ). Congratulations to the following students who were awarded seven of the forty $1,000 scholarships: Rebecca-Emilie Abelson, Alexander D'Arienzo, Jean-Philippe Leclerc, Ariah Leroux, Guillaume Martel-Lamarre, Yu Wei Pan, Jonathan Toledano

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Published on : 25 Jan 2017

Lending with hospitality

Canadian Western Bank Group (CWB) has launched a new division dedicated to the hospitality (hotel and restaurant) sectors across Canada, named CWB Franchise Finance, based out of Mississauga, Ontario. Restaurant News (RN) sat down with Ed Khediguian, senior vice president of the newly established branch, to discuss the transaction that brought him and the team over to CWB, the approach being taken in creating their programs for the industry, and the vision for the business in the upcoming years.

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Published on : 24 Jan 2017

FL Fuller Landau LLP appoints three new partners

FL Fuller Landau LLP, a full-service chartered professional accounting and business advisory firm, recently announced the appointment of Jaimie Auger, Budd Newton, and Uros Milekic as new Partners, effective January 1, 2017.

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Published on : 24 Jan 2017