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MBA students win MIT Sloan Sports Analytics First Pitch Case Competition

Desautels MBA students Jorge Tatto, Deepti Kaul, and Christian Mathews-Gagne triumphed over 43 other teams from around the world to win 1st place at the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference’s First Pitch Case Competition held on March 11 to 12. Taking second and third places were Cornell University and Old Dominion University, respectively.

Published on : 15 Mar 2016

Ambition internationale, logique industrielle, risques financiers : le dilemme d’EDF

Dans un contexte économique de plus en plus difficile à décrypter et à anticiper, l'agilité est devenue une compétence essentielle des organisations, qui se doivent de développer leur adaptabilité sans sacrifier le volontarisme et la vision de long terme également indispensables à leur succès, voire à leur survie.

Published on : 14 Mar 2016

Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability 2016

Event Date & Time:  Mar 18 2016 - 9:00am to Mar 19 2016 - 7:00pm Location: New Residence

Published on : 14 Mar 2016

GCPA Students Receive Scholarships from the Fondation des CPAs du Québec

Congratulations to the Desautels GCPA students who were awarded scholarships from the Fondation des CPAs du Quebec: Jennifer Diodati Brittany Klumak Christina Kontaxis Patrick Lorange Lauren Love Jonathan Ngo Isabella Nirchi David Song Visit their website for more information: Fondation des CPAs du Québec

Published on : 11 Mar 2016

Desautels BCom students make finals at CBS CC 2016

A Desautels undergraduate student case team composed of Jordan Bonneville, Wendelina Lai, Joshua Phoon and Luohan Wei made the finals at the 15th annual Copenhagen Business School Case Competition (CBS CC) held on February 29 to March 5, 2016. 

Published on : 11 Mar 2016

How Sun Life executives encourage innovation

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail talks with Isabelle Hudon, who is the Executive Chairman of Sun Life in Quebec. Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, 9 March, 2016

Published on : 11 Mar 2016

Why it's time for business schools to radically rethink the MBA

Employers love business school graduates. That's not just a wild claim: 96% of employers globally polled by the Graduate Management Admission Council in January 2016 said that hiring such graduates creates value for their companies. But that most-sought-after of business qualifications, the Master of Business Administration (MBA), is not above criticism. It has been accused by some of not meeting the needs of a changing market. In this tough economic and political climate it's important to question whether business schools should be doing something differently.

Published on : 11 Mar 2016

Neema: un voyage en chansons

Neema n'a pas chômé depuis la parution de son dernier album studio, Watching You Think, il y a près de six ans. L'artiste montréalaise a beaucoup vécu dans ses valises, faisant pendant deux ans un tour du monde en chansons dont témoigne l'album live Leave the Light On, paru en 2014.

Published on : 11 Mar 2016

Parker: Farm upbringing grew Hunter's work ethic

Sharie Hunter says growing up on a Saskatchewan farm south of Cypress Hills nurtured a positive attitude that, with hard work and the pioneering spirit of family members, has greatly influenced her approach to business. Farm life was also fun, but Hunter needed an outlet for her creative spirit. She left for Medicine Hat to study visual communications before another move brought her to Calgary where she was hired by Loblaws. It was there that Hunter received great practical experience designing food packaging, in-store promotions and directing photo-shoots.

Published on : 11 Mar 2016

Marketing Corporate Social Responsibility: Tips for B2B enterprises

The new study by Dr. Saurabh Mishra, Associate Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University and Dr. Sachin B. Modi, Associate Professor, College of Business, Iowa State University, was recently published in the Journal of Marketing. Their findings indicate that a strong marketing department is crucial to helping a firm leverage its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, which can have tangible benefits for stakeholders.

Published on : 11 Mar 2016

Companies and universities tackle obesity through pulses

To discover new ways of promoting pulses like lentils and peas to tackle obesity and undernutrition, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University has launched a platform that enables companies and institutes to work together towards improving the nutrition of food products. The Global Pulse Innovation Platform (PIP) aims to boost consumption of protein-rich pulses, a sustainable food product that helps prevent and manage chronic diseases such as diabetes.

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Published on : 11 Mar 2016

Une nouvelle plateforme aide les entreprises et les universités à lutter contre l’obésité grâce aux légumineuses

MONTRÉAL, 10 mars 2016 – Pour découvrir de nouvelles façons de promouvoir les légumineuses comme les lentilles et les pois, et lutter contre l’obésité et la dénutrition, la Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill a lancé une plateforme qui permet aux entreprises et aux instituts de collaborer afin d’améliorer la valeur nutritive des produits alimentaires.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2016

New Platform Helps Companies and Universities Tackle Obesity through Pulses

MONTREAL, Mar. 10, 2016 – To discover new ways of promoting pulses like lentils and peas to tackle obesity and undernutrition, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University has launched a platform that enables companies and institutes to work together towards improving the nutrition of food products. The Global Pulse Innovation Platform (PIP) launches today to boost consumption of protein-rich pulses, a sustainable food product that helps prevent and manage chronic diseases such as diabetes.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2016

#McGill24 set to make its mark

In the TV series 24, the ever-resourceful (and perpetually sleep-deprived) Jack Bauer experienced a truly terrible day once every year, a day during which he would be confronted with a deadly series of threats against the country he was sworn to protect. On March 16, during #McGill24, the plan is for McGill graduates and supporters around the world to take action in far less harrowing circumstances.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2016

Sylvie Bernier: la quête ultime de la pureté

En 1984, à Los Angeles, Sylvie Bernier devenait la première Canadienne à remporter l'or en plongeon et la première Québécoise à atteindre la plus haute marche du podium à des Jeux olympiques. Loin d'être réduite à ce moment qui aurait pu la figer dans le temps, elle est plus présente que jamais et elle s'est retrouvée cette année là où on ne l'attendait pas, à participer à la mise en nomination de futurs sénateurs et à commenter l'affaire Aubut.

Published on : 09 Mar 2016