Desautels Faculty of Management news
On February 13, 2010 the MBA team hailing from McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management won 3rd place at the Rotman Net Impact CSR Case Competition in Toronto.
Desautels MBA students impressed the judges as they delivered a strong performance earning 2nd place out of seven at the CFA Case Competition on February 12, 2010 at the Montreal Stock Exchange. The team consisted of five MBA candidates: Neil Cuggie, Tigran Karapetian, Hadi Kazmi, Colin McBride and Laurence Villion.
On Tuesday, February 16, at the Centre Mont Royal in Montreal, McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management held the prestigious Peter Brojde Leadership Lecture which featured Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group Founder and President. Branson inspired a full house of over 800 McGill students, faculty, and alumni, and the lecture was streamed live to over 500 viewers worldwide.
Four BCom Case Teams made the finals at the 32nd annual ICBC (Inter-Collegiate Business Competition) held at Queen's University on January 7 to 10, 2010 with both the Ethics and Finance teams taking first place overall. Debate – Celine Junke & Diana Pirri Ethics – Charlotte Mcleod & Daniella Marando Finance – Fatoumata Diane & Chloe Kangas Marketing – Margeaux Girardin & Albert Klein
Desautels Faculty of Management BCom students took two 1st place, one 2nd place and four 3rd place podiums at the 22nd edition of the Jeux du Commerce, held at the John Molson School of Business in Montreal from January 8 to 10, 2010.
After three days of rigorous competition, the Desautels MBA delegation came in 3rd place overall at the 2010 MBA Games. They placed 2nd in the overall academic category (ahead of Rotman, Ivey and Queens), and 3rd place overall.
Laurette Dubé’s career as a nutritionist seems so distant that she calls it “a former life.” Since then she has completed an MBA in Finance, a master’s of professional studies in marketing and a PhD in consumer psychology. She joined the Desautels Faculty of Management as a consumer psychologist in 1995, focusing her research on “non-rational” aspects of decision-making and behavior.
Prof. Karl Moore speaks with the Cirque du Soleil chief, Daniel Lamarre, on how to manage the fine line between artistic freedom and organizational discipline.
Prof. Reuven Brenner: "It would appear that America needs a miracle to escape the “new normal” of low growth. We know of no means to induce miracles, but there is a next best thing.[...] You need skilled farmers to manage the capital of bees and herds properly, to assure living from their returns only while not using up the capital…"