Desautels Faculty of Management

As published by Business Because, the Desautels Faculty of Management is among the top five Canadian business schools that are leading innovation in their MBA programs.

“We have historically been working at the frontier of knowledge. The world just lives closer to that frontier today,” Dean Isabelle Bajeux comments.

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Classified as: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Professor Karl Moore interviews CEO and Founder of Indigo Books to discuss Indigo’s business strategy and survival methods in a rapidly evolving and competitive industry.

Reisman discusses the challenges and successes faced over the years and reveals the strategy behind transforming Indigo stores into a cultural space, rather than a typical bookstore.

Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Desautels Professor Karl Moore makes an appearance on BNN to comment on the possibility of the U.S. pulling out of NAFTA and offers his expert advice on business strategy for businesses if this were to prevail.

He discusses the consequences that this move may have on the world, including on Canada, as well as on free trade and business growth.

Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

In a recent project management blog, François Tremblay (EMBA’17) explores the dynamics of project management and the various overlooked components of strategic management.

He discusses the importance of cross-functional leadership and the weaving together of strategy, operations and project management.

Read more about his perspective in this blog.

Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

As one of the most established and successful private equity firms, Onex announced Nehal Abdel Hakim (MBA’06) as Managing Director, Capital Markets in their New York office.

Hakim formerly worked with Morgan Stanley in the Global Capital Markets Group and was a member of Credit Suisse’s Financial Sponsors team.

Discover more in this news release. 

Classified as: Master of Business Administration (MBA), MBA Alumni
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Desautels Professor Karl Moore joins BNN to share his instant reaction to Bombardier putting its faith in ITC after the U.S. slapped 292% duty on CSeries aircrafts.

Watch the BNN video to discover. 

Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

In an article published by CRWE World, Phivida announces Desautels alumnus Jon David Silverman (BCom’61) as its new Chairman of the Advisory Board.

As the former Executive Vice President of Seagram’s global emerging markets division, Silverman has spent nearly forty years in the global food and beverage sector.

Discover Jon David Silverman’s journey so far.

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Businessperson and Desautels alumnus, Kuok Khoon Hong (BCom'73) occupies the ninth position on Singapore’s 10 Richest People in 2017 list.

As a co-founder of Wilmar, one of the biggest palm oil producers in the world, Hong has established plantations in Asia and Africa.

Learn more about how Mr. Kuok earned his wealth. 

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Our new MBA & Masters building is named for Professor Donald E. Armstrong, PhD’54 (1925-2011).

The 48,666 sq. ft. expansion by EKM brings new dedicated teaching and learning spaces that benefit all in the Faculty.

While the building is open for students as of January 2018, the grand opening is slated for May 25-27.

Classified as: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Masters of Management in Finance (MMF), Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Professor Karl Moore interviews CEO and Secretary General of the Canadian Red Cross on leading with urgency through the worst situations.

After investing multiple years in community work and being involved with many health and social service committees, Conrad Sauvé reveals his leadership motivations and vision.

Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Desautels alumnus Brett Hickey (BCom'02) has been recognized for the excellence his firm provided in financial services.

Brett Hickey is the CEO and Founder of Star Mountain Capital, an asset management firm. Not only is the firm well recognized, but Mr. Hickey is also a sought-after leader.

Discover the many accolades received by Star Mountain Capital, LLC and Brett Hickey for their extensive work to-date. 

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Jody Mitiche talks to us about her rewarding experience at the McGill Executive Institute

Ongoing training is essential when it comes to professional development—whether it’s provided in the workplace or at an academic institution like the McGill Executive Institute. For Jody Mitiche, Service Delivery Director at telecommunications company Ericsson, professional development is essential when it comes to advancing her career and taking on new challenges at work.

Classified as: McGill Executive Institute, Mini-MBA
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

In contrast to the traditional Baby Boomer mindset of "never apologize, never explain,” Professor Karl Moore delves into the millennial expectation of apologies and explanations.

Read more in The Globe & Mail

Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 10 Jan 2018

We welcome Mr. Benoit Lacoste Bienvenue, Partner, National Service Line Leader, Canadian Corporate Tax at KPMG Canada to the Desautels International Advisory Board.

Benoit is a partner in International and M&A Tax, in the Montreal office, and the National Leader for Canadian Corporate Tax, with over 16 years of experience in complex cross border tax structuring, M&A transactions, financing and restructuring transactions.

Classified as: Benoit Lacoste Bienvenue, International advisory board
Published on: 10 Jan 2018

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