Desautels Faculty of Management

Le concours de McGill a contribué à la création de 133 entreprises qui emploient près de 700 personnes. L’an dernier, Éloïse Grondin-Bouchard et Adam Coape-Arnold ont lancé le yogourt Cult dans leur appartement montréalais. 

Classified as: mcgill dobson cup, McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship, Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship
Published on: 17 Sep 2015

Usman W. Chohan has an MBA from Desautels (2014) in Strategy and Leadership.  He was an attendee the 3rd Pacific Climate Change Convention  of the Pacific Island Development Forum (PIDF); held in Suva, Fiji in September, 2015. He has previously served at the World Bank Institute and the National Bank of Canada.

Classified as: Usman W. Chohan
Published on: 16 Sep 2015

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to sit down with my McGill colleague Henry Mintzberg to talk about his new GROOC.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Karl Moore, the globe and mail, GROOC
Published on: 16 Sep 2015

It may not be the comeback story of the century, but McGill University’s resurgence to the No. 1 position in the latest QS World University Rankings has offered a glimmer of hope when many had predicted nothing but a continual slide down the international rankings scale for the “Harvard of the north.”

Classified as: McGill University, QS Rankings, montreal gazette, McGill Ranking, vancity buzz
Published on: 16 Sep 2015

The first cohort to graduate from McGill University’s X-1 startup accelerator is a unusual mix.

While some are attempting to commercialize products based on serious scientific research, one has no real product and another startup that pitched at the accelerator’s demo day has already stopped operating.

The demo day, held on Sept. 9, began with pitches form some of the startups to win at The McGill Dobson Cup, a business plan competition open to students, alumni, faculty and staff of the university.

Classified as: mcgill dobson cup, McGill X-1 Accelerator, McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship, Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship
Published on: 16 Sep 2015

If business school is your first step towards an international career in management, you might want to consider a growing number of Masters programmes that will take you across continents to develop your cross-cultural mindset and build your business credentials. 

Classified as: IMPM, International Masters in Practicing Management (IMPM)
Published on: 16 Sep 2015

Following a 21-year tenure at George Washington University, Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou has joined McGill University as the new dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Read full article: McGill Tribune, September 15, 2015

Related article: McGill Tribune

Classified as: Dean, Isabelle G. Bajeux-Besnainou, McGill Tribune
Published on: 15 Sep 2015

McGill University maintained its position as the top-ranked Canadian university in the world even if it dropped down a few notches in the overall standings released in this year’s QS World University Rankings.

Read full article: Montreal Gazette, September 15, 2015

Classified as: McGill University, QS Rankings, McGill Ranking
Published on: 15 Sep 2015

Vječna rasprava o tome rađaju li se lideri ili stvaraju, odnosno može li se naučiti biti vođa, svoju konkretizaciju u okviru poslovne zajednice doživljava i u jednom uže definiranom pitanju – je li za uspješnog menadžera nužno formalno menadžersko obrazovanje?
... Jedan od najpoznatijih stručnjaka u području poslovnog obrazovanja Henry Mintzberg iznimno je kritičan prema MBA programima najpoznatijih škola kao što su Harvard ili Wharton.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg
Published on: 15 Sep 2015

As an extrovert, Karl has to learn to put on his “game face” and act like an introvert to be a better leader. Introverted leaders, too, need to act like extroverts at times for the same reason. But recent research from Oxford suggests an interesting turn: leaders need to incorporate characteristics of both types at the exact same time to be the best leaders they can be.

Classified as: Karl Moore, the globe and mail
Published on: 11 Sep 2015

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am delighted to sit down with an American who teaches at Leeds University in the U.K., Timothy Devinney.

Classified as: Karl Moore, the globe and mail
Published on: 11 Sep 2015

The Board of Directors of LifeSciences BC announced today at their Annual General Meeting, thatJames P. Hatton Q.C. has been appointed new Chairman of the LifeSciences BC Board of Directors. 

It was also announced that Nancy Harrison, Board of Director member since 2012, will take over as Vice Chair.

Read full article: Money News, September 9, 2015

Classified as: MBA Alumni, Nancy Harrison
Published on: 11 Sep 2015

文盲和半文盲以外,还有一种时代进步的產物「消费文盲」。一般分成两类,一类看不懂品牌背后的內涵,靠价位获得优越感;第二类则崇尚无標籤。新时代文盲或称全球文盲(Global Illiteracy),指的並不是读不懂文字,而是「误读」语言或文化。
... EMBA是用公款消费的Easy MBA(商管硕士在职班),人人爭著上课,为的是迅速累积社交资源,高校纷纷开办EMBA课程,意在谋「財」而非「才」。套用国际知名管理学大师亨利明茨伯格(Henry Mintzberg)的话:「EMBA和MBA的区別在于,招收更有经验的学员,

Read full article: Oriental Daily News, September 11, 2015

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, EMBA
Published on: 11 Sep 2015

The most important challenges faced by society and managers in contemporary organizations, be they private, public or not-for-profit, are closely related. They do not respect disciplinary boundaries and cannot be adequately tackled with knowledge from just one management function or university faculty. The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM)’s mandate is to address these challenges by developing an integrated approach to management - one that breaks down disciplinary barriers, embraces multiple perspectives and encourages holistic thinking about organizations.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MDIIM, Sustainability, health, Social Economy Initiative, Integrated Management
Published on: 9 Sep 2015

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