Applications are now open for the 2018 SEI Impact Internship Program!

Desautels BCom students and Montreal-based social-purpose organizations are invited to apply to the 2018 Impact Internship Program

Classified as: Social Economy Initiative, Impact Internship Program, Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, Social Impact, BCom
Published on: 30 Nov 2017

Are you a Desautels student who would like to gain experience addressing organizational and societal challenges?

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) will appoint its first cohort of Integrated Management Student Fellows in the winter 2018 term. The program provides an opportunity to hone practical skills through paid experiential learning.


Classified as: Integrated Management, BCom, MBA, Sustainability, experiential learning, Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management
Published on: 17 Nov 2017

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) is pleased to announce the Social Economy Initiative’s Impact Internship cohort for the 2017 year. Now heading into its fifth consecutive year, the program pairs top McGill undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations for paid placements over the spring and summer months. Past interns have reported that the experience has allowed them to be more empowered to take on social impact an

Classified as: BCom, Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, SEI, Social Economy Initiative, Social Impact
Published on: 28 Apr 2017

Hi-Rise Capital Ltd. (“Hi-Rise” or the “Company”), a mortgage broker and administrator focused on funding high quality real estate development projects in the Greater Toronto Area, is pleased to announce today that it has appointed Michael Kraft as Chief Executive Officer.

...Mr. Kraft holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, graduating in both instances with academic distinction.

Classified as: BCom
Published on: 12 Jan 2017

In 2006, Professor Karl Moore led 40 Desautels Faculty of Management students to Omaha, Nebraska to learn from legendary investment guru, Warren Buffett.

Given the tremendous success of the first visit and the recognized value of experiential learning, the Desautels Faculty of Management has arranged another opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to meet the iconic Warren Buffett on January 20, 2017.

Classified as: BCom, Karl Moore, Masters of Management in Finance
Published on: 9 Dec 2016

Friday, September 23, marked the first of three open forum meetings that invited members of the McGill community to discuss sustainability at McGill.

Classified as: BCom
Published on: 4 Oct 2016

2016-17 Student Associates applications now open!

Are you a full-time Desautels student looking to participate in high-profile events, interact with special guests, and engage with students around integrated management? Then we invite you to apply to the MDIIM Student Associates Program! 

Applications are now open for the 2016-17 MDIIM Student Associates Program and are due on Monday, September 26Click here to download the application form. 

Classified as: BCom, Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MBA students
Published on: 7 Sep 2016

A quartet of special guests will be speaking at Loyalist College for the 49th Annual Convocation Ceremonies. The four ceremonies, which take next Thursday and Friday, recognize new graduates and celebrate their accomplishments with family and friends.

...Later that day, at 2:30 p.m., president and chief executive officer of Cogeco Connexion, Louise St-Pierre, will speak at the School of Media, Arts + Design and the School of Continuing Education.

Classified as: BCom, Louise St-Pierre
Published on: 3 Jun 2016

Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (OTC:GLPW) (“Global Power”) today announced it has appointed two independent directors to its Board of Directors.  Following this appointment, the Global Power Board of Directors now consists of 10 members.  The newly appointed directors are as follows: 

Classified as: BCom, David Brown
Published on: 2 Jun 2016

EIGHT flights, two developing countries, five cities, 25 meetings with 25 different companies in 10 different industries. If I told you that you could do this in less than 10 days, you would probably think I was crazy. And then I would tell you about the Hot Cities of the World Tour at the University of McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, which has followed such a hectic schedule for the past eight years.

Classified as: BCom, MBA, Hot Cities of the World Tour
Published on: 31 May 2016

A trio of Laval student-athletes were among the 55 deserving student-athletes who shared $184,500 in individual bursaries as part of the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence (FAEQ) at the Foundation’s annual Sponsorship spring cocktail party that was held in the John Molson Room in Montreal earlier this month. The FAEQ also celebrated the performances of numerous bursary recipients, who have already qualified or are in the process of qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This year alone the Foundation has delivered nearly 1.3-million dollars to 450 student-athletes.

Classified as: BCom
Published on: 26 May 2016

Six incoming freshmen to McGill have been pegged to share $30,000 and are among the 35 recipients of recruitment bursaries totalling $165,000, announced last week by the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence. The amount includes five awards of $3,000 apiece, distributed to Canadians from outside Quebec who have chosen to pursue their educational and athletic careers in a Quebec university.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, May 25, 2016 

Classified as: BCom
Published on: 26 May 2016

Mark London grew up in the Elca London Gallery, of which he has been director for the past 25 years.

“The gallery and I were conceived at the same time,” says London, son of Jonas London, an office manager and McGill University commerce graduate, and Elca London, who held a master’s degree in psychology from McGill and worked at psychiatric hospitals. His mother’s means of earning a living was about to take a creative turn when Mark was in utero.

Classified as: BCom, Jonas London
Published on: 18 May 2016

One day, almost 10 years ago, Christine Boutros felt something she will never forget.

She remembers it like it was yesterday: “You know when you sit on your leg for too long and it feels tingling? I thought it would pass but it didn’t,” she explained.

A few months later, Boutros, at the age of 45, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. “It was kind of surreal,” she said.

Classified as: BCom, Christine Boutros
Published on: 12 May 2016

A Desautels undergraduate student case team composed of Kangni Chen, Manuel Gobeille-Leblanc, Victoire Monnier and Alexie Morin made the finals at the 18th annual Global Business Case Competition (GBCC) hosted by Foster School of Business at the University of Washington held from April 4 to 10, 2016. 

Classified as: BCom, GBCC 2016
Published on: 10 May 2016