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Desautels MBAs Win Consulting Prize at USC Marshall Global Consulting Challenge

MBA students Sankalp Sachdeva, Brandon Groper, Nico Drohojowski, Abolfazl Keighobadi Lamjiri (Professional MBA), and Vasu Subrahmanian, won the prestigious Consulting prize and ranked 2nd overall at the 2015 USC Marshall Global Consulting Challenge.

Published on : 12 Mar 2015

Part-funded MBAs keeping lawyers content in roles

A number of the Silver and Magic Circle law firms are offering to part fund MBAs as a method of retaining their top performers, according to recruitment firm Legal Professionals. The legal recruitment specialist revealed that firms have become increasingly creative with their retention methods in an effort to prevent talent with three to five years’ experience from moving on. One way of doing this is to tap into the growing trend of some lawyers who are looking to develop wider business skills.

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Published on : 06 Mar 2015

Desautels students head to 2015 Hult Prize regionals

On March 13-14, McGill students Amanda Chalupa (MSc in Social & Transcultural Psychiatry), Alyssa Wiseman (MBA-Law), Attiya Hirji (BA in International Development), Lida Faridian (MBA) and Vivien Leung (Law), also known as team MILA, are headed to San Francisco to vie for the US$1 million Hult Prize to launch their social program.

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Le bonheur, la dépendance à soi-même

Dans la société nord-américaine, beaucoup de gens misent sur le couple pour être heureux. La relation amoureuse devient le baromètre de leur vie, un passage obligé dans l’évaluation de leur réussite en tant qu’être humain. Or, cette dépendance à l’autre pour être heureux amène bien souvent son lot de déception, de souffrance, d’anxiété et de stress.

Published on : 11 Nov 2014

Goodfellow Announces the Appointment of Mr. Denis Fraser as President and CEO

The Board of Directors of Goodfellow Inc. (TSX: GDL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Denis Fraser as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective December 1, 2014. ... Mr. Fraser is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and of the MBA program at McGill University. He also completed the Advanced Executive Program at Kellogg School of Management.

Published on : 11 Nov 2014

Rankings are not No. 1 in some schools’ hearts

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management consistently does well in rankings of the world’s best business schools. For instance, Bloomberg Businessweek, the granddaddy of rankers, says the Toronto school is the 11th best globally, outside the United States.

Published on : 06 Nov 2014

Clean homes, clear corporate minds

Deb Nelson’s first “aha” moment came as she stood on the pavement outside a Montreal restaurant, struggling to summon the courage to go inside.  ... Montreal resident Tolulope Ilesanmi, company founder and chief executive officer, believes cleaning is as much a spiritual service as a physical act. For the past two years, he has invited executives to tap into a deeper sense of purpose by coming to Montreal and working alongside his professional cleaning crews. Ms. Nelson was one of those pilgrims.

Published on : 06 Nov 2014

New analytics software breaks down numbers behind figure skating performances

Craig Buntin sits with his laptop overlooking the rink at Prospera Place and with a few taps on his keyboard pulls up a video and graphic of three-time world champion Patrick Chan. ... He initially searched for a separation from figure skating, and created TeaBean, a coffee and tea company based in Montreal which he eventually sold. He applied to the MBA program at McGill University, and became the first person accepted into the program without an undergraduate degree.

Published on : 03 Nov 2014

Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Need innovative ideas? Then tap into your board members’ expertise

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Michael Useem [a management professor] from the Wharton Business School. So Mike, you do a lot of research on boards, how can boards help with innovation?

Published on : 30 Oct 2014

Marvin Corber, Robert B. Winsor to receive honorary degrees

Two outstanding contributors to Montreal community organizations will be honoured at McGill’s fall convocation ceremonies. Marvin Corber and Robert B. Winsor will both receive Doctor of Laws honorary degrees. The convocation ceremonies will be held Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Salle Wilfrid Pelletier, Place des Arts. Two ceremonies will take place that day, the first at 10 a.m. and the second at 3 p.m. ... Marvin Corber

Published on : 23 Oct 2014

HULT PRIZE ONE MILLION DOLLAR START-UP CHALLENGE

Registrations are now open for the 2015 Hult Prize at McGill  Will you be the next winner of $1 Million? This year's President's Challenge will tackle Early Childhood Education. The Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill is proud to host a Campus Event which is part of the world's largest and most influential community! The best fact? We are all here to help you! 

Published on : 23 Oct 2014

What size university fits you?

Big? Small? Specialized? For those considering the kind of campus they would like to attend, here are some qualities to consider, based on the experience of students who attended different types of schools. ... The big school Travis O’Farrell, McGill University Class of 2010

Published on : 23 Oct 2014

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking

17. Alberta Cefis (MBA’79, Executive Vice-President and Head, Global Transaction Banking for Scotiabank and Desautels Faculty Advisory Board Member) EVP, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Scotiabank Global transaction bankers know all about cross-border operations. So it makes sense that Scotiabank's Alberta Cefis is dedicated to breaking down barriers in her professional and philanthropic efforts.

Published on : 23 Oct 2014