McGill's Desautels MBA program is ranked #1 in Canada and 78th in the world by the 2018 Financial Times Global MBA Ranking—one of only three Canadian schools which made the list, released January 29, 2018.
Every year, the FT ranks the world’s best 100 MBA programs using multiple criteria. Read more about the methodology here. The MBA Class of 2014 was surveyed for this ranking.

Classified as: Desautels, MBA, Global ranking, rankings, on campus
Published on: 29 Jan 2018

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

Health Enterprises, Inc., a leading consumer health products company, announces the participation of Mr. Brooke Fishback, director of international sales, in the European Union – United States (EU-US) trade forum in Tallinn, Estonia June 2nd & 3rd.

The EU-US “Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Best Practices Workshop” will bring together leading government officials and private sector business professionals to review ways to improve trade between the EU and the US, and is the 7th EU-US trade forum in the framework of the Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC).

Classified as: MBA, MBA students, Brooke Fishback
Published on: 1 Jun 2016

The Montreal company, which designs and manufactures ready-made indoor and outdoor curtains and draperies, decorative cushions and shower curtains, has managed to adapt to changing trends, technology and market forces in a way its 1946 contemporaries did not.

“Not one of the curtain companies that existed in Canada when we started is still in business today. We outlasted them all,” president Harvey Levenson said. “And we pride ourselves on the fact we’ve never had a losing year.”

Classified as: MBA, Harvey Levenson
Published on: 31 May 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

Lower tuition costs are a selling point for MBA programs outside the U.S. But some schools are starting to bring their fees more in line with U.S. schools, and they’re finding it doesn’t necessarily deter applicants.

This week Financial Times covered recent changes at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada and Vlerick Business School in Belgium. The report highlighted an interesting pattern: after dramatically increasing their tuition, these schools are attracting more applicants.

Classified as: MBA
Published on: 17 May 2016

Le mouvement Desjardins, premier groupe financier coopératif au Canada, renforce son équipe au sein du bureau de représentation européen basé à Paris, avec la nomination de Rémy Paris. 

Classified as: MBA, Lucia Baldino
Published on: 5 May 2016

POXEL SA (Euronext - POXEL - FR0012432516), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel treatments for type 2 diabetes and metabolic disease, today announced that Pierre Legault has been appointed the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Legault joined Poxel's Board of Directors in February 2016 and will succeed Dr. Thierry Hercend, who will continue to support Poxel as a member of its Board.

Classified as: MBA, Pierre Legault
Published on: 19 Apr 2016

Pierre Legault a rejoint Poxel en apportant plus de 35 ans d’expérience de l’industrie biotechnologique et pharmaceutique. Il est membre du Conseil d’Administration de Tobira Therapeutics (Président du Comité d’Audit), de ceux d’Iroko Pharmaceuticals et de NephroGenex. Au cours de sa carrière, M. Legault a été Président, Directeur Général et Directeur Financier de plusieurs sociétés cotées incluant Eckerd Pharmacies, NephroGenex, OSI Pharmaceuticals et Rite Aid. Il a occupé plusieurs fonctions seniors chez Sanofi-Aventis et sociétés précédentes. M.

Classified as: MBA, Pierre Legault
Published on: 19 Apr 2016

For those who may not know, every year the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference holds the First Pitch Case Competition. The competition is designed to give top graduate students the opportunity to work with a major sports organization to analyze and evaluate their most challenging issues. This year, teams worked with Ticketmaster to explore better ways for the company to improve its partnership with the NBA through a multitude of different technological advancements.

Classified as: MBA
Published on: 12 Apr 2016

Desautels MBA students Jorge Tatto, Deepti Kaul, and Christian Mathews-Gagne triumphed over 43 other teams from around the world to win 1st place at the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference’s First Pitch Case Competition held on March 11 to 12. Taking second and third places were Cornell University and Old Dominion University, respectively.

Classified as: MBA, MBA students, Jorge Tatto, Deepti Kaul, Christian Mathews-Gagne
Published on: 15 Mar 2016

CAE today announced that it has appointed Sonya Branco as the Company's Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective May 23, 2016, after the Company has reported its fiscal 2016 year-end results. She succeeds Stephane Lefebvre who has recently accepted a leadership position with le Cirque du Soleil, a company held by private equity.


Classified as: MBA, alumni, sonya branco
Published on: 3 Mar 2016

Un an à peine après sa création, l’entreprise Sportlogiq, lancée par deux diplômés de McGill, compte déjà 10 équipes de la LNH parmi ses clients.

« Nous découvrons des choses au sujet de la façon de jouer au hockey que personne avant nous n’a découvertes », lance Craig Buntin, cofondateur de Sportlogiq.

Classified as: MBA, lance Craig Buntin
Published on: 19 Feb 2016

McGill made it to No. 85, an improvement over last year, when it was No. 100 on the FT Global MBA rankings.

The other four universities that made it this year are:

60. University of Toronto: Rotman. (Last year: 53)
88. Western University: Ivey. (Last year: 97)
93. Queen’s University: Smith.  (Last year: 86)
96. University of British Columbia: Sauder. (Last year: 81)

Classified as: MBA, FT Global MBA Rankings
Published on: 26 Jan 2016

Several hundred aspiring MBAs will descend on Vancouver and Toronto next week for the first two Canadian stops this year on the QS World MBA Tour, which brings about two dozen Canadian and international business schools under one roof for a day-long recruitment pitch.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA
Published on: 22 Jan 2016