Supporting Desautels

Giving Time to Desautels Students in the Classroom

1 Mar 2022

Emerging markets have risen. Supply chains have gone global. And just about everything has gone digital. In recent decades, the way we do business has changed in profound ways, but even as it has...

Desautels alumnus David Laidley donates $5 million to create new Centre for Business Ethics

2 Feb 2022

“We’ve all seen and read about situations where things go sideways because of ethical issues,” says David Laidley, BCom’67. “A company veers off the path a few small steps at a time, and then it...

Honouring the impact and legacy of Devon Haye

8 Dec 2021

Devon Haye (BCom’20) believed that a business can do much more than make money - it can be a powerful force for social good. He refined this vision during his studies for a Bachelor of Commerce at...

Scott Jones: Leading Nova Steel through transformative growth and supporting MBA students in next-generation manufacturing

9 Nov 2021

Success, rebuilding and transformation. That’s the story of Montreal-based Nova Steel, a diversified steel manufacturing company with 20 locations in Canada, Mexico, and the United States and $1...

The Lewtas Experiential Learning Office will enhance educational opportunities at Desautels

23 Sep 2021

Management is both a science and an art. There is a lot that you can learn in a classroom, but there are certain things that you can only learn by doing....

A case competition professor is remembered

23 Sep 2021

Professor Richard (Dono) George Donovan passed away suddenly on August 3, 2019, but his influence is still felt by countless colleagues, alumni and students, particularly those who participated in...

Benny Cohen: Raising the bar for real-world learning in analytics and retail

23 Sep 2021

When Benny Cohen, BCom’82, launched KPI Digital – formerly KPI (Knowledge Providers Inc.) – in 2001, he saw an opportunity to provide companies with precisely the kind of analytical information and...

Samira Sakhia: Taking the helm at Knight Therapeutics and supporting Desautels student leadership aspirations

25 Aug 2021

Samira Sakhia, BCom’90, DPA’94, MBA’01, entered the BCom program as a self-described “numbers person” and naturally gravitated towards earning a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation...


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