Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou

How business school deans are handling the COVID-19 crisis

Published: 17Jun2020

Dean Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou speaks to Bloomberg Businessweek about the steps that the Desautels Faculty of Management has taken to adapt student learning in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis....

Business schools help revive industries hard hit by COVID

Published: 11Jun2020

In an environment of uncertainty, business schools have a unique opportunity to fill in the gaps and help businesses evolve to meet the demands of a post-pandemic world. As North America starts to...

Business schools must adapt to empower future-ready students

Published: 8Jun2020

COVID-19 has permanently altered the way the world does business. Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, believes that business schools have a...

Business schools to lend a hand in economic recovery

Published: 5May2020

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management, looks at how business schools are providing community outreach to reduce the economic burden of COVID-19....

Reinventing business in the global fight against COVID-19

Published: 9Apr2020

In an op-ed for Les Affaires, Dean Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou considers the far-reaching impact that the current pandemic is having on business. Dean Bajeux-Besnainou notes that in a tumultuous time...

Dean Bajeux-Besnainou on diversity in business schools

Published: 5Mar2020

In a feature in the McGill Reporter, Dean Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou reflects on the challenges business schools face in improving diversity and the strides both McGill and Desautels have made in...

McGill Personal Finance Essentials aims to democratize education

Published: 20Dec2019

The Desautels Faculty of Management recently joined forces with RBC Future Launch and The Globe & Mail to deliver the free, online McGill Personal Finance Essentials course. Philip Fine from...

Desautels Dean Bajeux-Besnainou reappointed for second term

Published: 20Dec2019

McGill University has announced the reappointment of Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management, for a second five-year term, which will begin on July 1, 2020. Dean...

McGill’s personal finance course takes the mystery out of money

Published: 11Nov2019

For many people, understanding the intricacies of personal finances remains a mystery, made evident by the statistics that reveal that more than 35 per cent of Canadians are not saving for...


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Updated: 2020/03/26

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