The McGill Master of Management in Finance (MMF) has been named the number two program in Canada and is one of the top-5 programs in North America, according to the 2022 QS Business Masters in Finance Ranking.
For the first time, the Financial Times has included the Desautels Faculty of Management’s Master of Management in Finance (MMF) degree on its annual list of top master’s in finance programs. Listed as #1 in North America and 36th globally, Desautels is the highest-ranked new entrant. The Financial Times’ global rankings reflect program performance in categories like salaries, student satisfaction, and job placement.
Launched in 2009, Desautels Capital Management (DCM) gives students a unique opportunity to run multi-million dollar investments funds before graduation.
Current and former students point to the experience as a highlight of their time in the Master of Management in Finance (MMF) and Honours in Investment Management (HIM) programs.
Five Master of Management in Finance (MMF) students are off to the regional round of CFA Institute’s Research Challenge, an annual global competition that provides students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis and professional ethics. Facing stiff competition from HEC Montreal and Concordia University, Zirui (Bruce) Chen, Huiru (Audrey) Wu, Neil Wiacek, Chen (Andy) Yu and Haiwen Luo formed the team that came out on top.
This year’s virtual Canada, Meet McGill event organized by the Desautels Career Services team helped students, staff, alumni and employers connect over the Faculty Blackout Period from November 18th to 20th, 2020.
As the demand for impact investing jobs outstrips the supply, students are increasingly drawn to opportunities to work for funds like the Desautels Capital Management’s Socially Responsible Investment Fund to get a leg up on their competition.
Master of Management in Finance (MMF) students at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management flock to Canada from 30 countries around the globe. Recently ranked the top program in Canada and 17th globally in the QS Masters in Finance Rankings 2021, the MMF program is recognized for its diversity, alumni outcomes, employability and value for money.
McGill Honours in Invest Management (HIM) and Master of Management in Finance (MMF) students recently published reports on gender diversity on boards across select countries and sectors and America’s transition to a fossil-fuel free economy for Desautels Capital Management’s The Sustainable Investor.
McGill Master of Management in Finance (MMF) students competed in the Deloitte MMF Synergy Challenge on October 30. Three teams went head to head in the finals on November 2, with students Katerina Paraschis, Dakota Zaharichuk, Marc-Olivier Lê and Haiwen Luo presenting the winning case.
Mathew Kwan, a 2020 graduate of the McGill Master of Management in Finance (MMF) program, was recently awarded the Peter Christoffersen Award in recognition of his outstanding CGPA and contribution to Desautels Capital Management (DCM)—Canada’s first university-owned, student-run, licensed and regulated investment firm designed to give McGill students invaluable experience in the industry.
The McGill Master of Management in Finance (MMF) has been named the top program in Canada and secured a top-20 spot in the QS Masters in Finance Rankings 2021.
Investment leader CFA Montréal has awarded two scholarships to Desautels students Rakan Lamy (BCom’20) and Xinyan Wang (MMF’20) for their high academic achievement and engagement in the investment community.
The scholarship, awarded to a total of six students based in Montreal, is given to finance students who have their sights set on becoming CFA charterholders.
On January 31, the Masters Office hosted the annual Desautels Cup. The event brought together nine teams from the MBA, Master of Management in Analytics and Master of Management in Finance programs and welcomed back MBA and Executive MBA alumni as distinguished judges.
Congratulations to Desautels students Olivier Arsenault (MMF’20), Pier-Olivier Laflèche (MMF’20), Sai Kanthasamy (BCom’20), and Mitch McEwen (MMF’20) for placing first in the Quebec regional CFA Research Challenge.
This year, McGill University celebrates the 10th anniversary of Desautels Capital Management (DCM), Canada’s first university-owned, student-run investment management firm.