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QS ranks McGill MMF among top 5 programs in North America

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.

Published: 22 Sep 2021

MMF ranks among top finance programs on Financial Times list

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.

Published: 28 Jun 2021

Desautels Capital Management creates lasting value for students

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.

Published: 31 Mar 2021

MMF students win CFA Institute’s Research Challenge

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.

Published: 12 Mar 2021

Virtual Meet McGill event expands access to employers across Canada

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.

Published: 10 Dec 2020

Students turn to university-based impact investment funds to gain competitive edge

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.

Published: 7 Dec 2020

Why Canada is a perfect location for finance students

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.

Published: 27 Nov 2020

Desautels Capital Management on sustainable investing

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.

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Published: 5 Nov 2020

MMF students tackle Deloitte Synergy Challenge

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.

Published: 5 Nov 2020

MMF student Mathew Kwan honoured for academic excellence

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.

Published: 28 Oct 2020

McGill MMF secures top spot in Canada in QS World University Rankings

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.

Published: 23 Sep 2020

Two McGill finance students receive CFA scholarship

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.

Published: 26 Mar 2020

Masters students tackle sustainability in Desautels Cup

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.

Published: 14 Feb 2020

Desautels team takes first place at Quebec CFA Research Challenge

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.

Published: 12 Feb 2020

Celebrating 10 years at Desautels Capital Management

This year, McGill University celebrates the 10th anniversary of Desautels Capital Management (DCM), Canada’s first university-owned, student-run investment management firm.

Published: 12 Nov 2019

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