Congratulations to Sebastien Betermier, Professor of Finance, and Wei Qi, Professor of Operations Management, who were honoured at McGill’s Management Convocation ceremony for their excellence in teaching.
A key part of managing upward is bringing solutions to the table. According to Professor Karl Moore, this is a win-win: it demonstrates a proactive and creative mindset in employees while allowing companies to leverage the insights of younger generations.
This article was written with help from Matthieu Manzoni, a student in the BCom program in the Desautels Faculty of Management.
Even if the spread of COVID-19 shows signs of slowing down and retail stores begin to reopen, the economic recovery from the shutdown will be long and convincing people to visit brick-and-mortar stores will be a challenge.
The McGill Executive Institute’s flagship Mini-MBA will be offered online for Fall 2020.
Since the onset of the global health pandemic, businesses across the world have rapidly evolved to meet the changing demands. As we move to the next phase of economic recovery, managers are now tasked with navigating the disruption and redefining their new normal.
Protestors across the world are calling for the dismantling of the police force, but for Longueuil police chief and Desautels alumnus Fady Dagher (EMBA’12), police departments need to be reformed to develop a culture of proximity within their communities.
Professor Karl Moore is one of five Quebec business experts to weigh in on lessons learned during the pandemic. Given the disruptions to the global supply chain at the peak of the health crisis, Professor Moore anticipates that we will see more businesses rely on local manufacturers.
Despite an economic downturn that brought the travel industry to a near standstill, Dobson Cup participant and McGill’s first unicorn Sonder has raised US$170-million to stay ahead of the curve.
From offering takeout and delivery services to using thermal cameras to detect fevers, restaurateurs have responded to the pressures of the pandemic in their own way. Professor Karl Moore talks to restaurant owners in Montreal and Mexico City to hear how they are protecting their businesses and their customers.
In a McGill Alumni webcast, Professor Karl Moore is joined by Professor Henry Mintzberg and his daughter Susan Mintzberg, a PhD candidate at McGill who studies the role of family caregivers in mental healthcare. The three cast light on how we can build better systems and more balanced societies based on lessons learned from COVID-19.
In business schools, operations management (OM) and analytics courses often use case studies to drive student learning. While OM cases have traditionally focused on applications in production and manufacturing, millennial and Gen Z students are increasingly drawn to more practical, hands-on cases that develop their skills in areas like programming and data analytics.
A generous donation from Gisèle and Neil Murdoch (BCom’81) has accelerated student mental health efforts at Desautels, creating a new Local Wellness Advisor position in the Faculty.
As the world rallies to contain the spread of COVID-19, consumers continue to adapt to the new normal, characterized by stringent physical distancing and self-quarantining measures. In such a context, few aspects of consumer behaviour will be left unchanged over the long term.
America Economia has ranked the Desautels Faculty of Management 21st in their 2020 Global MBA Ranking, placing the Desautels MBA program in the top spot for Canada.
This annual ranking of global MBA programs measures several variables for Latin Americans, including multicultural experience, network potential, selectivity, innovation, and the program’s percentage of Latin American students.
In 2013, EMBA alumnus Frantz Saintellemy (EMBA’20) co-founded startup incubator Groupe 3737 to help facilitate the economic emancipation of diverse communities.
Now facing economic uncertainty, Saintellemy would like to see concrete actions from government agencies and large corporations in supporting businesses like Groupe 3737 that aim to bridge the racial divide.
Charles de Brabant, Executive Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, joins Retail Insider to share how the Retail Innovation Challenge is empowering students to help local and national companies on their road to economic recovery.