We are pleased to announce that three Desautels alumni have been selected to receive 2021 McGill Alumni Association (MAA) Awards. This year’s recipients will be honoured at a special virtual ceremony on Thursday, September 30 at 5:30 PM (EDT).
KPI Digital entrepreneur Benny Cohen (BCom’82) shares business acumen and scholarship support with students in McGill’s Master of Management in Analytics (MMA) and Master of Management in Retail (MMR) programs.
Thanks to the generosity of Don Lewtas (BCom’75), students will soon benefit from the Lewtas Office of Experiential Learning.
In collaboration with Desautels Career Management, the new Office will help students connect with companies and campus departments that can provide on-the-job experience in their respective fields of study.
It will also serve as a main point of contact between faculty instructors and business leaders who are looking to recruit student talent.
Professor Patricia Faison Hewlin and her husband, CEO of The Hewlin Group, Jay Hewlin, are working to carve out diverse, equitable, and inclusive spaces for success on Broadway.
Professor Richard G. Donovan passed suddenly on April 3, 2019, but the legacy he left behind continues to this day. Through generous donor support, the $50,000 Richard G. Donovan Prize in Case Excellence is awarded to graduating students who have excelled in case competitions in their time at McGill. Now, Desautels is raising funds to endow the prize in order to support students for generations to come.
Research conducted by Professor Karl Moore features prominently in a new piece that advocates for a hybrid office environment. Recently, Professor Moore found that at least half of American employees who work remotely are working longer hours, and a majority of young professionals suffer from loneliness on a regular basis.
In an overview of MBA learning environments throughout the pandemic, La Presse surveys MBA directors and faculty members about their ingredients for success. While he doesn’t discount the value of online learning, John-Paul Ferguson, Academic Director of the MBA program at Desautels, maintains that the most impactful learning happens face-to-face, on-the-job.
C2 Montréal, a popular annual conference that brings together leaders at the intersection of commerce and creativity, will return in a virtual and in-person format from October 19-21.
This year’s theme will focus on the prefix “re” in keeping with the return and renewal of pre-pandemic social connection.
Professor Karl Moore sits down with Kilikvak Kabloona to hear about how her Inuit identity informs her role as a business and community leader. As the CEO of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., she plays a key role in helping First Nations navigate the Nunavat Land Claim Agreement.
Congratulations to Kate Arthur (EMBA’21) on being named to Poets & Quants’ 2021 list of “Best and Brightest EMBAs.”
Dedicated to ensuring education for all, Arthur is the CEO and Founder of Kids Code Jeunesse, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing Canadian children the opportunity to learn computer programming and coding skills.
Managing up, the art of managing your manager, could be the secret to a successful career. But how does it work when working from home? Hybrid working arrangements are here to stay, says Professor Karl Moore.
The International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM) has been ranked #1 for International Management by EDUNIVERSAL EEA Best Masters North America in 2021.
McGill alumni Philip Cutler (BEd’13) and Roberto Cipriani (BSc’08) are combatting academic inequity in over 110 United States public schools and counting. In 2014, their tutoring company, Paper, made it to the final round of the McGill Dobson Bootcamp and Cup Competition, and their reach has only grown since then.
According to Charles de Brabant, Executive Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, investing in smart technologies may help retailers profit in the long-term despite a steep upfront cost. In a pandemic world, frictionless alternatives to face-to-face interactions prioritize consumer safety, which could lead to increased brand loyalty and in-person browsing.
Anastasia Bezrukova (BCom’12) is the founder and CEO of Minori, a beauty brand based in San Francisco. She credits her time at Desautels, especially her courses in finance and entrepreneurship, with helping her understand how a degree in business could meld with her passion for the beauty industry.Read more in McGill Giving