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MBA programs for today’s evolving needs

A feature in La Presse explores local MBA programs that have set themselves apart for adapting to the needs of emerging student populations.

Among the list is the McGill-HEC EMBA program. Catering to business professionals with at least 10 years of experience, the program allow participants to apply their learnings at work in real time.

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Published: 11 Apr 2018

IMHL participant fights for accessible dental coverage in Maryland - and wins!

Diane Romaine, IMHL’18 candidate, has been a strong advocate for adult dental care in her state of Maryland and it has recently paid off with the Maryland General Assembly unanimously passing a motion to include adult dental coverage in its Medicaid plan (formally referred to as:  SB 284 –Maryland Medical Assistance Program – Dental Coverage for Adults – Pilot Program).

Published: 11 Apr 2018

Demystifying business school rankings

Professor Steve Fortin, Associate Dean Masters Programs at the Desautels Faculty of Management, sat down with La Presse to discuss the hot topic of rankings, touching on what the influencing factors are, and why it is not always the most reliable way to evaluate the quality of a business school.

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Published: 11 Apr 2018

Next Einstein Forum putting science into action for Africa’s future

As Executive Director and Head of Secretariat at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative, Thierry Zomahoun (EMBA’11) and the Next Einstein Forum (presently the largest general scientific gathering ever held in Africa) are actively working to increase the local impact of science to overcome the persistent challenges that have devastated the continent over history. 

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Published: 11 Apr 2018

Brazil’s BNDES promotes IMPM participant

Brazil state development bank BNDES appointed Ricardo Ramos (IMPM Cycle 18) to take over as chief executive, bringing his experience in capital markets monitoring to the new role.

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Published: 11 Apr 2018

Desautels makes strides to support gender equality

In a recent interview with La Presse, Dean Bajeux talks about the lack of female representation in the finance industry and how the Desautels Faculty of Management is tackling these prejudices at the university level.

Along the way, she recounts her experience while pursuing her doctorate in mathematics and makes a point to mention the opportunities that were available to her irrespective of her gender.

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Published: 11 Apr 2018

Business school initiatives to back LGBTQ MBAs

A recent article published by Business Because highlights many Canadian business schools, particularly the Desautels Faculty of Management, for their initiatives that support inclusive LGBTQ MBA programs.

MBA student Olivier Forgues leads this initiative at Desautels through the OUTlook on Business Club, which is committed to “bridging the gap between the professional world and academia through its strategic existence within the management faculty.”

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

Dreams come true for a Desautels student

From a refugee camp to McGill University, follow Desautels student Amelie Fabian’s journey to Canada after being selected by the World University Service Canada to attend university as part of the Student Refugee Program.

Amelie comments, “This is a privilege to say the least. For most of my peers and myself included, it is the first time we have belonged to a country.”

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

The sustainability movement is strong

At the 8th annual Catalyst Awards Gala, the McGill Office of Sustainability awarded students, staff, and faculty who have made meaningful and enduring contributions to the sustainability movement at McGill.

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

The tariff wars escalate

After returning from this year’s edition of the Hot Cities of the World Tour to Singapore and Malaysia, Desautels students and alumni had much to say about their experience of the emerging economies in Asia – just as the war of words over tariffs between the U.S. and China escalates.

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

If you don’t have the time for an MBA, there are other options

An article for The Globe and Mail highlights the popular Mini-MBA program offered by the McGill Executive Institute at the Desautels Faculty of Management.

The program aims to improve options for working professionals who do not have the time for longer course offerings and provides them with the tools necessary to satisfy the future needs of their companies.

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

Montreal merchants are not alone

Executive Director of the Bensadoun Retail Initiative, Charles de Brabant (BCom'83), has been selected to be a part of a committee organized to devise a commercial development plan for Montreal and strategy for the local merchants.

The committee will study how other cities are dealing with the global issues and challenges that are also prevalent in Montreal’s retail sector.

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

Marketing Campaign: Who's behind Desautels?

What makes our students so passionate about their studies?

Learn more about how Desautels has one of the most personalized undergraduate business programs.

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

Desautels wins big at trading competition

Marking the sixth year of participating in the 2018 Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC), a team of Desautels’ students took 1st place in the MATLAB Options Volatility Case....

Published: 29 Mar 2018

Jean-Pierre Després wins 2018 Manulife Prize

$50,000 award recognizes research pioneer who screened for abdominal obesity and acted to prevent it

McGill University, in association with Manulife and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE), announced that Dr....

Published: 29 Mar 2018

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