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What Black Panther can teach us about the power of authenticity at work

In a recent opinion piece for Huffington Post Quebec, Desautels Professor Patricia Hewlin uses the box-office sensation Black Panther to illustrate some of her findings on authenticity and conformity in the workplace.

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Published: 8 Mar 2018

Still room for improvement for empowering women in finance

Professor Francesca Carrieri sits down with La Presse to talk about the hurdles that women in finance still face and the initiatives in place at the Desautels Faculty of Management to improve this reality.

For example, the Faculty has launched a task force that aims to show undergraduate women that a career in finance is indeed a viable path through mentorship and internship opportunities.

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Published: 8 Mar 2018

Former Cisco CEO sees big promise in crickets as food

The former Cisco Systems CEO, John Chambers, has emerged as a public advocate for the Aspire Food Group’s edible cricket foods.

What’s more, he has pledged to invest in the promising company co-founded by former Desautels MBA student Mohammed Ashour. For the record, his favorite flavor is sea salt and vinegar. 

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Published: 7 Mar 2018

Guest Lecture: Benny Cohen

Benny Cohen, BCom’82 , President and CEO, KPI Digital Solutions & Lewise Hiltz, Head of Digital Marketing at KPI Digital Solutions Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Guest Lectures in Customer Insights (MRKT 657) with Prof. Ash Mukherjee

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Published: 6 Mar 2018

Guest Lecture: Roberto Sbrugnera

Roberto Sbrugnera, EMBA’10,...
Published: 6 Mar 2018

MMF Guest Lecture: Peter Lindley

Peter Lindley, President and Head of Investments for State Street Global Advisors, Ltd Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Mr. Lindley guest lectured with the Masters of Management in Finance students. He gave the students and in-depth analysis of strategic asset allocation and in particular his firm’s tactical asset allocation approach. He also discussed his firms approach to risk management and portfolio construction.

Published: 6 Mar 2018

Desautels Global Expert: Steven Kramer

Steven Kramer, BCom’97, President & Chief Executive Officer of WorkJam Thursday, March 1, 2018

Guest Lectures in Technological Entrepreneurship with Prof. Michael Avedesian

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Published: 6 Mar 2018

Desautels Global Expert: Kory Williams

Kory Williams, MBA'04, Principal, K Williams Consulting Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Mr. Williams guest lectured in two sections of Strategic Management (MGCR 423) with Prof. Kwangjun An. He discussed the real life applications of strategy and provided several case examples.

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Published: 6 Mar 2018

Marketing Campaign: Who's behind Desautels?

How does firm location affect the reliability of a company's financials?

Learn more about how Desautels professors are behind some of the most unique research projects in the world.

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Published: 5 Mar 2018

Professor Brenner on how Asian countries can overcome democratic deficits

In a piece for Asia Times, Professor Reuven Brenner points to history and other geographic contexts to demonstrate how Asian countries, such as Hong Kong and Taiwan, can redress democratic deviances.

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Published: 5 Mar 2018

Perspectives on online MBA education

According to the Financial Times, the landscape of MBA programs worldwide is showing a favorable shift toward online education. Dean Isabelle Bajeux shares her perspective on one of the most notable evolutions seen in MBA studies.

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Published: 5 Mar 2018

Perspectives from IMHL alumna on her quest for Olympic gold

In a blog post for Radio Canada, Sylvie Bernier (IMHL’11) comments on her journey to achieving Olympic gold, which was at once exhilarating and rewarding as it was all-consuming and distressing. Along the way, she shares what life has been like after the Olympics and how it has changed.

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Published: 2 Mar 2018

Azimut appoints Desautels alumna as director

Azimut Exploration Inc. has appointed Angelina Mehta (MBA’02) as its new company director, effective February 27, 2018.

In addition to an MBA, Mehta holds a degree in mining engineering and is also pursuing a Masters of Law at York University. She has previously worked as an investment manager at The Sentient Group and has gained both technical and corporate experience with Rio Tinto's subsidiary, Iron Ore Company of Canada.

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Published: 2 Mar 2018

Yokohama National University joins IMPM as partner institution

Founded 22 years ago by Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg, the International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM) has announced that Japan’s Yokohama National University (YNU) has joined as a partner institution to deliver the Collaborative Mindset Module. 

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Published: 2 Mar 2018

Breaking down management roles for better workplaces

According to Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg, the key to making organizations more efficient is to break down management roles, which allows each member to develop their own skillset.

Management roles, for Mintzberg, can categorized into three overarching areas: Interpersonal, Informational and Decision-making. 

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Published: 28 Feb 2018

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