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The stars align for Jarislowsky and Scotia Bank

With the news that Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd., the Canadian manager of about $40 billion, is being bought by Bank of Nova Scotia, Desautels Professor Karl Moore shares what this will bring for both brands and management teams, with many expecting the deal to propel the Bank of Nova Scotia’s private wealth services into new regions of the globe.

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Published: 15 Feb 2018

Professor Brenner invited to prestigious panel

Professor Reuven Brenner was invited to present on a panel that discussed venture capital in Quebec’s biotech and life sciences industry. The high-profile event was attended by Quebec Ministers Mr. Gaétan Barrette and Ms. Dominique Anglade, while the discussion was moderated in part by Mr. Pierre-Marc Johnson, former Premier of Quebec. 

Published: 12 Feb 2018

Desautels to launch new Masters in Management Analytics

In response to the growing need for big data literacy across organizations, the Desautels Faculty of Management will launch a new Masters of Management in Analytics (MMA) program that will prepare students to leverage big data in business.

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Published: 12 Feb 2018

Another competitive hurdle for Bombardier

As news broke that SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. and five partners will build the Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM), Montreal's biggest public transportation project in 50 years, many were left wondering why Bombardier failed to win this project.

Desautels Professor Karl Moore weighs in on the competitive disadvantage that this announcement may bring for the company.  

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Published: 12 Feb 2018

Desautels alumni weigh in on Canada-Russia altercation

Eric Myles (EMBA’11), executive director for sport for the Canadian Olympic Committee, and Richard Pound (BCom'62, LLD'09), former head of the World Anti-Doping Agency, discuss the aftermath of the incident involving Canada and Russia in the Olympic Village.

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Published: 9 Feb 2018

IMPM alumna soars to new heights

Christina Foerster (IMPM, Cycle 16) has been appointed as the new CEO of Brussels Airlines, becoming the first woman to head a Lufthansa Group airline.

To her new role, Foerster brings considerable experience in the aviation industry, having served the Lufthansa Group in various roles, including general manager product management intercontinental, vice president network and fleet development, and senior vice president network, group & alliance development.

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Published: 7 Feb 2018

Desautels Global Expert: Michael Handelsman

Michael Handelsman, BCom’04, Principal & Founder, Paddock Consulting Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Guest Lecture in Strategic Management with Ms. Imane Tabbara

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Published: 7 Feb 2018

When athletic excellence meets business prowess: An interview with Alexandre Bilodeau

In an interview with Desautels Professor Karl Moore, Olympic gold medalist turned CPA Alexandre Bilodeau discusses how being a professional athlete prepared him to become a successful entrepreneur.

Along the way, Bilodeau shares the importance of maintaining a balance between work and life, as well as the thrill of competing at Sochi.

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Published: 6 Feb 2018

Does marijuana legalization open the door to organized crime?

Following the revelation that many Canadian marijuana producers benefit from offshore financing, Desautels Professor and President of Lester Asset Management, Ken Lester, shares his perspective on marijuana legalization and organized crime, stating that the union of the two is entirely possible.

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Published: 6 Feb 2018

The good and the bad of modern healthcare

Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg joined The Sunday Edition on CBC Radio with Michael Enright to discuss his take on modern healthcare, stating that we need to approach challenges in the field of health care in a radically different way.  

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Published: 6 Feb 2018

A Q&A with the Desautels Dean

Following the news that the Desautels MBA program was named the top MBA program in Canada by the 2018 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings, Dean Isabelle Bajeux sits down with The McGill Reporter to reflect on some of the key advancements made by the Faculty over the last few years, as well as share some of its future directions.

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Published: 6 Feb 2018

New budget airlines shaking up skies

If WestJet used to be Canada’s go-to airline for budget-friendly flights, the tables are about to turn as at least three ultra-low-cost carriers prepare to swoop into the Canadian market.

Professor Karl Moore shares insight into WestJet’s evolution, sharing that they have grown their offerings over the years, which has come at a cost for consumers.

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Published: 6 Feb 2018

Three tips for navigating the future

As the world becomes increasingly tech savvy, a recent blog post shares three guiding principles to help us stay afloat. Along the way, the author cites the work of Desautels Professors Henry Mintzberg and Karl Moore on emergent strategy.

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Published: 6 Feb 2018

Marketing Campaign: Who's behind Desautels?

Does moving hospitals to a new building give you a different kind of care?

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

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Published: 5 Feb 2018

BCom alumnus is a new managing director

As one of 509 in the class, Harsha Rajamani (BCom’06) has been promoted into the new class of managing directors at Goldman Sachs.

As said by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs, selection was based on the demonstration of “an outstanding commitment to our people, clients and culture during their tenures at the firm”. 

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Published: 2 Feb 2018

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