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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

End of NAFTA trade talks in Montreal

Desautels Professor Karl Moore appeared on CCTV, the state television of China, to comment on the NAFTA meetings that took place in Montreal and concluded this past Monday.

Professor Moore sheds light on the multiple rounds of negotiations that occurred on this matter of great world economic import. 

Watch the segment to learn more. 

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Published: 2 Feb 2018

Top-ranked MBA program in Canada

The Globe and Mail reports on the recent Financial Times MBA Ranking ranking, which places Desautels as the top-ranking MBA program in Canada and 78th in the world.

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Published: 2 Feb 2018

Increasing indigenous presence at McGill

Recently appointed special advisor on Indigenous initiatives in the Office of the Provost and EMBA participant, Kakwiranó:ron Cook comments on the changes being implemented following the official launch of the Provost’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education.

Additionally, initiatives to develop financial support, build diversity among the Indigenous community in North America, and keep students happy leading up to graduation are next steps.

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Published: 2 Feb 2018

Overcoming discomfort to achieve success

Citing the book, The Beauty of Discomfort, Desautels Professor Karl Moore discusses the inevitability of discomfort on the path to success, as well as how to cope with it. Mindfulness and mental resilience, for example, are key aspects.  

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Published: 31 Jan 2018

Business schools and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

In a world destabilised by rapid technological advancement, Dean Bajeux shares how business education can help us thrive amid such unprecedented change.

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Published: 31 Jan 2018

Holding the business world accountable

In an interview with Professor Karl Moore, award-winning business journalist Duff McDonald shares his take on the shortcomings of Harvard Business School, as well as other comparable institutions, in shaping enlightened businesspeople who act in the best interest of society.

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Published: 30 Jan 2018

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