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Welcoming a new cohort of GCPA students

The first week of May saw the start of the GCPA program for a new incoming cohort of 54 students. An additional 60 students also returned to the program in further preparation for the Common Final Exam, which they will write in September 2019.

 

Published: 9 May 2019

MBA Japan for the win!

Congratulations to MBA Japan students Kari Ito, Shannon McCarron, Hiromi Naritsuka and Chris Shragin who won the 2019 Japan InterMBA case competition, coming in victorious over teams from five other business schools.

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Published: 9 May 2019

Meet Tampa’s new director of hockey operations

Former Canadiens player and Desautels alumnus Mathieu Darche (BCom’00) has been announced as the Tampa Bay Lightning’s new director of hockey operations, bringing his rich experience in sports and business leadership to bear.

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Published: 9 May 2019

How networking can steer you toward the career of your dreams

Desautels MBA student Kris Manipon sheds light on the value of networking when it comes to learning more about an industry and finding your way as you navigate career paths.

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Published: 9 May 2019

Sitting down with co-founder of AppDirect

In an interview with Professor Karl Moore, Daniel Saks (BA’07), Co-founder of AppDirect, dishes on the importance of a well-rounded education and the important lessons of failure.

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Published: 9 May 2019

A proven approach for solving difficult problems

MoneyForLunch podcast interviews Professor Corey Phelps on how to solve your organization’s toughest problem using a disciplined method.

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Published: 7 May 2019

Successful entrepreneurship depends on problem solving

Professor Corey Phelps joins the School for Startups podcast to share why problem-solving skills are essential for those looking to start their own business.

At the end of the day, the mission of any entrepreneur is to find a solution to a problem that creates value.

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Published: 7 May 2019

Taking stock of social business activities in academia

An interview with Desautels lecturer Anita Nowak is featured in the 2019 Academia Report on Social Business, an overview compiled by the YY Foundation of the diverse social business activities that take place at academic institutions around the world.

 

Published: 3 May 2019

Insights from former Bombardier executive

As longtime CEO and chairman, Laurent Beaudoin oversaw Bombardier's transformation from a small snowmobile manufacturer to an international aerospace and transportation powerhouse. Sitting down with Professor Karl Moore, he reflects on what it takes to scale a family business.

Published: 3 May 2019

Reflections on the EFMD communications conference

The Desautels Faculty of Management hosted the 2019 EFMD Marcom, External and Alumni Relations Conference last week; hear what the key takeaways were for one participant from Manchester Business School.

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Published: 3 May 2019

More than a fashion brand

Sitting down with Professor Karl Moore, Dani Reiss, President and CEO of Canada Goose, reflects on the brand’s ascent to Canadian cultural icon territory.

Published: 3 May 2019

How do informed traders trade based on insider information?

If previous research has identified the existence of informed trading in the options markets, new work co-authored by Professor Patrick Augustin takes it a step further, offering insights into the actual strategies informed investors are likely to use.

Published: 3 May 2019

A new chapter for Air Transat

With sights set on reducing costs and venturing into the hotel business, beloved Quebec-based airline Air Transat will likely be sold. Professor Karl Moore comments on what this means for the Canadian airline industry overall.

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Published: 3 May 2019

Rethinking pensions for today

Professor Sebastien Betermier pens a piece for American Business Magazine in which he explores why the switch over to a Defined-Contribution pension might not be the best way to go and proposes other models that can better ensure a comfortable retirement for contributors.

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Published: 3 May 2019

Facing a problem with no clear solution? A Desautels prof has answers

Drawing from the "4-S Method" articulated in his latest book Cracked It!, Professor Corey Phelps shares how to find solutions to your next big problem like a pro.

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Published: 30 Apr 2019

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