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A home away from home: Perspectives from a French student in Montreal

Desautels BCom student Alice Kreziak joins Le Monde to share what prompted her, at the age of 17, to travel across the Atlantic to study business at McGill.

A big surprise for her? Much like in her native France, everyone speaks French!

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Published: 30 Apr 2019

MBA student makes list of best and brightest

Poets & Quants has named MBA student and former Desautels Graduate Student Society President Tegan Boaler among the best and brightest MBAs worldwide. In an interview, Tegan reflects on her proudest achievements at Desautels, her favorite classes, and some other little-known facts about herself.

Published: 30 Apr 2019

Incoming Desautels BCom is MP for the day

Rebecca Welden, an incoming Desautels BCom student, recently joined 338 young women in the Daughters of the Vote initiative, which gave her a firsthand experience of life in the Canadian Parliament.

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Published: 23 Apr 2019

Data analytics at the heart of NHL playoffs

Craig Buntin (MBA’13), Co-founder and CEO of sports analytics company Sportlogiq, shares how data analytics can give sports teams a serious competitive advantage, including those who are battling it out in the 2019 NHL playoffs. As an example, he refers to the surprising performance of the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Published: 23 Apr 2019

A career crescendo for EMBA alumna

After two decades of strengthening the reputation of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra (OSM), Marie-Josée Desrochers (EMBA’14) has been promoted to President and CEO of Place des Arts, the largest cultural and artistic complex in Canada, effective May 6, 2019.

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Published: 18 Apr 2019

Professor Karunakaran’s research recognized by AOM

Congratulations to Professor Arvind Karunakaran; his paper, "Front-Line Professionals in the Wake of Digital Scrutiny: The Paradox of Public Accountability" has been nominated for the 2019 William H. Newman Award by the Academy of Management.

The Academy of Management's William H. Newman Award recognizes the best annual meeting paper based on a dissertation.

Published: 17 Apr 2019

Leadership insights from Daniel Saks

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.

Published: 17 Apr 2019

McGill named among greenest employers

McGill has been named to the Canada's Greenest Employers list, a competition organized by the Canada's Top 100 Employers project.

In many ways, sustainability is embedded within McGill’s DNA through program offerings like the Bachelor in Commerce in Managing for Sustainability.

Read more in the McGill Reporter

Published: 17 Apr 2019

Transforming grief into impact

In 2002, Sylvie Bernier (IMHL’11) witnessed the tragic drowning of her young nephew.

Sixteen years later, through the launch of a new book and documentary with Radio-Canada, she has resolved to show courage in the face of grief to make a positive impact in society.

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Published: 17 Apr 2019

Couche-Tard founder to be honored at McGill convocation

Congratulations to Alain Bouchard, Founder and Executive Chairman of Couche-Tard, who will be presented with an Honorary Doctorate by McGill University at the upcoming Management Convocation ceremony on May 30, 2019.

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Published: 17 Apr 2019

Transversal leadership for the soccer pitch and the boardroom

Heimir Hallgrimsson became a household name last World Cup as manager of the Icelandic men’s national soccer team.

In conversation with Professor Karl Moore, Hallgrimsson shares his take on leadership and team dynamics.

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Published: 17 Apr 2019

Cannabis legalization: Six months later

Desautels Faculty Lecturer Ken Lester joins Breakfast Television to explore how the legalization of marijuana has taken hold over the past six months and what the next chapter holds, including the rise of edibles and the further streamlining of distribution.

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Published: 16 Apr 2019

MBA alumnus soars to new heights

Craig Landry (MBA’00), currently Vice President, Marketing at Air Canada, has been appointed President of the Air Canada Leisure Group.

In his new position, Mr. Landry will be responsible for the integrated leisure group, which consists of the Air Canada Vacations tour operator business and the leisure airline Air Canada rouge.

Published: 16 Apr 2019

Professor Dubé awarded funding for new study

The Government of Canada has announced funding of $1.2 million for 17 projects to be led by researchers across the country that will analyze baseline data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).

Published: 16 Apr 2019

Desautels students take home top prize at PRMIA

Congratulations to the Desautels Capital Management Team comprised of BCom students Ludovic Van den Bergen, Emilie Granger, Ian Jiang, and Roy Chen Zhang who won first place and $10,000 in prize money at the 2019 PRMIA Risk Management competition.

Published: 16 Apr 2019

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