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Desautels makes strides to support gender equality

In a recent interview with La Presse, Dean Bajeux talks about the lack of female representation in the finance industry and how the Desautels Faculty of Management is tackling these prejudices at the university level.

Along the way, she recounts her experience while pursuing her doctorate in mathematics and makes a point to mention the opportunities that were available to her irrespective of her gender.

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Published: 11 Apr 2018

Business school initiatives to back LGBTQ MBAs

A recent article published by Business Because highlights many Canadian business schools, particularly the Desautels Faculty of Management, for their initiatives that support inclusive LGBTQ MBA programs.

MBA student Olivier Forgues leads this initiative at Desautels through the OUTlook on Business Club, which is committed to “bridging the gap between the professional world and academia through its strategic existence within the management faculty.”

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

Dreams come true for a Desautels student

From a refugee camp to McGill University, follow Desautels student Amelie Fabian’s journey to Canada after being selected by the World University Service Canada to attend university as part of the Student Refugee Program.

Amelie comments, “This is a privilege to say the least. For most of my peers and myself included, it is the first time we have belonged to a country.”

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

The sustainability movement is strong

At the 8th annual Catalyst Awards Gala, the McGill Office of Sustainability awarded students, staff, and faculty who have made meaningful and enduring contributions to the sustainability movement at McGill.

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

The tariff wars escalate

After returning from this year’s edition of the Hot Cities of the World Tour to Singapore and Malaysia, Desautels students and alumni had much to say about their experience of the emerging economies in Asia – just as the war of words over tariffs between the U.S. and China escalates.

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

If you don’t have the time for an MBA, there are other options

An article for The Globe and Mail highlights the popular Mini-MBA program offered by the McGill Executive Institute at the Desautels Faculty of Management.

The program aims to improve options for working professionals who do not have the time for longer course offerings and provides them with the tools necessary to satisfy the future needs of their companies.

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

Montreal merchants are not alone

Executive Director of the Bensadoun Retail Initiative, Charles de Brabant (BCom'83), has been selected to be a part of a committee organized to devise a commercial development plan for Montreal and strategy for the local merchants.

The committee will study how other cities are dealing with the global issues and challenges that are also prevalent in Montreal’s retail sector.

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

Marketing Campaign: Who's behind Desautels?

What makes our students so passionate about their studies?

Learn more about how Desautels has one of the most personalized undergraduate business programs.

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Published: 9 Apr 2018

Desautels wins big at trading competition

Marking the sixth year of participating in the 2018 Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC), a team of Desautels’ students took 1st place in the MATLAB Options Volatility Case....

Published: 29 Mar 2018

Jean-Pierre Després wins 2018 Manulife Prize

$50,000 award recognizes research pioneer who screened for abdominal obesity and acted to prevent it

McGill University, in association with Manulife and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE), announced that Dr....

Published: 29 Mar 2018

1st Fashion Retailing Conference

Join us in Montreal on April 27-28, 2018 for the 1st Fashion Retailing Conference.

Organized by the Bensadoun Retail Initiative, this conference will provide a forum for exchange —for both professionals and academics— at the newly opened Donald E. Armstrong Building....

Published: 26 Mar 2018

McGill annonce que le docteur Jean-Pierre Després est le lauréat 2018 du Prix Manuvie 2018 pour la promotion d’une santé active

Le prix, d'une valeur de 50 000 $, récompense le pionnier de la recherche pour la détection et la prévention de l'obésité abdominale

Montréal - 22 mars 2018 L'Université McGill, en association avec Manuvie et le Centre de convergence de la santé et de l’économie de l’Université McGill (MCCHE), est heureuse d'annoncer que le Dr Jean-Pierre Després, professeur au Département de kinésiologie de la Faculté de médecine à l'Université Laval et pionnie...

Published: 26 Mar 2018

McGill announces Dr. Jean-Pierre Després as the 2018 Winner of the Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health

$50,000 award recognizes research pioneer who screened for abdominal obesity and acted to prevent it Montreal - March 22, 2018

McGill University, in association with Manulife and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE), is pleased to announce that Dr....

Published: 26 Mar 2018

IMHL grad promoted to nursing director

Chantal Souligny (IMHL’14) has been selected as the new Director of Nursing for the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), effective March 19, bringing considerable experience in the health care sector to the role. 

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Published: 23 Mar 2018

Competition success for MBA exchange student

Luiz Barreto, an MBA exchange student at Desautels, represented the Faculty as a finalist in the Wharton People Analytics Case Competition, which took place on March 22 in Philadelphia.

He entered the competition under the guidance of Professor Brian Rubineau and his People Analytics course.

Luiz presented his case to a panel of leading industry and academic representatives, as well as competition attendees.

Published: 23 Mar 2018

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