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Sunny projections for WSP Global

WSP Global Inc. unveiled a promising strategic plan Wednesday that forecasts double-digit revenue growth through 2021. Professor Karl Moore comments on its advantageous positioning in comparison to SNC-Lavalin.

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Published: 31 Jan 2019

Leadership reflections from WestJet CEO

In discussion with Professor Karl Moore, WestJet CEO Ed Sims sheds light on some of the most recent challenges he’s had to face in his role, his five-year plan, and how he is looking to position WestJet as Canada’s most Canadian airline.

Published: 30 Jan 2019

Bedtime stories: The antidote to bad management

In his forthcoming book, Bedtime Stories for Managers, Professor Henry Mintzberg curates 42 of his most popular reflections to remedy the rampant issue of management gone wrong.

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Published: 30 Jan 2019

Specialized Masters: An alternative to the MBA?

Coinciding with a larger international trend, Canadian business schools are increasingly offering specialized graduate programs as alternatives to the traditional MBA. Two such examples are the new Masters of Management in Finance and the Masters of Management in Analytics offered by McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

Published: 30 Jan 2019

How to wow an MBA admissions team

Maclean’s surveys MBA admissions experts across Canada, such as Keum-Yeo Brochet of Desautels, to find out what sets an MBA application apart from the rest.

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Published: 30 Jan 2019

The internet: A friend or a foe?

Online social networks have made it easier to stay in touch with friends and family, but a worrying factor is that they can easily become a “den of comparisons,” warns Professor Ashesh Mukherjee in his book The Internet Trap: Five Costs of Living Online.

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Published: 29 Jan 2019

Sitting down with MBA Class of 2020

Poets & Quants takes an in-depth look at the McGill Desautels MBA program and spotlights 12 of the 63 accomplished students comprising the MBA Class of 2020. Learn more about their journey.

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Published: 29 Jan 2019

Marking Japan’s annual McGill Forum

On January 17, 2019, the McGill MBA Japan and the McGill Alumni Association of Japan held its annual McGill Forum and Shinnenkai at The Tokyo American Club.

Published: 28 Jan 2019

A step toward saving the vulnerable

Longueuil Police Chief Fady Dagher (EMBA’12) has announced the creation of a new intervention and support team for young people who have been or are at risk of being recruited into the sex trade.

Backed by $852,102 over the next five years from the federal government's crime prevention action fund, the team will target victims of sexual exploitation aged 17 and up.

Published: 28 Jan 2019

Meet the Dobson Cup semi-finalists

After receiving countless applications from across McGill University and much deliberation, the 108 startups moving to the 2019 McGill Dobson Cup semi-finals have been selected. Learn more about their big ideas.

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Published: 28 Jan 2019

Maximizing your next business trip

Roohi Saeed (MBA’06), Head of Communications at Autodesk, is no stranger to travelling for business.

In a recent blog post, she shares her top five tips for making the most of your next business trip.

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Published: 28 Jan 2019

Are Canadian MBA programs feeling the Trump effect?

Les Affaires sits down with Desautels’ Assistant Director of MBA Admissions, Antoinette Molino, to gauge whether the Trump Administration’s anti-immigration rhetoric is having an impact on Canadian MBA applications.

Published: 28 Jan 2019

2019 FT Global MBA Ranking

The 2019 Financial Times Global MBA ranking places the Desautels MBA program 87th globally and 2nd in Canada.

The program is 1st in Canada in the following nine of the twenty sub-categories evaluated:

Published: 28 Jan 2019

Talking fashion with BCom alumna

With the launch of her latest Spring collection, Toronto-born designer Tanya Taylor (BCom’07) talks about her inspirations and future brand directions.

Taylor's collections are inspired by her travels and feature a colorful spectrum of fabrics. Color is often mixed with another favorite: bold prints, which first begin as a hand-painting.

Published: 25 Jan 2019

A retail school with big plans for the future

An article in Bloomberg takes a closer look at the ways in which the Bensadoun School of Retail Management will prepare students to address successfully the retail challenges that are unfolding on a global scale.

“Today’s retailers are facing massive disruption as well as complicated social issues,” says Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean of McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management. “In this environment, the traditional siloed way of thinking will no longer work.”

Published: 25 Jan 2019

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