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Turning data into decisions

Professor Mehmet Gumus, Academic Director of the Master of Management in Analytics (MMA) program, joins SAP’s On-Demand Webcast to highlight how data interpretation impacts business decisions at every level of an organization.

Published: 4 Mar 2021

Desautels team reaches semifinal round of impact200

A team of Desautels students and alumni has reached the semifinal round of impact200, McGill’s Bicentennial Sustainability Challenge for students and recent alumni. The winning team, which includes analytics BCom students, Master of Management in Analytics (MMA) students, Desautels alumni, and a software engineer student, created a platform that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance food security in Montreal.

Published: 16 Jan 2021

Blending management and analytics on the world stage

The experiential, real-world focus of McGill’s Master of Management and Analytics (MMA) program has catapulted the program to the top of the rankings list, marking it as one of the 10 best analytics programs in the world.

Published: 14 Jan 2021

Virtual Meet McGill event expands access to employers across Canada

This year’s virtual Canada, Meet McGill event organized by the Desautels Career Services team helped students, staff, alumni and employers connect over the Faculty Blackout Period from November 18th to 20th, 2020.

Published: 10 Dec 2020

QS ranks McGill MMA best in Canada, 10th in the world

Only two years since the program launched in 2018, the Master of Management (MMA) program at McGill University has carved a spot in the top 10 business analytics programs in the world and taken the top spot in Canada.

Released today, the QS World University Rankings places the McGill MMA 10th in the QS Masters in Business Analytics Rankings 2021.

Published: 23 Sep 2020

MMA students support Montreal Children’s Hospital during pandemic

Students from the McGill Master of Management in Analytics (MMA) program recently teamed up with the Montreal Children’s Hospital to analyze telehealth services and plan personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies. As part of the program’s MMA Gives initiative, Omar Chehab, Katia Sory, Victoria McKeown and Kyle Gomes (MMA’20) gained meaningful experience helping the hospital plan and adapt to their new reality brought on by COVID-19.

Published: 25 Aug 2020

Welcoming our new cohort of MMA students

On Friday July 31, the Desautels Faculty of Management welcomed a new cohort of 52 Masters of Management in Analytics (MMA) students, selected from among 608 applicants. The incoming cohort hails from 17 nations across the world. Their academic background is equally diverse, with students holding degrees in engineering, business, computer science, economics, science and mathematics.

Published: 4 Aug 2020

McGill wins big at Retail Innovation Challenge

Hosted by the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, the first-ever Retail Innovation Challenge concluded on June 21 with a McGill MMA student bringing home the top prize.

Published: 13 Jul 2020

McGill MMA teams head to semi-finals of Microsoft Discover AI Challenge

Two teams from the McGill Master of Management in Analytics (MMA) are heading to the semi-finals of the Microsoft Discover AI Challenge on May 27. Hosted by Microsoft, Agorize and McGill University, the case competition aims to leverage AI and analytics to create smarter and more sustainable economies using Microsoft’s Cloud and AI tools.

Published: 26 May 2020

Business schools to lend a hand in economic recovery

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management, looks at how business schools are providing community outreach to reduce the economic burden of COVID-19.

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Published: 5 May 2020

McGill MMA students offer help to businesses impacted by COVID-19

McGill students in the Master of Management in Analytics program are offering their expertise to help small businesses in Montreal bounce back in a post-COVID economy. Professor Shoeb Hosain joins City News to share more about the initiative.

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Published: 24 Apr 2020

McGill team creates COVID-19 dashboard to monitor Montreal and Quebec cases

Under the supervision of Professors Juan Serpa and Mehmet Gumus, a team of McGill Desautels students have partnered with students from the Faculty of Engineering to develop a dashboard that tracks COVID-19 cases in Montreal and Quebec.

Published: 17 Apr 2020

Desautels students create dashboard to track COVID-19 cases in Canada

McGill Desautels students Venkatesh Chandra and Ramy Hammam recently developed an analytics-based COVID-19 dashboard to monitor cases across Canada in an effort to combat the spread of panic and misinformation. 

Published: 31 Mar 2020

Masters students tackle sustainability in Desautels Cup

On January 31, the Masters Office hosted the annual Desautels Cup. The event brought together nine teams from the MBA, Master of Management in Analytics and Master of Management in Finance programs and welcomed back MBA and Executive MBA alumni as distinguished judges.

Published: 14 Feb 2020

Strong career prospects for McGill’s specialty masters students

Graduates of the Desautels Faculty of Management’s specialized masters programs are in high demand these days. As tech and AI companies flock to cities like Montreal and Toronto, they look for candidates with the type of practical experience that students receive at McGill.

Published: 15 Oct 2019

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