The sight of bilios celebrities gagging on anything from witchetty grubs to cockroaches is a staple of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here. But could edible insects offer a solution to world hunger? That is the million dollar award-winning business idea of a team of MBAs.
... Mohammed Ashour (26), Gabriel Mott (37), Jesse Pearlstein (29), Shobhita Soor (24), and Zev Thompson (31) are championing the consumption of insects such as grasshoppers as an affordable, safe and accessible food source.
Spring Convocation 2014
Date: May 30, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lower Campus
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Women in Business Conference: Agile Lead-HER-ship: The Double-Bind Redefined
The Annual Women in Business Conference is an event unique to Montréal and one of the largest and most prestigious events of MMWA and John Molson Women in Business Club’s (JMWIBC). Started in 2009, the WIB Conference has grown to bring together over 150 attendees including students, alumni, faculty, Montreal business professionals and distinguished speakers. The theme for this year’s conference is “Agile Lead-HER-ship: The Double-bind Redefined.”
On November 17, McGill MBA Japan students Deb Tripathy, Lyal Clough, Satishi Juriani, and Taka Ishikawa took 1st place at the inaugural Japan MBA Case Competition (JMBACC). 12 teams from universities across Japan participated at this competition held in Tokyo.
Find out more about the JMBACC.
(From left to right: McGill MBA Japan students Deb Tripathy, Lyal Clough, Satishi Juriani, and Taka Ishikawa, receiving their 1st place award)
45 MBA students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Canada, have engaged in a partnership with the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), where they will play the role of consultants to eight on-going projects. The students were recently taken on a field trip to visit Labrador City and the mines, located in Canada’s Far North. During their trip they met with President and CEO of IOC, Zoe Yujnovich, who is co-teaching their CEO Insights Class with Professor Karl Moore on the Desautels MBA program.
Just over a year ago, when Antonios Bougiouris suffered a dance-related injury that required hip surgery to repair, he figured his days as a ballet dancer where numbered.
... The answer lay in McGill University’s MBA program at the Desautels Faculty of Management, where Mr. Bougiouris is enrolled as a student in the graduating class of 2015.
... Like Mr. Bourgiouris, Ms. Viswanathan, 26, came to the MBA program after a satisfying performing career that started when the Canadian-born dancer of Indian descent was 9.
Mining and the MBA – B-School Students head to Labrador City to visit Iron Ore Company of Canada Mines
45 MBA students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada, have engaged in a partnership with the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), where they will play the role of consultants to 8 on-going projects at the Montreal based mining company.
The Hult Prize is a global competition that brings together the brightest college and university students from around the world to solve the world’s most pressing issues. The 2014 Hult Prize Challenge aims to build sustainable and scalable social enterprises to tackle non-communicable diseases in slums. These solutions need not be health based but may address access, education, policy and technology to name a few.
During a study tour of Japan last spring, McGill University MBA student Ba Sein and his classmates made the usual rounds of corporate boardrooms, factories and lecture halls. Then they went off the traditional business school grid – to perform volunteer work at the Second Harvest food bank in Tokyo.
Scott Weatherhead, an MBA student at McGill University in Canada and the Social Economy Initiative's impact intern, travels through North Korea and South Africa in search of a use for his theoretical knowledge.
MBA students are preoccupied with doing well. We pull all-nighters for the highest marks, to land the best internships, to get the biggest salary upon graduation. Rarely do we take enough time to assess the impact of our actions. Yes, working harder may raise our marks but, beyond that, what is it all for?