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Student Life at Desautels

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Student Life at Desautels

A Desautels education takes a Student-Centred Approach. We ensure an outstanding learning experience for all students through high-impact programs that provide access to experiential learning and build foundational skills in critical and creative thinking and problem-solving.

  1. Experiential Learning
  2. Student-Led Initiatives
  3. Student Societies
  4. Clubs & Associations
  5. Case Competitions & Challenges
  6. Networking
  7. Social Media

Student-Led Initiatives

Desautels students have an extensive history of outreach initiatives which demonstrate outstanding leadership and dedication to creating positive change.

Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability

Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability

The essence of the Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability (DBCS) is to explore the impacts and opportunities of sustainability in business. DBCS is an annual conference, which targets some of the brightest students from universities across North America to gather a multilateral perspective on issues related to sustainability.

DBCS 2019 gathered experts and Montreal students on January 25, 2019 to discuss the benefits of sustainability in multidisciplinary forums and various business fields.

Desautels Capital Management (DCM)

Desautels Capital Management (DCM)

Established in 2009, Desautels Capital Management Inc. is Canada’s first university-owned, student-run registered investment firm. DCM currently manages three funds that are managed by the Honours in Investment Management students in the BCom program as well as MMF students. Each fund has a team of student-analysts, led by a strategist. Students are guided by experienced faculty members and by the Desautels Global Experts with expertise in investment management.


Desautels Management Achievement Awards (DMAA)

Desautels Management Achievement Awards (DMAA)

The DMAA honours Canadian business leaders who have made significant and valuable contributions to the Canadian economy and way of life, through their success in business and involvement in the community.

DMAA 2019 | DMAA 2018 | DMAA 2017 | DMAA 2016

Desautels Management Leadership Seminar

Desautels Management Leadership Seminar

Organized by Desautels students, the Desautels Management Leadership Seminar provides a forum for first-year undergraduate students to learn about leadership.

Guest speakers are encouraged to speak about the importance of CSR and leadership in the community. Follow us:  LinkedIn | Facebook


Student Societies

Desautels Doctorate Students Society

Desautels Doctorate Students Society

The DDSS was founded in October 2006 by a group of doctoral students in the Desautels Faculty of Management to advocate for PhD students, to educate and to build community.

Desautels Graduate Student Society

Desautels Graduate Student Society

The DGSS is a student-run association serving the interests of Masters Students of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

Management Undergraduate Society

Management Undergraduate Society

The MUS is a McGill business society committed to supporting the 2400+ undergraduate students within the Desautels Faculty of Management.


Clubs & Associations

See the full list of clubs on the Management Undergraduate Society & the Desautels Graduate Student Society sites.

Desautels Sustainability Network

Desautels Sustainability Network

The DSN seeks to promote sustainability as a profitable opportunity for businesses. Through various events, we aim to break silos between faculties, connecting Montreal’s professional community with students and raising students’ voice to improve the Bachelor of Commerce. DSN is also hosting Montreal’s largest student-led conference on the impacts of sustainability within the private sector, the Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability.

Desautels Women in Business

Desautels Women in Business

DWB aims to provide a platform for students to explore the opportunities and careers available to them. We are continuously expanding our strong network of women interested in a career in management; professionals, current students, professors, and McGill Alumni. Together, we aim to educate and inspire our students to achieve their goals with confidence as they begin to shape their futures.
 

McGill Business Consulting Group

McGill Business Consulting Group

For the past 30 years, MBCG has partnered in the success of the Montreal business community and helped firms of all sizes achieve their goals. We provide high-quality and integrated business consulting solutions.


McGill Case Competition Association

McGill Case Competition Association

The MCCA is an organization composed of current MBA students who come from diverse experiences and backgrounds including Strategy, Technology, Finance and Marketing.

McGill Food Analytics Club

McGill Food Analytics Club

McGill FAC is a student-driven data analytics club that focuses on food.  The club members aim to respond to the urgent need to solve the world's massive food crisis with data analytics, including research, coding and outreach.

MyVision McGill

MyVision McGill

MyVision is McGill's Social Business Base. Founded in Canada, MyVision is an enterprise and movement of young people accelerating and incubating social business. Our mission is to solve the world’s most pressing issues through social business.


Case Competitions & Challenges

Learn more about Desautels students' winning records as well as the challenges hosted by the Faculty.

Desautels Graduate Management Challenge

Desautels Graduate Management Challenge

The DGMC brings together MBA students from top universities across Canada to tackle real business problems faced by companies today.

McGill International Portfolio Challenge

McGill International Portfolio Challenge

MIPC is the pioneer of case competitions that target pensions, innovative portfolio design, and institutional asset management.


Networking

DesautelsConnect

DesautelsConnect

The DesautelsConnect online network is an exclusive hub for the #DesautelsFamily on the TenThousandCoffees platform. This network will help you stay in touch, share ideas, explore and validate career opportunities and create new partnerships. Join today and reach out to like-minded people looking to help one another and make new connections.

Desautels on social

Desautels on social

Connect and engage with the Desautels community through our various social media channels. A number of programs, research centres and student groups at the Faculty also maintain social media accounts. Follow the #DesautelsFamily.


Jayden Van MBA'17

MBA Blog

Explore the MBA Blog to find helpful tips, advice and information from behind-the-scenes with our students and alumni. Or discuss with one or our recruiters to find out if you are a good fit for the McGill MBA Program. (Pictured: Jayden Van, MBA'17)

Meet McGill Toronto Trip

Meet McGill Toronto Trip

Develop beyond academics! The Meet McGill Toronto Trip hosted by Career Services is the chance to network and develop professional contacts in Toronto, over three-days by meeting alumni, mentors and employers. Learn about the Toronto job market, and meet companies interested in recruiting McGill students for summer and full-time employment.


Connect and engage with the #DesautelsFamily on social media!

 

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated: 2020/03/26

In accordance with the Quebec government’s latest directive, McGill University will remain closed until further notice, except for necessary activities. Your program office is still available to support you during this time. Should you have any questions or concerns, you may email your program office directly.

Please visit our COVID-19 FAQ page for the latest information.

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