Hot Cities 2018: Getting “hotter” every year       

In Focus

Genevieve Cote, a U3 BCom student, gives a first-person account of Prof. Karl Moore’s most recent Hot Cities tour with BCom students – to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi.

McGill joins forces with Yokohama National University

News

An international program for senior managers and leaders, McGill’s International Masters Program for Managers is delivered at top schools in five different countries worldwide – Lancaster University in England, McGill University in Canada, IIMB in India, FGV/EPABE in Brazil and, new this year, Yokohama National University (YNU) in Japan

Introducing Desautels’ new Donald E. Armstrong Building

Other News

On Jan. 8, the Donald E. Armstrong Building – formerly the McGill bookstore building on McTavish – opened its doors as the new home of the Desautels Faculty of Management’s Master’s programs. Named after the creator and first director of McGill’s MBA program, the Armstrong Building provides 48,666 additional square feet to Desautels.

One-on-one with Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou

Entre Nous

One week after the Desautels MBA program was named best MBA program in Canada, Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management, talks about some of the keys to the Faculty’s success.

$25 million gift to fund unique new retail school

Other News

Thanks to the support of Aldo Bensadoun, BCom’64, LLD’12, and his family foundation, a proposed new school will examine the world of retail with a focus that makes it unique in the world.

QS ranks Desautels among ‘global elite’ business schools

Kudos

McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management has earned top marks in the annual QS Global 250 Business Schools Report, putting the Faculty in the same category as institutions such as Harvard Business School and London Business School.

Ferring Canada donates $2 million to University

News

Earlier today, Ferring Canada, a subsidiary of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, announced it is donating $2 million to McGill to be used to create fellowships in health and health leadership, and to finance environmental research in the Canadian Arctic.

How does innovation come to life at McGill?

Other News

While some might associate innovation with startups and get-rich-quick ideas, McGill’s working definition encompasses any academic discovery or insight that can be applied to the benefit of a broader population. Often this means partnering with industry, NGOs, social-purpose organizations, or other external parties to facilitate the delivery of a new idea to the public.

Leadership lessons from the Great One

In Focus

On Feb. 24, some 3,000 industry professionals and 300 Desautels students gathered at the Bell Centre to listen to distinguished leaders share their experiences and offer advice on leadership, negotiation, teamwork and communication.

MBA students learn leadership skills through improv

Around Campus

MBA students at the Desautels Faculty of Management are immersing themselves in the world of the performing arts as a way to improve leadership skills through a unique workshop in collaborative leadership which uses theatrical improvisation techniques.