Homecoming 2016

Desautels alumni with degree years ending in 1 and 6 were invited to gather at Homecoming on October 28-29, 2016.

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Overview of key Desautels events

SEI Homecoming Keynote: From Ebola to Imbalance

Henry Mintzberg, IMHL Director

The Social Economy Initiative (SEI) is an important vehicle through which the Desautels Faculty of Management integrates social entrepreneurship and social innovation more formally into its teaching, research and outreach activities. It is an undertaking of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management.

All alumni, students, staff and faculty are invited to join us as the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) hosts a special Homecoming presentation with Dr. Joanne Liu, MDCM’91, MMGMT’14,  International  President of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières and McGill Desautels renowned Professor Henry Mintzberg as they discuss the need for strong NGO’s, especially in the health sector, and the important role that plural sector organizations can play in rebalancing society.

Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: 4 pm
Location: Bronfman Building, Room 151, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West
Cost: No charge but registration is required.

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Faculty Tour

The Desautels Faculty of Management invites alumni and friends to rediscover a newly renovated Bronfman Building and witness firsthand the immense transformations underway at the Faculty.

Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: Bronfman Building, Lobby, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West
Cost: No charge but registration is required.

Desautels Reconnect Reception

Dean Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou invites alumni and friends to reconnect with former classmates and professors, engage with current students, and learn about recent achievements.

Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: 5 pm – 7 pm
Location: Bronfman Building, 2nd Floor, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West
Cost: No charge but registration is required.

Gerts Pub Night 

GertsThe Management Undergraduate Society (MUS) invites all BCom alumni back to Gerts to reconnect and reminisce at everyone’s favourite watering hole.

Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
Location: Student Society of McGill University, 3480 McTavish Street

Management Memories – An Evening at the Ritz

 Jean-Francois (J-F) Courville, (BCom’91) Jean-Francois (J-F) Courville, (BCom’91)Reconnect and reminisce, make new connections, share accomplishments, and celebrate achievements at Homecoming 2016. Join Dean Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel with a private cocktail reception followed by a Faculty-wide dinner in the Oval Ballroom.

Keynote speaker is Jean-Francois (J-F) Courville, (BCom’91), Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of RBC Wealth Management.

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016
Time: 6 pm Cocktail; 7 pm Dinner
Location: Ritz-Carlton Montreal, 1228 Sherbrooke Street West
Cost: $150 pp
Attire: Smart Business Dress