Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

Nine retail predictions that might surprise you

Published: 18Dec2018

With 2019 on the horizon, Forbes has compiled a list of nine emerging retail trends to look out for; one of which will include the rise of the circular economy across operations, according to Aldo...

BCom alumnus takes lead at Canderel

Published: 7Dec2018

Brett Miller (BCom’86) has been appointed CEO of Canderel, effective February 18, 2019. Miller succeeds Jonathan Wener, founder and CEO for the past 44 years....

Desautels BCom alumnus takes Berlin startup competition by storm

Published: 4Dec2018

Khaled Kteily (BCom’10) and his startup Legacy won the coveted $50,000 prize at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin for their stigma-free approach to addressing infertility- an issue that affects 1 in 7...

Students to the rescue of a U.S. pension system in peril

Published: 30Nov2018

The U.S. pension plan shortfall has the makings of a perfect storm – so who is heeding the call to help remedy a seemingly insurmountable problem?...

A BCom alumnus’ fight to make the world a better place

Published: 30Nov2018

Discover Amol Mehra’s (BCom’06) journey from Desautels BCom student to being front and centre in the fight against the shadowy world of human trafficking, child labour, and modern slavery....

Desautels well-represented at prestigious conference

Published: 22Nov2018

Desautels BCom students Jessica Adler and Maxime Lakat were invited to the 44th edition of the International Conference in New York City (Nov. 18-20). Out of 4,000 applicants worldwide, Adler and...

Startup co-founded by BCom alumnus tops Forbes list

Published: 14Nov2018

Athena Club, co-founded by Charles Desmarais (BCom’15), has made the 2019 edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the Retail & Ecommerce category, alongside other trailblazing young...

Say yes to discomfort, live a fuller life

Published: 9Nov2018

McGill News sits down with the YouTube sensation Yes Theory, comprised of McGill graduates like Thomas Brag (BCom’15), as they share why they are determined to push themselves – and everybody else ...

It’s victory for Desautels undergrad at Coopérathon

Published: 9Nov2018

Desautels BCom student Antoine Marchal won the Finance Track of the 2018 Desjardins Coopérathon, securing $5,000 from Desjardins and mentorship from FormFintec for his startup GoodforChange.