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Student Life at Desautels

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Student Life at Desautels

A Desautels education ensures 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. Learn more about our Student-Centred Approach.

Experiential Learning

Brazil Study Abroad Program

Brazil Study Abroad Program

Brazil Study Abroad is a Summer School Program that is part of the McGill Faculty of Management's overall international orientation. Students can earn credits from McGill University while experiencing life and learning about business in Latin America.

Emzingo - Fatuma Muzungu MBA'18

Emzingo

Emzingo started working with Desautels in 2012 with MBA students, and since 2015 with undergraduates from Desautels’ world renowned BCom program. Today, Emzingo collaborates with Desautels offering students experiential learning with the Global Impact Fellowship, an 8-week social impact consulting program in South Africa and Peru.

Hot Cities of the World Tour

Hot Cities of the World Tour

Hot Cities of the World Tour is an annual trip allowing Desautels students to experience firsthand the world economies of tomorrow. This one-of-a-kind trip takes students out of the traditional classroom setting and right into the hotbeds of economics, commerce, culture, finance, and national competitiveness.


Ulrike Wachter

Integrated Management Student Fellows Program

Working with Desautels faculty, the Integrated Management Student Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for students to hone practical research and partnership development skills through paid experiential learning.

Israel Study Trip

Israel Study Trip

The Israel Study Trip is part of the Social Leadership, Entrepreneurship, & Sustainability – Perspectives from Israel class. Using an organizational behavior perspective, and leveraging real-world experiences from a week-long study trip in Israel, the course examines and integrates 3 themes: Social Leadership, Entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship, and Sustainability.

Li Ka Shing Program in International Business

Li Ka Shing Program in International Business

Based on McGill’s successful International Summer Program, the Li Ka Shing Program in International Business is a customized summer program that welcomes 25 Shantou students to McGill to take two International Business courses in July over a 24 day period. In alternate years, McGill students travel to China for a 21 day intensive summer program in Shantou University.


McGill Lean Startup Program

McGill Lean Startup Program

McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship's Lean Startup Program is a hands-on program that immerses student teams by having them test their business ideas and hypotheses outside the classroom. Inside the classroom, it deliberately trades off lecture time for student/teaching team interaction.

McGill Not-For-Profit-Consulting

McGill Not-For-Profit Consulting

The MNFPC program began in 2008 with the idea that students should have the opportunity to apply lessons from the classroom to the real world. To earn credit towards their degree and give back to the community, McGill management students are paired with professional consultants to identify and implement projects that enhance the operations of local not-for-profit organizations.

SEI Impact Internship Program

SEI Impact Internship Program

Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM): The SEI IIP pairs McGill's top undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations (non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the spring and summer months. The aim of SEI IIP is that the internships contribute to social impact and positive social change.


Student-Led Initiatives

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

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

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 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.
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Clubs & Associations

See the full list of clubs on the Management Undergraduate Society site.

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.

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.


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.


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