JMSB News 2008
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Dec 12: Canada Foundation for Innovation grants over $117,000 to support John Molson School of Business Marketing Professor Bianca Grohmann's Laboratory for Sensory Research....Read more
Dec 12: Gad Saad (Management) was recently asked to become a blogger for Psychology Today, a widely read popular magazine on issues dealing with psychology. The web address of Dr. Saad's blog is http://blogs.psychologytoday.com/blog/homo-consumericus.
Dec 8: Concordia Alumni Michael J. Oxley appointed as DuPont Canada’s President and CFO...Read more
Dec 5: Canada’s CA Uniform Evaluation exam (UFE) Results 2008: Two JMSB Grads on UFE Honor Roll.
JMSB is pleased to announce that 82 of the 502 successful Quebec UFE candidates are graduates of our Chartered Accountancy program. A national total of 2,701 candidates passed the exam. On September 16-18 2008, UFE candidates spent three days writing three individual papers to demonstrate their mastery of accounting concepts and knowledge. Two candidates from JMSB, Derek Benson and Valentina Levina, are proud members of the 2008 UFE National Honor Roll of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA). Congratulations to Derek, Valentina and fellow JMSB CA program graduates!
Nov 27: John Molson MBAs tie for 3rd place at the 2008 Rotman Net Impact CSR Case Competition...Read more
Nov 25: JMSB hosted its 20th Edition of the Awards of Distinction in recognition of outstanding contributions to the world of business and to the community.
Nov 20: JMSB's Career Management Services is proud to announce that an article featuring a recap of the event "Sustainability in Business Today" has been published in the Concordia University Journal....Read more
Nov 19: Sustainability Talks: Prof. Martin Martens discussed the idea of unlimited growth in a world of limited resources; a concept contrary to the classic business formula geared toward profit maximization. He also talked about the courage needed for us to become serious contributors to helping change business mindsets and the world.
Nov 19: The Executive MBA Speaker Series event on Sustainability featuring Denise Lawson the Chair of Mountain Equipment Co-op and & Vice President of Operations of Envision.
Nov 17: JMSB undergraduate students win 2 Gold medals at the 2008 HR Symposium...Read more
Nov 12-14: The John Molson Sustainable Business Group (JSG) and JMSB Career Management Service (CMS) co-organize Sustainability in Business Today
Nov 12: Futures Fund Scholarships – Victor Esposito (John Molson BComm student) is featured in the National Post among a number of other scholarship winners...Read more
Nov 10: Quebecor Media Announces Appointment of Isabelle Dessureault (John Molson MBA) as Vice President, Public Affairs...Read more
Nov 7: International Business Times - Kevin McGarr (John Molson Aviation MBA ) appointed CATSA's President and Chief Executive Officer.
Nov 7: JMSB welcomed visiting speaker, Chao Chen who presented "In the eyes of the follower: Charisma attribution during Organizational change" Read more
Nov 5: Lawrence Bloomberg Chair in Accountancy Research Workshop. Guest speaker, Professor Philip Joos from Tilburg University, presented his latest study on International Financial Reporting Standards.
Nov 2: JMSB Students Make it to the Finals of the McCombs International Business Challenge...Read more
Oct 31: JMSB Students take third place at the International CIBER Case Challenge...Read more
Oct 27: JMSB Takes Top Prize at the Prestigious 2008 Eller Ethics Case Competition...Read more
Oct 27: JMSB undergrads win three awards at the 2008 Ottawa Accounting Competition...Read more
Oct 24: The Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations and the Van Berkom Endowed Chair in Small Cap Equities welcomed Professor Jonathan Karpoff, the Norman J. Metcalfe Professor of Finance at the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business. Read more
Oct 23: JMSB is proud to announce that the CMA (Certified Management Accountants) Canada National Board of Directors has awarded our Bachelor of Commerce (Major in Accountancy) full program accreditation... Read more
Oct 18: JMSB Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) was awarded full accreditation by CMA... Read more
Oct 17: 20th annual Awards of Distinction is just around the corner
Oct 15: Student's creative ad for the federal elections was chosen as one of the winning entries... Read more
Sep 11: The Goodman Institute of Investment Management (GIIM) students at Concordia University outperforms once again... Read more
Sep 11: Congratulations to Sana Mohsni, Lawrence Kryzanowski and Yuxuan Qi, for best papers at the upcoming FMA meetings in Dallas, Texas.
Best Paper in Risk Management
Sponsored by PRMIA, Thursday, 9:45 am – 11:15 am
Earnings Forecasts and Idiosyncratic Volatility
Sana Mohsni, Concordia University
Lawrence Kryzanowski, Concordia University
Best Paper in International Finance
Sponsored by Loyola University Chicago, Friday, 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Political Rights and Cost of Debt
Lukas Roth, Penn State University
Yaxuan Qi, Concordia University
John Wald, University of Texas at San Antonio
Sep 3: JMSB students achieve outstanding results on the CGA Professional Application exam written in June 2008. Riana Novikov received the highest grade in Canada for Financial Accounting; Hong Cui scored the highest grade in Quebec for External Auditing; and Huan Yu Amy Ssuto ranked second in Quebec for Taxation. Congratulations to all our JMSB students!
Sep 2: The Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations and the Van Berkom Endowed Chair in Small Cap Equities are pleased to announce the upcoming visit of Harvard Business School Professor, Dr. Michael Jensen.
Aug 29: JMSB student, Valentina Baratta, top in Quebec on the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations (CCHRA) National Knowledge Exam® (NKE). This standardized qualification exam is part of the CCHRA Certification process. The pass rate on the NKE last year was 65%, with an average score of 73% for Quebec's 150 applicants. Ms. Baratta's score on the exam was an impressive 93% - the highest score in Quebec! Ms. Baratta received her BComm (HRM Major) from JMSB last year and is now HR Coordinator in the Creative Units of MEGA Brands.
Jul 17: Best of the Best Extravaganza 2008 'The Spice Trade ' will be taking place Tuesday September 9, 2008 at 6:30pm
Jul 11: JMSB Prof brings first ever Congress on Social and Environmental Accounting Research Summer School to Canada... Read more .
Jul 4: JMSB MBA Number One in Quebec and in the Top Five in Canada in Corporate Social Responsibility Survey ... Read more .
Jun 25: Beta Gamma Sigma Induction Ceremony, D. B. Clarke Theatre, with President Michael Di Grappa... Read more .
Jun 1: Colors of Concordia team complete the annual 'Tour de l'île' and raise money to encourage cultural sharing and diversity initiatives... Read more .
May 28: Faculty and graduate students win ASAC Research Excellence Award... Read more .
May 23: Dr. Sanjay Sharma gives talk on "Sustainability and Competitive Advantage " at Carrefour Desjardins for Earth Week
May 7: Chadha Family Foundation announce gift to JMSB... Read more
May 2008: JMSB win a close third at Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) 2008
May 2008: JMSB brings Jeux du Commerce back to Concordia after 18 years... Read more .
May 2008: Bell Research Centre announces funding for MSc students... Read more .
Apr 18: "Status: The Threat (and Spur) to Organization Change that Dare not Speak its Name"; a free seminar with visiting speaker, Dr. Jone Leigh Pearce , Professor of Organization and Strategy, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine
Apr 11: "Resonant Leadership: Creating Sustainable Leaders Through Mindfulness, Hope and Compassion"; a free seminar with visiting speaker, Dr Richard E. Boyatzis , Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
Apr 9: "Predicting Credit Spread"; a free seminar with visiting speaker, Dr. Peter Ritchken , Professor of Finance, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
Apr 3: " A Portrait of Business " inaugural JMSB gala evening. A banquet and keynote speakers from the Montreal business community for future JMSB graduates.
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Mar 30: JMSB wins third consecutive Overall Gold at Happening Marketing 2008
Mar 28: Visiting speaker, Dr. Robert Galavan , Director, Centre for Business, Management and Innovation Studies, National University of Ireland
Mar 16: JMSB win third place at Royal Roads Case Competition
Mar 15: JMSB win second prize at Excalibur – Canadian Tournament in HR
March 15: JMSB students raise $42,291 during 5 Days for the Homeless
Mar 14: Concordia Entrepreneurship and Management Association (CEMA) team in second place at the Students in Free Enterprise Regional Championships
Feb 26: " Building companies in Canada "; a free seminar with one of the highest profile women in Canadian industry, Édmée Métivier, Executive VP Financing and Consulting, Business Development Bank of Canada
Feb 18: JMSB reach finals at Marshall International Case Competition
Feb 11: Overall silver for JMSB at Omnium Financier 2008
Jan 27: JMSB students edged out of finals of UNCC 2008
Jan 23: Concordia University Alumni Lead in Global Fortune 500 Boardrooms
Jan 18: Concordia University Research Chair in Management was pleased to welcome guest speaker Professor Tima Bansal , Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario
Jan 14: John Molson MBA International Case Competition , organized by a team of John Molson MBA students
Jan 9: JMSB undergraduate students achieve seven podiums at Jeux du Commerce
Jan 8: John Molson students earn respect at first National MBA Games
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