Where you should go when in Montreal

Excuse me, what now? MMICC is only 10 days away? Yikes, it’s time to rest up & start pondering over what to pack.

In the meantime, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite Montreal locations for you to check out while here – if you find a spare moment, that is!

Restaurants: Santropol

Cafe Santropol (3990 St Urbain St) – this quirky location boasts delicious sandwiches, & perfectly captures the essence of the Plateau neighbourhood.
Deville Diner (1425 Stanley) – 2 words: Lobster BLTA (a.k.a. Bacon Lettuce Tomato Avocado)
L’Evidence (3619 St Denis St) – Montreal is known for its brunch locations, but this gem offers excellent food along with impeccable service.


Coffee Shops:

Café Falco

Humble Lion (904 Sherbrooke W) – voted one of the best in all of Montreal, and only 2 doors down from your hotel.
Mamie Clafoutis (3660 rue St Denis) – very French, try the Oh-Mon-Dieu pastry (the name is quite accurate).
Café Falco (5605 Avenue de Gaspé) – if you find yourself wandering through the artsy Mile End neighbourhood, stop by here and savour the skilfully brewed coffee as well as the shop’s industrial decor.


By | March 7th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Where you should go when in Montreal

Case Culture

Case Culture

Business cases have been around universities for an extensive time. What is case culture like at the Desautels Faculty of Management? (more…)

By | February 19th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Case Culture

Who are our participating schools?


As our ambassador recruitment reaches full gear, we thought it would be a great opportunity to introduce MMICC 2014’s participating schools! Here is a little taste of what these exceptional universities are like. If you find the one not-so-accurate fact we’ve slipped in here, you will receive a free MMICC Pub Crawl ticket! 

University of Alberta


Established in 1908 (by a McGill alumnus!)
Motto Quaecumque vera, ( “whatsoever things are true”)
Fun Fact You will find sinks with no drains, doors that open to brick walls, and stairwell that lead to nowhere in the mysterious Biological Sciences Building

Wharton Business School


Established in 1881, as the first business school in the U.S.
Motto Leges Sine Moribus Vanae, (“Laws without morals [are] useless”)
Fun Fact The University’s football field is known to be the oldest in the country

Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México


Established in 1946
Motto Por un México más libre, más justo y más próspero“, (“For a freer, fairer and more prosperous Mexico”)
Fun Fact Rumor has it that ITAM students have the most hours of classes in all of the country


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Q&A with McGill's U.Porto Superstar Team

On October 21st, U3 students:

  • Brooke Freeman: Major in finance, Concentration in Strategy
  • Shonezi Noor: Major in Marketing, Concentration in Information Systems
  • Katan Patel: Double Major in Finance & Organizational Behaviour
  • Jeremy Singer: Major in International Management

embarked on their Portuguese adventure at the U.Porto International Case Competition. Today, they are here to give us an insider’s view of what it’s like to participate in an international case competition.

First off, on behalf of the MMICC executive team, we would like to sincerely congratulate you all for your outstanding performance! You inspired a lot of us back here in Canada, and couldn’t have represented McGill any better!


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New Year, New Surprises.

McGillians around the world were clenching their fists, biting their lips, and cheering on the Desautels MBA team who was making history. Team Aspire, they call themselves, won the Boston regional contest and became eligible to compete for the $1,000,000 on an international stage for the Hult Prize. Forthwith, the team knew they are on to something big. So they travelled the world to expand their edification and comprehension of their solution to counter malnutrition and famine.


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MMICC 2014 is recruiting



After a highly successful 2013 edition, the McGill Management International Case Competition is now entering is 14th edition ready to take on new challenges and provide the highest quality case competition the world has to offer.


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MMICC 2013 Official Winners



The 13th edition of MMICC 2013 ended sunday morning with mixed feelings, new unforgettable friendships and an incredible amount of new business and case acumen.


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Day 3 Newsletter




It was an all-canadian experience that the participants had for the third day of MMICC!  The morning and afternoon were composed of snowtubing, a Canadian food feast and some maple taffy to end the trip! While most took their bus time to fill up on highly needed energy, some showed their wrestling and snow-fight prowess between two slides down the hill!


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Day 3!

So here we are now in the middle of it all
Tomorrow’s the case crack, no more time to stall
We wonder who’s gonna be the first one to fall
And who exactly’s the last one standing tall


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Day 2 Newsletter

Screenshot_3_20_13_7_32_AMDay Two was another exciting day, starting with Opening Presentations, where Professor Donovan presented competition rules. Congratulations to BI Norwegian Business School for winning the People’s Choice Award. The lip dub was also presented. Huge shoutouts to team Thammasat and their amazing rendition of the Bohemian Rhapsody.

Next, participants were put into teams and sent off on a scavenger hunt around Montreal prepared by Shady and Julianna, our amazing VP Internal duo. Teams went around to Old Montreal, The Village, and Chinatown. At 2pm, the entire MMICC 2013 delegation gathered outside the McGill University Arts Building for an official group photo, after which a spontaneous snowball fight started!

In the evening, we had our opening ceremonies at the PaC museum in Old Port, where the case presentation order was determined.

Following that, we had our social night at Le Confessional!!

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