The Desautels MBA program has state-of-the-art facilities housed on the third floor of the Bronfman Building, located in the heart of Montreal’s downtown core.
The MBA classrooms feature the latest audio-visual equipment to maximize learning as well as great outdoor views. Oversized windows allow for plenty of natural light throughout the facilities.
The MBA Student Lounge is a dedicated space for MBA professional and social events.
Our MBA program prides itself on pairing its global outlook with an international student population. Over half of our MBA students come from abroad. Their experience informs our classroom approach in advancing management education, and this multiculturalism builds a campus culture unique among Canada's MBA programs.
With the range of international clubs and services at McGill and Montreal's own diverse population, international students can rest assured that they will be embraced through the university's worldwide presence and the city's charm.
McGill has various French-language instruction options to suit the needs of current and prospective students:
French Language Centre
The French as a Second Language (FRSL) offerings include a variety of credit courses given throughout the year to students in any academic program. A placement test and departmental permission are required as well as mandatory class attendance throughout first two weeks in order to remain in the class.
Learn more about the French Language Centre.
McGill's MBA students maintain an active and enriching series of extracurricular activities. Beyond the classroom experience, as a McGill MBA candidate, you will have an incomparable opportunity to meet new people, develop your talents, and learn new skills. You can gain important hands-on experience through our student-run professional consulting groups, or by helping coordinate a major annual business conference organized by McGill MBA students, such as the Desautels Business Conference.
Desautels MBA students are diverse, accomplished, and ready to take on the world. Learn more about our MBA student ambassadors below and feel free to connect with them - they are here to answer your questions about their experiences and for you to have a first-hand perspective on the Desautels MBA.
Students from diverse cultural, academic, and professional backgrounds find that the Desautels MBA program offers them the challenge they are looking for in graduate business education. Over half of the student body comes from abroad, and so students gain a global perspective from their colleagues.
At the Desautels Faculty of Management, we require research excellence from our professors and doctoral students. We embrace diversity in thinking and welcome creative approaches to tackling stubborn managerial problems. We are known for our interdisciplinary openness and dedication to seeking deep insight.
The MBA Mentoring Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University serves to build a strong and vibrant community of professionals engaged with the Faculty in furthering and supporting careers of its MBA graduates. With the support of Career Services, the program allows its students to engage in significant dialogue with mid-high level executives in an effort to lessen the gap between academic learning and favorable shift to the workplace.
The International MBA Network is an initiative undertaken by the University Advancement office to serve MBA alumni around the world. It operates as a worldwide support network for our MBA graduates, as well as a vibrant and active networking community for professional development.