Mentors: Profs. Matthieu Bouvard and Laurent Barras
This concentration has been designed to provide understanding of key concepts in finance theory, financial institutions, investment analysis, risk management, and applied techniques. Graduates find a strong demand among financial organizations, governments, and non-financial firms where they pursue careers which lead to positions such as Managing Partner, Treasurer and V.P. Finance.
Mentors:Profs. Matthieu Bouvard and Laurent Barras
The 30-credit Finance major has been designed to meet the increasing demand for expertise in this rapidly growing functional area of business. The major is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of finance theory, financial institutions, investment analysis, risk management, and applied techniques. Employment for graduates is most often obtained in investment and commercial banking, manufacturing and service firms, non-profit organizations and governments, and non-financial firms.
The Sustainability Initiative houses the collaborative Interdisciplinary Network for Green Chemistry (IN4GC), which links scholars who share an interest in studying the broader business, economic, social, and political implications of green chemistry.
Faculty in the Organizational Behavior area teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. For a listing of courses, please see the following:
The McGill PhD Program in Management provides students with a unique post-graduate educational experience that facilitates exposure to a variety of research approaches and interests, and to the combined resources of four top Montreal universities.
This collaborative program, offered in conjunction with Concordia University, École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) of the Université de Montréal, and Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), provides McGill students with access to over 250 professors and to a full array of courses taught in both English and French.
Drawing on a variety of cross-disciplinary courses, including strategy, organizational behaviour, entrepreneurship and international business, this concentration provides students with an integrated perspective on leading business issues. Students are prepared for the challenges posed by a globalizing marketplace and develop the skills valued by employers in the consulting, business development, project management, and related fields.
Mentor: Prof. Robert Hebdon
This 30-credit major provides students with a general understanding of the factors affecting employer-employee relations, including labour unions and laws that regulate the employment relationship. It is integral to the practice of human resource management, particularly in a unionized environment.
Mentor: Prof. Mary Dean Lee, Area Coordinator
Mentor: Prof. Robert Hebdon
The objective of this concentration is to provide a general understanding of the factors affecting employer-employee relations, both at the micro-level and in relation to the socio-economic context in which they occur. Students interested in more intensive study of this area are urged to consider the major in Labour Management Relations and Human Resources.
Mentor: Prof. Mary Dean Lee
The Organizational Behaviour concentration provides an opportunity for students to increase their awareness of behavioural issues encountered in jobs and organizational settings, and to prepare themselves for graduate study in the behavioural sciences or for careers in general management or human resource management. Students interested in more intensive study of this area are urged to consider the major in Organizational Behaviour.
Complementary Courses (15 credits)
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