Management minors for non-management students

The Faculty of Management has four Minors (for non-management students) that allow undergraduates to develop a variety of managerial skills that will serve them throughout their chosen careers.

Minor Applications for 2017-18 are now closed.

Admission Requirements

  • Minors have limited enrolment.
  • Applicants must have a minimum CGPA of 3.00 (this does not guarantee acceptance). Lowest CGPA accepted in Fall 2016: 3.50
  • May not be pursuing or have completed a Minor in Management, Marketing, Finance, Operations Management, or Entrepreneurship (for Non-Management students).

Deadline

  • Minor Applications are due by June 1st, replies should start going out in July.
  • Students will be informed via their McGill email address after July 1st concerning their application (replies might comes as late as August).

About the Minor

For any questions please contact angela.blasi [at] mcgill.ca (Angela Blasi) or fernanda.moreno [at] mcgill.ca (Fernanda Moreno) or drop by the BCom Office (Bronfman 110)

  • All Minors are composed of 18 credits of Management courses.
  • All Minors for Non-Management Students require an application.
  • Courses for Minors must be passed with grades of C or better.
  • Students pursuing a Joint Honours Economics Finance or Accounting may not do any of the minors in management.
  • Courses for Minors cannot be taken under the Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory option.
  • Students can only pursue ONE of the Minors offered by the Faculty of Management.
  • Students are allowed to complete no more than ONE Continuing Studies (CSC) course for their minor and only for MGCR courses. 
  • Students who take an equivalent statistics course in another faculty may not count those credits towards any minor even if the equivalent statistics course(s) permits moving on to other courses.

Minor in Finance

Required Courses (9 Credits)

  • MGCR 341 Introduction to Finance 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    *
  • FINE 342 Corporate Finance 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • FINE 441 Investment Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Complementary Courses (9 Credits)

  • Chosen from 300, 400 or 500-level FINE courses. 
     

* Prerequisite: MGCR 271 Business Statistics or another equivalent statistics course approved by the program adviser. Students should select their statistics course only after consulting "Course Overlap", section 6.3.6.2 in the Faculty of Arts, and "Course Overlap", section 14.3.6.1 in the Facuty of Science, and "Course Overlap", section 11.3.6 in the Desautels Faculty of Management to avoid overlapping statistics courses.


Minor in Management

List A: 3 credits from the following:

  • MGCR 211 Intro to Financial Accounting 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGCR 341 Introduction to Finance 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

List B: 9 credits from the following:

  • MGCR 222 Intro to Org Behaviour 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGCR 271 Business Statistics 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGCR 293 Managerial Economics 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGCR 331 Information Systems 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGCR 352 Principles of Marketing 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGCR 382 International Business 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGCR 472 Operations Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

List C: 6 credits

  • 3-6 credits from any 300- or 400-level management courses for which prerequisites have been met.

 

MGCR 271 Business Statistics or equivalent is prerequisite for

MGCR 341 Introduction to Finance 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

and
MGCR 472 Operations Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

  • Students who have taken an equivalent statistics course in another faculty may not count those credits towards the minor; an additional 3-credit Complementary course must be chosen from the course list above.
  • Students who have taken an equivalent economics course in another faculty may not count those credits toward the Minor; an additional 3-credit Complementary course must be chosen from the course list above.
  • Students should select their statistics course only after consulting "Course Overlap", section 6.3.6.2 in the Faculty of Arts, and "Course Overlap", section 14.3.6.1 in the Facuty of Science, and "Course Overlap", section 11.3.6 in the Desautels Faculty of Management to avoid overlapping statistics courses.

Minor in Marketing

Required Courses (9 Credits)

  • MGCR 352 Principles of Marketing 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 354 Marketing Strategy 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 451 Marketing Research 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Complementary Courses (9 credits): 

  • MGCR 271 Business Statistics 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 355 Services Marketing 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 357 Marketing Planning 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 365 New Products 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 438 Brand Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 452 Consumer Behaviour 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 453 Integrated Mktg Communications 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 455 Sales Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 459 Retail Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 461 Course not available
  • MRKT 483 International Marketing Mgmt 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Or other appropriate 300 or 400 level MRKT courses with the approval of the program adviser. MRKT 434: Marketing Analytics does not count towards the Minor in Marketing.

  • NOTE MGCR 271: Students who have taken an equivalent statistics course in another faculty may not count those credits toward the minor; an additional 3-credit Complementary course must be chosen from the course list above. Students should select their statistics course only after consulting "Course Overlap", section 6.3.6.2 in the Faculty of Arts, and "Course Overlap", section 14.3.6.1 in the Faculty of Science, and "Course Overlap", section 11.3.6 in the Desautels Faculty of Management to avoid overlapping statistics courses.

Minor in Operations Management

Required Courses (6 Credits)

  • MGCR 472 Operations Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 373 Operations Research 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Complementary Courses (12 credits): 

  • MGCR 271 Business Statistics 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 402 Operations Strategy 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 403 Intro to Logistics Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 405 Quality Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 415 Supplier Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 431 Operations&Supply Chain Anal 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 434 Course not available
  • MGSC 479 Applied Optimization 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 575 Appl Time Series Anal Man Fcst 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 578 Simulation of Mgmt Systems 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • Or other appropriate 300- or 400-level MGSC courses with the approval of the program adviser.
  • NOTE MGCR 271: Students who have taken an equivalent statistics course in another faculty may not count those credits toward the minor; an additional 3-credit Complementary course must be chosen from the course list above. Students should select their statistics course only after consulting "Course Overlap", section 6.3.6.2 in the Faculty of Arts, and "Course Overlap", section 14.3.6.1 in the Faculty of Science, and "Course Overlap", section 11.3.6 in the Desautels Faculty of Management to avoid overlapping statistics courses.