Areas of specialization

Research and teaching at the Faculty are divided into the following areas of specialization:

Accounting at the Desautels Faculty of ManagementAccounting

Focuses on issues related to users employment of accounting information, and the effects of regulations and changes in accounting practices and theory.

Operations Management at the Desautels Faculty of ManagementOperations Management

Encompasses the formal modeling of decision-making problems in different fields found in the critical processes associated with the design, production, and distribution of goods and services.

Finance at the Desautels Faculty of ManagementFinance

Conducts research in all areas of finance, including global financial markets, asset valuation, corporate finance, funds management, derivatives, and risk management.

Organizational Behaviour at the Desautels Faculty of ManagementOrganizational Behaviour

Develops a greater understanding of the personal, interpersonal, and organizational processes that influence the management of people in complex and evolving organizations.

Information Systems at the Desautels Faculty of ManagementInformation Systems

Questions the consequences of information systems and innovations at multiple levels, analyzes the processes of implementation, adoption, and change associated with information technology, as well as evaluates the economic impact of new technologies.

Strategy and Organization at the Desautels Faculty of ManagementStrategy & Organization

Focuses on strategy formation and strategic change in the context of globalization, whether for large corporations, entrepreneurial ventures, or not-for-profit organizations.


Marketing at the Desautels Faculty of ManagementMarketing

Studies the behaviour of consumers, competitors, and intermediaries, and the outcomes of their decisions as they relate to the performance of firms and brands.

Health Care Management at the Desautels Faculty of ManagementFocus on: Health Care Management

While not a formal area of specialization in our Faculty, many of our faculty members conduct research on and teach courses related to health care management.

Health Care Management focuses on the challenges faced by health sector, with specific emphasis on the health care processes, health system infrastructure, and population health.