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Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)/Japan; Management (Non-Thesis) — General Management (57 credits)

Offered by: Management     Degree: Master of Business Admin

Program Requirements

The McGill MBA Japan program of the Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University is the leading MBA program in Japan, and one of the leading weekend programs in Asia. Designed for working people with several years of experience, the McGill MBA Japan program allows you to complete a Master of Business Administration program on weekends, without leaving employment.

Based on McGill’s world-leading Integrative MBA Curriculum, the MBA Japan program allows you to complete a full MBA by studying two weekends per month in as little as 20 months. Taught by world-leading professors from McGill’s home campus, the MBA Japan attracts highly qualified students from Japan and around the globe.

Required Core Courses (21 credits)

All M.B.A. students must complete the following core courses:

  • MGCR 629 Global Leadership (1 credit)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : An introduction to the leadership challenges of the 21st century in a rapidly changing global environment at the intersection of business and society.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Nancy J Adler (Fall) Nancy J Adler (Summer)

  • MGCR 650 Business Tools (2 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : An introduction to the practical usage of standard business tools and frameworks.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Derek Hart, Philippe Levy (Fall) Derek Hart, Philippe Levy (Summer)

    • Intensive course: 13 hours per week for 2 weeks, for a total of 26 contact hours.
  • MGCR 651 Managing Resources (4 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : An introduction to the challenges of acquiring and developing various resources in the firm, including financial capital, human talent, and information technology.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Benjamin Croitoru, Suzanne Gagnon, Jui Ramaprasad, Genevieve Bassellier, Ruslan Goyenko (Fall) Liette Lapointe, Sebastien Betermier (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 650
    • Intensive course: 7.5 hours per week, over 7 weeks for a total of 52 contact hours
  • MGCR 652 Value Creation (4 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : Offers a comprehensive overview of the value creation process in business sectors by exploring the inter-relationships among the partners in the value chain.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Summer 2013, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Tamer Boyaci, Sujata Madan, Demetrios Vakratsas, Mehmet Gumus, Thomas Dotzel (Fall) Matthieu Bouvard, Liette Lapointe, Saurabh Mishra (Summer) Sujata Madan, Mehmet Gumus, Thomas Dotzel (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 650.
    • Intensive course: 7.5 hours per week, over 7 weeks for a total of 52 contact hours.
  • MGCR 653 Markets and Globalization (4 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : A review of macro-environment in which firms compete, and the linkages which exist between the domestic and global economies. Topics such as trade, fiscal and monetary policy, interest rates, exchange rates, and balance of payments will be covered.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Steve Maguire, Francesca Carrieri, Saurabh Mishra, Demetrios Vakratsas (Fall) Dror Etzion, Nicholas Matziorinis, Saurabh Mishra (Winter)

    • Intensive course: 13 hours per week over 4 weeks for a total of 52 contact hours.
  • MGCR 660 International Study Trip (6 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : This course aims to provide students a comprehensive understanding of the process of internationalization as well as managing an enterprise/organization in an international setting. Students will participate in an organized study trip outside of Canada, to a city with significant international business.

    Terms: Summer 2013, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Tamer Boyaci, Sujata Madan (Summer) Tamer Boyaci, Sujata Madan (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: MGCR 629, MCGR 650, MGCR 651, MGCR 652, MGCR 653
    • Restriction: Restricted to MBA students only

Concentration Courses (36 credits)

Five courses (15 credits) chosen in consultation with a supervisor, from the required or complementary courses in any of the Finance, Global Strategy and Leadership, Marketing, or Technology and Innovation Management concentrations.

The remaining 21 credits of courses are chosen from 500- and 600-level courses offered by the Faculty.

6 credits from the following:

  • BUSA 650 Internship (6 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Business Admin : An on-the-job experience in a corporation or organization supervised by an academic faculty member.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Richard George Donovan (Fall) Richard George Donovan (Winter) Richard George Donovan (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MBA Core (MGCR 629, MGCR 650, MGCR 651, MGCR 652, and MGCR 653)
  • BUSA 651 Practicum (6 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Business Admin : A practical project which provides an opportunity to explore and recommend solutions to a business issue within a corporation or organization.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Derek Hart (Fall) Derek Hart (Winter) Derek Hart (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MBA Core (MGCR 629, MGCR 650, MGCR 651, MGCR 652, and MGCR 653).
Desautels Faculty of Management—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)