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Concentrations (General Management Major)

Concentrations (General Management Major)

In order to complete a concentration, students must achieve a grade of C or better in all the courses that comprise the concentration. Students who have failed to earn 15 satisfactory credits will be required to embark on a new concentration, repeat the course(s) in question or, where possible, replace the course(s) with a satisfactory substitution from the complementary courses of the concentration.

In general, students will begin taking courses from the chosen concentration(s) in the U2 year.

Academic mentors are appointed for each Management concentration to assist students in choosing a concentration and provide additional information regarding course selection.

Second Concentration:

Students who choose to take a second concentration will be required to complete 15 non-overlapping credits at a satisfactory level with a minimum grade of C in each course.

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) — Concentration in Accounting (15 credits)

Mentor: Professor J. Scott The Accounting concentration is designed to meet the needs of Management students who want to have a good basic understanding of accounting, but do not intend to become professional accountants or accounting specialists. It is primarily oriented toward users of financial information and emphasizes breadth of knowledge in a coherent ...

For more information, see Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) — Concentration in Accounting (15 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) — Concentration in Entrepreneurship (15 credits)

Mentors: Professors A. Burlton, G. Vit The Entrepreneurship concentration is concerned with the genesis and development of entrepreneurial activities. It deals with the integration of marketing, finance, organization and policy in the development and expansion of business enterprise. Included are the evaluation of new business ventures, the role of ...

For more information, see Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) — Concentration in Entrepreneurship (15 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Concentration in Finance (15 credits)

Mentors: Professors L. Barras, M. Bouvard, A. Malkhozov, S. Betermier International Stream Mentor: A. Durnev Case Competition Mentors: Professors M. Chaudhury, V. di Pietro The Finance concentration has been designed to provide understanding of key concepts in finance theory, financial institutions, investment analysis, risk management, and applied ...

For more information, see Concentration in Finance (15 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) — Concentration in Information Systems (15 credits)

Mentors: Professors R. David and M. Graham The Information Systems (IS) concentration is flexible and represents an ideal complement to the majors and concentrations of other areas, as information technology (IT) has the capacity to transform and improve all functions of organizations in every economic sector. This concentration emphasizes the importance of the ...

For more information, see Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) — Concentration in Information Systems (15 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Concentration in International Business (15 credits)

Mentors: Professors H. Etemad, M.S. Jo, E. Sarigöllü The objective of the International Business Concentration is to help the student develop conceptual and analytical skills needed to formulate feasible and effective management policies in an international setting. With economic and business activity becoming increasingly internationalized, the program ...

For more information, see Concentration in International Business (15 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Concentration in Labour-Management Relations and Human Resources (15 credits)

Mentor: Professor R. Hebdon The objective of the this concentration is to provide a general understanding of employer-employee relations and human resources, 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 program in ...

For more information, see Concentration in Labour-Management Relations and Human Resources (15 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) — Concentration in Marketing (15 credits)

Mentors: Professors M.S. Jo, A. Mukherjee The Marketing concentration prepares the student for a wide variety of career opportunities. Marketing graduates historically have found employment in the fields of product management, advertising, sales management, marketing management, pricing, marketing research, distribution, and retailing. The Marketing ...

For more information, see Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) — Concentration in Marketing (15 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Concentration in Operations Management (15 credits)

Mentors: Professors T. Boyaci, M. Gumus, S. Li, S. Ray, M. Yalovsky Operations Management is concerned with the design, planning, control, coordination, and improvement of business processes, systems, and resources integral to the creation of the firm's products and services. Emphasizing quantitative analysis and cross-functional thinking, the Operations ...

For more information, see Concentration in Operations Management (15 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) — Concentration in Organizational Behaviour (15 credits)

Mentor: Professor A. Jaeger The Organizational Behaviour concentration provides an opportunity for students to increase their awareness of behavioural issues encountered in job and organizational settings, and to prepare themselves for graduate study in the behavioural sciences or for careers in general management or human resource management.

For more information, see Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) — Concentration in Organizational Behaviour (15 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Concentration in Strategic Management - Global Strategy (15 credits)

Mentors: Professors R. David and M. Graham There are two options offered in the Strategic Management Concentration: Global Strategy and Social Context. The Global Strategy option is intended for students who want to learn strategic management and analysis in the context of globalization. Globalization is no longer the concern of a few large enterprises and ...

For more information, see Concentration in Strategic Management - Global Strategy (15 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Concentration in Strategic Management - Social Context (15 credits)

Mentors: Professors D. Etzion and R. David There are two options offered in the Strategic Management Concentration: Global Strategy and Social Context. The Social Context option is intended for students who want to learn strategic management and analysis with special attention to the not-for-profit or civil sectors, or who want to focus on broader or more ...

For more information, see Concentration in Strategic Management - Social Context (15 credits).

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