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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)

Mentors: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/courseinfo 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 ...

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: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/courseinfo This concentration is designed to provide students with an understanding of the key concepts and processes involved in starting and managing new ventures. It combines rigour with relevance, as all students will complete a major field ...

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: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/courseinfo The Finance 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 ...

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

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

Mentors: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/courseinfo 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 ...

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: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/courseinfo 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 ...

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)

Mentors: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/courseinfo 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 ...

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: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/courseinfo 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 ...

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: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/courseinfo 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 ...

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

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

Mentors: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/courseinfo 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 ...

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: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/courseinfo 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 ...

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: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/courseinfo

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 complex social issues within the for-profit sector. The civil sector, made up of voluntary and non-governmental organizations and foundations, is the sector that has been the fastest growing employer for the past decade. Students who focus on this stream will be challenged to place a high priority on environmental issues, as well as issues of sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and social impact. They will also investigate the social tools and mechanisms necessary to employ cross-sectoral collaboration to achieve desired social outcomes.

Complementary Courses

At least 9 credits selected from the following:

MGPO 365 (3) Business-Government Relations
MGPO 440 (3) Strategies for Sustainability
MGPO 450 (3) Ethics in Management
MGPO 468 (3) Managing Organizational Politics
MGPO 475 (3) Strategies for Developing Countries

The remaining credits to be chosen from:

BUSA 391 (3) International Business Law
MGPO 383 (3) International Business Policy
MGPO 434 (3) Topics in Policy 1
MGPO 435 (3) International Business History
MGPO 445 (3) Industry Analysis & Competitive Strategy
MGPO 460 (3) Managing Innovation
MGPO 469 (3) Managing Globalization
MGPO 470 (3) Strategy and Organization
MGPO 567 (3) Business in Society
MGSC 578 (3) Simulation of Management Systems
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