Concentrations

"The McGill PMBA will mark an important stepping stone in your career. It is designed to help you define and solidify your career. You learn from exceptional professors who are business leaders and most of all, love to teach!"
—Mardig Taslakian, MBA'17
Engineer, Structural Testing, Bombardier

Concentrations

Once students have completed their first year, they have the opportunity to specialize in:

Fully Customized Path

Upon completion of the Core curriculum, students begin a series of cross-disciplinary courses that prepare them to assume the challenges of today’s business environment. Over the next two years of study, students select from a variety of courses in the areas of Strategy, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Operations Management, Information Systems, and Organizational Behaviour.

Customized with a concentration in Global Strategy and Leadership

Drawing on a variety of courses, including Strategy, Organizational Behaviour, Entrepreneurship and International Business, this concentration provides students with an integrated perspective on leading business issues. Students are prepared for the challenges posed by a globalizing marketplace and develop the skills valued by employers in the consulting, business development, project management, and related fields. Among the issues covered are how to expand globally, how to manage a multi-cultural workforce, how to launch a new venture, and how to promote sustainable development.

Customized with a Concentration in Finance

Emphasizing how firms raise capital and on the optimal allocation of capital for investments, students gain expertise in three sub-fields of finance: banking, corporate finance and investments. Students gain an understanding of the functions related to corporate fund management and investment decision-making.

 

Each concentration is supported by leading executives from around the world, who help shape the curriculum to best reflect current business needs.

Concentrations allow students to tailor their studies to their specific career goals and interests. A concentration is comprised of five courses (15 credits) selected from a chosen area. Students may choose from over 50 management electives courses, they also have the option of pursuing an independent research project in collaboration with a faculty member. They also have to choose a minimum of one concentration.