Concentrations (General Management Major)

Concentrations (General Management Major)

In order to complete a concentration, students must achieve a grade of C or better in the courses counting towards the concentration. If a student receives less than a C in a complementary course, they have the option of repeating this course or selecting another complementary course. They may also choose to pursue a different concentration altogether.

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.

Mentors: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at: www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/course-information.
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2019-2020 (last updated Aug. 13, 2019) (disclaimer)

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

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 selection of courses. ...

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

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

Students completing this concentration will have training in a diverse set of methods in analytics and tools to conduct analyses as applied in a variety of managerial disciplines. Today, business professionals, managers, and entrepreneurs need to be able to leverage the power of data that is collected. The Business Analytics concentration provides students with...

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

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

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 rigor with relevance, as all students will complete a major field project, thus providing an opportunity to apply the concepts acquired in the classroom. The concentration is multidisciplinary and...

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

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

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 financial organizations, governments, and non-financial firms where they pursue careers that lead to positions such as Managing Partner,...

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

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Concentration in Information Systems: Digital Innovation (15 credits)

There are two options offered in the Information Systems (IS) Concentration: IT for Business and Digital Innovation. ...

For more information, see Concentration in Information Systems: Digital Innovation (15 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Concentration in Information Systems: IT for Business (15 credits)

There are two options offered in the Information Systems (IS) Concentration: IT for Business and Digital Innovation. ...

For more information, see Concentration in Information Systems: IT for Business (15 credits).

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

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 provides useful preparation for careers in a variety of...

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)

The objective of 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 Labour-Management Relations and Human Resources.

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

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) - Concentration in Managing for Sustainability (15 credits)

The B.Com.; Major in General Management, Managing for Sustainability Concentration, helps students to develop conceptual and analytical skills needed to formulate and implement organizational policies that contribute to ecologically sustainable and socially responsible economic development. There is a growing demand for managers and professionals that combine...

For more information, see Concentration in Managing for Sustainability (15 credits).

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

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 concentration provides a balance between courses focusing...

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

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

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 Management concentration provides training on traditional as well as emerging...

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

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

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 Concentration in Organizational Behaviour (15 credits).

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

The Retail Management concentration will combine business fundamentals together with real-time, experiential learning opportunities recognizing the growing complexity of the retail sector. Through interaction with the state-of the-art Retail Innovation Lab, students will have the opportunity to learn firsthand about managing all levels of a retail operation using...

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

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

There are two options offered in the Strategic Management Concentration: Global Strategy and Social Business & Enterprise. ...

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

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

There are two options offered in the Strategic Management Concentration: Global Strategy and Social Business & Enterprise. ...

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

Desautels Faculty of Management—2019-2020 (last updated Aug. 13, 2019) (disclaimer)