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Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Management (Non-Thesis) (54 credits)

Offered by: Management     Degree: Master of Business Admin

Program Requirements

The M.B.A.; Non-Thesis focuses on both hard and soft key management disciplines and skills in its required courses. Integration of the material in the required courses is accomplished with integration sessions midway through the first semester and at its end. The program is structured in such a way as to allow for completion of the program in 16 months (‘base’) or 20 months (‘extended’). There is maximum flexibility in the selection of electives taken ranging from a customized set of electives reflecting the student’s own interests, to completing a specialization, i.e. taking a set of at least five electives chosen from lists of specializations (e.g. finance, strategy) compiled by the Program based on input from Faculty Areas. Students can apply to do an exchange semester at a foreign university.

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • 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 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Jaeger, Alfred M (Fall)

  • MGCR 613 Managerial Economics (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : How economic systems and markets work, a command of how concepts and models developed by economists can be used in managerial decisions, a familiarity with the more practical aspects of competitive behaviour and the structure of competition, and a good appreciation of issues arising in the development of corporate goals and strategies. The use of economic analysis in strategy formulation.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MGCR 614 Management Statistics (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : The use of up-to-date statistical analysis to extract information from a set of data. The emphasis will be placed on the application and interpretation of results rather than on formal statistical theory; the challenge will be in the selection of the appropriate statistical methodology to address the problem and an understanding of the limitations of this answer. Full integration of the use of statistical software with statistical analysis.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MGCR 617 Operations Management (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : A comprehensive introduction to the fundamental decisions and tradeoffs associated with the management of a firm's production and service activities will be examined. It is a study of how production and service systems can be effectively designed, utilized and managed in order for them to compete successfully on the basis of different parameters.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MGCR 618 Leadership and Professional Skills (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : An introduction to the leadership and professional skills needed for success in the 21st century in a rapidly changing global environment. Topics covered include self-awareness, personal branding, models of leadership, leading teams, influencing others, critical thinking, professionalism, making effective presentations, and job search skills.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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  • MGCR 620 Information Systems (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : Overview of the information systems issues that influence the management of organizations. Understanding (as opposed to computation) of the impact of information technology on firm operations and benefits and limitations of information technology, as it relates to the essential core knowledge needed for day-to-day managerial activity.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MGCR 621 International Environment (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : Overview of the international issues that influence the management of organizations. Understanding of the international environment as it relates to the essential core knowledge needed for day-to-day managerial activity.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MGCR 622 Organizational Strategy (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : Organizational strategy concerns the process through which managers position their business or unit favourably against competitors, with customers, and in accordance with societal needs. This course emphasizes the skills that managers need to assess strategic threats and opportunities, match them with internal competencies to develop a strategy, devise action plans to realize the strategy, and continually develop capabilities to keep the organization viable.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MGCR 628 Integrative Course (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : This course provides an integrative perspective to the topics in the first year core, building on progressive stages of integrative understanding from basic management skills looking inward to basic and specialized management skills looking both inward and outward. The emphasis is on pedagogic tools which focus on a holistic view of the organization, forcing an understanding of the management of the enterprise from multiple perspectives and the resolution of conflicting viewpoints.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MGCR 638 Marketing Management (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : A comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles of marketing. The primary focus is on understanding customers and creating value by offering solutions to their problems that can be branded, communicated and distributed using an omnichannel approach. Appreciate Marketing importance for business, and how to design winning marketing plans for organizations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MGCR 639 Managing Organizational Behaviour (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : Social processes that affect human behaviour and decision-making, and tactics for building and managing an organization that help such processes work for you rather than against you. Advantage, and the link between organizational design and capabilities. Different organizational designs for optimizing different types of innovation, grapple with the coordination/motivation tradeoff, explore how organizations try to use culture to relax that tradeoff, distinguish between formal and informal structures and power, and tie these ideas together when designing and leading teams.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MGCR 640 Accounting and Financial Reporting (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : The use of internally generated accounting information for decision making, planning and control purposes. The concepts and techniques involved in developing and interpreting accounting information that is relevant and useful for managers.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MGCR 642 Financial Reporting (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : Managing financial resources, students will learn how discounting and capital budgeting techniques help managers decide which projects should receive funding. Also the limitations of Net Present Value analysis and ways to adjust decisions to accommodate these pitfalls. How to value these instruments and the important role they play in risk-taking.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • 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: Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Elective Courses (24 credits)

24 credits of courses are chosen from 600-level courses offered by the Faculty. Course choice must be approved by a program adviser in the Faculty.

Desautels Faculty of Management—2020-2021 (last updated Mar. 27, 2020) (disclaimer)
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