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Specializations

You may have the option within your elective terms to specialize your general MBA degree. A field of specialization within your MBA degree consists of completing a minimum of four specific elective courses that are listed for that field. You can complete only one field of specialization.

Note: Some MBA specializations are campus specific, as not all elective offerings are available every term at both campus locations. 

Accounting

  • BU617: Financial Accounting I
  • BU620: Management Controls
  • BU627: Financial Accounting II
  • BU637: Financial Information Systems
  • BU647: Managerial Tax Planning
  • BU657: Financial Statements
  • BU667: Accounting Theory and Advanced Financial Reporting
  • BU687: Advanced Management Accounting
  • BU697u: Intermediate Management Accounting

Entrepreneurship

  • BU611: Entrepreneurship

Plus any 3 of:

  • BU613: Entrepreneurial Finance
  • BU631: Social Entrepreneurship
  • BU660: Startup Fund
  • BU699: Design Thinking
  • BU711: Creativity in Entrepreneurial and Intrapreneurial Environments
  • BU721: Family Enterprise

Financial Management

  • BU613: Entrepreneurial Finance
  • BU623: Derivatives and Financial Risk Management
  • BU633: Management of Financial Institutions
  • BU643: International Financial Management
  • BU653: Short-term Financial Management
  • BU663: Advanced Corporate Finance
  • BU673: Investment Management
  • BU713: Fixed Income Analysis
  • BU723: Advanced Investment Management

International Business Management

  • BU661: International Strategy; or
  • BU669: International Business

Plus any 3 of:

  • BU612: International Marketing and Entrepreneurship
  • BU635: Global Operations and Logistics
  • BU643: International Financial Management
  • BU690p: ESSAM-European Summer School for Advanced Management

Marketing

  • BU612: International Marketing and Entrepreneurship
  • BU621: Managing Competitive Intelligence
  • BU622: Services Marketing Management
  • BU632: Marketing & Technology
  • BU642: Marketing Strategy
  • BU652: Consumer Behaviour
  • BU662: Marketing Research
  • BU672: Integrated Marketing Communications
  • BU682: Business-to-Business Marketing
  • BU692e: Creativity and Idea Generation in Marketing
  • BU692t: Sales Process & Management
  • BU732: Strategic Brand Management

Operations Management

  • BU615: Environmental Management
  • BU625: Management of Information Systems
  • BU635: Global Operations and Logistics
  • BU645: Supply Chain Management
  • BU655: Managing Innovation and Technical Change
  • BU665: Statistical Analysis
  • BU675(formerly BU695w): Project Management
  • BU685(formerly BU695v): Procurement and Supply Management
  • BU695u: Technology Audit and Technology Assessment

Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

  • BU614 (formerly BU698b): Negotiation and Conflict Management
  • BU628: Leadership
  • BU648: Communication in a Managerial Context
  • BU658: Organizational Dynamics and Change
  • BU668: Organization of Design and Structure
  • BU678: Human Resources Management
  • BU698e: Industrial Relations
  • BU698n: Not-for-Profit Management
  • BU698q: Organizational Consulting

Strategic Management

  • BU611: Entrepreneurship
  • BU621: Managing Competitive Intelligence
  • BU631: Social Entrepreneurship
  • BU641: Mergers and Acquisitions Strategy
  • BU642: Marketing Strategy
  • BU650: Ethics and the Conduct of Business
  • BU651: The Canadian Legal Environment for Managers
  • BU661: International Strategy
  • BU669: International Business
  • BU670: Business Research Methodology
  • BU671: General Managers in Action
  • BU691v: Contemporary Issues in Management
  • BU701: Competitive Strategy for a Sustainable World
  • BU711: Creativity in Entrepreneurial and Intrapreneurial Environments
  • BU721: Managing the Family Enterprise
  • BU731: Corporate Governance and Integrated Risk Management
  • BU694b: Game Theory in Business Economics

Supply Chain Management

  • BU635: Global Operations and Logistics
  • BU645: Supply Chain Management
  • BU682: Business-to-Business Marketing
  • BU685 (formerly BU695v): Procurement and Supply Management

Courses Not Attributed to a Field

  • BU600: Managing the Organizational Life Cycle
  • BU610: Applied Business Research
  • BU640: Integrative Strategic Thinking and Action
  • BU690: Directed Studies and require instructor’s approval