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All businesses in today's marketplace, whether they recognize it or not, are affected by events taking place globally. In this major you will acquire the managerial skills and cultural understanding required to function effectively in the new global business environment.

Full-Time, Four-Year Program

Revised curriculum begins 2019-2020.

The first two semesters of the program are common for all Business Management Majors.

1st Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 100 Introductory Financial Accounting
ECN 104 Introductory Microeconomics
ITM 102 Business Information Systems I
QMS 110 Applied Mathematics for Business

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

 

2nd Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 406 Introductory Management Accounting
ECN 204 Introductory Macroeconomics
GMS 200 Introduction to Global Management
MHR 523 Human Resources Management
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing
QMS 210 Applied Statistics for Business

 

Note: Students planning to enter the Marketing Management Major must obtain a grade of at least 2.67 (B-) in MKT 100.

Business Management students must declare their Major before course intentions in March of their first year. How to Change your Plan / Major.

3rd Semester

REQUIRED:

CMN 279 Introduction to Professional Communication
FIN 300 Managerial Finance I
GMS 401 Operations Management
GMS 402 Introduction to Managerial Economics
LAW 122 Business Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

4th Semester

REQUIRED:

CMN 279 Introduction to Professional Communication
FIN 401 Managerial Finance II
GMS 400 The Global Business Environment
GMS 450 Project Management
LAW 122 Business Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

CMN 279 and LAW 122 will be timetabled either in the 3rd or 4th semester.

REQUIRED:

FIN 621 International Finance
GMS 522 International Marketing
GMS 723 International Trade
GMS 802 Ethics and Regulation of Int'l Bus

LIBERAL STUDIES:
Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONAL: Three courses from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 690* The North American Business Environment
GMS 691* The Asian Business Environment
GMS 692* The European Business Environment
GMS 693* The Latin American and Caribbean Bus Environ
GMS 694* The African Business Environment
GMS 695* The Middle Eastern Business Environment
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the GMS prefix.
* A minimum of one course, to a maximum of two courses must be selected.

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
GMS 724 Management of International Enterprise
GMS 850 Global Management Strategy

LIBERAL STUDIES†:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONAL:
Two courses from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Four courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the GMS prefix.

Note: It is not advisable for students to enrol in both GMS 850 and BUS 800 in the same semester.

† Offered in Fall term only.

Full-Time, Five-Year Co-Op Program

The Global Management Studies Department offers an optional co-op program which provides graduates with 16 months of work experience integrated into their academic program.

Students wishing to be considered for this program must apply for admission into the co-op option during the fifth semester of the program. Admission into the co-op program is based on the following five items:

  1. Recommended CGPA of 3.0 (or higher), subject to competition grades above the minimum may be required
  2. Evidence of superior oral and written communication skills
  3. Interview with the Faculty Advisor
  4. Resume/CV
  5. Minimum of B+ in GMS 400

Students commence work terms upon completion of third year of the Business Management program and the co-op option extends the Global Management Studies major to five years from four. The Global Management Studies Department cannot guarantee work term jobs, but the Business Career Hub and the Department will prospect for employers and make every effort to locate suitable positions, as well as be available to advise students on their search for program-related jobs. The co-op program enables students to earn prevailing wages for the level of responsibility and contribution of the jobs they perform and thus finance at least part of their university education.

The sequencing of academic and work terms is shown below. Please be advised that this schedule may be subject to revisions.

Revised curriculum begins 2019-2020.

The first two semesters of the program are common for all Business Management Majors.

1st Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 100 Introductory Financial Accounting
ECN 104 Introductory Microeconomics
ITM 102 Business Information Systems I
QMS 110 Applied Mathematics for Business

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

 

2nd Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 406 Introductory Management Accounting
ECN 204 Introductory Macroeconomics
GMS 200 Introduction to Global Management
MHR 523 Human Resources Management
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing
QMS 210 Applied Statistics for Business

 

Note: Students planning to enter the Marketing Management Major must obtain a grade of at least 2.67 (B-) in MKT 100.

Business Management students must declare their Major before course intentions in March of their first year. How to Change your Plan / Major.

3rd Semester

REQUIRED:

CMN 279 Introduction to Professional Communication
FIN 300 Managerial Finance I
GMS 401 Operations Management
GMS 402 Introduction to Managerial Economics
LAW 122 Business Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

4th Semester

REQUIRED:

CMN 279 Introduction to Professional Communication
FIN 401 Managerial Finance II
GMS 400 The Global Business Environment
GMS 450 Project Management
LAW 122 Business Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

CMN 279 and LAW 122 will be timetabled either in the 3rd or 4th semester.

REQUIRED:

FIN 621 International Finance
GMS 522 International Marketing
GMS 723 International Trade
GMS 802 Ethics and Regulation of Int'l Bus

LIBERAL STUDIES:
Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONAL: Three courses from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 690* The North American Business Environment
GMS 691* The Asian Business Environment
GMS 692* The European Business Environment
GMS 693* The Latin American and Caribbean Bus Environ
GMS 694* The African Business Environment
GMS 695* The Middle Eastern Business Environment
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the GMS prefix.

* A minimum of one course, to a maximum of two courses must be selected.

7th Semester (Offered in Winter Only)

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
GMS 724 Management of International Enterprise

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONAL: One course from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the GMS prefix.

8th Semester (Offered in Winter Only)

REQUIRED:

GMS 850 Global Management Strategy

PROFESSIONAL: One course from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Three courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the GMS prefix.

The sequencing of academic and work terms is shown below. Please be advised that this schedule may be subject to revisions.

  Fall Winter Spring/Summer
Year 1 1st Semester 2nd Semester --
Year 2 3rd Semester 4th Semester --
Year 3 5th Semester 6th Semester WKT 147 - Work Term I
Year 4 WKT 247 - Work Term II 7th Semester WKT 347 - Work Term III
Year 5 WKT 447 - Work Term IV 8th Semester --

Work terms are graded on a pass/fail basis. Each work term is assessed by the Co-op Faculty Advisor on the basis of the student's comprehensive written report and the employer's evaluation of the student's performance on the job.

NOTE: Students are expected to follow the sequence prescribed for their program. Deviation from the sequence requires the submission of a formal request to the Co-op Faculty Advisor and approval from the School. With permission from the School/Department, students may be allowed to graduate with the co-op endorsement with fewer than the prescribed work terms.

Full-Time, Third-Year Direct Entry Program

Direct Entry students will normally be admitted into 5th semester (3rd Year) of this program. Students should refer to their Offer of Admission for details.

REQUIRED:

FIN 621 International Finance
GMS 522 International Marketing
GMS 723 International Trade
GMS 802 Ethics and Regulation of Int'l Bus

LIBERAL STUDIES:
Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONAL: Three courses from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 690* The North American Business Environment
GMS 691* The Asian Business Environment
GMS 692* The European Business Environment
GMS 693* The Latin American and Caribbean Bus Environ
GMS 694* The African Business Environment
GMS 695* The Middle Eastern Business Environment
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the GMS prefix.

* A minimum of one course, to a maximum of two courses must be selected.

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
GMS 724 Management of International Enterprise
GMS 850 Global Management Strategy

LIBERAL STUDIES†:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONAL: Two courses from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Four courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the GMS prefix.

Note: It is not advisable for students to enrol in both GMS 850 and BUS 800 in the same semester.

† Offered in Fall term only.

Part-Time, First-Year Entry Program

Revised curriculum begins 2019-2020.

The first two semesters of the program are common for all Business Management Majors.

1st Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 100 Introductory Financial Accounting
ECN 104 Introductory Microeconomics
ITM 102 Business Information Systems I
QMS 110 Applied Mathematics for Business

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

 

2nd Semester

REQUIRED:

ACC 406 Introductory Management Accounting
ECN 204 Introductory Macroeconomics
GMS 200 Introduction to Global Management
MHR 523 Human Resources Management
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing
QMS 210 Applied Statistics for Business

 

Note: Students planning to enter the Marketing Management Major must obtain a grade of at least 2.67 (B-) in MKT 100.

Business Management students must declare their Major before course intentions in March of their first year. How to Change your Plan / Major.

3rd Semester

REQUIRED:

CMN 279 Introduction to Professional Communication
FIN 300 Managerial Finance I
GMS 401 Operations Management
GMS 402 Introduction to Managerial Economics
LAW 122 Business Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

4th Semester

REQUIRED:

CMN 279 Introduction to Professional Communication
FIN 401 Managerial Finance II
GMS 400 The Global Business Environment
GMS 450 Project Management
LAW 122 Business Law

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

CMN 279 and LAW 122 will be timetabled either in the 3rd or 4th semester.

REQUIRED:

FIN 621 International Finance
GMS 522 International Marketing
GMS 723 International Trade
GMS 802 Ethics and Regulation of Int'l Bus

LIBERAL STUDIES:
Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONAL: Three courses from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 690* The North American Business Environment
GMS 691* The Asian Business Environment
GMS 692* The European Business Environment
GMS 693* The Latin American and Caribbean Bus Environ
GMS 694* The African Business Environment
GMS 695* The Middle Eastern Business Environment
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the GMS prefix.

* A minimum of one course, to a maximum of two courses must be selected.

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
GMS 724 Management of International Enterprise
GMS 850 Global Management Strategy

LIBERAL STUDIES†:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONAL: Two courses from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Four courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the GMS prefix.

Note: It is not advisable for students to enrol in both GMS 850 and BUS 800 in the same semester.

† Offered in Fall term only.

Part-Time, Third-Year Direct Entry Program

Direct Entry students will normally be admitted into 5th semester (3rd Year) of this program. Students should refer to their Offer of Admission for details.

REQUIRED:

FIN 621 International Finance
GMS 522 International Marketing
GMS 723 International Trade
GMS 802 Ethics and Regulation of Int'l Bus

LIBERAL STUDIES:
Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONAL: Three courses from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 690* The North American Business Environment
GMS 691* The Asian Business Environment
GMS 692* The European Business Environment
GMS 693* The Latin American and Caribbean Bus Environ
GMS 694* The African Business Environment
GMS 695* The Middle Eastern Business Environment
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the GMS prefix.

* A minimum of one course, to a maximum of two courses must be selected.

REQUIRED:

BUS 800 Strategic Management
GMS 724 Management of International Enterprise
GMS 850 Global Management Strategy

LIBERAL STUDIES†:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

PROFESSIONAL: Two courses from the following:

ENT 526 Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Strategy
ENT 527 Studies in Entrepreneurship
ENT 725 Management of Innovation
GMS 422 Quality Management
GMS 502 Management Control
GMS 528 Issues in Operations Management
GMS 530 Managing Sustainably Internationally
GMS 550 Business-to-Business e-Commerce
GMS 601 International Economics
GMS 614 Special Topics in Global Management
GMS 701 Purchasing and Supply Management I
GMS 750 Consulting to Management
GMS 801 Purchasing and Supply Management II
GMS 803 Principles of Transportation
GMS 804 Studies in Global Supply Chain Management
GMS 805 Manufacturing Management
MHR 700 Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour

PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: Four courses from Table I.
Course selection must not include any courses with the GMS prefix.

Note: It is not advisable for students to enrol in both GMS 850 and BUS 800 in the same semester.

† Offered in Fall term only.