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The program’s general objective is to train managers by combining a generalist background in business administration with more specialized training in corporate global management.
At the end of their Master’s program, graduates will have:
- gained broad general knowledge of the management sciences as well as knowledge specific to international business, trade and the management of corporate global activities;
- mastered the commonly used tools in this field and be able to recognize all the elements in a company’s international environment that will be needed for successful new missions;
- united the capacity to think things through with the willingness to take concrete action;
- acquired the ability to design and implement a complex project for the international market in a socially responsible manner;
- learned to integrate international activities into all of the company’s functions;
- learned to work individually or as part of a team to resolve complex problem in contexts of uncertainty.
The program’s advantages
- A wide variety of courses, offered both in French and English
- Available on various platforms depending on the course (online, hybrid mode, in the classroom)1
- Firmly grounded in international corporate reality
1 Online and hybrid courses are offered in French only.
Who is the program designed for?
This program is for students with a degree in a discipline other than business administration and at least two years’ work experience, who want to acquire the knowledge and skills essential for managers in a global context.
Requirements for graduation
In order to earn the degree, a good knowledge of the French language is needed (Intermédiaire 1 (FLE-2114) level as defined by the École des langues de l’Université Laval (ELUL).
Knowledge of French can be evaluated by the Test de français international (TFI), in which a minimum score of 441 is necessary.
The ELUL may recommend make-up courses, and a range of intensive programs is available throughout the year. Students who do not obtain the required result must do whatever is necessary to satisfy the minimum requirement before graduation. It should be noted that language courses do not count towards the credit requirements of graduate-level programs.
To graduate with a Global Business MBA, students must complete a minimum of 60% of their course credits in English, or 27 credits out of 45.
Last modification : May 10, 2012