MGT5100 RESEARCH DESIGN METHODOLOGIES AND THE CONDUCT OF RESEARCH (3 units)
Introduction to research and scientific inquiry in order to foster a better understanding of the research discovery process. Planning, designing, and conducting a research project; detailed discussion of the research methods and techniques available; selecting research methods and techniques appropriate for the nature of the problem and the objectives of the project. Exposure to various research methodologies including paradigms of social phenomena modeling, qualitative research, mathematical modeling methods, and experimental design approaches including randomized control trials (RCT) design principles. Exclusion: MGT7101
MGT5101 MULTIVARIATE RESEARCH METHODS (3 units)
Analysis of the basic multivariate techniques that are often used in the social and life sciences in order to enable students to apply the correct technique to any given set of data, properly interpret the output of statistical computer packages, and understand and critique scientific papers that use these techniques. Topics will include principal components analysis, factor analysis, multivariate analysis of variance, multiple and logistic regression, log-linear analysis, and introduction to structural equation modeling.
MGT5102 QUALITATIVE RESERACH METHODS (3 units)
Designing qualitative studies, collecting and analyzing qualitative data, attaining research credibility, and writing a qualitative research report. Topics will include the case study, ethnography, phenomenology and grounded theory. Introduction to the use of qualitative data analysis software (such as N-Vivo). Critical evaluation of qualitative studies. Exclusion: MGT7302
MGT5300 FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT (3 units)
Primary focus on building a strong foundation of the theories and practice of management. Exposure to current research issues and scholarly literature in management. Relevance and application of the various theories to the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship.
MGT6110 ENTREPRENEURIAL PROCESS AND OPPORTUNITY RECOGNITION (3 units)
Current state of research in entrepreneurship, synthesis of scholarly literature, identifying priorities for future research. Topics will include entrepreneurial processes, opportunity and the nature of exploitation, the emergence of new ventures, financing new ventures, entrepreneurship, economic growth and policy.
MGT6111 VENTURE CAPITAL AND PRIVATE EQUITY (3 units)
Role of venture capital and private equity in the enterprise development process and in the commercialization of innovation. Examination of the following: assembly and investment of early-stage risk capital; operation of venture capital firms’ equity and that of private firms; evaluation of investments; portfolio management; non-financial forms of value added provided by venture capital funds. Theory and practical exercises.
MGT6112 SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP (3 units)
Role of social entrepreneurs as change agents striving to create social value through entrepreneurship. Study of the emerging area of social entrepreneurship and related areas where social and economic goals and means are combined. Introduction to the concepts, practices, opportunities, and challenges of social entrepreneurship and related areas. Frameworks and tools for operating effectively in areas of nontraditional entrepreneurship. Engagement of students in a joint learning process to create a deeper understanding of these changing fields.
MGT6160 SYSTEMS OF INNOVATION (3 units)
Examination of the context in which firms and other organizations operate and of the nature and evolution of industries. Survey of research on the nature and evolution of national and regional systems of innovation, and on politically and geographically defined systems that influence the competitiveness of firms and the prosperity of citizens.
MGT6161 MANAGING CORPORATE INNOVATIONS (3 units)
Strategies and practices of innovation at the corporate level. Topics will include innovation processes and practices, R&D (research and development) management, organizational contexts of innovation management; firm-level theories of innovation management and firm performance; relationships between resources, capabilities, knowledge and skills and innovation, and the nature and influence of inter-organizational relationships (e.g., alliances, joint ventures, acquisitions, networks, ecosystems, etc.) on firms’ innovative capacity.
MGT6169 RECENT TOPICS IN INNOVATION MANAGEMENT (3 units)
Seminar course focusing on specific emerging themes in innovation management. Current themes of interest include: commercialization of innovations; inter-organizational collaborations and relationships in innovation management; impact of globally distributed innovation systems on innovation management, innovation performance, and competitiveness.
MGT6190 RESEARCH TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT (3 units)
Seminar course focusing on current research issues and topics in management. Topics may change from year to year.
MGT6990 STAGE DE RECHERCHE / RESEARCH PRACTICUM (3 units)
Ce stage s’adresse aux étudiants qui désirent effectuer un projet de recherche auprès d’un organisme comme une entreprise, un ministère ou organisme public, une association à but non lucratif, un groupe de réflexion ou un établissement de recherche. Il a pour but de donner aux étudiants intéressés l’occasion d’appliquer les compétences en recherche acquises dans le cadre de ce programme. Ce stage oblige les étudiants à effectuer au cours d’une session des activités de recherche et à rédiger un rapport individuellement ou au sein d’une équipe, selon les besoins de l’organisme et l’étendu du projet. Préalable : L’inscription au stage doit être approuvée par le directeur du programme. Noté S (satisfaisant) ou NS (non satisfaisant). / Completion of a research project with an organization such as a company, a government department or agency, a non-profit organization, a think-tank, and other research institutions. Application of research skills acquired during the program. Practicum to be completed over one session, either individually or within a small group of students, depending on the needs of the particular organization and the scope of the project. Written paper required. Prerequisite: approval by the program director. Graded S (Satisfactory) or NS (Not Satisfactory).
MGT6991 SÉMINAIRES DE RECHERCHE EN GESTION / MANAGEMENT RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES
Séminaires de recherche avec la participation de conférenciers invités. Les étudiants doivent assister à au moins six des séminaires des conférenciers invités durant leur programme. Noté S (satisfaisant) ou NS (non satisfaisant). / Research seminar series with invited speakers. Students must attend at least six of the invited speakers’ seminars over the duration of their program. Graded S (Satisfactory) or NS (Not Satisfactory).
MGT6998 LECTURES DIRIGÉES / DIRECTED READINGS (3 units)
Études avancées dans un domaine de gestion sous la direction d’un professeur et aboutissant à un rapport écrit. L’étudiant peut proposer un sujet de recherche. Préalable : approbation du directeur du programme sur recommandation du directeur de thèse de l’étudiant. /
Advanced study in an area of management under the supervision of a professor and leading to a major written report. Students may propose research topics. Prerequisite: approval by the program director on the recommendation of the student’s thesis supervisor.
MGT7101 METHODOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT RESEARCH (3 units)
Theoretical and methodological foundations of management research and research ethics are explored. Topics include the purpose of social science research; nature and role of theories; relationship between facts and values; theory construction, testing, falsification and inference; "positivist" and "non-positivist" methods; social studies of science and scientists; and research ethics involving human subjects. Exclusion: MGT5100
MGT7102 THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT (3 units)
The foundations of various management disciplines are examined in the context of emerging and sometimes conflicting theoretical paradigms such as rationale exchange process, sustainability, responsible management and need to balance environmental, economic and social outcomes.
MGT7103 ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE ANALYSES IN MANAGEMENT (3 units)
Topics will include measurement, univariate and simple multivariate statistics such as simple linear regression, multiple linear regression, logistic regression, analysis of variance, analysis of covariance, principal components analysis, and exploratory factor analysis. Selection and application of major statistical packages.
MGT7104 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ANALYSIS FOR MANAGEMENT RESEARCH (3 units)
Exploration of advanced analytical approaches from the domain perspective. Understanding of the benefits and limitations of each analytical approach and learning about the judgment required across management disciplines in the application of the approach. Application of computer-based implementations of analytical methods. Covering analyses and models used in varied management disciplines.
MGT7302 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS (3 units)
Designing qualitative studies, collecting and analyzing qualitative data, attaining research credibility, and writing a qualitative research report. Topics will include the case study, ethnography, phenomenology and grounded theory. Introduction to the use of qualitative data analysis software (such as N-Vivo). Critical evaluation of qualitative studies. Exclusion: MGT5102.
MGT7999 THÈSE DE M.Sc. / MSc THESIS (12 units)
MGT8101 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING (3 units)
The theoretical foundations of accounting research and methodologies are examined. Topics include the role of accounting information in capital markets, earnings management, voluntary disclosure, the impact of accounting on judgment and decisions, accounting standards setting accounting standards for sustainable development, intangibles and intellectual capital.
MGT8102 ACCOUNTING AND CONTROL (3 units)
The role of Accounting and other control instruments in ensuring good corporate governance. Topics include executive compensation, ownership structure, the role of the board of directors, effectiveness of internal controls, enterprise risk management, sustainable management, corporate governance requirements and practices in the public and private sectors.
MGT8103 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ACCOUNTING AND CONTROL RESEARCH (3 units)
Critical evaluation of studies in targeted domains of accounting and control. Identification and evaluation of new orientations with an in depth analysis of historical developments of the domain. Specific domains explored depend on the professor leading the seminar. Topics are offered on a rotating basis. Presentation and discussion of thesis project and other personal research projects.
MGT8104 THEORETICAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH (3 units)
Foundation theories of entrepreneurship are examined, including risk and uncertainty, rationales for enterprise growth, innovation process, opportunity recognition, market behaviour, financing new and growing ventures, and entrepreneurship as a social construction.
MGT8105 ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH (3 units)
This course focuses on selected topics associated with entrepreneurship research, including internationalization processes, entrepreneurial cognition, feminist entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial marketing, financing enterprise growth, public policy issues and entrepreneurship support, science-based, social and environmental entrepreneurship.
MGT8106 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH (3 units)
Critical evaluation of studies in targeted domains of entrepreneurship. Identification and evaluation of new orientations with an in depth analysis of historical developments of the domain. Specific domains explored depend on the professor leading the seminar. Topics are offered on a rotating basis. Presentation and discussion of thesis project and other personal research projects.
MGT8107 FINANCE (3 units)
Theoretical foundations of corporate finance and governance; capital budgeting and investment/growth strategies; strategy and finance: risk and risk management: options; financing/capital structure decisions; payout/dividend policies; mergers and acquisitions; derivative theory (including theories of capital structure); derivatives and fixed-income securities; and risk capital financing.
MGT8108 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN FINANCE RESEARCH (3 units)
Issues in modern finance such as behavioural finance; game-theoretic approaches to corporate finance; ethics in finance, agency theory, regulations and securities agency (e.g., security exchange commission) roles; and financial institutions and services.
MGT8109 SPECIAL TOPICS IN FINANCE RESEARCH (3 units)
Critical evaluation of studies in targeted domains of finance. Identification and evaluation of new orientations with an in depth analysis of historical developments of the domain. Specific domains explored depend on the professor leading the seminar, with topics offered on a rotating basis. Presentation and discussion of thesis project and other personal research projects.
MGT8110 CURRENT ISSUES IN HEALTH SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT (3 units)
Overview of developments, issues and challenges in health systems management, emphasizing management from a health systems perspective. Emerging innovations and the applications of innovations in health systems.
MGT8111 RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS FOR HEALTH SYSTEMS RESEARCH (3 units)
Study designs used in healthcare informatics and research, such as experimental designs, observational and predictive studies, and qualitative inquiries. Review of appropriate analytical approaches for each study design.
MGT8112 SPECIAL TOPICS IN HEALTH SYSTEMS RESEARCH (3 units)
Critical evaluation of studies in targeted domains of health systems. Identification and evaluation of new orientations with an in depth analysis of historical developments of the domain. Specific domains explored depend on the professor leading the seminar, with topics are offered on a rotating basis. Presentation and discussion of thesis project and other personal research projects.
MGT8113 FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (3 units)
Examination of the foundational research areas in Human Resources Management practice. Topics include job analysis, employee recruitment, selection and assessment methods, job performance, fairness and bias and psychometric principles.
MGT8114 FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR (3 units)
Overview of managerial/organizational practices aimed at maximizing work motivation and well-being. Theories of work motivation, leadership, team dynamics, mentoring, occupational health psychology, work-life conflict and facilitation, management of change, and organizational theory.
MGT8115 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT RESEARCH (3 units)
Critical evaluation of studies in targeted domains of organizational behaviour and human resources management. Identification and evaluation of new orientations with an in depth analysis of historical developments of the domain. Specific domains explored depend on the professor leading the seminar, with topics are offered on a rotating basis. Presentation and discussion of thesis project and other personal research projects.
MGT9997 EXAMEN DE SYNTHÈSE / COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
MGT9998 PROJET DE THÈSE / THESIS PROPOSAL
Préalable / Prequisite : MGT9997
MGT9999 THÈSE DE DOCTORAT / DOCTORAL THESIS
Préalables / Prerequisites : MGT9997 et/and MGT9998
EMP5111 CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION (3 units)
Factors which enhance individual and group creativity in organizations and its translation into successful technological innovations. The invention/innovation process. Creative problem-solving techniques. Entrepreneurship. Organizational climate for stimulating invention. Management of research and development. Project selection. Elements of financial decision-making. Organization design for innovation.
EMP5112 TECHNOLOGY POLICY AND R & D MANAGEMENT (3 units)
Relationship between R & D and economic progress. Elements of the Canadian policy on technology; R & D activities in the private and public sectors; government incentives and support programs; comparison with the policies of other industrial countries. Technology planning and R & D management in a Canadian setting; technology forecasting, staffing, structure, strategy and support for R and D. Not accessible to students who have taken ADM 6263 or ADM 6264. Prerequisite: MBA 5330
MBA6226 NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT (1.5 units)
How to develop new products for high-tech applications in an environment of global competition and shrinking cycle times. Topics include creating the climate, generating ideas, screening ideas, product portfolio selection, team building, managing the formal gating process, testing, killing. New product launch. Product migration strategies. Prerequisite: MBA 6225.
MBA6262 ENTREPRENEURSHIP (1.5 units)
Creating, growing, and sustaining or exiting a new firm in a technology-intensive industry. Issues important to the technology (the scope and nature of technological knowledge and intellectual property protection), financing (seed capital, venture capital, and initial public offerings), and inter-firm relationships (spin-offs, alliances and equity alliances, and acquisitions). The course is practically oriented and will draw upon local expertise to enhance its pertinence and appeal.