Canadian business schools are finding success by offering programs that are seen as alternatives to an MBA, writes Sheldon Gordon. “We’re more focused than the MBA program,” said Angelo Melino, Co-Director of the Master of Financial Economics program at the University of Toronto. “Our students take only second-year MBA finance courses and they don’t take other MBA-kinds of courses such as human resources or marketing.” The author adds that “non-MBA” programs in areas such as finance, business analytics, or information technology do not require previous work experience. The article goes on to describe several specialty programs at McGill University, the University of British Columbia, and Western University.

 

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