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Quantitative Business Studies (Grad. Cert.)

Graduate Certificate (Grad. Cert.)
Offered by:
John Molson School of Business

Why pursue a Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Business Studies?

The Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Business Studies provides students with the essentials of business data analysis, managerial and financial accounting, the fundamental concepts of finance, and the principles of economics with an emphasis on the role of the decision maker who has to identify and implement profitable decisions.

Upon graduation, students will have acquired essential business knowledge and developed competencies in the quantitative aspects of business administration. Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Business Studies students are required to complete 5 courses (four core courses and one elective). Please note the Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Business Studies (GCQBS) option is not open to international students.

By graduation, certificate (GCQBS) students will have acquired the skills and knowledge to help them become more efficient and effective managers and administrators. They will be able to:

  • Use appropriate statistical techniques to support decision making in various business functions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basics of financial and managerial accounting
  • Read a company’s financial statements and evaluate its financial situation
  • Calculate and evaluate the cost of capital for a project
  • Explain the risk and return trade-off in making financial decisions
  • Apply economic reasoning to business problems to arrive at a profitable decision.

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