PROGRAM OVERVIEW

GMCA: Business Fundamentals (formerly GMCA mini-MBA) is a 10-week online course designed to provide graduate students and post-docs with an introduction to fundamental business concepts. Trainees will then apply concepts learned from the course directly to a business problem in a case competition judged by consultants and industry professionals!

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

GMCA: Business Fundamentals – Online Course

Lectures will be taught by industry professionals from diverse backgrounds. Below is a sample list of course topics (subject to change). Some lectures will feature a case analysis activity or discussion period which focuses on topics covered in the lecture.

Suggested Topics:

  1. Case Analysis
  2. Accounting
  3. Marketing
  4. Finance
  5. Economics
  6. Operations 
  7. Pharma Market Access
  8. Entrepreneurship
  9. Strategy

Only successful applicants will be required to pay the registration fee of $50.

Please note, this is an immensely popular offering, and our waitlists are usually full. If you cannot attend 9/10 of the lectures, please consider taking the class the next time that it is offered. No late applications will be accepted. Spaces are limited and successful applicants will be notified through email by Thursday, January 3rd, 2022. 

DATE AND TIME

Wednesday (or Friday) evenings
January - April 2022
6:00 - 8:00 PM EST

VIRTUAL VENUE

Details to be provided to succesful applicants.

GMCA: Business Fundamentals – Case Competition

At the end of GMCA: Business Fundamentals, trainees will apply concepts from the course to a business case in this case competition. This is a great opportunity for trainees to collaboratively tackle real-life business challenges and receive constructive feedback from judges who have successfully transitioned into the industry.

Please note: participation in the case competition is mandatory to receive a certificate of completion for the course.

If you have questions, please contact us at info@gmcacanada.com.

DATE AND TIME

March 30th – April 8th, 2022

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

March 20th, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST

VIRTUAL VENUE

Details to be provided to registered teams.

TESTIMONIAL

"I would suggest [trainees] take the course especially if they want a window into the business world. I learned a lot about the various aspects of business of which I was previously completely ignorant"
"Business Fundamentals" Attendee
2020