John Molson School of Business

The John Molson School of Business (JMSB) is a business school located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. JMSB was established in 1974 by Concordia University.

John Molson School of Business
École de gestion John-Molson
Former names
Faculty of Commerce and Administration
TypePublic Business school
DeanAnne-Marie Croteau[1]
Academic staff
158 (full-time)[2]
Students9,677 (2018-19)[2]
Location, ,
Alumni37,788 (2010-11)[3]
NicknameJMSB & Vanguards
WebsiteOfficial Website


Undergraduate programs

Graduate diploma programs

Graduate certificate programs

Postgraduate programs

Student Life at JMSB

The John Molson School of Business has a very large community of student-run clubs and events. The Commerce and Administration Students' Association (CASAJMSB) represents the undergraduate students at JMSB and oversees 14 clubs comprising over 200 student volunteers.[4]

The Goodman Institute of Investment Management

The Goodman Institute of Investment Management is a program at the John Molson School of Business. The Goodman Institute's MBA in Investment Management Program is the world's only MBA program that fully integrates the requirements of the CFA Program. This combined curriculum permits students to study towards two world-recognized designations simultaneously, either in Montreal or Toronto. Classes are given Wednesday evenings and Saturdays to allow students to work full-time while earning the MBA and CFA.

Case competitions

Both undergraduate and graduate students are active participants in international business case competitions. The school also hosts two of its own competitions: the John Molson Undergraduate Case Competition and the John Molson MBA International Case Competition.

Kenneth Woods Portfolio Management Program

A selected group of undergraduate students manage a $2.7 million endowment portfolio every year as part of the Kenneth Woods Portfolio Management Program (KWPMP). The portfolio was donated by Ken Woods in 2000 for the primary purpose of training undergraduate students in investment management.

John Molson School of Business rankings




  • Top 50 Most Targeted Business School Worldwide in 2015.



Name origin

The John Molson School of Business is named after businessman John Molson who was an entrepreneur in Canada during the late 18th century and early 19th century after having emigrated from England. Shortly after his arrival, at the age of 23, he founded the Molson Brewing Company, which is North America's oldest brewery.[5]

Concordia University renamed its Faculty of Commerce and Administration after John Molson in November 2000 following a $20 million donation by the Molson family towards the construction of the new JMSB building.[3][6]

See also


  1. "Administration". Concordia University. Retrieved 2016-02-06.
  2. "Fast Facts". Concordia University. Retrieved 2019-12-03.
  3. John Molson School of Business (2010–2011). "At-a-glance". Concordia University. Retrieved 2012-03-18.
  4. "About CASAJMSB". CASAJMSB. Retrieved 2017-05-20.
  5. Martin, Joseph E. (2017). "Titans". Canada's History. 97 (5): 47–53. ISSN 1920-9894.
  6. RAPOPORT, IRWIN (2006-11-03). "Quebec chips in $60 million for school". Daily Commercial News and Construction Record. Archived from the original on 2010-12-14. Retrieved 2009-09-18.

Further reading

Bissonette, L. A. "Loyola of Montreal: A Sociological Analysis of an Educational Institution in Transition between 1969 and 1974." M.A. thesis, Concordia University, 1977.

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