This Exemption by Examination test applies to the following programs:

  • Certificate in Accounting
  • Certificate in Applied Finance
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship
  • Certificate in Management
  • Certificate in Software Development

Topics Covered

The following textbook is used in the current semester, and is available in the McGill Library:

Book Title: Mathematical Tools for Management Professionals, Custom Edition Publisher: Pearson Learning Solutions ISBN: 9781323344769


  • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

  • The Derivative

  • Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices

  • Mathematics of Finance

  • Counting and Probability



The results of the test are valid for one year.

The School reserves the right to re-schedule test dates.

Prerequisite(s) and Corequisite(s)

  • You must have applied and/or been admitted to a CPD program
  • Students are not eligible to take the Exemption by Examination test if they are registered, did not receive a passing grade, or have already attempted the course (a grade of W is considered as having attempted the course). In this case students are required to take the course
  • Students are not eligible to write an Exemption by Examination test for a course that has been assigned as a "Qualifying Course"
  • You must have been officially exempted from the pre-requisite course CMSC 000 Foundations of Mathematics prior to being eligible to write the Exemption by Examination test

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