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+  When is the course registration period ?

Fall 2019: June 5 (8h00am) to June 17 (11h59pm)

Winter 2020: October 30th (8h00am) to November 11 (11h59pm)

  • You should register as soon as the system opens as it is on a first come first served basis!
  • One week before the course registration period opens, we recommend that you save your selected courses in the “shopping cart" in HEC en ligne.
  • The course schedule will be available in HEC en ligne two weeks before the registration period opens.

+  What is HEC Montréal's course workload requirements?

Each course has a weight of 3 credits (6 ECTS). Local students take 15 credits (30 ECTS) per semester; a minimum of 12 credits (24 ECTS) is required to be considered a full-time student.

A 3-credits course consists of 45 contact hours and an additional 90 hours of personal work for a total of 135 hours.

  • Minimum:  4 courses (12 credits) – may include 1 language course (3 credits)
  • Maximum: 5 business courses (15 credits) + 1 language course (3 credits)

-Only a Language course can be added as a 6th course.

+  What are the courses available for exchange students?

The official course list is available about one month prior to the registration period. Keep in mind that there will only be minor changes between the years. You can make a first course selection and validate it once the list has been updated.

Important!

Exchange students are only allowed to register for the courses listed below. 

If you register for a course not written on this list, HEC Montréal will cancel your registration.

Having a laptop is mandatory for many courses at HEC Montréal.

List of courses - FALL 2019

List of courses - WINTER 2020

Language of instructions:

    • Codes for English courses end with the letter A
    • Example: 10100A – Marketing Introduction
    • Codes for French courses don't have a letter at the end
    • Example: 10100 – Marketing)
    • Codes for Spanish courses end with the letter E
    • Example: 10100E – Introducciòn al marketing

+  How do I register for a business course?

Connect to HEC en ligne.

Once the registration has opened, follow the steps below:

1. In the Enrollment menu on the left of the main page, select "Add"

2. If you haven't already added courses in your shopping cart, you may do it by following this procedure.

3. If you have added courses in your shopping cart, you may click on "Proceed to Step 2 of 3"

4. The system will inform you if you are officially registered to the course.

The shopping cart function will be available about one week prior to the course registration period.

* You must ignore the following notes: “Reserved for students who pass the 24 credits of the 1st level. - HECTOPE must have succeeded with a higher result than or equal to B.”

+  How do I register for a business course?

Connect to HEC en ligne.

Once the registration has opened, follow the steps below:

1. In the Enrollment menu on the left of the main page, select "Add"

2. If you haven't already added courses in your shopping cart, you may do it by following this procedure.

3. If you have added courses in your shopping cart, you may click on "Proceed to Step 2 of 3"

4. The system will inform you if you are officially registered to the course.

The shopping cart function will be available about one week prior to the course registration period.

* You must ignore the following notes: “Reserved for students who pass the 24 credits of the 1st level. - HECTOPE must have succeeded with a higher result than or equal to B.”

+  How do I add/swap/drop a course?

1. Connect to HEC en ligne

2. In the Enrollment menu on the left of your screen, select Add/Swap/Drop

3. Select the Term

You will be able to ADD/SWAP courses (upon availability) and DROP courses until September 9th (end of week 2).

*SWAP: this function will keep the course that you want to drop for another course until the registration to that other one is secure - Highly recommended!

  • As exchange students:
    • There are no fees for course modification
    • You must ignore the following notes: “Reserved for students who pass the 24 credits of the 1st level. - HECTOPE must have succeeded with a higher result than or equal to B.”

+  Where can I find a course outline?

Most course outlines are available on ZoneCours

If it does not appear in English, click on “Course Archive” on the left inside

When searching for a course outline, enter:

The first 4 digits of the previous course code in the search field (first box)

Ex.: For course 2-500-09A – Operations Management » Enter 2500

OR

The course title in the search field (second box)

  • Click on the button “Recherche” (Search)
  • Click on the course in the list that will appear
  • Click on the pdf icon at the end of the professors names

If you want to access all courses at once, go to the box “Career”, enter “Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)” and click on the button “Recherche” (Search) only.

Look at the course outline of the courses you intend to register as well as the prerequisite course outline if there is one required.

+  Are there any prerequisites to my course?

  • Requirements (Exigences) for each course are located in ZoneCours at the top right inside of the course outline AND on the course registration system HEC en ligne

  • Make sure you meet the prerequisites (Préalable in French) prior to registering to a course.

+  Where can I find the schedule for a course?

To find the schedule for a course, go to HEC en ligne and follow the steps below:

**The course schedule is available two (2) weeks prior the registration period.

­1. In the Enrollment menu on the left of your screen, select Search for Classes

2. Select the Term

3. Enter the Course Number (Reference number in the List of courses - 6 digits)

4. Click Search

The system does not allow registration for courses with schedule conflicts (classes and exams).

+  What should I do if I am on the waiting list for a course?

  • You are allowed to have one course on the waiting list.
  • As registration to a course on the waiting list is not guaranteed, it is recommended to register to an alternative course.
  • You will automatically be registered to the course on the waiting list if it becomes available and the system allows it.
  • If the system does not allow it, you will receive an email notifying that you have 72 hours to correct the situation to remain in 1st position on the waiting list and to get the place next time one becomes available.

  • How to remedy the following situations:
  • Timetable clash with another registered course → Drop the course with the timetable clash
  • Already registered to 5 business courses → Drop one of the registered course
  • Registered to 4 or 5 business courses + 1 language course → Contact us

+  How do I validate my courses?

  • You can register to all courses on the list of courses available to Exchange Students
  • Refer to your institution for course approval as HEC Montréal does not validate course registration nor course prerequisites.

+  How do I register for a language course?

  • All exchange students will automatically be registered to the online placement test for language courses.
  • You must complete the test in ZoneCours only if you want to follow a language course at HEC Montreal.
  • The placement test is required for language courses only - Not needed for business courses.

  • Once the test is completed in ZoneCours, the Business Language Training Center will make the course registration to the adequate level: the title of the course will reflect the level.
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