MBA

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Master

    • Duration:

      2 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      C$ 9,908 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      C$ 12,395

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    The University of Guelph’s MBA program is one of the best regarded in Canada, ad will see you learning a great deal about finance, leadership, communications operations and other key business skills.

    The university’s teaching staff are heavily engaged in many kinds of relevant research, and bring a great deal of industry experience to the table. As a result, you can expect to learn specialised, industry relevant skillsets and to garner the kind of deep understanding of the business world that will make you an attractive new employee for a wide range of different organisations. 

    You can choose from several MBA specialisations, including:

    • Sustainable Commerce
    • Hospitality and Tourism Management
    • Food and Agribusiness Management

    This program consists of both on site and online learning elements. That allows even full time workers or those with family or other time commitments to fully partake in the program, and to learn the skills they need to change their career trajectory for the better in a very short time.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This degree program is typically delivered over 1-2 years of full time study.

    It begins with a one week residential period, and then breaks out to an online program where you will study 9 core classes. After a further residential week, you will select three specialised online modules which will correspond with one of the three available MBA foci.

    MBA Modules Include:

    • Management Communications
    • Food and Agribusiness Economics and
    • Foundations of Leadership
    • Food and Agribusiness Marketing
    • Foundations of Human Resource Management
    • Research Methods for Managers
    • Financial and Managerial Accounting
    • Financial Management
    • Special Topics in Management Issues
    • Special Topics in Business
    • Business Practices for Sustainability
    • Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
    • Canadian Business Law: Addressing Legal Issues in Organizations
    • Global Business Today
    • Governance for Sustainability
    • Hospitality and Tourism Revenue Management
    • Managing Price Risk
    • Managing Service Quality
    • Organizational Theory and
    • Sustainable Value Creation
    • Strategic Management & Business Game
    • Operations
    • Readings in Leadership I
    • Readings in Leadership II
    • Readings in Management
    • Marketing Strategy
    • Major Research Project

    Learning And Teaching

    University of Guelph relies in many standard teaching methods to convey the content above. These will almost certainly include formal lectures, interactive tutorials and skills sessions as well as seminar style classes. It is also a major research university, and you will be able to contribute to these programs yourself.

    The MBA program in particular features a great deal of online and blended learning content which allows you to study at home, form the office or elsewhere.

    Career Possibilities

    Many of U of G’s MBA students have gone on to accept responsible roles in general management, either in Canada or abroad. Some have become Advertising Executives, Brand Managers, Marketing Director, Retail Buying Consultants, Marketing Analysts, Marketing Directors,

    Marketing Managers, Research Analysts and Sales Managers in fields like Agribusiness, Finance, Banking, Consulting, Education, Hospitality and Tourism or even the Public Sector. Much will depend on the focus you choose and the projects you explore as you study.

    Entry & Credit

    Successful completion will result in an MBA degree.

    Applicants must typically have a 4 year Baccalaureate degree at an average of no less than B- or the international equivalent, an addition to at least 3 years of relevant work experience. No GMAT score is required.

    All classes are taught in English unless otherwise noted, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test.

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