Program Description

Your true potential is waiting. Reach it with the Odette MBA. Our progressive business program combines advanced education, intensive collaboration, and supportive inspiration. If you want to be transformed — not just taught — then we invite you to begin your journey with the Odette MBA.

Our Odette Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an intensive 14-month program with an integrated curriculum combining lectures, case studies, computer simulations, and presentations to prepare you for success in the business world. This program is designed to give you a solid grounding in the fundamental areas of commerce, as well as providing up-to-date coverage of the latest business advances. With an Odette MBA, you’ll enjoy a higher return on your educational investment and reap greater career dividends.

What makes the Odette MBA so valuable?

The Odette MBA combines advanced education, intensive collaboration, and supportive inspiration. We invite you to discover for yourself the exciting features that make it a uniquely experiential and integrated program.

APEX Corporate partnerships provide real-world experience

To truly learn about business, you’ve got to spend serious time in the real world of business. That’s why we’ve made the Odette MBA Canada’s most integrated business program through our real-time, team-based corporate projects.

International exchanges transform your education

Business today is more global than ever. As an Odette MBA student, you can choose to complete your experience by spending your final semester on an international academic exchange studying at another university in North America, Europe or Asia.

State-of-the-art facilities support student collaboration

Our MBA Corporate Centre has been specifically designed to support student collaboration and integration through your corporate partnerships. We offer a truly professional business environment where you can learn and grow.

Leading faculty inspire your learning and interaction

Our faculty members possess the perfect combination of experience in academic research and the real business world. As teachers, they are always accessible and student-focused. They will not just guide you in learning, but also challenge, encourage and mentor you.

Financial assistance to ease your economic burden

Odette strives to provide financial support to all students who are accepted to the MBA program, including a combination of scholarships, graduate teaching assistantships, and research assistantships.

Who fits best with the Odette MBA?

Attracting youthful, fresh-thinking and industrious students.

The Odette MBA is attracting a special student: those who often have little or no work experience, but want to build a bridge to the working world; those eager to fill the gaps in their resumes with rich learning activities. The Odette MBA attracts a tight-knit group of full-time students who are youthful, fresh-thinking, and industrious. The classmates of the Odette MBA are impatient to become an integral part of building a name, connecting theirs with the tradition that grows deeper here every year.

The Odette MBA student tends to be youthful and outward looking. Our student body usually includes a solid contingent of international students and another made up of Canadians who close out their program on a foreign exchange. Our students are restless, in a hurry to embrace a variety of powerful experiences, blending classroom with meeting room, individual with the team, Canada with the world.

What kinds of experiences should I anticipate?

Integrating real-world projects into your learning experience.

The Odette MBA brings together a select group-- no more than 48 individuals whose talents are identified and honed in true teamwork. From the moment you join the program, you will be given the tools to look inside yourself, to define your own unique leadership profile, and to take the first key steps in achievement that will come to shape your career. Expect no separation between what you are learning in the classroom and the questions you ask and answer with your corporate partners.

All of what you learn has been assembled to create the sensibility and tools necessary in a successful general manager, those related to analysis, decision-making, and implementation. You won’t have time for that which cannot be taken, shaped and applied. We will do our best to guarantee that not a moment is wasted.

Anticipate all of the challenges, growth, and learning that accompany transformation. Expect a positive change in yourself, measured in how you identify your talents, your work, and your outlook. Join us, and demand nothing less of yourself.

Application Requirements

Admissions to the Odette MBA program are highly selective and seek students who can understand complex issues, manage multiple projects and communicate effectively. The program includes students from a variety of educational, professional and geographical backgrounds. The Odette MBA welcomes non-business background students and there is no required work-experience in order to apply. Applicants must have a grade point average of 70% or above, calculated based on the last 20 courses of their qualifying degree. In addition, applicants must have a minimum Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of 550, a verbal score of 26 or better and a quantitative score of 30 or better to be considered. Applicants must also submit two letters of reference, a resume and will be subject to a qualifying personal interview.

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This course is Campus based
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