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Telfer Executive MBA

Building a Lasting Relationship

Executive members of the Telfer School are in China on December 2, 2014 visiting Sun Yat-sen University Business School.

The objective of the visit and focus of discussions will be to strengthen the relationships of both Schools' Executive MBA programs. 


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Telfer Executive MBA Director Sophia Leong joins the

Ontario Trade Mission

to China as a representative
of the University of Ottawa.


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Sun Yat-sen University Business School
engages in the
Telfer Executive MBA Experience


 Capturing their One Week Overseas Business Trip to Ottawa in Photographs.

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Cultivating Guanxi

Telfer Executive MBA hosts Executives from Sun Yat-Sen University Business School Executive MBA for a one-week academic exchange program.

Prior to landing in Ottawa, the group had attended executive-level programs at both Ivy Leagues’ Columbia and Harvard University.


Bring Your Own Business Card Networking Event

It was an evening of appetizers, networking with candidates and recalling their favourite memories as the newly minted alumni of the Class of 2014 gathered to receive their yearbook publication and celebrate their two year journey.


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Class of 2015 Begins Planning for Lima

The Class of 2015 have completed their strategic analysis and have unified on a single destination for the International Business Consulting Project and Trip.

The strategic analysis mirrors the approach which an organization would take when evaluating an international market.

Message from the Director:

Why the Telfer Executive MBA Matters

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Why the Telfer Executive MBA

At the Telfer Executive MBA Program, we believe that true acceleration of growth and transformation happens within an environment where interactions are in-person and multi-dimensional - where it is ‘live’. Our ‘live’ program is deliberately designed for mid-career and senior level executives who seek a Global, Practical and Relevant experience all while earning a graduate degree.

Our comprehensive, real-world curriculum focuses on leadership, teamwork and cross-cultural collaboration. The curriculum is tightly connected through our Signature Series of Six Business Consulting Projects, two of which are global in focus and involve two international business trips. These projects are true accelerators of learning, by moving you well beyond the classroom environment, getting you to roll up your sleeves and actively engage in the work with client organizations to answer business challenges in real-time. You will directly apply what you are learning within class by bringing it into the field.

The Telfer School of Management is one of only two business schools in Canada to hold the triple crown of international accreditations by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

Actively Manage your Career

The Telfer Executive MBA Program does not disrupt the momentum of your career. Scheduled class days take place on alternate Fridays and Saturdays in order to minimize your time away from work. This allows you to continue working full-time while earning your MBA degree. You can learn the strategic models within the classroom today and actively apply them to your job tomorrow.

Our alumni consistently agree that the Telfer Executive MBA Program equipped them with a strong set of business tools and effectively raised their competency platforms− including their self-confidence and their capability to address business challenges and opportunities in a timely manner.


Upcoming Executive MBA Events

Financing your Telfer Executive MBA
January 29, 2015, 7:30 am

Women Driving Change
February 11, 2015, 5:30 pm

Noon Information Session
February 12, 2015, 12:00 pm

Financing your Telfer Executive MBA
February 26, 2015, 12:00 pm

The Telfer Executive MBA Program opened doors to business leaders that are otherwise inaccessible to me. That is of tremendous value.
Marlene Thicke, EMBA 2003, Founder, Marlene-Ink Inc.