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One-Year MBA and MSc Programs Offer Affordable, Unbeatable Business-Based Education

On Friday, November 26, the Faculty of Business Administration is holding an information session on its Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Management programs.  

The session will cover admission requirements, program costs, program duration, curriculum, financial assistance, and career opportunities. 

Everyone interested in these programs are encouraged to attend.  The session takes place from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in RB 1044. 

Lakehead's one-year MBA program cultivates students' essential business skills and knowledge.  Whether working in the private or public sector, Lakehead MBA students can accomplish their career objectives more efficiently.  The program is designed to benefit both full-time and part-time students.  Full-time students can minimize any disruption to their careers with the one-year MBA program. They will acquire significant qualifications and can be reinvigorated in an intellectually stimulating and challenging environment.  For part-time students, the three-year MBA has been designed to enable working professionals to fulfill the program requirements with even less disruption to their careers. 

The MBA is a general program with no specific major, which improves the business skills among a wide variety of student backgrounds.  It provides exposure to key management concepts and practices in the following business areas:

  • Operations Management – logistical efficiencies, quality control, manufacturing and service production, enterprise resource planning, and capacity planning.
  • Marketing Management – research analysis, advertising account and sales management, public relations, product development, inventory and distribution control.
  • Financial Management – money and banking, capital markets, investments, and financial analysis, public sector finance.
  • Human Resource Management – training and development, labor relations, benefits management, policy development.
  • Management Information Systems - theory, technology, and application of management information systems to revitalize business processes, conduct electronic commerce/business, improve business decision-making, facilitate collaboration and initiate knowledge management.
  • Financial and Management Accounting – financial accounting, auditing, and controllership.

Admission requirements include a four-year degree and GMAT with a recommended score of 500, or GRE with a recommended combined score of 1000. Applicants with work experience of more than two years are preferred.

The one-year Lakehead MSc (Mgt) is primarily a research-oriented program which is open to business graduates only.  It offers a deeper understanding of the decision-making processes involved in business and management. Courses are geared toward challenging students intellectually and academically through debates and discussions; in-depth analysis of current managerial problems, opportunities, and situations; and oral presentations delivered by individuals and groups. Students also gain the understanding for the application of research methods and the integration of these methods into a comprehensive theoretically-based research project. The program offers an attractive student/professor ratio and enhanced interaction opportunities with professors.

Admission requirements for the MSc (Mgt) include a four-year business degree and GMAT with a recommended score of 500, or GRE with a recommended combined score of 1000.

"Both of these programs offer an uncompromising, quality business education, and are also two of the most affordable graduate programs in Canada," says Dr. Bahram Dadgostar, Dean of Lakehead's Faculty of Business Administration.  "Experienced academics and professionals can use state-of-the-art technology, become immersed in the programs through interactive learning, participate in collaborative team projects, and undertake challenging business cases that reflect the requisites of the contemporary business world," he adds. 

Attractive financial assistance opportunities are also available.  The deadline to apply for September 2011 is February 1, 2011. Late applications may be considered.

Last updated November 25, 2010

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