The Guelph Business Difference
Our Business+ learning philosophy means that our graduates receive more than just a degree. We are committed to developing and inspiring future business leaders to make a positive impact in their communities by embedding issues of corporate social responsibility and sustainability within our curriculum. We are committed to engaging in authentic and meaningful partnerships with community members, businesses and associations with whom we share a common vision. Our students are frequently in the community working on applied learning projects, competing in national competitions, and engaging in impactful research.
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Our mission is to develop and be Leaders for a Sustainable World. We believe that business can be used as a tool for economic, environmental and social betterment. We strive to develop students who follow sustainable and ethical business practices, and conduct business in a way that benefits the greater community. We are both signatories and champions of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), an institution which promotes responsible and ethical business education.
Below are just some of our students, faculty and alumni who are using business to make a difference in the world.
It’s amazing what one idea can become when a student has the knowledge and support necessary to develop it into a business. As a Guelph business student, you'll have plenty of opportunities to engage in entrepreneurship. Whether you need funding and support to start your own business, or you'd just like to explore topics and courses in entrepreneurship, the Centre for Business and Student Enterprise (CBaSE) is here to help.
Below are just some of entrepreneurial activities available to Guelph business students.
Preparing for the workplace is crucial in order for you to become a responsible and effective member of the business community. Transformational learning, or "learning-by-doing" is an essential part of all of our programs. We are committed to offering our students engaging, applied, and flexible learning opportunities - ones that have the potential to transform your understanding of your major or specialization. Working and learning with our dedicated and enthusiastic faculty and staff, will help you grow and fulfill your true potential.
Below are just some of the ways Guelph business students can transform their educational experience.
We contribute theoretical and applied research in a diverse range of fields and themes. We value the creation of advanced knowledge on a globally competitive basis, its application to local problems and the development of socially useful solutions.
Below are examples of the breadth and diversity of our research expertise.