Management (BComm program) | College of Business and Economics

Management (BComm program)

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Today’s business leaders need to get the most out of their teams in an efficient and sustainable way. In this versatile and flexible major, you will gain strategic leadership and management skills that will enable you to work as an organizational leader in a wide range of industries.

 

You will explore broad management topics such as project management, decision making, team motivation, negotiation and conflict management, while gaining the flexibility to explore courses in other business disciplines. This major is ideal for those who want a strong foundation in business with an emphasis in leadership and management studies. This major is flexible enough for you to declare a minor and combine general management competencies with specialized know-how. 

By minoring in HR you can complete the required courses for your Canadian Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation.

 

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Versatile and Flexible


 

The Management major is a versatile and flexible major that will give you a solid base of transferable business skills, equipping you to pursue a number of unique career paths. Your 13 elective courses allows you to customize your learning based on your unique interests. 

Want to become an HR professional? Major in Management and minor in HR.
Interested in becoming a product manager for a tech company? Major in Management and minor in Computer Information Sciences.
Want to add additional leadership skills?  Complete a certificate in leadership.

Kick Start Your Career


Our co-op option develops your professional and leadership abilities through relevant work experience outside of the classroom. You can even chose to complete a project-based assignment or an individual study for a course credit.
 

Learn how to:

  • make better decisions for your organization
  • efficiently lead and manage a team
  • negotiate and manage conflict
  • plan a strategic global project
  • manage economic, social and environmental variables

 

 

Get involved with LOMSA

The College of Business and Economics is home to a number of student societies that represent different majors. If you're a Leadership and Organizational Management student, the Leadership and Organizational Management Student Association (LOMSA) is a great organization to connect and engage with. They run many different networking, academic and social events throughout the year.

 

Sample career options:

  • Business Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • General Business Manager
  • HR Specialist

 

Some of our graduates are working for:

  • PepsiCo
  • KPMG
  • Loblaws
  • RBC
  • Microsoft
  • Canadian Tire

 

Sample courses include:

Business Analytics

Business analytics is an evidence-based approach to management decision-making using analytic tools to transform data into insight. This course will combine student’s existing math / statistics skills and business knowledge with modern analytic tools (spreadsheets and other applications) in order to develop a toolkit of analysis tools for solving a variety of business problems. Topics include data management and transformation, visualization, optimization, simulation, and regression

Project Management
 

This course provides students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and practices for project management with special focus on planning, controlling, and managing projects to success. The course also emphasizes the techniques most frequently used in the context of both internal and external organizational roles of a project manager.

Management capstone
 
This course examines management from a strategic perspective, focusing on how organizations can achieve competitive advantage through leveraging their resources. Students will be challenged to integrate their knowledge of management theories to develop strategic solutions to organizational issues.
Management Decision Making

This course is designed to improve decision-making skills and will examine the process of decision making, taking into account complexity, risk and outcomes, and the impact of decisions on people, the community and the organization. The course also considers the role of rationality/non-rationality in decision-making and examine how uncertainty and ambiguity may influence managerial perceptions of choices and risks.

 

 

Estimated Cutoff Ranges: 77-81% for all majors.

Note: Estimated cutoff ranges are based on the admission averages from previous years and are provided solely as a point of reference. Exact cutoffs for the current cycle will be determined by the quantity and quality of applications received and the number of spaces available in the program. Co-op averages will often exceed the estimated cutoff ranges.

For more information, visit the Admissions website.

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Scholarships include:

The University of Guelph has an extremely generous scholarship program that recognizes academic achievements and supports students in their continuation of study. Below are some helpful links to entrance scholarships.

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