Leadership and Organizational Management (BComm program) | College of Business and Economics

Leadership and Organizational Management (BComm program)

the business world needs leaders

The business world relies on leaders to drive organizational change. The University of Guelph’s Leadership and Organizational Management major will provide you with a balanced foundation of management knowledge and strategic leadership skills to transform you into the organizational leader our business world needs. You will explore a diverse mix of leadership topics including human resource management, organizational behaviour, and corporate social responsibility to better manage the acquisition, development, engagement and retention of people in today’s workplace. This major allows you to learn through community-based group projects, guest speakers, in-class simulations and case studies. 

Upon graduating, you will have the academic credits necessary to pursue your certification by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) as a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP). You will graduate with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, expanding your career possibilities even further by giving you a foundation of transferable business skills in marketing, accounting and economics. 

graduates may qualify for HRPA certification as a Certified Human Resources Professional
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At the University of Guelph, we want you to experience the student life we're known for, and that means joining clubs, staying active and discovering Guelph both as a place for top-notch education and a community you can be proud of.

Learn more about the student life in our Leadership and Organizational Management major.

Build your career

Graduates of the University of Guelph's Bachelor of Commerce program can be found in some of North America's largest and profitable organizations in the world.

  • Bank of America
  • Capitol One
  • CIBC
  • The Co-operators
  • Deloitte Canada
  • KPMG
  • Loblaw Companies
  • Purolator

Job titles of recent Leadership and Organizational Management graduates:

  • Business analyst
  • Business development coordinator
  • Compensation and benefits specialist
  • Human resource manager
  • Labour relations officer
  • Retirement and benefits analyst

Meet our alumni

Many business leaders have graduated from the University of Guelph's Bachelor of Commerce program. Meet some of our most notable alumni.