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.
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:
- Canadian Tire
Sample courses include:
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
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.
|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.