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Admission Requirements

Become a Leader

 Understand Management and Business

Explore broad management topics such as project management, decision-making, team motivation, negotiation and conflict management, while exploring other business courses.

 Gain a Strong Leadership Foundation

You'll gain a strong foundation in business with an emphasis in leadership and management studies, and it’s flexible enough for you to add a minor, certificate and specialized electives.

 Go Beyond the Classroom

MGMT courses extend beyond the traditional lecture-based format to include community-based group projects, guest lecturers, in-class simulations, case-based and experiential learning to help link academic expertise and theory with industry practice.

Why Management?

Inspiring and responsible leaders and managers help to guide our forces to respond to our changing and challenging world. Ethical and collaborative business leaders will help shape the future, using business as a force for good and for impact. The U of G Management degree helps to develop the leadership and business education skills you will need to Improve Life for future generations.

Students in the Management (MGMT) program at the University of Guelph might also be interested in studying Management, Economics and Finance, Government, Economics and Management, Marketing Management, or select from our other majors.

What You Will Learn

Semester 1
  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Introductory Marketing
  • Introduction to Business
Semester 2
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Individuals and Groups in Organizations
  • Business Mathematics
  • Principles of Management

Semester 3
  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Foundations of Leadership
  • Statistics for Business Decisions
Semester 4
  • Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Management
  • Business Career Preparation

Semester 5
  • Business and Consumer Law
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business Analytics
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management
Semester 6
  • Operations Management
  • Developing Management and Leadership Competencies
  • Project Management
  • Financial Management

Semester 7
  • Strategic Management
  • Management Decision Making
Semester 8
  • Advanced Topics in Management
  • Management Capstone

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Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op

Our Management co-op provides over 16 months of real-world co-op experience, designed to facilitate the transition of students from academic studies to a professional career improving students’ job search skills, work performance and networking abilities, and boosting resume experience.

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In 2021, more than $42.7 million in scholarships was awarded to U of G students. Learn more about applications, requirements and available Scholarships.

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