Experience the Goodman MBA
We believe that the ways of doing business are changing: we focus on partnerships, not competition; passion, not routine; and priorities and values, not only the bottom line. We’re here to help you thrive by encouraging a collaborative environment, faculty mentorships, and community involvement. And we’ll never waver from our belief that you matter as an individual.
A Goodman MBA will provide you with the academic knowledge, real world experience and the confidence to use your skills to make a difference.
You’ll be adaptive and relevant, ready for any challenge your future holds. We offer you the flexibility to specialize in your area of interest and include the foundational courses that make an MBA graduate a true success.
Your success as an MBA grad is rooted in our focus on a strong integrative and practical approach to management, and a desire for you to succeed as an individual and as part of our community. Our diverse program is composed of classmates from around the world and across Canada. This diversity of ages, academic backgrounds and professions, combined with small class sizes, encourages a collaborative, not competitive environment.
Compare MBA pathways
There are three ways to earn a Goodman MBA:
1. Are you a young professional looking to change industries or enhance your credentials? Consider our full-time MBA. This program includes an optional paid co-op terms where you can gain valuable skills, link theory to practice and make important connections. It’s a great opportunity to network and experience a new industry. Our MBA students hold co-op positions such as business analyst, marketing assistant, consultant and corporate initiatives intern.
2. Are you an internationally educated professional that wants to gain Canadian business knowledge? Consider the MBA (ISP).
3. Are you a working professional that wants to expand your business knowledge or develop new expertise? Consider the part-time MBA. Our program works with your busy schedule. Part-time students typically take between one or two weekly courses each semester and have the option of taking their courses in the evening or during the day. We will offer you individualized recommendations so you can develop a program plan that meets your interests and needs. As a part time student you are also eligible for advanced standing.
Goodman’s MBA curriculum is designed to combine the strength of a comprehensive core curriculum with the ability to specialize in key functional areas of business. You will develop practical strategies to help you become a dynamic leader with knowledge and expertise to succeed in your career.
The general stream provides you with a flexible program plan and the ability to take a variety of elective courses in different fields. The general stream is ideal if you have a wide range of interests, or are planning on working in general management and want to gain a competitive edge.
The Goodman MBA program consists of 20 courses, of which 14 courses are required and 6 courses are elective.
We offer six specializations:
ACCOUNTING/CPA ACCREDITED PATHWAY
The CPA/MBA program offers a CPA-Accredited stream that provides graduates with advanced standing in the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP) to the end of Core 2. The new accredited stream allows non-accounting university graduates to pursue an MBA and an accounting designation at the same time. Goodman is currently the only business school in Ontario to offer a combined MBA and CPA program.
The Business Analytics stream is designed to provide students with the logical, analytical, and critical thinking skills needed to prepare them for analysis and decision-making positions in a variety of industries and fast-growing professions. This field has increased in popularity in recent years due to the increase in data available to organizations from customer loyalty programs, e-commerce transactions, and even sensory data from machines.
The operations management specialization includes a focus on project management, quality management, logistics and supply chain management. Courses will cover many of the topics required for the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and the Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) professional designations from APICS -The Association for Operations Management (formerly the American Production and Inventory Control Society).
This specialization is ideal for those seeking a focus mainly on investments and portfolio management. This program has a high degree of correlation with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Designed to provide you with a strong foundation in the theory and practice of HR. This specialization provides you with the majority of the course work necessary for the CHRP designation.
Provides you with an integrated managerial approach to marketing that helps you apply the theoretical principles of marketing to practical, real world problems. Emphasis is placed on issues that relate to marketing in the global business world.