Part-Time Alternate Weekend MBA

Part-Time Alternate Weekend MBA

TToronto Campus
Next intake date: April 7, 2017

The best weekend schedule for working professionals

Deborah Carter, Lazaridis MBA Alumna, smiling dressed in red. She is in an empty classroom, which is designed to engage students in participation.
Take advantage of your weekends and fast-track your career, with the part-time alternate weekend MBA Degree at Laurier’s downtown Toronto campus.

Our executive-style learning environment and schedule is designed for working professionals who want to accelerate their careers while still being able to balance their work and family life. Candidates in this part-time Comprehensive MBA will achieve a general MBA by selecting a variety of electives or may specialize by choosing one of ten degree specializations,

Your advancement potential is certain. Candidates in this program are will implement their learning immediately, resulting in new career opportunities while pursuing the MBA degree part-time. Our weekend schedule is very convenient, every second weekend, and our campus is 5-star! Located in the heart downtown Toronto at the St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre in the Sun Life Financial Tower,  one of North America’s largest financial districts.

Benefits of the Alternate Weekend MBA Degree Option

  • Best part-time schedule in the world for working professionals. Classes are Friday 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m, No Sunday classes, Alternating weekends. Summer months of July and August are free, no classes
  • You will network with other high caliber experienced professionals from a variety of industries
  • The choice of 11 different specializations in the general MBA. Or you can complete your MBA with the CPA designation or our new double degree, the MBA with CFA® Track and the Master of Finance.
  • Flexible part-time format that can be completed as quickly as 2.3 years or extended up to 5 years
  • Convenient downtown Toronto location in the centre of the financial district

See what our graduates say about their Lazaridis MBA experience

Admission Requirements

  • A four year undergraduate degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum B standing (73%) in the final year of university study, or the most recent 10 half credit university degree courses completed.
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills, normally by the successful completion of the GMAT test with a score of 550 or higher. The GMAT is mandatory for all applicants who have completed their previous degrees outside of Canada.
  • Referee Information. Three professional referees, or if you have completed any education within the last three years, two professional referees and one academic referee are required.
  • Applicants whose language of instruction during their undergraduate degree was a language other than English, must furnish evidence of proficiency in English prior to admission. A minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 100 internet-based (iBT) (with minimum skill scores of 21 in each of the four skill sets), or TOEFL paper-based (pBT) minimum score of 600, or a minimum score of 7.0 on the IELTS is required.
  • At least two years of full-time work experience.

Maureen Tomlinson, MBA, CPA (CMA), Vice President, Products and Operations, Opta Intelligence, an SCM company. Quoted describing her Lazaridis MBA experience, "The tools and techniques I gained during the program, are utilized every day. From the time I started my MBA and during the program, I moved from being a consulting analyst, to a project manager, initiative manager, program manager, director in an IT department of ~350 and now a VP of Products and Operations.”

“The tools and techniques I gained during the program, are utilized every day. From the time I started my MBA and during the program, I moved from being a consulting analyst, to a project manager, initiative manager, program manager, director in an IT department of ~350 and now a VP of Products and Operations.”

Maureen Tomlinson, MBA, CPA (CMA)
Vice President, Products and Operations
Opta Intelligence, an SCM company

Degree Details

Location: Toronto Campus

St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre,
Sun Life Financial Tower, 27th Floor, 150 King Street West
Toronto ON, M5H 1J9, Canada
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Degree Length 3.3 years
Schedule

Alternating weekend schedule - Friday 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
No summer classes during July and August

Fees Contact Maureen Ferraro

1 on 1 Assessment

Next Available Date

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 07:00 PM
For more details please

Contact

Maureen Ferraro

MBA, & MFin (CFA®) Recruitment & Marketing Coordinator
P: 519-884-0710 ext. 6220
F: 519-884-6016
mferraro@wlu.ca

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International Accreditation

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
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Waterloo Campus

MBA Program Office
Wilfrid Laurier University
Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
Lazaridis Hall 4001
64 University Avenue West
Waterloo ON, N2L 3C7, Canada

519-884-0710 ext. 3499

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Toronto Campus

MBA and Master of Finance (CFA®) Program Location
Wilfrid Laurier University
Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre
150 King Street West, 27th Floor
Toronto ON, M5H 3T9, Canada

519-884-0710 ext. 6220