Our Faculty offers degree opportunities in various areas of business – accounting, finance, resources management, general management, marketing, operations management, and sports management. The Faculty of Management offers degrees in English and French and offers courses online and on-campus (Barrie & Sudbury). Many faculty members use case method learning which has been proven to be effective for career success.
At the undergraduate level we offer the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), the Honours Bachelor of Commerce (H.B.Com in Commerce) in English and French as well as the H.B.Com in Sports Administration (H.B.Com SPAD). At the graduate level we offer an MBA with a fast track option for students who qualify with an undergraduate degree in business. There are also experiential learning opportunities through co-op, internships, and study abroad. We attract students from the local area, throughout Ontario, Canada and the world.
Faculty of Management alumni are leaders and entrepreneurs that work in Ontario, nationally, and internationally.
Stephen Havlovic, Ph.D.
Dean of the Faculty of Management
Member of AACSB International and EPAS, working actively to obtain initial accreditations
The H.B.Com SPAD is the only undergraduate business degree in sport management in all of Canada
The Faculty of Management includes 33 full-time faculty members
International students represent 11% of the student population across all programs
International students represent 45% of the student population in the on-campus MBA program Total number of full-time equivalent students across all programs: 915
Total number of students (all years):
o BBA (Barrie campus): 202
o H.B.Com English: 304
o H.B.Com French: 57
o Online H.B.Com: 334
o H.B.Com SPAD: 181
o MBA: 91
o Online MBA: 138
Total number of graduates (2013)
o BBA (Barrie campus): 90
o H.B.Com English: 62
o H.B.Com French: 21
o Online H.B.Com: 266
o H.B.Com SPAD: 31
o MBA: 52
o Online MBA: 89
Partnership with the Certified General Accountants of Canada (CGA-Canada) to offer the online H.B.Com and MBA degree partners since 2002
Average age of online MBA students: 43 years
Average years of intermediate level work experience of online MBA students : 14 years
- Association with the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC) since 2010 to offer Brokers with the CAIB and CPIB designations access to the online H.B.Com and MBA programs
The Faculty of Management comprises three academic departments and one school each headed by a chair/director and a council of faculty members. Participation of student and part time faculty representatives is expected. Input from internal and external stakeholders is actively sought through the Dean’s Advisory Committees.
The 2015-2016 members of the Dean’s Internal Advisory Committee:
List in alphabetical order:
Dr. Abdelouahid Assaidi, Coordinator, HBCom (French), Baccalauréat en administration des affaires (BAA)
Prof. Jean-Charles Cachon, Chair, Department of Marketing and Management
Dr. Anthony Church, Director, School of Sports Administration
Dr. Mohamed Dia, Chair, Department of Finance and Operations
Dr. Maurice Grzeda, Associate Dean
Prof. Barb Millsap, Coordinator, MBA Program
Dr. Jo-Anne Ryan, Chair, Department of Accounting
Dr. Zeeva Millman, Coordinator, BBA (Barrie)
1960: The division of Business Administration is created.
1969: The School of Commerce and Administration is founded.
1969: The Honours Bachelor of Commerce (H.B.Com) is launched.
1972: The Honours Bachelor of Commerce (H.B.Com Sports Administration), an innovative program developed at Laurentian that combined studies in physical education and commerce is launched.
1983: The Baccalauréat spécialisé en commerce is launched.
1983: The MBA is created.
1987: The master's program in Business Administration is created.
2001: The Institute of Sports Marketing (ISM) is created.
2002: The online H.B.Com and MBA programs are created - in Partnership with the Certified General Accountants of Canada (CGA-Canada).
2005: The Faculty of Management, which houses the School of Commerce and Administration as well as the School of Sports Administration, is created.
2006: The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is launched at the Barrie campus.
2007: The Honours Bachelor of Commerce and Computer Science is launched.
2012: The dual degree program with Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics (ZUFE) is announced.
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