Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
The Laurier MBA program celebrates 10 years in Toronto
Angela Forster, Marketing and Communications Director, School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University, 519-884-0710, ext. 3145
Waterloo - Laurier’s School of Business & Economics is proudly celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Toronto MBA program. Delivered in a part-time weekend format, the Toronto-based program offers an executive-style education while allowing students the flexibility to pursue work commitments and maintain their lifestyle. The Laurier Toronto campus is located at the St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre on the 27th floor of the Sun Life Financial Tower, King and University in the heart of the city’s financial district.
The Laurier MBA is a full-content program boasting over 2,000 alumni. It is known for its standard of excellence as well as its CMA/MBA dual designation option.
Celebrations to mark this important Wilfrid Laurier University milestone will take place throughout the year and will include a gala event on Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 6 p.m. The gala celebration, to be held at the St. Andrew’s Club & Conference centre, will be attended by Laurier alumni, students, faculty, staff, Laurier’s community partners, and employers The evening will include the inaugural Laurier School of Business & Economics MBA Alumni Awards and will feature guest speaker Dr. Max Blouw , President and Vice-Chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University.
Sponsors for the event include CMA Canada and Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni Relations.
For more information about the Laurier Toronto MBA 10th Anniversary Gala or to purchase tickets visit www.wlu.ca/MBAgala or call 519.884.0710 ext. 2948.
About the Laurier MBA Program
Founded by the largest English-speaking business school in Canada, the Laurier MBA program has a long-standing reputation for excellence. At the forefront of innovation, the Laurier MBA was the first in Canada to offer a fully integrated core program, the first to offer a combined CMA and MBA program, the first to offer an innovation and entrepreneurship option, and the first to offer a part-time weekend program. Known for its collaborative learning style and flexible programming, the Laurier MBA has an open door policy and uses a model for leadership development. Laurier MBA graduates are sought after in the marketplace for their in-depth quantitative and qualitative training and versatility, as demonstrated by their outstanding performance in both case competitions and in accounting exams. Laurier graduates have the distinction this year of holding the highest qualifying average in both, the Chartered Accountancy Qualification (CA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exams, the prestigious CA Gold Medal awarded for the highest overall mark across Canada, and the highest mark ever received on the CMA exam.
About the Toronto Laurier MBA Program
Laurier’s downtown Toronto campus, located in the heart of one of North America’s largest financial districts, provides a weekend-format MBA. The program is enriched by the high calibre of students who bring a diverse background of achievement, experience and education to the program. The mix of these qualities with a program that involves focused in-class collaboration and discussion results in an enhanced opportunity to embrace broader academic and business principles from a variety of perspectives.
Information sessions about the program are held throughout the year. For more information, please contact Maureen Ferraro, MBA marketing coordinator, at 519.884.0710 ext. 6220.
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