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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
September 20, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Graduate programs



Master of Business Administration (MBA) Co-op features

  • Designed for high-caliber, recent graduate with less than two years of work experience.
  • As one of Canada’s largest business schools, Laurier leads the way in developing globally-recognized MBA programs through its academic rigour and innovative delivery methods. 
  • An integrated curriculum built around case competitions, consulting and international projects.
  • A serious commitment to corporate social responsibility; all students participate in a not-for-profit practicum. 
  • Program lasts 20 months, including 2 work terms from January through April and September through December.

MBA Co-op work/study sequence

Fall (August - December)

  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Management
  • Operations 
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Marketing    
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Economics
  • Modelling Business Decisions

Winter (January - April)

Co-op work term

Spring (May - August)

Six electives

Fall (September - December)

Co-op work term

Winter (January - April)

  • Four electives    
  • Applied Business Research Project
  • Not-for-profit practicum

Master of Finance Co-op program features

  • Strong emphasis on empirical research in equities, fixed incomes, derivative products, corporate finance and portfolio management.
  • Program lasts 20 months, including 2 work terms from January through April and September through December.

Master of Finance Co-op work/study sequence

Fall (August - December)

  • Econometrics for Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Accounting for Securities

Winter (January - April)

Co-op work term

Spring (May - August)

  • Financial Derivatives
  • International Financial Management
  • Short-term Financial Management
  • Fixed Income Analysis

Fall (September - December)

Co-op work term

Winter (January - April)

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Advanced Investment Management
  • Research Paper

Master of Arts in Business Economics Co-op program features

  • Applies economic principles to business problems, strategic planning, international trade and finance and macroeconomic policy making.
  • Program lasts 16 to 20 months, and includes an 8-month work term between May and December or a 4-month work term from May through August. 
  • Students may find co-op work terms in economic forecasting, economic policy analysis, industry and market studies, financial markets and institutions, strategic planning and public policy. 
  • Participants will use econometric software packages to conduct empirical research in equities, fixed incomes, derivative products, corporate finance and portfolio management.

MABE Co-op work/study sequence

Fall (August - December)

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics   

Winter (January - April)

  • Forecasting, Time Series Analysis and Survey Design
  • Two elective courses

Spring (May - August)

Work Term

Fall (September - December)

Second half of eight-month work term - or- Study Term*

Winter (January - April)

  • One Elective Course
  • Research Paper and Seminar

(*Fall after a four-month work term)