Lazaridis School of Business and Economics

A Place Where People and Ideas Come Together

Whether you are a current or future student, alumni, faculty member, researcher, academic, community member, or industry leader, our school is dedicated to being a place where people and ideas come together to tackle real-world problems that exist now.

With rigorous academic programs, practical learning opportunities, and a commitment to business and economics education, our students learn to think for themselves so they'll be able to adapt to a world of ever-growing complexity.

Our faculty conduct impactful and timely research, while our partnerships with industry pioneers and community engagement initiatives foster innovation and social responsibility.

Join us in building a better future through academic excellence and experiential education, impactful research, and community engagement.

Programs

Explore programs that provide you with the high-demand knowledge and skills needed to be career-ready and achieve your goals.

Latest News

Read the latest Lazaridis School stories and news.

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Laurier students, faculty and alumni are making a huge impact in the movement toward universal food security

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Laurier Case Team emerges triumphant at JDC Central, bringing home Academic Cup

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Simon Chan (MBA ’01) is changing the way we think about retirement

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First-year students help Parachute develop customer-acquisition plan to ensure a smooth landing in BU111 Live Case Competition

Real-World Learning for Real-World Challenges

Your Student Journey

Looking to see if the Lazaridis School is your fit? Explore the programs and events that make up the Lazaridis School student experience.

For current students, students.wlu.ca is your dedicated website where you can find: 

  • Program information such as requirements, course offerings, research opportunities and more.
  • Academic Advising, a team that can provide guidance on a range of academic program planning subjects. 
  • Prism resources, a service that provides equipment rentals, training courses and study spaces to help you excel during your time at Laurier.

Contribute to the Experience

We prepare our students for the world that's coming. We believe immersive learning is the key to that preparation.

Whether you are an entrepreneur, business owner or community member, learn about the ways you can enhance our students' classroom learning with practical experience

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Future-Shaping Research

Lazaridis School research centres and our donor-sponsored researchers present cutting-edge business research and innovation. 

Our visionary faculty, fellows and industry experts work to unravel the intricacies of consumer behaviour, market trends and emerging technologies. We are at the forefront of shaping the future through knowledge dissemination, bridging the gap between theory and practice.

Learn more about research at the Lazaridis School to see how we encourage experimentation and foster innovation.

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The Lazaridis School is AACSB accredited. AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 6% of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation. AACSB-accredited schools produce graduates that are highly skilled and more desirable to employers than other non-accredited schools.