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Unique MSc in Management

2016/17 Lazaridis EMTM classes are in session. Applications are now open for Sept. 2017.

The Lazaridis Executive Master’s in Technology Management (Lazaridis EMTM) is designed for you: a senior decision-maker facing ever-growing complexity, global competition and disruption. Whether your company develops technology or utilizes technology to advance business goals, this program is tailored to help you succeed.

Our MSc degree in Management is deeply influenced by present-day technology challenges. The Lazaridis EMTM immerses you in real-life case studies and equips you with the skills to creatively approach and solve problems. As a participant, you will grow from working within a senior management position to acting and thinking like a C-suite leader. Make better decisions, lead effectively and contribute to your organization at the highest level. We offer the Lazaridis EMTM in an accelerated 11-month, alternating weekend format to enable you to balance an advanced education with your professional commitments. All sessions are held at the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics’ new state-of-the-art facility in Waterloo, Ontario. 

Is the Lazaridis EMTM for Me?

A Lazaridis EMTM learner:

  • Is employed by a technology-focused company or technology-adept organization;
  • Has eight or more years of work experience, including several in a decision-making role;
  • May work in a variety of industries including visual technology, software, manufacturing, environment and clean energy, engineering or health care;
  • Aims to advance to a senior leadership position such as CIO, CTO, COO or CEO;
  • Wants to learn how to lead a high-growth company;
  • Wishes to gain insight on how to effectively manage change, adapt to disruptive technology and approach problems with creative thinking.

Program Impact

Our cohort-based program was developed after several years of planning with Canada's leading technology companies, including BlackBerry, Christie Digital Systems and Desire2Learn. The program goes beyond a general management degree, providing you with the knowledge and skills to link technology with your organization's business strategies. Laurier’s high-calibre faculty and hand-selected guest lecturers will provide you with the foundation to think critically and analytically about issues facing technology- and innovation-based companies.

Next Steps

Interested in learning more about this program for senior technology management professionals? Connect with the Lazaridis EMTM office today for a resumé assessment. You may also wish to schedule a phone or in-person meeting to discuss the curriculum and learning objectives in more depth, and ensure the Lazaridis EMTM aligns with your career goals.

Lazaridis EMTM Quick Facts

  • 11-month, alternating weekend format
  • Located in Waterloo, part of Canada's tech hub
  • Management program for senior tech professionals
  • Work-integrated approach
  • Part of the Lazaridis Institute
  • AACSB-accredited program


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