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The Lazaridis EMTM is unlike any other executive program in Canada. Our goal is to develop leaders who can adapt to business disruptions and approach problems with creative thinking.

We offer participants the opportunity to learn and interact with faculty members and fellow students in novel ways–both online and offline–through integrated projects, case studies and simulations that have intentional learning outcomes. This 11-month management program is intensive, and carries with it a lifetime of professional connections and personal transformation.

I hope you enjoy learning more and encourage you to connect with any questions you may have.

- Hamid Noori, Executive Director, Lazaridis EMTM

 A unique program design

The Lazaridis EMTM is constantly updating its curriculum to reflect the latest in current research and best practices. That being said, the program is built on a foundation of key concepts and learning outcomes that will allow you to adapt and thrive in the world of information and technology management. 

The topics outlined below are only an overview of what you will learn in this program. For a full list of courses, visit course descriptions.


                               Program Cornerstones

Innovation Management Digital Literacy Design Thinking
Learning Outcomes

Module 1:

(Sept. - Dec.)

Business Transformation and Competitive Advantage

  • Strategic Framework for problem analysis
  • Team Dynamics and Leadership
  • Risk Valuation
  • Choosing Innovative Projects
  • Integrating Technology Products

Module 2:

(Jan. - Apr.)

Leveraging Networks and Innovation Roadmapping

  • Sources and Transfer of Innovation
  • Create New Thinking by Design
  • Analytics and Big Data
  • Navigating Digital Disruption
  • Auditing and Implementation

Module 3:

(May - July)

Fostering Business Renewal

  • Value Creation Drivers
  • Leading Cultural and Organizational Change
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Using Blockchain and Machine Learning
  • Regulation and Policy Environments


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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