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Accreditations

The Telfer School of Management is one of only 2 business schools in Canada and one of only 80 business schools in the world to have achieved the triple crown of accreditations.

International business school accreditations ensure that students are receiving a top quality education.  An accredited institution attracts not only higher quality students but it also provides great research opportunities, and allows for global recognition.

The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa is accredited by the following organizations:

AACSB

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AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. The Telfer School of Management received AACSB accreditation in 2003.
AMBA

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The Association for MBAs (AMBA) is a UK-based organization that promotes high-quality graduate education in business. AMBA accreditation confirms that a school's MBA is both of the highest quality and relevant to the changing world of business. The Telfer School of Management was accredited by AMBA in 2005.
EQUIS

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EQUIS, run by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration. Its fundamental objective is to raise the standard of management education worldwide. The Telfer School of Management received EQUIS accreditation in 2009.
HRPA

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The Telfer School of Management's Human Resource Management courses are accredited by the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario (HRPAO). Our human resources students will now have their academic courses counted as credit toward their CHRPTM designation.

CHRP is a trademark of HRPAO and used under license. Licensing does not equate to program review, approval or endorsement.

Rankings

The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa is ranked in these global surveys:

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Staying on Top: Telfer Executive MBA Ranked #1 Global Executive MBA for the second year

CEO Magazine (London, UK) released its 2018 ranking of the top Global Executive MBA programs on Wednesday, March 21 and has ranked the Telfer Executive MBA program #1 in the world for a second consecutive year.  Read more ›

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The Telfer MBA ranks Top 40 in the Corporate Knights 2016 Better World MBA Ranking

The Telfer School of Management is proud to announce that it has been ranked 31st of the Top 40 MBAs in the Corporate Knights 2016 Better World MBA Ranking, and is one of only 9 Canadian schools to make the ranking.  Read more ›

The Telfer School is in The Princeton's Review 2018 Best 267 Business Schools

The Telfer School is in The Princeton's Review 2018 Best 267 Business Schools

The Telfer School of Management has once again been recognized as an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review. The organization has featured 267 leading business schools internationally. This recognition highlights the Telfer School’s international outreach and its strong world-wide reputation.   Read more ›

CEO Magazine Ranks Telfer Executive MBA #1 in Global EMBA Rankings

CEO Magazine Ranks Telfer Executive MBA #1 in Global EMBA Rankings

CEO Magazine (London, UK) has just released its 2017 ranking of the top Global Executive MBA programs and has ranked the Telfer School of Management’s Executive MBA program #1 in the world.  Read more ›

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Telfer MBA ranked #2 in the 2016 Canadian Business Value Ranking

The Telfer MBA has been ranked in second place in the 2016 Canadian Business Value Ranking, which ranks the ten best MBAs in the country on the value they offer and the return on investment they provide. Programs included in the ranking combine a few key traits: a recognizable brand name on your degree; a diverse mix of bright people in the classroom; affordable tuition; and a shorter duration so that you're not out of the workforce for long.  Read more ›

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Student Competition Successes

Each year, Telfer School students participate in a number of inter-university academic competitions at the local, national and international levels. We have a long history of success at these competitions, including winning the Jeux du commerce academic cup six times in seven years between 2007 and 2014, and being crowned champions at the Symposium GRH for three consecutive years (2009-2011). Some of their most recent accomplishments are:

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Telfer reconnects with gold at the annual Diversity and Inclusion Case Competition

Telfer School of Management Bachelor of Commerce students Joy Xu, Leah Salzman, Lina Salama and Madison Woo, better known by their collective pseudonym “Employees of the Month” at the competition, brought recognition to the program by winning 1st place at the 5th annual Diversity and Inclusion Case Competition.In all five years since the competition’s founding, a Telfer team has won first place each time, with “Employees of the Month” representing Telfer at the fifth edition. The competition took place last Saturday, February 29th, at Export Development Canada (EDC), one of the founding partners of the event.  Read more ›

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MBA Students Take on the 2020 MBA Games Competition in Hamilton, Ontario

From January 3rd to 6th, a group of 17 talented MBA students from the Telfer School of Management travelled to Hamilton, Ontario to compete in the 2020 MBA Games. The MBA Games is one of the largest student-run competitions in Canada, where delegates come together from across Canada to compete in three areas: Academics, Athletics and Spirit.  Read more ›

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Telfer Students Win 9 Team and Individual Awards at JDC and JDCC 2020 Competitions

Our Telfer Bachelor of Commerce students began 2020 by competing at Jeux Du Commerce (JDC) and Jeux Du Commerce Central (JDCC) competitions, receiving 9 team and individual awards.  Read more ›

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Telfer Gee-Gees Bring Home Five Awards at National Championships

We are proud of our #TelferNation student-athletes for their personal accomplishments and at the USPORTS National Championships. We are excited to celebrate four undergraduate Telfer students, for their remarkable accomplishments at the National level:  Read more ›

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Telfer MBA team finishes in First Place at the Diversity and Inclusion MBA Case Competition 2019

Three MBA and one MHA student from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa teamed up to place first in the 3rd annual Diversity and Inclusion MBA Case Competition co-hosted by Telfer, EDC, and Deloitte.   Read more ›

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