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The Telfer MBA is a first-class bridge to exciting career opportunities:

  • Located Downtown in a G7 Capital
  • Embracing Diversity and Innovation
  • Connected to a World-Class Tech Hub
  • Triple Crown Accreditation

The MBA is still the gold standard educational credential for professionals with 5 to 10 years of experience who aspire to be senior managers and leaders in high-performance organizations. The Telfer MBA, through its unique location, comprehensive yet flexible design, progressive values, and global recognition of quality, offers you a first-class bridge to exciting career opportunities.

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Located Where Leaders Converge

We are downtown in a G7 capital city, where national and international leaders from the private and public sectors converge to tackle issues of national and global significance.

Ottawa is also home to a world-class tech sector, recognized as Canada’s #1 tech hub by Expert Market, with foci including autonomous vehicles, telecom, SAAS, and e-commerce, along with dozens of embassies, dozens of head offices of national trade and professional associations, and dozens of not-for-profit and charitable organizations.

Our MBA is built to engage with these organizations – so let’s get you connected!

Program Versions and Structure

We offer a 24-month “professional” version, with evening and weekend courses to suit the working professional, as well as a 12-month “intensive” version to suit the student who wants a shorter more intense program. Both versions are built on a common 3-phase model:


Learn Management

Core processes, the latest tools, how to analyze, how to strategize, how to work with people and data to deliver results


Stay general,
choose a focus:
Finance, management consulting, business analytics, entrepreneurship, or public management


Consulting Project
International Exchange

Program Features

  • General MBA or focused approach in finance, consulting, analytics, entrepreneurship, or public management.
  • Courses and experiences are focused on state-of-practice, including analytics.
  • You wrap up your program with a major consulting project, where groups of students tackle a real management challenge posed by their industry client.
  • There is an optional international exchange and an optional internship.
  • There are multiple networking events, MBA conferences, distinguished speakers, and MBA case competitions.
  • Small classes enable more personal connection with the professors and establish a sense of the “Telfer Family” (joining you to a network of 3600+ MBA alumni worldwide).

Program Recognitions

  • The 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.
  • Named the highest value MBA program in Ontario (i.e., “greatest return per dollar invested”) by Canadian Business Magazine in 2016.

Alumni Testimonials

Judith Donin (MBA 2014) explains how the MBA internship launched her career

Leslie Anne Barber (MBA 2016) explains why she chose the Telfer MBA program


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