The Laurier Integrated Core

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Our superior teaching style

The  Laurier MBA “Integrated Core” is guaranteed to change  how you think and will definitely set you apart from other MBA graduates. Our  Integrated Core really is a superior teaching model.  Many MBA programs  will say they teach this way, but Laurier  is the only business school that incorporates all eight of the  core fundamental business courses in a seamless, holistic delivery style. Our Integrated Core reflects exactly how the real world works.  From day one, our students  will apply the knowledge from each of the  core areas  to  the analysis of real-life case studies, compete in international case competitions, and  refine their presentation skills through our personal and professional development workshops.  For more than 25 years, Laurier has been the true leader in delivering  the Integrated Core teaching model that allows us to fully develop  every aspect of our individual students’ potential.

“The Laurier MBA integrated core is challenging, but without a doubt will be one of the greatest learning experiences of your life.”
KIMBERLY LARSEN, BBA, MBA Co-op

The Laurier MBA  and the Integrated Core will change your life. It will change how you think.  It will create a new confidence that will last you a lifetime.

Integrated Core Study:

  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing
  • Financial Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Operation Management
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics

Collaboration and teamwork: essential to your success

Students will be divided into teams for the duration of the Integrated Core term. These teams are designed to be diverse, with individuals coming from all over the world and possessing various backgrounds and skill sets. With their team, students will be engaged in projects that will give them a unique perspective on business that enhances their analytical and presentation skills.

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Company Project – Performing a strategic and financial analysis of a company and proposing whether to buy, hold, or sell stock

Country Project – Analyzing the opportunities of a Canadian firm to operate in an international market

Live ICE (Integrated Core Exercise) Project – A case competition in which teams present a strategic recommendation to a real company and their executives facing a current business issue