Richard Ivey School of Business - Western University

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As the first and most prestigious business school in Canada, Ivey has been developing top business leaders for over 90 years. We consistently launch great careers because our students learn by doing. Ivey’s one-year, full-time MBA Program with its unique Case-Method Learning is nothing short of transformational. You will become a better leader, the kind of confident and effective decision-maker that is highly sought after in all sectors of business. At Ivey, we measure our success by the success of our alumni in the real world. Ivey alumni are out there making the most complex strategic and financial decisions in business today. In fact, well over 40 per cent of our grads hold positions at the Managing Director level or higher in their organizations. There is no business school that prepares you better for career success than Ivey. Learn more about us at www.iveymba.ca.

Areas of Expertise

Academic Departments (11): Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Management/Strategy, Global Environment of Business, Health Sector, Information Systems, Management Communication, Management Science, Managerial Accounting and Control, Marketing, Operations Management, and Organizational Behaviour and Pre-Business.

On Campus Housing

Please take a look at our Division of Housing and Ancillary Services' website. http://www.uwo.ca/hfs/housing/

Incoming Students

Technology is interwoven into everything students do at Ivey. Each student is equipped with a wireless LAN card for their laptops, connecting them to the network and giving them access to limitless information from around the world. At the core of this network is eZone, Ivey’s Intranet, keeping you connected and providing the communications skills necessary in today’s technologically advanced business environment.

Career Planning

Each year, Ivey’s Career Management Department brings over 200 companies on campus to recruit Ivey grads, helping them find jobs in investment banking, consulting, marketing, accounting, financial services, human resources, management, and advertising, to name a few. For more information and placement reports: http://ivey.ca/recruiter/

Sports

Western’s varsity athletic teams are among the best in the country. The Mustangs have brought home several provincial and national titles, as well as numerous OUA and CIS major awards, Coach of the Year and All Star Honours. For years, UWO’s athletes have also ranked among the best in the country for academic excellence. One in four Mustangs have achieved OUA Academic Achievement or CIS Academic All Canadian Honours - presented each year to athletes who maintain an average of 80% or higher while contributing to their team’s athletic success. Western competes in a wide range of men’s and women’s sports including basketball, football, hockey, rowing, rugby, soccer, track and field, volleyball, and much more. All full-time students are invited to tryout for one of our varsity teams. For more information, please e-mail mustangs@uwo.ca or call (519) 661-3551.

Activities

Western campus recreation provides a wide variety of drop in activities, intramural sports, instructional courses, sport clubs, and personal wellness services to meet the diverse fitness and recreation needs of all Western students. Our facilities are open long hours year round to provide ample opportunity for busy students to make fitness a part of their lifestyle. Campus recreation also boasts one of the largest intramural sports programs in Canada. Nearly 10,000 students participate on hundreds of teams in an astounding array of sports. No matter what your favourite sport is or what skill level you are at, campus recreation’s intramural program has something for you!

Campus Tour

We are proud of our university and we like to show it off. Our recommendation is that you visit between September and April when the campus is filled with academic activity. Contact us to book a guided tour of the campus, faculties, and residences. We will be happy to help plan your day on campus. Remember to book in advance so that we can be prepared for your arrival. Book online at welcome.uwo.ca and click on “Campus Visit” or call (519) 661-2026.

Modified on December 18, 2012