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Ivey MBA's Elective Courses

Design the Career You Want

Ivey’s elective courses allow you to pursue targeted skills and expertise in your areas of interest. You are free to create your own MBA specialization by choosing the courses that suit your desired career path. You may select up to 12 elective courses as you customize the program to your liking. Alternatively, you may choose one of our prearranged specializations. Either way you choose, your MBA from Ivey Business School will prepare you for career success.

Choose Your Elective Courses

Custom Elective Curriculum

Create the curriculum that best suits your career goals. Choose electives across a wide range of specializations to make your MBA your own.

Finance

Includes responsible governance, portfolio management, derivatives & risk management, and investment banking & capital markets

Ivey is proud to be a CFA Program Partner School. This designation indicates that Ivey's curriculums contain much of the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) from the CFA Program.


For further information about Finance at Ivey, visit the Ben Graham Institute for Value Investing.

Finance Courses Offered

Entrepreneurship

Includes new venture creation, entrepreneurial finance, managing high growth companies, and managing people for exceptional performance.

With the support of the Western Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship, Powered by Ivey, MBA students have the opportunity to receive a Certificate in Entrepreneurship. Requirements include completion of a set of career-focused elective courses and real-world experiences like the Ivey New Venture Project that will best position you to begin your entrepreneurial journey.


Ivey also offers The Ivey MBA Entrepreneurship Fellowship, a scholarship for professionals with achievements and an interest in entrepreneurship and start-ups.  Prospective candidates are dedicated in pursuing a career in entrepreneurship and will have access to an array of resources and coaching.

Entrepreneurship Courses Offered

Ivey is proud to be a CFA Program Partner School. This designation indicates that Ivey's curriculums contain much of the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) from the CFA Program.


For further information about Finance at Ivey, visit the Ben Graham Institute for Value Investing.

Finance Courses Offered

With the support of the Western Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship, Powered by Ivey, MBA students have the opportunity to receive a Certificate in Entrepreneurship. Requirements include completion of a set of career-focused elective courses and real-world experiences like the Ivey New Venture Project that will best position you to begin your entrepreneurial journey.


Ivey also offers The Ivey MBA Entrepreneurship Fellowship, a scholarship for professionals with achievements and an interest in entrepreneurship and start-ups.  Prospective candidates are dedicated in pursuing a career in entrepreneurship and will have access to an array of resources and coaching.

Entrepreneurship Courses Offered

Marketing

Includes consumer marketing, strategic brand management, marketing strategy, and social media analytics & digital marketing

To prepare for a career in Marketing, Ivey ensures that you learn the basic Marketing fundamentals from courses in the core curriculum, including the responsibilities of profit/loss, human capital, sales, and negotiation.


Along with integrated, action-oriented learning such as the SABRE Marketing Simulation, you will have the confidence and real-world experience necessary to manage some of the world's leading brands.

Marketing Courses Offered

Corporate Strategy & Leadership

Includes sustainable finance, global supply chain management, responsible governance, and managing risks in organizations.

Using the Ivey Case-Method, every day in the classroom mimics the real-life role of a consultant. From dissecting and analyzing a problem from all angles to making recommendations, getting buy-in on decisions, presenting solutions, and implementing - you will spend 365 days using this consulting framework.

Corporate Strategy and Leadership Courses Offered

International Management

Includes global strategy, negotiations for leaders, corporate strategy, global supply chain management, and an international study trip.

Ivey's MBA curriculum has been built to ensure that students have an understanding of global business issues. Integrated with this everyday focus on global learning is the opportunity for students to take a custom designed set of career-focused elective courses for those interested in pursuing careers in International Management.


These courses, combined with Ivey's globally focused curriculum and hands-on learning opportunities like the International Study Trip and LEADER Project, will give you the confidence and real-world experience necessary to succeed as a leader anywhere in the world.

International Management Courses Offered

To prepare for a career in Marketing, Ivey ensures that you learn the basic Marketing fundamentals from courses in the core curriculum, including the responsibilities of profit/loss, human capital, sales, and negotiation.


Along with integrated, action-oriented learning such as the SABRE Marketing Simulation, you will have the confidence and real-world experience necessary to manage some of the world's leading brands.

Marketing Courses Offered

Using the Ivey Case-Method, every day in the classroom mimics the real-life role of a consultant. From dissecting and analyzing a problem from all angles to making recommendations, getting buy-in on decisions, presenting solutions, and implementing - you will spend 365 days using this consulting framework.

Corporate Strategy and Leadership Courses Offered

Ivey's MBA curriculum has been built to ensure that students have an understanding of global business issues. Integrated with this everyday focus on global learning is the opportunity for students to take a custom designed set of career-focused elective courses for those interested in pursuing careers in International Management.


These courses, combined with Ivey's globally focused curriculum and hands-on learning opportunities like the International Study Trip and LEADER Project, will give you the confidence and real-world experience necessary to succeed as a leader anywhere in the world.

International Management Courses Offered