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Welcome to the MBA Direct Class of 2021

Jul 10, 2020

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The MBA Direct Class of 2021 (top, l-r) Silvia Zhang Jin, Roy He, Olivia George-Parker, Noah Fogel, Natalie Yeung, and Michael Delplavignano (middle, l-r) Lauren Iuliani, Kayla Ross, Kayla Gray, Colin MacDonald, and Julie Hind (bottom, l-r) Jonathan Tang, Graham Batty, Fiona Turani, Eugenia Aulestia, Christian Petroff, and Kait Jack.

We are excited to welcome back 17 HBA graduates who begin the MBA Direct for HBA Graduates Program today. The students will meet virtually for a welcome session where they will get a sense of what to expect from the program over the next eight months.

The incoming class is made up of 59-per-cent female candidates, with a wide range of industries and diverse interests, including Olympic weightlifting. Colin MacDonald, HBA '17, the former London Knights assistant GM, is among them.

Quick facts about our MBA Direct Class of 2021

Class size

Average age

Top three industry backgrounds
Financial Services
Computer Software

Other industries include: Telecommunications, Sports, and Government.

What students can expect from Ivey’s MBA Direct

Eight-month program
Incredible value and return on investment in an eight-month program that gets you back in the workforce quickly.

Career Management
Integrated Career Management and recruiting activities built into the program.

International opportunities
International learning opportunities like the elective Study Trip to China or South America.

Diverse classmates
A new and diverse group of classmates from around the globe.