McMaster DeGroote MBA
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Welcome to DeGroote!
At DeGroote, we invest in students wanting to make a difference in the world. We want to talk to the engineering student who has a great idea but needs the tools and network to bring it to market. We want to learn more about the political science major who is working in government but wants to explore consulting. We want to talk to the science student interested in finance. Regardless of your academic background, we think every DeGroote MBA student has potential that’s waiting to be unlocked. DeGroote’s innovative approach to education and training begins in the classroom, where students at all levels learn the fundamental concepts of business. The DeGroote difference is that you’ll then be challenged to apply your knowledge to practical business situations, gaining an understanding of how the concepts you’re learning today will impact the business world tomorrow. purpose is how we do business. And how we do business transforms the world.
Mission: To foster interdisciplinary thinking and evidence-based management to transform business and society.
Vision: To be ranked among the top tier business schools in Canada, and to be globally recognized as a leader in research, teaching, and community-building – especially in healthcare management and the management of digital innovation – by 2020.
Values: We support a culture that embraces bold, interdisciplinary thinking; drives the creation and application of evidence-based knowledge; and expects collegial activity undertaken with integrity. A DeGroote MBA is the first step towards meeting your goals and we want to help you get there.
Leadership: Our value and responsibility to business and society is to foster new knowledge that is significant today and tomorrow. Education with Purpose is more than a tagline; it is a reflection of our mission, vision, and values. While we instill a sense of purpose in our graduates, we also have a collective purpose to help transform business and society. I believe that our new strategic plan will allow us to produce innovative programs and research that enable our graduates to excel in the fast paced world. As dean I am proud of the history of innovation at DeGroote, and look forward to our future. The Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to DeGroote alumni whose personal accomplishments, reputation, and character have enhanced the reputation of McMaster University.