Successful organizations need effective leaders. This major focuses on managing people and leading organizations. It draws on foundational courses in organizational behaviour and organizational theory to build insight into successful leadership. In particular, the Leadership & Organizations Major can help prepare you to motivate and engage a diverse workforce, navigate organizational power and politics, manage organizational change, negotiate, resolve conflicts, and make decisions effectively, and lead sustainable, responsible, and ethical organizations.
B.Comm. (Hons.) Bachelor of Commerce Honours - 4 years
B.Comm. (Hons.) Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Co-operative Education Option) - 4.33 years
Interesting courses and unique opportunities
Asper Co-operative Education option
Asper International Student Exchange Program
This major is designed to help students learn fundamental leadership, interpersonal, and team building skills that will help them advance more quickly into leadership roles in organizations.
Visit the Asper School of Business Direct Entry (high school applicants) or Advanced Entry (post-secondary applicants) application for admission page to learn more about admission requirements, application dates and how to apply.
What is unique about this program at the U of M?
The broad perspective of the Leadership & Organizations Major allows students to integrate knowledge from other functional areas to understand how managerial practices influence individuals, teams, and organizations as a whole. The Leadership & Organizations Major includes a variety of courses, allowing students to focus on areas of management that are of the most interest to them. In addition, the Asper School offers many opportunities outside the classroom for students to develop their leadership and management skills - including student groups, conferences and connections with the business community.