The I.H. Asper School of Business has thrived for over 80 years providing world-class education to leaders and innovators who contribute ethically to the social and economic well-being of Manitoba and the world.  Taking our place among leading business schools we are committed to transforming research and scholarship, building a community that creates an outstanding learning environment, forging connections to foster high impact community engagement, and inspiring minds through innovative and quality teaching and learning. Our students thrive because of our strong connections with the business community, in a region with high labour demand across all industries, and our intimate class sizes and dynamic course offerings provide an opportunity to exchange ideas and dig deep into the issues and challenges of today’s business world.


To be on the forefront of knowledge creation and to educate innovative business leaders who will contribute ethically to the social and economic well being of Manitoba, Canada and the world.


To be recognized as a leading business school with a reputation for high quality teaching and research, an exceptional student experience, and strong engagement with the business and greater community.


These values guide our expectations for all activities in the School.

EXCELLENCE: Expecting outstanding quality in teaching and research and preparing exceptional graduates;
INNOVATION: Remaining on the forefront of knowledge creation and dissemination, and preparing exceptional graduates to lead and innovate in an ever-changing global environment;
INCLUSIVENESS: To foster a welcoming and respectful environment, that values diversity in all its forms and honours Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis, and Inuit) communities;
BALANCE: Practicing equitable, objective, and constructive balancing of priorities and resources based on the School’s mission and strategic priorities;
PROFESSIONALISM: Fostering critical thinking, integrity, accountability, academic freedom, and ethical conduct;
COMMUNITY: Cultivating an engaging, supportive and close-knit community (internal and external) that contributes to the School, the University, and the greater community