Management & Innovation

Management and Innovation

Management & Innovation: Introduction

Faculty Affiliation

University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

Degree Programs

Biotechnology

MBiotech

  • Fields:
    • Biopharmaceutical;
    • Digital Health Technologies

Forensic Accounting

MFAcc

Management & Professional Accounting

MMPA

Management of Innovation

MMI

Sustainability Management

MScSM

  • Concentrations:
    • Management;
    • Science

Urban Innovation

MUI

Combined Degree Programs

Diploma Programs

Investigative & Forensic Accounting

DIFA (Admissions have been administratively suspended. The program will close on April 30, 2022.)

Collaborative Specializations

The following collaborative specializations are available to students in participating degree programs as listed below:

Overview

The Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI) is a hub that fosters inter- and transdisciplinary research and scholarship in the area of innovations of human, social, and organizational processes and transformational leadership, and develops high-calibre programs that are informed by and reflective of these activities. IMI produces transformational leaders with breadth and depth in one or more chosen fields of science, social science, humanities, and the professions and a focus on innovation as it applies to human interaction and relationships with society and technology, all closely linked to the external community.

IMI provides students with a platform to explore their scholarship in an environment that introduces them to different forms of analyses and critical thinking, solidifying their understanding of the questions and issues at hand. At the heart of IMI is a dedication to experiential education and work-integrated learning in academic programming. IMI offers professional master’s programs in professional and forensic accounting, biotechnology, innovation management, urban innovation, and sustainability, and an undergraduate minor in business, science, and entrepreneurship. IMI is also home to the BIGDataAIHUB and executive education (IMIx) and entrepreneurship support (ICUBE) programs.

Contact and Address

Institute for Management & Innovation

Web: www.utm.utoronto.ca/imi
Email: imi@utoronto.ca
Telephone: (905) 569-4565
Fax: (905) 569-4302

University of Toronto Mississauga
Innovation Complex, Suite 2200
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario
L5L 1C6 Canada

Biotechnology

Web: www.utm.utoronto.ca/mbiotech
Email: mbiotech@utoronto.ca
Telephone: (905) 569-4737
Fax: (905) 569-4302

Master of Biotechnology Program
University of Toronto Mississauga
Innovation Complex, Suite 2200
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario
L5L 1C6 Canada

Forensic Accounting

Web: mfacc.utoronto.ca
Email: mfacc@utoronto.ca
Telephone: 905-569-4331
Fax: 905-569-4306

Master of Forensic Accounting Program
University of Toronto Mississauga
Innovation Complex, Suite 2200
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario
L5L 1C6 Canada

Management & Professional Accounting

Web: mmpa.utoronto.ca
Email: mmpa@utoronto.ca
Telephone: (905) 569-4318
Fax: (905) 569-4306

Master of Management & Professional Accounting Program
University of Toronto Mississauga
Innovation Complex, Suite 2200
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario
L5L 1C6 Canada

Management of Innovation

Web: www.utm.utoronto.ca/mmi
Email: mmi.utm@utoronto.ca
Telephone: (905) 569-4743
Fax: (905) 569-4302

Master of Management of Innovation Program
University of Toronto Mississauga
Innovation Complex, Suite 2200
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario
L5L 1C6 Canada

Sustainability Management

Web: www.utm.utoronto.ca/mscsm
Email: mscsm.utm@utoronto.ca
Telephone: (905) 569-5803
Fax: (905) 569-4302

Master of Science in Sustainability Management Program
University of Toronto Mississauga
Innovation Complex, Suite 2200
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario
L5L 1C6 Canada

Urban Innovation

Web: www.utm.utoronto.ca/mui
Email: mui@utoronto.ca
Telephone: (416) 864-8078
Fax: (905) 569-4302

Master of Urban Innovation
University of Toronto Mississauga
Innovation Complex, Second Floor
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario
L5L 1C6 Canada

Investigative & Forensic Accounting

Admissions have been administratively suspended. Applicants may be interested in the Master of Forensic Accounting degree program listed above.

Telephone: (905) 569-4331
Fax: (905) 569-4306

Diploma in Investigative & Forensic Accounting Program
University of Toronto Mississauga
Innovation Complex, Suite 2200
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario
L5L 1C6 Canada

Management & Innovation: Graduate Faculty

Full Members

Aggarwal, Pankaj - BEc, MBA, MBA, PhD
Aivazian, Varouj - BS, MA, PhD
Besco, Laurel - BES, MA, PhD
Brail, Shauna - BA, MA, PhD
Brooks, Leonard - BCom, MBA, CA, CPA
Caraway, Brett - BA, MA, PhD
Daniere, Amrita - AB, PhD
Galasso, Alberto - PhD
Hirsh, Jacob - BSc, MA, PhD
Hossain, Tanjim - BA, BS, PhD
Kang, Sonia - BSc, MA, PhD
Kant, Shashi - BE, MA, PhD
Krull, Ulrich - BSc, MSc, PhD
Lacetera, Nicola - PhD
Li, Yue - BSc, MBA, PhD
Park, Andreas - MEc, MPH, PhD
Prosser, Scott - BSc, MSc, DPhil
Rotenberg, Wendy - BA, MBA, PhD
Scharper, Stephen - BA, MA, PhD
Smieliauskas, Waldemar - BS, MS, PhD
Toh, Soo Min - BBA, PhD (Director)
Tombak, Mihkel - BS, AM, MBA, PhD
Vinodrai, Tara - BA, MA, PhD
Vyas, Dushyantkumar - PhD
Wensley, Anthony - MA, MA, MBA, PhD
Ye, Minlei - PhD
Zweig, David - BA, MASc, DPhil

Associate Members

Allen, Guy - BA, MA, PhD
Chen, Ningyuan - BS, MS, PhD
Corrin, Michael - BFA, BA, BSc, MSc
Currie, Mark Allister - BSc, PhD
Derksen, Laura - BSc, MSc, PhD
Gaetani, Ruben - BA, MA, MSc, PhD
Goetz, Daniel Thomas - BA, MA
Innocente, Nathan - BA, MA, MA
Iqbal, Abraham - BCom, MA, CPA
Jones, Duncan - BSc, MBA, MSc
Kirsch, Tanya - BCom
Kitunen, Joan - BBM, CA, CPA
Maddalena, Damian - BS, MS, MA, PhD
Mitsakakis, Nikolaos - BS, MS, MMath, DPH
Parker, Jayson - PhD, PhD
Parkinson, Jack - BA, MA, PhD
Radhakrishnan, Phanikiran - DPhil
Revers, Leigh - PhD
Schneider, Manfred - BCom, JD, MBA, CA, CPA
Schumann, Eckhard - BComm, CA, CPA
Steck, Andrew Lewis - BA, MA, PhD
Trippen, Gerhard - MCS, PhD
Wiecek, Irene - BComm, CA, CPA
Yung, Otto - BASc, BComm, MA, MBA
Zuliani, Elisa - BBM, CA

Management & Innovation: Non-program Elective Courses

Institute for Management & Innovation

The following courses may be taken as electives by students enrolled in any U of T graduate program.

IMI1001H
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
IMI2001H Special Topics in Management and Innovation
IMI3001H+
Biocommercialization I
IMI3003H Biocommercialization II
(Recommended co-requisite: IMI3001H. Exclusion: IMI3001H if completed before 2020-21.)

+ Extended course. For academic reasons, coursework is extended into session following academic session in which course is offered.

Management & Innovation: Biotechnology MBiotech

Master of Biotechnology

Program Description

The MBiotech is a 24-month interdisciplinary, course-based professional degree program. Students come from various science and/or engineering backgrounds with the common goal of pursuing a career in the biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical industries.

The program meets the evolving needs of students and this global industry sector. Faculty and instructors from various University of Toronto Faculties, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, and governmental agencies provide a truly interdisciplinary learning experience. Introductory laboratory courses and a year-long work internship round out the broad-based learning environment.

The program is a full-time, course-based master's degree which is launched in May each year.

 

Field: Biopharmaceutical

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management & Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in any area of biological sciences, chemistry, engineering, or related field with a minimum mid-B standing in the final two years of study.

  • Applicants who have completed their studies outside of Canada must also submit their Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Subject Test scores and meet the SGS minimum standards for English proficiency.

  • The MBiotech program also evaluates applicants on their letter of intent, CV, three references, and both a science and business interview.

Program Requirements

  • Students must complete 9.5 graduate full-course equivalents (FCEs) over a 24-month period:

    • 4.5 FCEs in MBiotech courses (includes credits for Seminar and Work Term Placement)

    • 3.5 FCEs in Biopharmaceutical courses

    • 1.5 FCEs in elective courses.

  • An ongoing seminar series led by university, industry, and government specialists links all the participants with the academic, practical, and applied aspects of the program.

Program Length

6 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: S/F/W/S/F/W)

Time Limit

3 years full-time

Required Courses

A general description of each required course is posted on the Biotechnology website.

BTC1600H
Biopartnering I
BTC1610H
Biopartnering II
BTC1700H
Molecular Biology Laboratory
BTC1710H
Biomaterials and Protein Chemistry Theory
BTC1720H
Biomaterials and Protein Chemistry Lab
BTC1800H
Biotechnology in Medicine
BTC1810H
Biotechnology and Drug Manufacturing
BTC1820H
Biotechnology in Agriculture and Natural Products
BTC1900Y0
Work Term I (Internship)
BTC1910Y0
Work Term II (Internship)
BTC2000H+
Effective Management Practices
BTC2010H
Fundamentals of Managerial Concepts
BTC2020H
Society, Organizations, and Technology
BTC2030H
Management of Technological Innovation

0 Course that may continue over a program. The course is graded when completed.

+ Extended course. For academic reasons, coursework is extended into session following academic session in which course is offered.

Elective Courses

BTC1840H
Patent Law for the Life Sciences
BTC1850H
Creating Life Science Products
BTC1860H
Generations of Advanced Medicine: Biologics in Therapy (GAMBiT)
BTC1920Y
Work Term III (Internship)
BTC2040H Change Management
BTC2100Y Thesis Project in Biotechnology
BTC2110H
Topics in Biotechnology
BTC2120H
Topics in Biotechnology

Other graduate courses approved by Program Directors.

 

Field: Digital Health Technologies

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management & Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in any area of biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, epidemiology, psychology, public health, sociology, statistics, or related field with a minimum mid-B standing in the final two years of study.

  • A minimum 1.0 credit of university-level statistics (or equivalent) with at least a mid-B standing.

  • Applicants who have completed their studies outside of Canada must also submit their Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Subject Test scores and meet the SGS minimum standards for English proficiency.

  • The MBiotech program also evaluates applicants on their letter of intent, CV, three references and both a science and business interview.

Program Requirements

  • Students must complete 9.5 graduate full-course equivalents (FCEs) over a 24-month period:

    • 4.5 FCEs in MBiotech courses (includes credits for Seminar and Placement)

    • 4.0 FCEs in Digital Health Technologies courses

    • 1.0 FCE in elective courses.

  • An ongoing seminar series led by university, industry, and government specialists links all the participants with the academic, practical, and applied aspects of the program.

Program Length

6 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: S/F/W/S/F/W)

Time Limit

3 years full-time

Required Courses

A general description of each required course is posted on the Biotechnology website.

BTC1600H
Biopartnering I
BTC1610H
Biopartnering II
BTC1842H
Medical Device Reimbursement
BTC1859H
Data Science in Health I
BTC1877H
Data Science in Health Part II
(Prerequisite: BTC1859H.)
BTC1882H
Digital Ethnography in Health
BTC1895H
Introduction to IT Consulting and Web Design
BTC1899H
Digital Health Technology
BTC1900Y0
Work Term I (Internship)
BTC1910Y0
Work Term II (Internship)
BTC2000H+
Effective Management Practices
BTC2010H
Fundamentals of Managerial Concepts
BTC2030H
Management of Technological Innovation
MSC2011H
Special Topics in Biomedical Communications
MSC2019H
Information and Data Visualization in Science and Medicine

0 Course that may continue over a program. The course is graded when completed.

+ Extended course. For academic reasons, coursework is extended into session following academic session in which course is offered.

Elective Courses

BTC1840H
Patent Law for the Life Sciences
BTC1850H
Creating Life Science Products
BTC1860H
Generations of Advanced Medicine: Biologics in Therapy (GAMBiT)
BTC1889H Deep Learning in Health
(Prerequisites: BTC1859H and BTC1877H or 1.5 credits in statistics [undergraduate or graduate]. 1.0 credit of undergraduate/graduate biology or related discipline. Advanced data science coding in the R language.)
BTC1920Y
Work Term III (Internship)
BTC2110H
Topics in Biotechnology
BTC2040H Change Management
BTC2100Y Thesis Project in Biotechnology
BTC2120H
Topics in Biotechnology

Other graduate courses approved by Program Directors.

Management & Innovation: Forensic Accounting MFAcc

Master of Forensic Accounting

Admissions to the advanced-standing option of this program have been administratively suspended.

Program Description

The Master of Forensic Accounting (MFAcc) has been designed to provide graduates with the most thorough and rigorous preparation available in the investigative and forensic accounting field. Consequently, MFAcc graduates are expected to become recognized as the foremost forensic professionals in their chosen fields, whether those are in forensic accounting practice; in compliance functions in banks, insurance companies, and brokerages; business valuation; fraud investigation in law enforcement; securities enforcement; or in international forensic roles for the World Bank, the United Nations and its programs, and others.

 

MFAcc Program (Two-Year)

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management and Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university in commerce, business administration, or accounting, with standing equivalent to at least a University of Toronto mid-B in the final year.

  • Two years of relevant experience in business.

  • Submission of an official MFAcc application via the SGS online application system.

Program Requirements

  • Completion of a total of 5.0 required full-course equivalents (FCEs) or 10 half courses, taken sequentially.

  • This is a part-time program which uses a combination of a one-week intensive in-residence session and e-learning modules with group discussions, assignments, and formal examinations. It is possible for students to participate from anywhere in the world.

Program Path

Year 1: Fall
IFA1900H Forensic Accounting and Investigation, Fraud and Cybercrime
IFA1905H Fraud Prevention, Risk Assessment and Investigation, Data Analytics and Security
Year 1: Winter
IFA1906H Money Laundering, Asset Tracing and Recovery, and International Aspects of Fraud
IFA1901H Forensic Accounting Professional and Practice Issues
Year 1: Summer
IFA1907H Legal and Legal Process Issues for Forensic Accountants
Year 2: Fall
IFA2900H Loss Quantification
IFA2905H Advanced Forensic Investigation and Psychological Aspects of White Collar Crime
Year 2: Winter
IFA2906H Business Valuation, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, and Advanced Loss Quantification
IFA2903H Research Project on Emerging Issues/Advanced Topics
Year 2: Summer
IFA2904H Integrative Capstone

Program Length

6 sessions part-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W/S)

Time Limit

6 years part-time

 

MFAcc Program (Eight-Month Advanced-Standing Option)

Admissions have been administratively suspended.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Only applicants who graduated from the University of Toronto’s graduate Diploma in Investigative & Forensic Accounting (DIFA) program are eligible to apply. Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management & Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • Submission of an official MFAcc application via the SGS online application system.

  • Two letters of reference.

Program Requirements

  • Coursework. Students must successfully complete 2.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in required courses as follows:

    • 0.5 FCE: IFA1905H involves weekly online sessions, beginning in January for nine weeks

    • 0.5 FCE: IFA1906H involves weekly online sessions, beginning in March for nine weeks

    • 0.5 FCE: IFA2905H involves weekly online and residency sessions, beginning in May*

    • 0.5 FCE: IFA2906H involves weekly online and residency sessions, beginning in June*

*Involves an intensive, mandatory six-day in-residence session, held in August at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Program Length

2 sessions part-time (typical registration sequence: W/S)

Time Limit

2 years part-time

Management & Innovation: Forensic Accounting MFAcc Courses

Required Courses

Year 1

IFA1900H Forensic Accounting and Investigation, Fraud and Cybercrime
IFA1901H
Forensic Accounting Professional and Practice Issues
IFA1905H
Fraud Prevention, Risk Assessment and Investigation, Data Analytics and Security
IFA1906H
Money Laundering, Asset Tracing and Recovery, and International Aspects of Fraud
IFA1907H
Legal and Legal Process Issues for Forensic Accountants

Year 2

IFA2900H
Loss Quantification
IFA2903H Research Project on Emerging Issues/Advanced Topics
IFA2904H Integrative Capstone
IFA2905H
Advanced Forensic Investigation and Psychological Aspects of White Collar Crime
IFA2906H
Business Valuation, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, and Advanced Loss Quantification

Management & Innovation: Management & Professional Accounting MMPA

Master of Management & Professional Accounting

Program Description

The Master of Management & Professional Accounting (MMPA) program is designed to educate future leaders of the accounting profession at the master's level in management and at the professional level in accounting and related subjects. The curriculum is organized to provide an excellent understanding of:

  • the challenges, functions, and needs of management;

  • accounting, finance, auditing, and tax;

  • essential professional subjects;

  • management skills; and

  • professional capabilities.

Students from any undergraduate background may apply. The MMPA is offered as a 27-month program, a 24-month advanced-standing option, and a 12-month advanced-standing option.

 

MMPA Program (27-Month)

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management and Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree with a standing equivalent to at least a University of Toronto mid-B.

  • Satisfactory Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score. Note: the GMAT requirement will be waived for applicants who meet the following criteria:

    • have studied for four years at a North American university and graduated with a four-year degree, or

    • have graduated from one of the following programs: the University of Toronto Mississauga's BCom (Accounting specialist), the Rotman School's BCom (Accounting specialist), or the University of Toronto Scarborough's BBA (specialist in Management and Accounting).

  • Applicants whose primary language is not English and who graduated from a university where the language of instruction and examination was not English must also demonstrate proficiency in English. See General Regulations section 4.3 for requirements.

Program Requirements

The program runs for 27 months covering seven sessions of full-time study.

  • Coursework. Students must successfully complete a total of 18.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in required courses, as listed below.

  • Co-op work placements. Students will also complete two co-op work placements (MGT1090H and MGT2090H) in accounting or finance-related areas.

Required Course List

Notations for all courses are indicated in parentheses following the course code and are determined as follows:

Credit Hours Notation
0
CR/NCR (Credit/No Credit)
1
one module
2
two modules
3
three modules

One module equals five weeks with three contact hours per week. One module equals 0.25 FCE.

MGT1090H(0)+
Accounting Work-Term Course I
MGT1160H(1)
Communications
MGT1181H(1)
Introduction to Integration and Professional Decision Making
MGT1202H(2)
Ethics and Governance
MGT1210H(2)
Managerial Economics
MGT1211H(2)
Economic Environment of Business
MGT1221H(2)
Financial Accounting I
MGT1222H(2)
Managerial Accounting
MGT1241H(2)
Operations Management
MGT1250H(2)
Marketing
MGT1272H(2)
Management Information Systems
MGT1301H(3)
Fundamentals of Strategic Management
MGT1323H(3)
Auditing and Reporting
MGT1330H(3)
Business Finance
MGT1362H(3)
Managing People in Organizations
MGT1382H(3)
Statistics for Management
MGT2004H(2)
Advanced Concepts in Strategic Management
MGT2014H(2)
The Legal Environment of Professions and Corporations
MGT2090H(0)+
Accounting Work-Term Course II
MGT2200H(1)
Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting, Reporting, and Control
MGT2205H(3)
Advanced Financial Accounting
MGT2206H(3)
Taxation I
MGT2207H(3)
Taxation II
MGT2224H(2)
Computer Auditing
MGT2225H(2)
Advanced Auditing Topics
MGT2250H(3)
Financial Reporting I
MGT2251H(3)
Financial Reporting II
MGT2260H(2)
Management Control
MGT2261H(2)
Advanced Management Accounting
MGT2280H(2)
Accounting Theory and Research
MGT2281H(1)
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Valuations
MGT2282H(1)
Integration and Professional Decision Making Initiatives I
MGT2283H(1)
Integration and Professional Decision Making Initiatives II
MGT2284H(1)
Capstone — Integrative Board Report
MGT2285H(1) Integration and Professional Decision Making Initiatives III
MGT2286H(1) Integration and Professional Decision Making Initiatives IV
MGT2301H(2)
Financial Management

Plus the following elective:

MGT2208H(1)
Taxation III

Program Length

7 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: S/F/W/S/F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years

 

MMPA Program (24-Month Advanced-Standing Option)

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management & Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree with a standing equivalent to at least a University of Toronto mid-B.

  • Satisfactory Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score. Note: the GMAT requirement will be waived for applicants who meet the following criteria:

    • have studied for four years at a North American university and graduated with a four-year degree, or

    • have graduated from one of the following programs: the University of Toronto Mississauga's BCom (Accounting specialist), the Rotman School's BCom (Accounting specialist), or the University of Toronto Scarborough's BBA (specialist in Management and Accounting).

  • Applicants whose primary language is not English and who graduated from a university where the language of instruction and examination was not English must also demonstrate proficiency in English. See General Regulations section 4.3 for requirements.

  • Applicants who have previously completed MGT1210H, MGT1211H, MGT1221H, MGT1222H, MGT1250H, and MGT1382H, or equivalent, with a grade of B- or better, may be eligible for admission to the 24-month option.

Program Requirements

The program runs for 24 months, covering six sessions of full-time study, as follows:

  • Coursework. Students must successfully complete a total of 14.75 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in required courses, as follows: MGT1160H, MGT1181H, MGT1202H, MGT1241H, MGT1272H, MGT1301H, MGT1323H, MGT1330H, MGT1362H, MGT2004H, MGT2014H, MGT2200H, MGT2205H, MGT2206H, MGT2207H, MGT2208H, MGT2224H, MGT2225H, MGT2250H, MGT2251H, MGT2260H, MGT2261H, MGT2280H, MGT2281H, MGT2282H, MGT2283H, MGT2284H, MGT2285H, MGT2286H, and MGT2301H.

  • Co-op work placements. Two co-op work placements (MGT1090H and MGT2090H) in accounting or finance-related areas.

Program Length

6 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years

 

MMPA Program (12-Month Advanced-Standing Option)

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management & Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree with a standing equivalent to a University of Toronto B+.

  • Satisfactory Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score. Note: the GMAT requirement will be waived for applicants who meet the following criteria:

    • have studied for four years at a North American university and graduated with a four-year degree, or

    • have graduated from one of the following programs: the University of Toronto Mississauga's BCom (Accounting specialist), the Rotman School's BCom (Accounting specialist), or the University of Toronto Scarborough's BBA (specialist in Management and Accounting).

  • Applicants whose primary language is not English and who graduated from a university where the language of instruction and examination was not English must also demonstrate proficiency in English. See General Regulations section 4.3 for requirements.

  • Applicants from a BCom (Accounting specialist) program, with a CGPA of B+ or higher, who have previously completed MGT1210H, MGT1211H, MGT1221H, MGT1222H, MGT1272H, MGT1323H, MGT1330H, MGT1382H, MGT2014H, MGT2205H, MGT2206H, MGT2207H, MGT2224H, MGT2225H, MGT2250H, MGT2251H, MGT2260H, MGT2261H, and MGT2301H, or equivalent, with a grade of B- or better, may be eligible for admission to the 12-month option.

  • Applicants to the 12-month option must have completed the courses listed while in a program accredited by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

Program Requirements

The program runs for 12 months, covering three sessions of full-time study, as follows:

  • Coursework. Students must successfully complete a total of 6.5 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in required courses as follows: MGT1160H, MGT1181H, MGT1202H, MGT1241H, MGT1250H, MGT1301H, MGT1362H, MGT2004H, MGT2200H, MGT2208H, MGT2280H, MGT2281H, MGT2282H, MGT2283H, MGT2284H, MGT2285H, and MGT2286H.

  • Co-op work placement. One co-op work placement (MGT2090H) in accounting or finance-related areas taken in the Winter session.

Program Length

3 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years

Management & Innovation: Management of Innovation MMI

Master of Management of Innovation

Program Description

The Master of Management of Innovation (MMI) program is designed for students with a background in science and engineering. It is an accelerated 12-month professional degree for individuals pursuing management careers in technology-focused organizations. The MMI curriculum provides a strong foundation in economic analysis, technology management, business strategy, finance, accounting, marketing, and policy. The required academic nine core courses focus on management and economics, and students select three electives tailored to their interests and goals. A four-month mandatory internship requirement allows students to gain valuable, real-world work experience and an opportunity to demonstrate the key competencies they learn in the MMI program.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management and Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • Bachelor's degree in sciences or engineering or equivalent from a recognized university. Minimum overall average grade of B+ over the last two years of full-time academic study.

  • Prerequisites or their equivalents are set by the MMI program.

  • Resumé/curriculum vitae (CV), two pages maximum.

  • Letter of intent outlining the applicant's interest in Management and Innovation, one page (750 words).

  • Two academic letters of reference must be submitted by the applicant (or at least one academic and one professional reference). One reference must be provided directly from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work and who holds an appointment in the program where the applicant most recently graduated.

  • Applicants who obtained a degree outside North America must submit a competitive GMAT or GRE (General) examination result to be sent to the department.

  • An on-site written personal statement.

  • Attend an interview where fit, problem-solving capabilities and communication skills are assessed.

Program Requirements

  • The 12-month program consists of an intensive 8-month core academic curriculum followed by a 4-month internship:

    • Coursework. 6.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) as follows:

      • 4.5 FCEs in required courses (see list below)

      • 1.5 FCEs in electives (0.5 FCE in the Fall session and 1.0 FCE in the Winter session)

    • Internship: 0.5 FCE: MMI1100H MMI Internship.

Program Length

3 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years full-time

Management & Innovation: Management of Innovation MMI Courses

Required Core Courses

MMI1010H
Prices and Markets
MMI1020H
Introduction to Big Data Analysis
MMI1030H
Marketing Science
MMI1040H Accounting
MMI1050H
Negotiations
MMI1060H
Finance
MMI1070H
Economics of Business Strategy
MMI1080H
Management of Technology
MMI1090H
Technology, Strategy, and Policy
MMI1100H
MMI Internship

Elective Courses

Students are encouraged to select electives that allow them to focus on their individual areas of interest. For this reason, the MMI program does not impose a selection of electives. Students are free to choose from all graduate courses across all disciplines at the University of Toronto. All selections are subject to approval in advance by the Program Director.

Management & Innovation: Sustainability Management MScSM

Master of Science in Sustainability Management

Program Description

The Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MScSM) is an interdisciplinary, course-based professional program. The program provides education that integrates knowledge from management, social, and natural sciences to address sustainability issues. The MScSM provides a strong foundation in sustainability management while offering an opportunity to specialize in a management or science concentration. The program is designed for students from diverse educational backgrounds such as management, social science, natural science, and engineering. The program was developed in consultation with leaders and prospective employers in business, non-profit, research, and government organizations.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management and Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate undergraduate degree from a recognized university in any area of natural science, social science, management, and engineering or any management, environment, or natural resource-driven background with a standing equivalent to at least a mid-B in the final year of the program.

  • Successful completion of an undergraduate statistics or mathematics course (0.5 full-course equivalent [FCE] or equivalent).

  • Resumé/curriculum vitae (CV).

  • Letter of intent outlining the applicant's interest in sustainability issues (750 words).

Program Requirements

Management Concentration
  • Coursework. Students must complete a total of 9.0 FCEs as follows:

    • 6.5 FCEs (11 required courses) including:

      • SSM1090H Capstone Course and

      • SSM1100Y Research Paper I or SSM1101Y Research Paper II

    • 2.5 FCEs (5 elective courses) selected by chosen concentration as follows:

      • 2.0 FCEs from the Management elective courses

      • 0.5 FCE from the Science elective courses.

  • Internship. A summer internship placement (two to four months).

Science Concentration
  • Coursework. Students must complete a total of 9.0 FCEs as follows:

    • 6.5 FCEs (11 required courses) including:

      • SSM1090H Capstone Course and

      • SSM1100Y Research Paper I or SSM1101Y Research Paper II

    • 2.5 FCEs (5 elective courses) selected by chosen concentration as follows:

      • 2.0 FCEs from the Science elective courses

      • 0.5 FCE from the Management elective courses.

  • Internship. A summer internship placement (two to four months).

Program Path
Year 1: Fall
SSM1010Y
Principles of Sustainability Management
SSM1020H
Decision Making for Sustainability Management
SSM1050H
Ecosystem Science
SSM1060H Managing Sustainable Organizations
Year 1: Winter
SSM1030H
Environmental Science
SSM1040H Managerial Economics for Sustainability Management
SSM1070H
Sustainability Law and Policy
SSM1080H
Strategies for Sustainability Management
SSM1120H Social Dimensions of Sustainability
Year 1: Summer
SSM1110H
Sustainability Management Internship
Year 2: Fall
SSM1100Y or
SSM1101Y
Research Paper I or
Research Paper II
Plus 1.5 FCE elective
Year 2: Winter
SSM1090H
Capstone Course — Sustainable Enterprise
SSM1100Y or
SSM1101Y
Research Paper I or
Research Paper II
Plus 1.0 FCE elective

Program Length

5 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W)

Time Limit

3 years full-time

Management & Innovation: Sustainability Management MScSM Courses

Required Courses

SSM1010Y
Principles of Sustainability Management
SSM1020H
Decision Making for Sustainability Management
SSM1030H
Environmental Science
SSM1040H
Managerial Economics for Sustainability Management
SSM1050H
Ecosystem Science
SSM1060H
Managing Sustainable Organizations
SSM1070H
Sustainability Law and Policy
SSM1080H
Strategies for Sustainability Management
SSM1090H
Capstone Course — Sustainable Enterprise
SSM1100Y or
SSM1101Y
Research Paper I or
Research Paper II
SSM1120H Social Dimensions of Sustainability

Elective Courses

Course selections need to be approved in advance by the Program Director.

Science Electives

EES1117H
Climate Change and Impact Assessment
EES1125H
Contaminated Site Remediation
ENV1002H
Environmental Policy
ENV1704H
Environmental Risk Analysis and Management
SSM2030H Advanced Sustainability Management
SSM2050H Special Topics in Sustainability

Management Electives

EES1124H
Environmental Project Management
ENV1707H Environmental Finance and Sustainable Investing
RSM2918H
Multidisciplinary Special Topics
SSM2010H Marketing in Sustainability Management
SSM2020H Sustainability Ethics
SSM2040H Applied Sustainability Management
SSM2050H Special Topics in Sustainability

Management & Innovation: Investigative & Forensic Accounting DIFA

Diploma of Investigative & Forensic Accounting

Admissions have been administratively suspended. The program will close on April 30, 2022.

Program Description

The Diploma of Investigative Forensic Accounting (DIFA) program provides a rigorous and comprehensive education in investigative and forensic accounting (IFA) matters useful in becoming an expert IFA consultant, practitioner, and expert witness in legal proceedings. Expertise may include financial matters related to investigation for fraud, calculation of damages, advice in disputes, and preparation and delivery of information to the courts. For students who are graduate professional accountants, the diploma program is recognized as an excellent educational preparation for recognition as an expert in IFA.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management and Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university in commerce, business administration, or accounting, with standing equivalent to at least a University of Toronto mid-B in the final year.

  • Two years of relevant experience in accounting.

  • An advanced-standing option is available for qualified students with comparable university-level or Chartered Business Valuator program courses.

Program Requirements

  • Coursework. 5.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) (ten half-courses) over a minimum 2.2-year period. Courses are taken sequentially and advanced-standing course exemptions are possible. The program is offered using a combination of two one-week intensive in-residence sessions, e-learning, and teleconference modules, with group discussions, assignments, and formal examinations. It is possible for students to participate from anywhere in the world.

  • Advanced standing is available for qualified students; up to two courses in loss quantification and law may be counted.

Program Length

6 sessions (26 months) part-time

Time Limit

6 years part-time

Management & Innovation: Investigative & Forensic Accounting DIFA Courses

Admissions have been administratively suspended.

IFA1900H
Forensic Accounting and Investigation, Fraud, and Cybercrime
IFA1901H
Forensic Accounting Professional and Practice Issues
IFA1902H
Legal Process — Introductory
IFA1903H
Investigative-Related Matters — Introductory
IFA1904H
Loss Quantification — Introductory
IFA2900H
Loss Quantification
IFA2901H
Investigative-Related Matters — Advanced
IFA2902H
Legal Process — Advanced
IFA2903H
Research Project on Emerging Issues/Advanced Topics
IFA2904H
Integrative Capstone

The courses IFA1900H and IFA2904H each involve a mandatory in-residence session at the University of Toronto Mississauga. IFA2904H requires participation in moot court and other experiential learning sessions. The remaining eight courses are offered via weekly online sessions.

Management & Innovation: Master of Urban Innovation MUI

Master of Urban Innovation

Program Description

The Master of Urban Innovation (MUI) is a full-time, professional program that will encompass studies in urban economic development, community capacity building, innovation management, local and regional governance, urban sustainability, and real estate development for innovation. The MUI will complement the suite of programs in management, innovation, and sustainability currently offered in the Institute for Management & Innovation and will build on the strengths of other key academic units at UTM, including the Departments of Geography, Economics, and Political Science, and the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology.

The objective of the MUI program is to respond to the growing job opportunities that exist for professionals trained in the fields of urban economic development and innovation through a cross-disciplinary approach. Upon graduation, MUI students will have acquired the analytical tools to enable them to produce effective economic development policies and plans, including a detailed knowledge of strategic management techniques, the role of real estate markets in local economic development, and critical tools for financial analysis.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management & Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university in social sciences, management/commerce, or a related field such as architecture or civil engineering, with a standing equivalent to a mid B in the final year of the program.

  • Successful completion of 0.5 full-course equivalent (FCE) in an undergraduate statistics course.

  • Letter of intent.

  • Three letters of reference.

  • A writing sample.

Program Requirements

  • Students must complete a total of 9.5 FCEs as follows:

    • 4.5 FCEs from core courses (MUI1010H, MUI1020H, MUI1030H, MUI1040H, MUI1050H, MUI1060H, MUI1075H, MUI1080H, MUI1090H)

    • 0.5 FCE summer internship (MUI1100H)

    • 1.0 FCE capstone group project (MUI2095Y)

    • 3.5 FCEs chosen from the elective course list below. Students are also strongly encouraged to select other electives not included in the list below. Course selections must be approved in advance by the program.

Program Length

6 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years full-time

Management & Innovation: Master of Urban Innovation MUI Courses

Required Core Courses

Students will complete 6.0 required full-course equivalents (FCEs).

MUI1010H
Introduction to Management of Urban Innovation
MUI1020H
Civic Engagement and Economic Development
MUI1030H
Urban and Regional Economic Development Theory
MUI1040H Socially Sustainable Cities: Theory, Policy, and Practice
MUI1050H
Urban Politics
MUI1060H
Local and Regional Government: Management and Policymaking
MUI1075H
Digital Cities
MUI1080H
Economic Development Planning
MUI1090H
Technology, Strategy, Policy
MUI1100H
Summer Internship
MUI2095Y Capstone Course

Elective Courses

Students will complete 3.5 elective FCEs.

MUI students can take any of the following courses as part of fulfilling the program’s elective requirement. Students are also strongly encouraged to select other electives not included in the list below, that will align well with their career goals and interests, subject to the pre-approval of the program. It is recommended that students consult with the program on their elective course options during Year 1. Available course offerings are subject to change.

GGR1610H Geography of Finance and Financial Crisis
GLA2018H Innovation and the City
IMI2001H Special Topics in Management and Innovation
JMG2020H Big Data
JPG1512H Place, Politics, and the Urban
JPG1558H The History and Geography of Cycles and Cycling
JPG1607H Geography of Competition
MUI2010H Sectoral Analysis
MUI2020H Microeconomics of Competitiveness
MUI2030H Planning for Jobs: Labour Market Transformations and Employment in 21st Century Cities
MUI2040H Real Estate Development
MUI2050H The Economics of Cities and Regions: Productivity, Technology, and Jobs
MUI2055H Cities, Industry, and the Environment
MUI2060H Comparative Urban Politics
MUI2070H Planning and Governing the Metropolis
MUI2080H Intelligent Communities/Smart Cities
MUI2090H Public Finance in Canadian Cities
PLA1801H Urban Infrastructure Planning
POL2394H Innovation and Knowledge Transfer in City Regions
RSM2132H Business and the City
SSM2010H Marketing in Sustainability Management
SSM2020H Sustainability Ethics
SSM2030H Advanced Sustainability Management
SSM2040H Applied Sustainability Management