Management & Innovation

Management & Innovation: Introduction

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Faculty ​Affiliation

University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

Degree Programs

Biotechnology

​​MBiotech​

Forensic Accounting

​​MFAcc​

Management & Professional Accounting

​​MMPA

Management of Innovation

MMI​​

Sustainability Management

​​MScSM
​Concentrations:
Management
Science

Diploma Programs

Investigative & Forensic Accounting

​​DIFA​​ (Admissions to this diploma program have been suspended.)

Collaborative Specializations

The following collaborative specialization is available to students in participating degree programs as listed below:

  1. Environmental Studies
    • Sustainability Management, MScSM​​​

Overview

The Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI) is the centre for management education at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM). This collaborative institute provides students with access to professional master’s programs in biotechnology, accounting, innovation and sustainability, and undergraduate programs in accounting, finance, marketing and human resource management.

IMI is a cross-disciplinary institute producing mission-focused managers and future leaders with a combination of management skills and depth in their chosen field. IMI also provides an academic platform to foster close interactions and sharing of expertise between the faculty, staff, and students in these programs, along with our community partners.

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 Mississa​uga
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: https://mfacc.utoronto.ca
Email: mfacc@utoronto.ca
Telephone: 905-569-4331
Fax: 905-569-4306

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

Management & Professional Accounting

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

Investigative & Forensic Accounting

Admissions to this diploma program have been 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
Brooks, Leonard - BCom, MBA, CA, CPA
Daniere, Amrita - AB, PhD
Galasso, Alberto - PhD
Hossain, Tanjim - 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
Smieliauskas, Waldemar - BS, MS, PhD
Toh, Soo Min - BBA, PhD (Director)
Tombak, Mihkel - BS, MBA, AM, PhD
Wensley, Anthony - MA, MA, MBA, PhD
Zweig, David - BA, MASc, DPhil

Associate Members

Allen, Guy - BA, MA, PhD
Kitunen, Joan - BBM, CA, CPA
Parkinson, John - BA, MA, PhD
Radhakrishnan, Phanikiran - DPhil
Revers, Leigh - PhD
Schneider, Manfred - BCom, MBA, JD, CA, CPA
Schumann, Eckhard - BComm, CA, CPA
Trippen, Gerhard - MCS, PhD
Vyas, Dushyantkumar - PhD
Wiecek, Irene - BComm, CA, CPA
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.

IMI 1001H
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
IMI 2001H Special Topics in Management and Innovation
IMI 3001H+
Biocommercialization: Analysis of Technology Driven Innovation

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

Management & Innovation: Biotechnology MBiotech

Program Description

The MBiotech is an 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. Lecturers 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 broadly based learning environment.

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

 

​Master of Biotechnology

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 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

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

  • Students must complete 9.0 graduate full-course equivalents (FCEs) over a 24-month period:

    • 6.​​​0 FCEs science credits (includes credits for Seminar and Placement)

    • 2.0 FCEs business credits

    • 1.0 FCE elective credit.

  • 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

Management & Innovation: Biotechnology MBiotech Courses

Required Courses

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

​BTC 1​6​00H 
​Biopartnering I
​BTC 1610H
​Biopartnering II
​BTC 1700H
Molecular Biology Laboratory​
​BTC 1710H
​Biomaterials and Protein Chemistry Theory
​BTC 1720H
​Biomaterials and Protein Chemistry Lab
​BTC 1800H
Biotechnology in Medicine​
​BTC 1810H
​Biotechnology and Drug Manufacturing
​BTC 1820H
Biotechnology in Agriculture and Natural Products​
​BTC 1900Y0
Work Term I​
​BTC 1910Y0
Work Term II​
​BTC 2000H+
Effective Management Practices​
​BTC 2010H
Fundamentals of Managerial Concepts​
​BTC 2020H
​Society, Organizations, and Technology
​BTC 2030H
​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

​BT​C 1830H
​​Medical and Scientific Challenges in Marketing Therapeutics
​BTC 1840H
​Patent Law for the Life Sciences
​BTC 1850H
Creating Life Science Products​
BTC 1860H​
Generations of Advanced Medicine: Biologics in Therapy (GAMBiT)​
​BTC 1920Y
Work Term III​
​BTC 2040H
Change Management​
​BTC 2100Y
Topics in Biotechnology​
​BTC 2110H
​Topics in Biotechnology
​BTC 2120H
Topics in Biotechnology​

Other graduate courses approved by Program Directors.

Management & Innovation: Forensic Accounting MFAcc

Master of Forensic Accounting

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, we expect our MFAcc graduates 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.

 

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 official MFAcc application.

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 Length

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

Time Limit

6 years part-time

Management & Innovation: Forensic Accounting MFAcc Courses

Required Courses

Year 1

IFA 1900H Forensic Accounting & Investigation, Fraud & Cybercrime
IFA 1901H
​Forensic Accounting Professional & Practice Issues
IFA 1905H
​Fraud Prevention, Risk & Investigation, Data Analytics & Security
​IFA 1906H
International Aspects of Fraud, Money Laundering, Asset Tracing & Recovery
​IFA 1907H
​Legal & Legal Process Issues for Forensic Accountants

Year 2

​IFA 2900H
​​Loss Quantification
IFA 2903H Research Project on Emerging Issues/Advanced Topics
IFA 2904H Integrative Capstone
​IFA 2905H
​Advanced Forensic Investigation & Psychological Aspects of White Collar Crime
​IFA 2906H
​Business Valuation, Bankruptcy & Insolvency, & 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 any applicant graduating from:

    • ​​​​​​​​the University of Toronto with high distinction (i.e., cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher) or

    • 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 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. The program requires the successful completion 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 (MGT 1090H and MGT 2090H) 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 m​odule​
​2
​​two modules
​3
​three modules​

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

​MGT 1090H(0)​+
​Accounting Work-Term Course I​
MGT 1160H(1)​
​Communications
​MGT 1181H(1)
​Introduction to Integration and Professional Decision Making
​MGT 1202H(2)
Ethics and Governance​
​MGT 1210H(2)
​Managerial Economics
​MGT 1211H(2)
​Economic Environment of Business
​MGT 1221H(2)
Financial Accounting I​
​MGT 1222H(2)
Managerial Accounting​
​MGT 1241H(2)
​Operations Management
​MGT 1250H(2)
​Marketing
​MGT 1272H(2)
​Management Information Systems
​MGT 1301H(3)
​Fundamentals of Strategic Management
​MGT 1323H(3)
​Auditing and Reporting
​MGT 1330H(3)
​Business Finance
​MGT 1362H(3)
​Managing People in Organizations
​MGT 1382H(3)
​Statistics for Management
​MGT 2004H(2)
​Advanced Concepts in Strategic Management
​MGT 2014H(2)
​The Legal Environment of Professions and Corporations
​MGT 2090H(0)+
​Accounting Work-Term Course II
​MGT 2200H(1)
​Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting, Reporting, and Control
​MGT 2205H(3)
​Advanced Financial Accounting
​MGT 2206H(3)
​Taxation I
​MGT 2207H(3)
​Taxation II
​MGT 2224H(2)
​Computer Auditing
​MGT 2225H(2)
​Advanced Auditing Topics
​MGT 2250H(3)
​Financial Reporting I
​MGT 2251H(3)
​Financial Reporting II
​MGT 2260H(2)
​Management Control
​MGT 2261H(2)
​Advanced Management Accounting
​MGT 2280H(2)
​Accounting Theory and Research
​MGT 2281H(1)
​Mergers, Acquisitions, and Valuations
​MGT 2282H(2​)+
​Integration and Professional Decision Making Initiatives I
​MGT 2283H(2)
​Integration and Professional Decision Making Initiatives II
​MGT 2284H(1)
​Capstone—Integrative Board Report
​MGT 2301H(2)
​Financial Management

Plus one of the following electives:

​MGT 2070H(1)
​Management Consulting​
​MGT 2208H(1)
Taxation III​

Program Length

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

Time Limit

3 years

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

 

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 any applicant graduating from:

    • the University of Toronto with high distinction (i.e., cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher) or

    • 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 demonstrate proficiency in English. See General Regulations section 4.3 for requirements.

  • Applicants who have previously completed MGT 1210H, MGT 1211H, MGT 1221H, MGT 1222H, MGT 1250H, and MGT 1382H, 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. Successful completion of 14.75 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in required courses, as follows: MGT 1160H, MGT 1181H, MGT 1202H, MGT 1241H, MGT 1272H, MGT 1301H, MGT 1323H, MGT 1330H, MGT 1362H, MGT 2004H, MGT 2014H, MGT 2200H, MGT 2205H, MGT 2206H, MGT 2207H, MGT 2224H, MGT 2225H, MGT 2250H, MGT 2251H, MGT 2260H, MGT 2261H, MGT 2280H, MGT 2281H, MGT 2282H+, MGT 2283H, MGT 2284H, MGT 2301H, and one of MGT 2070H or MGT 2208H;

  • Co-op work placements. Two co-op work placements (MGT 1090H and MGT 2090H) 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 at least a University of Toronto mid-B.

  • Satisfactory Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score. Note: the GMAT requirement will be waived for any applicant graduating from:

    • the University of Toronto with high distinction (i.e., cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher) or

    • 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 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 MGT 1210H, MGT 1211H, MGT 1221H, MGT 1222H, MGT 1272H, MGT 1323H, MGT 1330H, MGT 1382H, MGT 2014H, MGT 2205H, MGT 2206H, MGT 2207H, MGT 2224H, MGT 2225H, MGT 2250H, MGT 2251H, MGT 2260H, MGT 2261H, and MGT 2301H, 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. Successful completion of 6.5 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in required courses as follows: MGT 1160H, MGT 1181H, MGT 1202H, MGT 1241H, MGT 1250H, MGT 1301H, MGT 1362H, MGT 2004H, MGT 2200H, MGT 2208H, MGT 2280H, MGT 2281H, MGT 2282H+, MGT 2283H, MGT 2284H; and;

  • Co-op work placement. One co-op work placement ​(MGT 2090H) 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 int​ernship:

    • 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: MMI 1100H MMI Internship.

Program Length

3 sessions full-time (typical registration seq​uence: F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years full-time

Management & Innovation: Management of Innovation MMI Courses

Required Core Courses

​MMI 1010H
​Prices and Markets​
​MMI 1020H
Introduction to Big Data Analysis​
​MMI 1030H
​Marketing Science
MMI 1040H Accounting
​MMI 1050H
Negotiations​
​MMI 1060H
Finance​
​MMI 1070H
Economics of Business Strategy​
​MMI 1080H
​Management of Technology
​MMI 1090H
Technology, Strategy, and Policy​
​MMI 1100H
​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. A total of 9.0 FCEs as follows:

    • 6.0 FCEs (10 required courses) including SSM 1090H Capstone Course and SSM 1100Y Research Paper

    • 3.0 FCEs (6 elective courses) selected by chosen concentration as follows:

      • 2.0 FCEs from the Management elective courses

      • 1.0 FCE from the Science elective courses.

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

Science Concentration
  • Coursework. A total of 9.0 FCEs as follows:

    • 6.0 FCEs (10 required courses) including SSM 1090H Capstone Course and SSM 1100Y Research Paper

    • 3.0 FCEs (6 elective courses) selected by chosen concentration as follows:

      • 2.0 FCEs from the Science elective courses

      • 1.0 FCE from the Management elective courses.

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

Program Path
Year 1: Fall
​SS​M 1010Y
​Principles of Sustainability Management​
​SSM 1020H
Decision Making for Sustainability Management​
​SSM 1040H
​Managerial Economics for Sustainability Management​
​SSM 1050H
Ecosystem Science​
Year 1: Winter
SSM 1030H
​Environmental Science​
SSM 1060H​
Managing Sustainable Organizations
​SSM 1070H
​Sustainability Law and Policy
SSM 1080H
​Strategies for Sus​tainability Management​
​Plus 0.5 FCE elective​
Year 1: Summer
​SSM 1110H
Sustainability Management Internship​
Year 2: Fall​​
​SSM 1100Y
Research Paper​
​Plus 1.5 FCE elective ​
Year 2: Winter
SSM 1090H
​Capstone Course—Sustainable Enterprise
​SSM 1100Y
Research Paper
​​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

​SSM 1010Y
​Principles of Sustainability Management​
​SSM 1020H
​Decision Making for Sustainability Management
​SSM 1030H
​Environmental Science
​SSM 1040H
​Managerial Economics for Sustainability Management
​SSM 1050H
​Ecosystem Science
​SSM 1060H
Managing Sustainable Organizations​
​SSM 1070H
Sustainability Law and Policy​
​SSM 1080H
Strategies for Sustainability Management​
​SSM 1090H
​Capstone Course—Sustainable Enterprise
​SSM 1100Y
Research Paper​

​Elective Courses

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

Science Electives

​JPG 1407H
Efficie​nt Use of Energy​​
​JPG 1408H
Carbon Free Energy​
​EES 1107H
Remediation Methods​
​EES 1117H
​Climate Change and Impact Assessment
​EES 1125H
Contaminated Site Remediation​
​ENV 1002H
Environmental Policy​
​ENV 1704H
Environmental Risk Analysis and Management​

​Management Electives

​SSM 2010H​
Marketing in Sustainability Management​
​SSM 2020H
​Sustainability Ethics
​SSM 2030H​
​Advanced Sustainability Management​
​SSM 2040H
​Applied Sustainability Management
​ENV 1707H
​Environmental Finance and Sustainable Investing
​EES 1124H
Environmental Project Management​
​ECO 2908H
Environmental and Resource Economics​
​MGT 2918H
​Multidisciplinary Special Topics
​RSM 2216H
Special Topics in Accounting​​

Management & Innovation: Investigative & Forensic Accounting DIFA

Diploma of Investigative & Forensic Accounting​

Admissions to this diploma program have been suspended.

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

​IFA 1900H
​Forensic Accounting and Investigation, Fraud, and Cybercrime
​IFA 1901H
Forensic Accounting Professional and Practice Issues​
​IFA 1902H
Legal Process—Introductory​
​IFA 1903H
Investigative-Related Matters—Introductory​
​IFA 1904H
​Loss Quantification—Introductory
​IFA 2900H
​Loss Quantification
​IFA 2901H
​Investigative-Related Matters—Advanced
​IFA 2902H
Legal Process—Advanced​
​IFA 2903H
Research Project on Emerging Issues/​Advanced Topics
​IFA 2904H
​Integrative Capstone

​The courses IFA 1900H and IFA 2904H each involve a mandatory in-residence session at the University of Toronto Mississauga. IFA 2904H requires participation in moot court and other experiential learning sessions. The remaining eight courses are offered via weekly online sessions.