Pre-MBA Program for International Students

Pre-MBA Program for International Students

We know it can be challenging to understand and adapt to the Canadian culture as an international student. To help ensure a smooth transition, we have a free mandatory orientation program for all newly admitted international students. We design this five-day Pre-MBA program with you and your needs in mind. We’ve included some details below.

Pre-MBA Details

When: Late August 2019

This program will:

  • Acquaint you with Canadian culture and practices
  • Familiarize you with academic practices and the DeGroote approach to the MBA program
  • Develop your business skills to maximize classroom contributions and business competitiveness
  • Connect you with other international MBA students and cultivate lifelong friendships
  • Ease your transition to life and studying in Canada

What’s included:

  • 6-hour daily instruction – intensive communication development workshops, professional business skills development, introduction to career development 
  • A Niagara Falls day trip – practice your English all the while having fun in one of Canada’s top tourist destinations
  • Build your network through a formal dinner with faculty, staff and senior students
  • Team building activities
  • All required materials and supplies
  • Breakfast and lunches

For an example of the 2018 Schedule, please refer to this link.

If you have further questions about the Pre-MBA Program, please email We’re here to help!


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