MBA in
Financial and Management
Analytics

MBA in
Financial and Management
Analytics

Are you interested in learning how to use data and analytics to improve decision-making and performance in organizations? Do you want to join one of the top MBA programs in Canada that will train you on how to apply quantitative and qualitative methods to solve financial management problems? If so, then the Master of Business Administration in Financial and Management Analytics at IBU is just for you. Join one of the best business schools in Canada so you can perfect your abilities in financial and management analytics.

Why choose this specialization?

  • You will learn from experts on how to collect, clean, analyze, visualize and communicate data using various tools and platforms, such as Excel, R, Python, Tableau, and Power BI.
  • You will master the skills and techniques to model, forecast, and optimize financial and management outcomes, such as profitability, risk, valuation, budgeting, pricing, inventory, quality, and customer satisfaction.
  • You will understand the role of data and analytics in supporting strategic decision-making, innovation, and entrepreneurship in different contexts.
  • You will participate in applied learning activities, such as workshops, competitions, consulting projects, and industry certifications.

Career outcomes

  • You will be ready for exciting careers in technology-based startups, innovation consulting, venture capital, corporate innovation, or social entrepreneurship.
  • You will also have the option to pursue further studies and research in innovation-related fields.

How IBU supports you!

  • You will be mentored and guided by our faculty members, who are active researchers and practitioners in the fields of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
  • You will have access to our cutting-edge facilities and resources.
  • You will become part of a vibrant and supportive community of students, alumni, and industry partners who share your passion and vision.

Post Graduate Work Permit Eligibility and Tuition

  • International students will be eligible to apply for a three-year post-graduate work permit after completing their MBA program at IBU.
  • The tuition fee for the MBA program is $24,000 CAD for domestic students, and $36,000 for international students (total). Being one of the most affordable MBA programs in Canada, it is hard to find a more viable option for international students who want to pursue graduate studies in technology innovation and entrepreneurship. Compared to other MBA universities in Canada, IBU offers affordable and high-quality MBA courses that will help you achieve your career goals.

Program
Length

4 Terms – 16 Months
(42 Credit Hours with Capstone Project Work).

Intakes

September, January, and May

May 2024 Intake OPEN!

Career Pathways

Data Analyst


Collect, analyze, and interpret complex data sets to extract insights, identify
patterns, and provide data-driven recommendations to support business decision-making.

Business Analyst


Collaborate with stakeholders to conduct research, identify requirements, and
analyze data to bridge the gap between business objectives and analytical insights.

Financial Analyst


Analyze financial data, evaluate investment opportunities, and provide guidance for financial planning and decision-making, while contributing to budgeting, forecasting and financial report processes.

Management Consultant


Offer strategic advice and solutions to businesses by analyzing organizational structures, methods, and data to identify areas of improvement and optimize performance.

Data Scientist


Implement statistical models and use predictive analytics to derive valuable information from data sets, and help organizations optimize efficiency and drive innovation.

IBU MBA Requirements

Admission Requirements for Direct Entry

Domestic and international students (including current Ontario university graduates, graduates, and out-of-province Canadian students) interested in applying to IBU may do so directly by completing an online application form.

HONOURS UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE

  • 2 years of work experience
  • B+ GPA or Equivalent
  • GMAT over 560*
  • Additional courses may be required**

OTHER UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE

  • 2 years of work experience
  • B+ GPA or Equivalent
  • GMAT over 560*
  • Additional courses may be required**
*The GMAT requirement may be waived for applicants who have a minimum of 3 plus years of relevant work experience.

**If you do not hold a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), or equivalent business degree, you may be required to complete up to two bridging courses.

Bridging Courses:

Quantitative Methods for Business
Introduction to Business

International Students

If the international student’s official language of instruction in the undergraduate degree (at least 3 years full-time) was English, and they achieved a minimum of a B+ GPA or equivalent and a GMAT score over 560, they will be required to submit an official foreign undergraduate degree transcript.

If the official language of instruction in the foreign undergraduate program was not English and the native language of the student is not English, proof of proficiency in English is required. Submission of the official transcript and results of the English Language Proficiency Test are required, as well as a minimum of a B+ GPA or equivalent and a GMAT score over 560.
For Duolingo , the required minimum score is 105.

International students will require a valid study permit.

Mature Students
Mature students will be able to apply directly to the MBA program. Their applications will be considered individually, and they may need to complete prerequisite subjects.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum admission requirements and do not have an undergraduate degree but show potential for success in graduate-level study, will be considered on a case-by-case basis. However, extensive work experience and volunteer experience at a managerial level is expected.

Applicants must meet the standard admission requirements of proof of proficiency in English and achieve a GMAT score over 560, and may be assessed for experience and performance in a number of education/training courses.

Applicants must provide all application materials and a minimum 3-5 page essay outlining their desire to earn an MBA in Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Transfer Students
Applicants may apply for admission based on previous studies completed in good standing at an accredited postsecondary university.
Applicants must meet the standard admission requirements as well as a minimum of a B+ GPA or equivalent, and a GMAT score over 560.

Applicants must submit official transcripts from their transferring program and postsecondary university.

Proof of English proficiency may be required on a case-by-case basis.

English Proficiency
Proof of English proficiency may be required on a case-by-case basis.
Documents and Fees
  • A completed online application form
  • A non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts for all previous undergraduate studies (if applicable)
  • A CV detailing work experience, skills, voluntary engagement, and interests
  • A Statement of Purpose of approximately 1000 words, outlining your reasons for pursuing an MBA, your career objectives, and how your previous studies and experience have prepared you for the program
  • Reference letters (minimum of 2)
  • A minimum GMAT score of 560 (unless waived)
  • Proof of English proficiency (if applicable)

How to Apply for Our MBA Program in Canada

Submit your application with the documents listed in Step 2.

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Once your application is completed, your file will be submitted for consideration to the Admissions team at International Business University. IBU can only evaluate applications with the following documents included:

  • Official Transcripts of all secondary and post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Resume
  • Letter of Intent.
  • Reference letters
  • International Business University may request foreign transcripts to be evaluated by an IBU-approved international credentialing service such as WES, ICAS.
  • English proficiency test score results. IELTS, TOEFL, Duolingo are accepted. The score must be within 2 years.

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A decision is made and communicated to you from IBU Registrar’s Office. At that point, accepted students will need to then pay their deposit in order to receive their final Letter of Acceptance and start your study.

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Once you have received your Letter of Acceptance, you will need to work towards paying the balance of your remaining tuition fees.
It should be noted that as a IBU student you are obliged to pay each term’s tuition fees before the start of each term.

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International students should send their approved visa (if applicable) and update any contact information by emailing [email protected] to receive all important correspondence from the university.
International Business University will look forward to welcoming you on campus to the Master of Business Administration (Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship).

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This institution has been granted a consent by the Minister of Colleges and Universities to offer this program for a five-year term starting April 4, 2023. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (e.g., acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies or other educational institutions.)