Management of Innovation

Program Overview

The Master of Management of Innovation (MMI) program attracts students with science, engineering, and technology backgrounds. The program prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and strategic perspectives required to become leaders and senior managers.

The curriculum provides a strong foundation in economic analysis, technology management, business strategy, finance, accounting, marketing, and policy. The required academic core courses focus on management and economics; students select three electives tailored to their interests and goals.

Students must complete a four-month internship in order to be eligible for graduation. The internship allows students to gain valuable, real-world work experience and an opportunity to demonstrate the key competencies the MMI program has taught them.


Quick Facts

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Application payment deadline MMI:

28-Feb-2019

MMI:

28-Feb-2019

Supporting documents deadline :

15-Mar-2020

:

15-Mar-2020

MMI:

3.3

MMI:

3.3

If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MMI:

After

MMI:

After

Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MMI:

Grad Unit

MMI:

Grad Unit

Program length (full-time only) MMI:

3 sessions

MMI:

3 sessions


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: MMI 1100H MMI Internship.

Program Length

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

Time Limit

3 years full-time

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