Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa


Linked with Leadership

The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa is uniquely positioned to link with and learn from Canada’s leaders.

Our location in the nation’s capital enables us to directly engage with the convergence of canadian and international leaders from industry, national associations, the public sector and international affairs that is unique to Ottawa. We draw upon this dynamic community of expertise and resources to continually enrich our management programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels – and to focus learning on leadership at every stage.

Beyond the classroom, we leverage our links with the business community to make real-life, hands-on learning a central requirement of every program and to deliver outstanding thought leadership and research excellence. Beyond campus, we maintain strong, vital contacts with our vast network of alumni – who themselves came here to learn and left to lead.

The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa is AACSB accredited, ranking us among the best business schools worldwide. Our challenging undergraduate and graduate programs are offered in both English and in French. And as part of Canada’s university, we’re committed to making leadership both the perspective and the prospect of all our graduates – to the ultimate benefit of all Canadians.

Vision Statement

The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa aims to be recognized as a leading institution for management education and innovative research. Throughout its academic programs, offered in both English and French, the School seeks to promote expertise in leadership and management for a technology-intensive global economy and to instill in its students the highest standards of integrity, ethics and social consciousness.

Mission Statement

Through its undergraduate and graduate programs, the Telfer School of Management seeks to provide its students with:

  • Strong analytical, communication and team building skills;
  • The ability to perform in a culturally diverse workplace;
  • The capability to apply and integrate knowledge from the core disciplines of management.

Through its human capital, the Telfer School of Management seeks to add value to external stakeholders by:

  • Undertaking and disseminating basic and applied research in key areas of management of relevance to organizations in the National Capital Region;
  • Engaging in activities that build and strengthen partnerships with its many constituents in the local high technology industry and public sector.



Desmarais Building
55 Laurier Avenue East

K1N 6N5 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada