Education with Purpose

DeGroote delivers education with purpose.

We actively foster interdisciplinary thinking and evidence-based management to transform business and society. The DeGroote difference is that you’ll be challenged to apply your knowledge to practical business situations, gaining an understanding of how the concepts you’re learning today will impact the business world tomorrow.

Latest News

Praise for the Patch: Chris Turner receives National Business Book Award at DeGroote co-sponsored affair

"You say 'oil sands' and everyone has an opinion," Turner said after receiving the $30,000 prize in Toronto.

A professor and students sitting around a table in an IBH class.

Students without borders: Integrated Business and Humanities cohort embarking for Ecuador

Emad Mohammad: "Is this a social enterprise? Is this a corporation? These are the kinds of questions the students will be asking."

Plant Growing Out of a Hand

OrderDynamics and the DeGroote School of Business announce retail sustainability student project

This year's project will gauge market efforts in retail sustainability and investigate the progress that retailers are making in this area.

Upcoming Events

The Human Side of Organizational Change

Executive Education course

8:30 am

This 1-day course will teach you how to factor in human risk, taking into account how to work with employees during change.

Emotional Intelligence For Leaders

Executive Education course

8:30 am

This workshop will explore how emotional intelligence gives leaders a competitive advantage in their roles

Fundamentals of Finance For Decision Making

Executive Education course

8:30 am

Improve your financial confidence by learning the fundamentals of finance during this one day intensive program.

DeGroote: Who We Are

Our value and responsibility to business and society is to foster new knowledge that is significant today and tomorrow.

Education with Purpose is more than a tagline; it is a reflection of our mission, vision and values. While we instill a sense of purpose in our graduates, we also have a collective purpose to help transform business and society.

I believe that our new strategic plan will allow us to produce innovative programs and research that enable our graduates to excel in the fast-paced world. As dean I am proud of the history of innovation at DeGroote, and look forward to our future.

Leonard Waverman

Leonard Waverman
Dean, DeGroote School of Business