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I N T E G R AT E D P E R S O N A L I Z E D T R A N S F O R M AT I O N A L

A 12-MONTH, FULL-TIME PROGRAM BEGINNING IN MAY

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Dare to dream big dreamsLet us provide the tools to make them come true.

I N T E G R AT E D P E R S O N A L I Z E D T R A N S F O R M AT I O N A L

This intensive 12-month program will teach you to think differently about business, about yourself, and about your personal potential.

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MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR QUEENS MBA INTRODUCTION DISCOVERING AND LEVERAGING YOUR PERSONAL STRENGTHS UNDERSTANDING THE POWER OF TEAMS PERSONALIZE YOUR MBA EXPERIENCE QUEENS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS: A RICH HISTORY OF INNOVATION AND EXCELLENCE THE ACADEMIC PLAN STATE-OF-THE-ART LEARNING FACILITY

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EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCE CAREER MANAGEMENT A POWERFUL ALUMNI NETWORK BEYOND THE CLASSROOM WOMEN AND THE QUEENS MBA INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AWARD-WINNING FACULTY TEAM APPLICATION | FEES | FINANCING

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Information in this brochure is accurate at time of publication.

Message from the DirectorWhen talking to prospective students, they often ask me how the Queens MBA program differs from other MBA programs. I believe that the key differentiator of our program is our focus on you you as an effective leader, and you as a valuable and productive team member. In the Queens MBA program, you will experience a level of personalization that is far more extensive than that available in other programs. Working one-on-one with your Personal Development Coach, you will learn how to identify and capitalize on your strengths, taking them to levels you may never have imagined. Our team-based approach creates a learning environment that mirrors the workplace and provides great opportunities to develop and practise critical team and leadership skills while in the program. You will learn how to effectively build, manage or participate in high-performance teams. Queens MBA is a powerful, transformational experience, built around you, your strengths and your aspirations. I invite you to read more about our exceptional program. If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

A. Scott Carson, PhD Director, Queens MBA

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Its about you.Queens full-time MBA is an incomparable and transformational learning experience that provides much more than an exceptional business education.It is the only MBA program in Canada that can be personalized around your individual strengths and aspirations. You will learn how to build on your personal strengths to become an exceptional leader and a valuable team member. The Queens MBA experience is about you.

YOU AS AN EXCEPTIONAL LEADER.All exceptional leaders have one important thing in common.They have learned to fully leverage their personal strengths in the context of teamwork. At the start of the Queens MBA program, you will receive an in-depth assessment of your individual strengths and weaknesses.Then, throughout the program, you will work with a Personal Development Coach to help you build on, and fully leverage, your personal strengths to become an exceptional leader.

YOU AS AVALUABLE TEAM MEMBER.In todays workplace, business is conducted in teams and thats why Queens uses a team-based learning approach that will help you become a valuable team member. At Queens, you will learn the keys to successful team-building and teamwork. You will be assigned to a student team for the duration of the program and, with the guidance of our dedicated Team Facilitators, you will have many experiential opportunities to develop and hone the team and leadership skills that are so critical in todays business environment.

YOU AS AN EFFECTIVE MANAGER.In the Queens MBA program, you will experience a leading-edge curriculum that provides a solid foundation in management fundamentals and functions, and incorporates the theme of cross-functional, integrated thinking. You will leave the program with a clear understanding of the organizational impact of all business decisions.

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DISCOVERING AND LEVERAGING YOUR PERSONAL STRENGTHSThe Queens MBA experience is truly unique. Beyond its leading-edge curriculum and innovative approaches to learning, it is the only MBA program that enables you to identify, enhance, and fully leverage your personal strengths.

PERSONAL ASSESSMENTQueens has developed an innovative approach to personal development. At the centre of this approach is a sophisticated personal assessment tool. Following completion of this assessment, you will receive one-on-one feedback on your individual strengths and weaknesses. These valuable insights lay the foundation for the next phase of your Personal Development process.

The Queens personal assessment tool was eye-opening for me. I thought I had a handle on my personal strengths, but this brought a whole new perspective.Sarah Milton, Queens MBA The Boston Consulting Group

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT COACHINGOur approach to Personal Development is built upon the belief that peak performance is best achieved by focusing on strengths rather than weaknesses. Throughout the program, and after graduation, you will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with a Personal Development Coach who will help you enhance and fully leverage your individual strengths.

FIT TO LEADIn todays hectic world, it is easy to forget that your ability to manage and lead is greatly influenced by your health and wellness. Thats why Queens offers Fit to Lead, an optional program that promotes mental, emotional, and physical wellness. You will have the opportunity to work with a personal fitness trainer who will help you develop a fitness regimen, a healthy diet, and an effective plan for achieving work/life balance.

Fit to Lead helps you develop and maintain useful and healthy habits while youre in the program and long after youve finished your MBA.Craig Roberts, Queens MBA Reed Business Information

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UNDERSTANDING THE POWER OF TEAMSQueens MBA utilizes an innovative approach to team-based learning that is far more advanced than that used in other MBA programs.We believe strongly in our team-based approach because it mirrors todays progressive workplace.You will leave the program with a thorough understanding of the best practices for successful team-building and teamwork well-prepared to be a valuable member of a high-performance team.

At Queens, you are assigned to a team for the core of the program, and a significant portion of your overall grade is derived from teamwork. Team members collaborate on assignments, projects and presentations, drawing on the skills and experience of individual team members, greatly enhancing the learning experience.

TEAM SUPPORT AND FACILITATIONA great deal of time during the first week of the program is devoted to setting the tone for your learning teams.You and your teammates will be led through a series of exercises designed to get acquainted; gain insight into each members preferred thinking style; formulate a team mission statement and group norms; and successfully conduct your first team meeting. You will be provided with proven processes and best practices for overcoming any obstacles that may arise during the year. A dedicated, professional Team Facilitator is assigned to each team. Throughout the year, they will monitor the teams effectiveness and provide regular feedback and guidance that is pivotal to the learning process.

DEVELOP YOUR TEAM AND LEADERSHIP SKILLSWorking with your team provides exceptional opportunities to develop and practise your team and leadership skills. Each team member is given numerous opportunities to lead projects as well as contribute to projects led by other team members.

DIVERSITYEach team consists of five or six students and is carefully assembled to maximize diversity in terms of gender, work and academic experience, and cultural background. In the last three years alone, Queens MBA has welcomed students from more than 30 countries.

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PERSONALIZE YOUR MBA EXPERIENCEQueens MBA offers three additional ways to personalize your MBA experience around your individual strengths and career aspirations.

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGESConsistent with the programs global perspective, you will have the option to participate in an international exchange at one of our partner business schools in Europe, South America, or Asia. This provides an exceptional, cross-cultural learning experience in a region that is of particular interest to you.The terms and length of each exchange vary from school to school. For specific details, please contact us by email at queensmba@business.queensu.ca.China Europe International Business School (Shanghai, China)

Indian School of Business (Hyderabad, India)

Peking University (Beijing, China)

EXCHANGE PARTNERSCOUNTRY AUSTRIA BRAZIL CHINA UNIVERSITY

WU Wien,Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration Fundao Getulio Vargas CEIBS (China Europe International Business School) Guanghua School of Management, Peking University Tsingua University ESSEC Business School Mannheim Business School, University of Mannheim WHU Koblenz School of Management, Corvinus University of Budapest University of St. Gallen (St. Gallen, Switzerland)

FRANCE GERMANY

HUNGARY INDIA ITALY JAPAN NETHERLANDS SINGAPORE SWITZERLAND

Indian School of BusinessSDA Bocconi School of Management, Bocconi University Nagoya University of Commerce & Business Administration Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University National University of Singapore University of St. GallenUnive