Master of Management

Brief Overview

The Master of Management (MM) program at the University of Niagara Falls Canada, is designed to equip graduates with the knowledge, skills and practical experience needed to become entrepreneurs and drive digital transformation.

This interdisciplinary program offers two specializations: Entrepreneurship and Emerging Technology. Students can focus on developing successful business plans or assessing and implementing new technologies for a competitive advantage. The MM program is available in on-campus format and emphasizes critical thinking, leadership, teamwork and a digital mindset. 

In partnership with incubators, accelerators and leading businesses, students gain access to real-world experience and rigorous academic preparation, preparing them for success in the digital economy.

Quick Facts

  • Interdisciplinary approach: Designed for graduates from various disciplines, focusing on transferable skills and specialized knowledge.
  • Two specializations: Students can choose between Entrepreneurship and Emerging Technology tracks.
  • Industry partnerships: Collaborates with incubators, accelerators and leading businesses to provide practical opportunities and knowledge.
  • Application-based learning: Students apply their skills to develop a business plan or technology project with an industry partner.
  • Digital economy focus: Graduates gain a digital mindset, an understanding of big data analytics and a strong foundation in business ethics.

Course Structure

Term 1

  1. Introduction to Management (3 credits)
  2. Finance for Managers (3 credits)
  3. Marketing and Sales (3 credits)

Term 2

  1. Data Analytics for Management (3 credits)
  2. Organizational Theory and Leadership (3 credits)
  3. Strategy and Entrepreneurship (1.5 credits)
  4. Emerging Technology and Transformation (1.5 credits)

Term 3

  1. Project Management (3 credits)
  2. Finding Business Opportunities (3 credits, Entrepreneurship stream)
  3. Financing New Ventures (3 credits, Entrepreneurship stream)
  4. Technology Trends and Applications (3 credits, Emerging Technology stream)
  5. Business Process Design (3 credits, Emerging Technology stream)

Term 4

Term Break

Year 2:

Term 5

  1. User Experience Design (3 credits)
  2. Research and Technology Skills Development (3 credits)
  3. Developing a Business Plan (3 credits, Entrepreneurship stream)
  4. Technology Use Case and Implementation Planning (3 credits, Emerging Technology stream)

Term 6

  1. Major Project – Developing a Business Plan – Start-up Business Plan Project and Report (9 credits, Entrepreneurship stream)
  2. Major Project – Technology Consulting Study (9 credits, Emerging Technology stream)

Total Credits: 45

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for success in various industries such as finance, marketing, technology, sport and education. Potential roles include:

  1. Digital Strategist
  2. Manager of Digital Innovation
  3. Technology Innovation Manager
  4. Digital Transformation Specialist
  5. Product/Market Innovation Manager

With a strong demand for management professionals skilled in emerging technologies, graduates can expect exciting opportunities in a rapidly evolving job market.

Labour Market Overview

The World Economic Forum projects that most of the top 20 in-demand positions between 2020 and 2025 will involve emerging technologies. Microsoft forecasts over 2 million new technology jobs in Canada by 2025, indicating a strong market for skilled professionals in this field.

The demand for managers in various industries is expected to grow, with a projected 676,900 new management positions in Canada by 2028. Graduates of the MM program will be well-positioned to capitalize on these opportunities and contribute to the digital transformation and innovation that many industries are currently experiencing.

This institution (University of Niagara Falls Canada) has been granted a consent by the Minister of Colleges and Universities to offer this program for a five-year term starting October 14, 2022. 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.