McMaster University is one of only four Canadian universities ranked in the Top 100 in the world. McMaster is a medical-doctoral, research-intensive university dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The DeGroote School of Business is committed to positively transforming business and society. DeGroote regularly produces world-class research and delivers groundbreaking academic programs. Students at all levels have volunteered and competed academically around the globe, and our alumni have found great success in a number of diverse fields. DeGroote is committed to sharing knowledge with the community through purposeful, inspiring events.
The Ron Joyce Center
Opened in 2010 in Burlington, Ontario, the DeGroote School of Business’ Ron Joyce Centre (RJC) serves as a hub for academic and economic collaboration in the Halton Region. The RJC is a four-storey, 90,000 square foot facility housing state-of-the-art classrooms, meeting spaces and lecture facilities. It’s also home to DeGroote’s MBA and Executive Education programs. The RJC plays an important role in building a knowledge economy, strengthening the local business environment and attracting new investment to the community. Spaces within the RJC have an open and flexible design and are available for rent to the business community. Learn more about the Ron Joyce Centre here.
Executive MBA in Digital Transformation
The Executive MBA in Digital Transformation is a unique program. It’s the first of its kind in the world in which students focus on learning how to manage digital systems and how to use those systems to make data-driven decisions, lead complex and diverse teams in digital environments, and recruit exciting new talent. This innovative program is made up of four residential modules, held in Burlington, Ontario and Silicon Valley, California. The EMBA program will welcome its first cohort in September 2016. More information can be found here.
Knowledge @ DeGroote & DeGroote Women’s Professional Network Events
BEDC is pleased to be a key sponsor of Knowledge @ DeGroote events. This stimulating event series connects industry and academia to provide a platform for knowledge and networking opportunities for the business community, and to advance important business and social themes. The DeGroote Women’s Professional Network (DWPN) is the newest addition to the Knowledge @ DeGroote series. Launched in January 2016, the Network is committed to the advancement of women in business and society through lifelong learning and professional development, networking opportunities, mentorship platforms, and philanthropic initiatives. View upcoming Knowledge @ DeGroote events here.