The Asper Advantage
For over 75 years, the I.H. Asper School of Business has been providing a world-class education to leaders and innovators who contribute ethically to the social and economic wellbeing of Manitoba and the world.

Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – the heart of North America – the Asper School of Business offers a business education that opens doors, and a student experience that creates leaders.

Accreditations

The Asper School is accredited by the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), one of the highest standards of achievement for business schools worldwide. Our Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) program is accredited by CPHR Manitoba's Post-Secondary Institution Accreditation Program. Our Asper Co-operative Education Program is accredited by the Canadian Association of Co-operative Education (CAFCE) for our commitment to exceptional program delivery, operating procedures that facilitate the co-op learning process, and rigorous evaluation and monitoring. The Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research is accredited by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries' University Accreditation Program and is as a Centre of Actuarial Excellence (CAE) by the Society of Actuaries. Find out more about our accreditations.

Leading-Edge Programs

As the world becomes increasingly connected through technology and trade, our course offerings evolve to address the changing needs of business, organizations and people. We maintain the national and international reputation of our Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), MBA, MSc and PhD programs by continually evolving to meet the needs of today’s global economy. Our Executive Education program supports business executives seeking to reach new heights in their careers. Whatever your goals, we give you the knowledge, tools and applied learning opportunities you need to achieve them.

Award-Winning Teaching and Research

At our School, teaching and research share the stage. Our award-winning faculty members are committed to contributing to the creation of new knowledge while guiding you to find your passion and succeed – before and after graduation. Our intimate class sizes and dynamic courses focus on providing you with opportunities to exchange ideas and dig deep into the issues and challenges of today’s business world.

Community Connections

We nurture strong ties with local business leaders to ensure our programs and projects are relevant and meaningful - to our students and to the larger community. Our community includes the Associates and the Young Associates of the Asper School – Manitoba’s premier business networks. They provide opportunities to forge valuable business connections immediately. They’re an active presence in the School: mentoring, coaching, lecturing, providing support, and connecting students with employers. Find out more about Asper's community connections.

Indigenous Business Education Partners

The University of Manitoba is located on Treaty One Territory, on the traditional land of the Anishinaabe peoples and the homeland of the Metis Nation. The university is home to over 2,000 First Nations, Metis and Inuit students, staff, and faculty. Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) offers a welcoming community to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce at the Asper School of Business.

A Student Experience for Leaders

The Asper School of Business creates leaders. Our Commerce Students’ Association is the envy of business schools across North America, with 50 student leaders and countless other volunteers organizing and promoting more than 60 events and conferences on a variety of business-related topics. Our students have won over fifty business planning competitions and over $1 million in prize money, and have launched companies with a market capitalization worth over $400 million. Our student groups extend your learning through fun, peer-organized activities. From weekly networking events to national case competitions, there's something for everyone. Find out more about the Asper Student Experience.

International Business Experience

We have the largest faculty-based International Exchange Program at the U of M. Broaden your cultural horizons and explore the world of international business by attending one of 37 partner business schools throughout Europe, Asia, North American and Latin America.

Relevant, Paid Work Experience

Our Co-operative Education Program is the largest at the U of M. Gain access to real-world, real-time paid work experience with some of the best companies and organizations in Manitoba, Canada and abroad, before you even graduate.

Centres of Excellence

We’re home to the Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies & Research and the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship. Our close ties to these centres, and to others such as the U of M’s Transport Institute, greatly enhance the specialized resources and opportunities we offer our students.

Dedicated Career Guidance

Our Career Development Centre specializes in opening doors to the future of your dreams by providing you with advice and support, during your studies and as you look for career opportunities after graduation.