Welcome to Your Ineō Orientation

Please note that Ineō Orientation is mandatory for all incoming students. Depending on your program (ie. Domestic/International, Full-Time/Part-Time) different dates and sessions apply for you. Please take careful note below. As a DIAc student, your term has already started, please attend the events on May 4th & 5th that fit into your schedule.

NOTE: All orientation sessions will be held in-person. The dress code is smart casual. Scroll down to view session details.


Monday, May 1, 2023

1:00 – 2:00PM EDT Program Welcome

Location: N109

Professor Marisa Morriello, Associate Program Director MAcc

Thursday, May 4, 2023
2:30 – 5:00PM EDT Registration 

Location: Concierge at SSB Main Entrance – Corner of Ian MacDonald Blvd & York Blvd

Check-in at the registration table and receive your name badge and agenda for the day!


5:00 – 5:30PM EDT Dean’s Welcome

Location: Auditorium

Dean Detlev Zwick, Schulich School of Business

5:30 – 6:30PM EDT Alumni Panel

Location: Auditorium

Moderated by the Dean, Alumni Panel discussion brings a rich conversation for incoming students to hear from a group of graduates about their various stories: their academic stories, their experiences on campus, and their reflections since graduation.

Alumni Panelists

  • Bintu Alkassoum, MMAI ’22
  • Fatima Amjad, BBA ’17, MAcc ’18
  • Richmond Boafo, MSCM ’21
  • Izhar Mehar, BBA ’18, MBAN ’19
  • Brennan Rashkovan, GDIA ’18, MAcc ’18

Read Alumni Bios

6:30 – 8:30PM EDT Dean’s Networking Reception

Location: Marketplace


Friday, May 5, 2023

9:30 – 10:00AM EDT Registration 

Location: Concierge at SSB Main Entrance – Corner of Ian MacDonald Blvd & York Blvd

Check-in at the registration table to confirm your attendance. Remember to bring your name badge and agenda for the day!


10:00 – 11:30AM EDT Culture of Integrity

Location: N105, N106

Student & Enrolment Services

Schulich’s Culture of Integrity highlights the importance of core values through resource literacy, interactive discussion, and student engagement.

11:45AM – 12:45PM EDT Career Lounge Lunch Mixer with CCD

Location: Marketplace

Hosted by the CCD


12:45 – 1:00PM EDT Graduate Business Council (GBC) Welcome

Location: Auditorium


1:00 – 3:00PM EDT Centre of Career Design (CCD) 

Location: Auditorium

Hosted by CCD and Keynote Speaker Shoana Prasad of Glenwood Consulting Group Inc.

Executive Branding

Executive branding is a process of discovering, defining and communicating your values, skills and unique value proposition to your audience(s.) With clarity and focus on who you are and what critical skills you bring to the table, you are well-equipped to speak to the dreaded ‘so – what do you do?’ what any audience, at any time.

Long-time friend and outside consultant Shoana Prasad of Glenwood Consulting Group Inc. is back to facilitate this interactive presentation.

Learning Outcomes Quick Guide:







Supports a sense of capability and provides students with information to be successful academically.

  • Administrative policies & practices
  • Curriculum
  • Academic honesty
  • Academic expectations
  • Prep courses

Supports a sense of connectedness and provides opportunities for students to build social networks.

  • Join student clubs
  • Participate in social events
  • Games/activities

Supports a sense of purpose and encourages goal-setting.

  • Career exploration
  • Professional development
  • Alumni stories
  • Specializations





Supports a sense of resourcefulness and provides resources and the development of interpersonal skills to build confidence.

  • Working in teams
  • Presentation skills
  • Navigating online systems & academic support services

Supports a sense of culture to instill pride and commitment to the school.

  • Identify with clear values
  • Allow for reflection
  • Familiarity with physical space (campus/building tours)
  • Student code of conduct