Welcome to Experience Schulich's Graduate Virtual Open House
The best way to learn what Schulich has to offer is to attend our virtual Open House on Saturday, September 30th from 8:45am to 11:30am EDT. Gain valuable insight into our MBA and Masters programs! You will have the opportunity to virtually meet the Dean, faculty, students, career coaches, alumni, and admissions representatives.
Below you will find the agenda for the event.
To the right are quick links to pages on our website you may wish to explore.
Experience Schulich Agenda (click to expand)
Platform Exploration & Agenda ReviewView details Hide details
8:45 – 9:00AM EST | Welcome Centre
Participate in a recorded tour, review the agenda and navigate the event platform.
Welcome & Dean's Keynote AddressView details Hide details
9:00 – 9:20AM EDT | Main Stage
- Welcome, Overview and Introduction of the Dean
- Lindsay Hillcoat, Executive Director, Student Services and International Relations
- Keynote Address
PhD, Marketing (Rhode Island); MS (Memphis); MS (Cologne, Germany)
Dean, Schulich School of Business
Associate Professor of Marketing
Detlev Zwick is Dean of the Schulich School of Business at York University, where he guides the School in its mission to develop purpose-driven leaders who aspire to make a difference in business and society.
Under Dean Zwick’s leadership, Schulich is focused on several key strategic initiatives, including delivering a world-class, transformative student learning experience, program innovation, high-impact research and positioning the School at the leading edge of the digital transformation reshaping business.
Prior to becoming Dean, Dr. Zwick served in a number of increasingly senior academic and administrative roles, including Director of Schulich’s BBA/iBBA Program and Associate Dean, Academic, during which he led the School’s rapid transition to remote online learning following the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. He was also a member of the York University Senate and represented Schulich on the Senate Executive Committee.
Dean Zwick is an early pioneer in digital marketing and his research focuses on new marketing technologies and their impact on consumer behaviour. He is co-editor of the book Inside Marketing: Practices, Ideologies, Devices (Oxford University Press), and frequently provides expert commentary to the media.
Executive Director of Student Services & International Relations
Lindsay Hillcoat is the Executive Director of Student Services & International Relations at the Schulich School of Business. She is a Schulich MBA ’10, and has spent the past eleven years in a variety of admissions and international relations leadership roles within Schulich. Prior to joining Schulich, Lindsay’s early career was spent working with social entrepreneurs and in the non-profit sector here in Toronto and internationally in West Africa and South Asia.
Graduate Program Breakout SessionsView details Hide details
9:25 – 10:00AM EDT | Graduate Program Sessions
Learn more about our Graduate Programs! 6 concurrent sessions will be offered in two time slots. Hosted by program representatives and joined by program faculty/staff, you will have the opportunity to select two sessions of interest.
Interactive Learning with Faculty, Staff and AlumniView details Hide details
10:05 – 10:50AM EDT | Faculty and Career Sessions
Gain knowledge in a specific area of importance, taught by one of our esteemed faculty members.
Session A: Spotlight on Faculty: Concurrent sessions offered by faculty in leading business areas at Schulich (20 mins)
Session B: Success with the Centre for Career Design (CCD): Join CCD advisors as they discuss the innovative tools, resources and connections available to assist in launching your ideal career. Alumni working in the industry will be joining the sessions. Come prepared to ask questions. (20 mins)
Networking with Program Services Staff and StudentsView details Hide details
10:55 – 11:30AM EDT | Spacial Chat
Engage and interact with program services and admission representatives along with current students. Hear how to prepare and enrich your student involvement so you can have the best experience possible.