Welcome to Your Ineō Orientation

Please note that Ineō Orientation is mandatory for all incoming students. Depending on your program (ie. Domestic/International) different dates and sessions apply for you. Please take careful note below.

NOTE: Events will take place in-person. Scroll down to view session details.

Take special note of the days you will need to attend and register for those days at the link below. 



Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023

10:30 – 11:00AM EST


In-Person Location: Seymour Schulich Building (SSB), North Entrance

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

11:00AM – 12:30PM EST

Culture of Integrity

In-Person Location: Rooms N105, N106, N107, N108

Student & Enrolment Services

12:30 – 1:00PM EST

Graduate Business Council (GBC) Welcome

In-Person Location: SSB Auditorium


1:00 – 2:15PM EST

Lunch & Club Fair

In-Person Location: SSB Auditorium

Student & Enrolment Services 

2:30 – 5:00PM EST

Centre for Career Design (CCD) Keynote: Executive Branding

In-Person Location: SSB Auditorium

Featuring CCD Representatives and Facilitated By Shoana Prasad of Glenwood Consulting Group Inc. 

5:00 – 5:30PM EST

Welcome & Dean’s Address

In-Person Location: SSB Auditorium

Detlev Zwick, Dean & Tanna H. Schulich Chair in Digital Marketing Strategy, Schulich School of Business

5:30 – 6:30PM EST

Alumni Panel

In-Person Location: SSB Auditorium

Lisa Marie Chen, (MBA ’11), Design Program Director, Business Automation, IBM
Robert Lemon (MBA ’01), Executive Director & Head of Clearing, CIBC
Stacey Mowbray (MBA ’88), Corporate Director, Former President, North America, Weight Watchers

View Bio’s Here

6:30 – 8:30PM EST


In-Person Location: CIBC Marketplace

MBA Launch
Friday, Jan. 6, 2023
12:00 – 1:45PM EST

Session I: Introduction to Skills for Leadership & MBA Launch

Ingo Holzinger, Ph.D. 
Director, Strategy Field Study, Coordinator – Skills for Leadership, Schulich School of Business

In-Person Location: SSB Auditorium

1:45 – 2:30PM EST


In-Person Location: Executive Learning Centre Dining Room


2:30 – 5:30PM EST

Team Case Study I: Identifying the Problem(s)

In-Person Location: Assigned Break-out Rooms, SSB

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023
10:00 – 11:30AM EST

Session II: Telling a Compelling Story

Mark Freedman

In-Person Location: G101, McEwen Building

11:30AM – 12:30PM EST


In-Person Location: Mamdouh Shoukri Atrium, McEwen Building

12:30 – 3:30PM EST

Team Case Study II: Creating Solutions

In-Person Location: Assigned Break-out Rooms, McEwen Building


3:30 – 6:30PM EST

Team Case Study III: Presenting to the Executives

In-Person Location: Assigned Break-out Rooms, McEwen Building

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023
7:45AM – 5:45PM EST

Team Building Day

In-Person Location: Off-Campus


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)