• Why choose a Summer Program at Schulich?

    Leadership in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

    This Toronto-based intensive course introduces students to AI and equips future managers with an understanding of its practical applications in business. The Summer Program combines learning in and out of the classroom and also includes some cultural and sightseeing activities. Students are given the opportunity to gain first hand experience and understanding of Canada’s business culture, focused around a central academic theme. It is a hands-on modular course which is taught through a variety of professors, guest speakers, and company visits, that focus on real-life application across industries.

Aman Rupani

“Not only was the course fabulously structured and taught, the two weeks was also filled with fun activities that were a splendid surprise. If there are any more short courses in the future, I would definitely love to be a part.”

Aman Rupaniexchange student from Imperial College Business School, London

Program Details


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MBA or graduate level business students that meet the selection criteria for the exchange program. Contact your Exchange Office for more information.

Program Information

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Leadership in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Learn how AI insights and implications can be powerful tools in shaping business strategy and leading an organization as you examine its increasing presence in society and learn firsthand with site visits to some of Toronto’s businesses in the technology sector.

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Program Fee

  • $650 CAD
  • Included in this fee: welcome lunch, sightseeing tours in Toronto, day trip to Niagara Falls, visit to the CN Tower, farewell dinner, transportation to and from all activities, a two week public transportation pass, all course materials and readings and basic health insurance
  • Tuition is waived for students nominated by a partner school

Course Information:

  • 3.00 Schulich credits
  • 39 contact hours
  • Classes will be held at the Schulich School of Business on York University’s main campus and at the Nadal Management Centre in downtown Toronto
  • Students must attend and participate in all class sessions
  • The program incorporates experiential learning by incorporating site visits into the curriculum.
  • In addition to course content, the program includes extracurricular excursions to Toronto tourist sights and attractions. Previous years’ programs scheduling include:
    • Toronto City Tour
    • Niagara Falls Tour
    • Dinner at the CN Tower 360 Restaurant

The schedule for 2020 is TBD. An example of  last year’s schedule can be found here: Schulich Summer Program

Program Processes

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Nomination Deadline (for Exchange Coordinators) February 15
Application Deadline February 28
Program Date  May 25 – June 5, 2020


Step 1: Nomination

In order to be accepted for the summer program at Schulich, students must be nominated by one of our graduate partner schools. If you attend a non-partner school, please contact us.

Step 2: Application

Nominated students will receive a welcome email and link to an online application. The application requires the following documents:

  • Photo
  • Transcript including Master’s courses
  • Proof of English proficiency if studying in a language other than English
  • Resume or curriculum vitae

Step 3: Acceptance

Once the application has been reviewed, final confirmation will be given to the students (with cc to the coordinator). Students should wait for confirmation before making any plans.

Step 4: Accommodations

Students can choose accommodations to suit their budget whether that is downtown, close to the main campus or on the main campus. Information will be emailed to participants.

Please refer to Living in Toronto for more information.

Step 5: Arrival

Students should arrive a few days prior to the start of the program to allow time to adjust to the time difference and to settle into their accommodation. To help with your arrival, please refer to the Summer Program Arrival Guide.

Step 6: End of the Program

A transcript will be sent to the partner school after completion of the program.

Meet the Team

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For any additional questions or concerns, feel free to contact a member of the International Relations Team