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François Julien has been a professor at the Telfer School of Management for twenty years. He has over twelve years of experience in academic leadership positions and was the Associate Dean (Programs) and Vice Dean of the Telfer School of Management from 2005 to 2010. Over his tenure, he oversaw the creation of the School’s first two research-based programs, the M.Sc. in Management and the M.Sc. in Health Systems, led the curriculum revision of all programs offered by the School, and contributed significantly to the quality of the student experience through initiatives such as the creation of the Personal and Leadership Development Program. François Julien was named Acting Dean of the Telfer School on July 1, 2010. He was named Dean of the Telfer School on January 1, 2011 and his mandate will end on June 30, 2016. From 2006 to 2010, he was also Acting Program Director for the Master’s in Health Administration (MHA) program. He developed strong linkages with the leaders in the health care sector and coordinated the efforts of the team of MHA professors in the curriculum revision of the program. He was Director of the Telfer MBA Program between 1997 and 2005. Professor Julien teaches in the fields of production and operations management, management sciences and business communications. His research interests include production planning and scheduling and operations management in general and he has published in Management Science, the Journal of Production and Operations Management and IIE Transactions. François Julien has been an active member of the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS), and has served as vice-president and president of the Waterloo Student Chapter and of the Ottawa Chapter, as well as co-chair and chair of the CORS Practice Prize competition in the mid 1990’s. He received his Honours Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Ottawa (Summa cum laude, University gold medal) in 1986, his Master’s of Applied Science (Management Science, 1988) and his Ph.D. (Management Science, Gold medal, 1991), from the University of Waterloo.
The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) provides students a complete business education: academic excellence, a rewarding student life, and distinctive personal and career development opportunities.
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The Telfer MBA gives students the power to outperform: lead people, take charge of organizations, allocate resources effectively and articulate a strategic vision—all fundamental skills of high-performing business leaders.
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Our Executive MBA Program provides a uniquely stimulating and rigorous professional development experience that will enhance your general management capabilities. The program opens up global, practical and relevant business experiences for ambitious professionals—experiences these students use to explore international business, experience management through hands-on consulting projects and gain the leadership skills necessary for success in today’s global economy.
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Our Master of Health Administration (MHA) provides students with the expert knowledge, practical skills and hands-on training they need to translate their passion for health into genuine results for Canadians.
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Our Master of Science in Management (MSc) equips students with the knowledge and skills to examine management challenges from a variety of viewpoints, conduct informed research, and uncover findings that can be used by managers to solve pressing problems.
Our Master of Science in Health Systems (MSc) prepares students to help healthcare practitioners and managers achieve the most vital outcomes of modern healthcare: lower costs, better patient outcomes and improved healthcare services. This program trains them to “think differently” and become an agent of change.
The Telfer PhD in Management is unique and focused, designed to create the depth and breadth that makes an impact in business – and the world. Our unique approach surrounds our students with unusual and exceptional opportunities for learning and development – just one of the many reasons we are so proud of our PhD in Management program.