Based in Toronto, Canada the Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) is a world-leading organization in the area of Executive Education. SEEC is the executive education branch of the Schulich School of Business at York University. The Financial Times of London 2012 ranked the Schulich Executive MBA program as the Number 1 program in Canada for the sixth consecutive year since it began participating in the survey. SEEC is an expert management development and education organization with the mandate to arm managers and executives with the leadership, strategic and professional skills necessary for them and their organizations to thrive in the rapidly changing, diverse and highly competitive global business environment. SEEC operates in Toronto at two locations - a state-of-the-art teaching and executive residential facility at the main University campus in the northern part of the city, and at its downtown campus located in the heart of Toronto, Canada's financial capital. Our national network covers all major cities across Canada and throughout North America through our University Partners network. Internationally we operate in China (Beijing and Shanghai), India (Mumbai), Russia (Moscow and St. Petersburg) and the Republic of Korea (Seoul) through our local offices and representatives.
Schulich School of Business / SEEC Rankings
Recognized business authorities such as the Financial Times, Forbes, Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal and the Economist consistently rank the Schulich School of Business and Schulich Executive Education Centre among the top 10 business schools and executive education providers around the world.
• Businessweek (2012): ‘Top tier’ in Canada and #14 among MBA programs internationally
• Corporate Knights (2012): #1 in Canada for Corporate Social Responsibility, ninth year in a row
• Economist (2012): #1 in Canada and # 16 in worldwide MBA rankings
• Expansion, Mexico (2013): #1 in Canada and 9th amongst schools outside the US, 22nd in the world
• Financial Times of London (2012): # 2 in Canada and #52 in worldwide MBA
• Financial Times of London, EMBA Survey (2012): #1 in Canada and #11 in the world
• Forbes (2011): #1 in Canada and #10 in worldwide two-year MBA programs ROI
• World Resources Institute/Aspen Institute (2011): #1 in Canada and #2 in the world in corporate social responsibility education
• Economist Intelligence Unit (2007) (no survey since): #2 in Open Programs, #4 in Custom Programs worldwide
• Financial Times of London (2013): #36 in the world in Open and Custom Executive Education
In order to provide the best educational experience, SEEC Faculty is comprised of three learned and diverse groups. Firstly, we utilise the top academics from the Schulich School of Business and York University. Secondly, we will seek out area specialists from other top-ranked business schools from around the world. Lastly, we regularly utilise leading business practitioners in our courses to provide real-world experience and insight to our executive students.
At SEEC we know our clients have multiple learning requirements and we offer a wide range of business topics and course formats to meet those needs. For individuals, SEEC offers two-, three-, and five-day open enrollment courses, which allow our executive students, in a very short time, to refresh their knowledge in specific business areas or learn complimentary skills to their existing business knowledge. In addition, SEEC offers several intensive longer term open programs, covering in full detail areas such as Operational Risk Management, Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Six Sigma and Project Management. These longer term programs range from 18-20 days and are spread out over the semester. For Corporations and Governments, SEEC offers short programs to respond to "just in time" training requirements as well as longer and in depth Corporate University programs. Our Corporate University programs are developed specifically for each client and cover a wide range of subjects based on customer needs and expectations. Our methodology involves establishing the key advisors in each organization to guide the project, an extensive needs analysis of the organization developed by interviewing key executives and participants, the development of goal oriented curriculum based on these findings and a significant experiential learning component designed to ensure our executive students "learn by doing" and apply the theoretical to real organizational issues.
In brief Four points combine to make SEEC's executive and management education distinctive and superior: 1. A focus on leadership and strategic skills in globally diverse environments facing rapid change and the need for innovation in product, process and practice. 2. Extensive needs analysis conducted for every client to ensure that the training solution and faculty meet the client's objectives and deliver measurable returns. 3. Faculty drawn from the best at the Schulich School of Business, from other globally ranked business schools and from experienced practitioners mean that our education and training is up-to-date conceptually but is founded in real world experience and application. 4. Extensive use of both experiential and action learning projects that ensure that our participants learn by application.