Welcome to Management Sciences at the University of Waterloo

Management Sciences is an academic department within the Faculty of Engineering that offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) degree in management engineering, an undergraduate option in management sciences, and both research and course-based graduate degree programs. 

Management sciences is a broad interdisciplinary study of problem solving and decision making in organizations. It uses a combination of analytical models, data science, and behavioural sciences to address societies' most complex problems.

Conducting meaningful research that will impact industries and economies, our students and faculty work under three core areas of specialization: applied operations research, information systems, and management of technology. 

  1. Nov. 21, 2019Management Engineering team wins at Velocity Concept pitch contest
    CodeGem and the other winners

    A team of management engineering students was one of 4 winners at a recent Velocity Concept pitch competition. Stephanie Mills, Ian Kemp and Kaylyn Lau, all in their third year, are developing CodeGem, an analytics tool powered by machine learning to be built into GitHub’s review process. The team took home a cash prize of $5000. 

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  2. Nov. 11, 2019Management engineering alum shares start-up experience

    Jack Forbes, a Management Engineering alumnus, was recently interviewed on his experience working for starts ups, starting one, and eventually being accepted to the Y Combinator, an influential start-up incubator. 

  3. Oct. 30, 2019Management Engineering capstone project wins first prize in international contest
    Milan Preet Kaur was awarded first place at the INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Competition for her team's 2019

    A management engineering Capstone Design project that explored the need for pay-and-display parking machines in Toronto took top prize in an international competition. Milan Preet Kaur, a recent management engineering graduate, presented her team’s Capstone project at the 2019 Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Competition, which took place at the 

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  1. Jan. 30, 2020P.Eng Licensing Workshop and Meet and Greet
    P.Eng workshop poster

  2. Feb. 6, 20203-Minute-Thesis Management Sciences Department Heat

    1 slide, 3 minutes, outstanding ideas

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges research-based graduate students to articulate the impact and breadth of their research in a 3 minute presentation, using just 1 static power point slide.

  3. Feb. 12, 2020MBET in-person information session
    MBET students

    If entrepreneurship is in your future, let us help you get there.

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