Enrich your Executive MBA experience with diverse and innovative opportunities to apply your
knowledge, get involved and network. Students can choose one out of three major projects.
The Capstone Project allows students to demonstrate their ability to design and implement an
integrated solution to a strategic issue. The case studies are based on real-world challenges that
students are experiencing at their current jobs. Not only do the students get to immediately apply what
they’ve learned in class, many organizations appreciate the solutions.
Creative Destruction Lab (CDL-Rockies)
CDL-Rockies brings together experienced entrepreneurs, investors and scientists from diverse fields
including deep-science, technology innovations, energy and agriculture to name a few. The start-ups
at CDL-Rockies work closely with mentors and Haskayne graduate students to refine their objectives,
conduct market research and financial modelling and explore scaling strategies and raising capital.
IXL Innovation Olympics
Students can participate in the world’s largest innovation consulting competition. Training in lean
innovation methodologies is provided by the Global Innovation Management Institute over an eightweek
period. Each stage requires specific deliverables and culminates with a final strategy and insights
workshop where the multi-national companies involved get to assess and prioritize the key concepts