Electronic Business Technology (MEBT)

An investment that works

By hiring a CO-OP student from the University of Ottawa, you invest in a winning combination! You get a motivated and enthusiastic employee while giving a student the chance to put his or her academic training to the test. The University of Ottawa is the place to recruit CO-OP students!

Only the top students are admitted to the program. Each one has achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 7 out of 10 (a B+ average). Students begin their first work term after one complete year of study giving them a strong academic background to help them succeed on the job. You may choose French-speaking, English-speaking or bilingual students. The sequence of work and study terms is shown below.

Skills that are in demand

CO-OP students in the master’s of electronic business technologies program focus on the integration of information technologies and system architectures with business processes and strategies within a dynamic legal and business environment, which includes electronic commerce technologies and protocols (in particular wireless and multimedia); the analysis and development of algorithms (in particular security, data mining, data warehouses and distributed applications); the definition of standards, architectures and software engineering methodologies for developing electronic business systems and innovative applications (virtual environments, e-learning, personalization, electronic negotiations, business reporting, legislative compliance and health care) as well as organizational transformations based on information technologies (in particular business process re-engineering, business model and performance management, Web marketing and website management as well as enterprise information systems). Thus, our interns will easily integrate into your work environment and quickly become productive members of your organization.

Work/Study sequences

Sequence 1 - all students follow this sequence

Year of StudyFallWinterSummer
1StudyStudyWork 1
2Work 2Study-

Sequence 2 - students needing more time to finish their program

Year of StudyFallWinterSummer
1StudyStudyWork 1
2Work 2StudyStudy
Examples of tasks at work
  • Analyze and manage data, and big data, using current data mining and data warehousing tools
  • Conduct business analyses and design business solutions including identifying information system requirements, business process redesign, change management, business strategy, and marketing
  • Conduct project analyses and project management
  • Help design and implement software modules for a whole range of mobile and Internet applications involving databases, networking, business intelligence, mathematical and statistical analyses, etc.
  • Manage and maintain a complete range of business applications, including website content management, dashboards and spreadsheets reporting, sales and marketing campaigns, human resources management, etc.
  • Plan and execute test suites
  • Write program codes in commonly used languages and tools for mobile and Internet applications, including Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL, SOAP, etc.
  • Write quality documentation and manuals for software systems, business processes, and policies
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