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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Become a Capstone Employer

The Capstone Study Project partners provide host organizations with top-level students registered in the Faculty of Business and Information Technology programs. The students receive an opportunity to gain real-world learning experience through solving a physical, hands-on business issue. Host organizations have, at their disposal and competitive advantage, a selection of students with skills and knowledge within various areas of concentration relevant to core business growth, such as

Business and Finance
Information Technology
Game Development
  •  Accounting
  • Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Enterprise management
  • Information Technology Audits
  • Information Technology Security
  • Networking and Infrastructure
  • Technology Management
  • Business Simulation Modeling
  • Game Design
  • Game Development and Entrepreneurship
  • Game Production Management
  • Game Programming
  • Virtual Reality 

How capstone benefits you...

The capstone program not only provides students with the opportunity to gain direct knowledge and understanding but also delivers consulting services at no physical cost. In turn, this break in bottom-line expenditure allows host organizations to provide a value-added experience that students can apply in the real world, and to capitalize on advantageous benefits through:
  • Real Experience
    • Exposure to a preferential group of candidates who can apply practical theory and skills in specialized areas of study.
    • Application of critical resources toward other business operations, which will enable students to concentrate on solving a business issue, where time and expenses may not currently allow.
    • Significant advantages of access to cutting-edge knowledge and trends relevant to competing in your respective industry.
  • Real Advantage
    • Valuable access to a pool of top academic achievers who are well-suited to fit specific projects based on a best-fit model that keeps time-bound projects top of mind.
    • Avenues to receiving fresh ideas, providing a means of making vital strategic decisions.
  • Real Possibilities
    • Develop strong partnerships with the university's faculty and students that contribute to your success.
    • Assist in shaping and mentoring future business leaders.
    • The convenience of tapping into a wealth of research analysis performed on-site by students.
    • First-hand exposure to potential employees that meet your organizational business needs.
  • Real Investments
    • Invest in your organization's future by capitalizing on academic knowledge combined with real business experience.
    • Leverage learned experiences to solve key business issues.
    • Integrate skills to stay competitive in your industry.

Apply to be a Capstone Employer

For consideration, the client organization must complete this proposal form and submit to the Program Co-ordinator for review. After students have applied to their projects of choice, the faculty will use the information supplied to create the team of Capstone students that best fit the project.

For purposes of clarity, the proposal should include:

  • A brief (but informative) summary of the project scope for incoming students.
  • Sufficient details for students to understand the purpose of the project.
  • The project's end goals, which will allow students to consider how their skills best fit the project.

Please complete this Capstone Project Proposal form.

The client organization will need to sign the Capstone Project Agreement prior to engaging in the project, and after acceptance by the faculty.