All incoming Accelerated MBA students are required to have a laptop computer. Below you will find key information on wireless internet, printing, Apple computers and more. The AMBA Program Office will be sending your personal Ivey username and password prior to your arrival.
A new laptop is recommended but most laptops purchased after 2017 will be sufficient. Both Apple and Windows computers are supported, however it is recommended you have an English version of your Operating System installed.
There are applications used during the MBA Program that only run on Windows. Ivey provides a free version of Windows 10 through the Microsoft Azure Dev Tools program and Oracle VirtualBox software or BootCamp for students to run Windows virtually on your Apple computer. Please visit us to have virtual Windows installed on your Mac.
Please note: There are Microsoft Office add-ins used in the MBA Program that only provide full functionality on the Windows version of Office. Although there may be Office add-ins available for Mac Office 2016, their functionality may be limited.
Ivey now provides Microsoft Office for students for FREE by going to https://myoffice.uwo.ca
Login using your UWO username and password.
You may install Microsoft Office on up to 10 devices and you may manage your devices on the Ivey MyOffice website.
- Windows Users: It is recommended you install Microsoft Office 2019. You may download Office 2019 Professional Plus from UWO's MyOffice site (https://myoffice.uwo.ca)
- Support Article: Installing Data Analysis Toolpak and Solver for Excel 2016
- Mac OS X Users: It is recommended you install Windows on your Mac and install Office for Windows.
It is recommended you run Windows 10 on your PC or Mac OS X 10.14 (Mojave) on your Apple computer.
A full version of antivirus with auto update enabled should be installed on your laptop.
Insendi requires that you are using a modern Internet Browser. It is recommended you use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari.
You may login to Insendi and your Ivey e-mail(myoffice.ivey.ca), using your Ivey username and password, with @ivey.ca.
More information regarding your Email account can be found at: https://support.ivey.ca/hc/en-us/categories/360000043823-MyOffice