The Hub Convocation 2020: Scott Mousseau, MBA
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Convocation 2020: Scott Mousseau, MBA

By: Scott Mousseau

To celebrate #AthaU20 Convocation, we are profiling some of AU’s grads. The team at AU is so proud of everything they have accomplished and we are excited to celebrate each one of our graduates leading up to convocation and beyond!

Read on to learn more about Scott Mousseau’s story and his AU journey through the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.

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Why did you choose AU?

I chose AU because the MBA program is designed specifically for working professionals, and it allowed me the time I needed to spend with my family, but with the flexibility to study and work at the same time. Being a new father meant I didn’t have to sacrifice what meant the most to me to achieve my goal.

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Tell us about the people who have supported you throughout your journey at AU?

My wife has been an incredible support for me throughout my AU journey. The flexibility and ability to adapt to studying late and over weekends made us have to rethink plans or change our schedules, however at the end, she knew that it was an incredible accomplishment and important to both me and our family.

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Scott Mousseau, wife, and young son
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What is your favourite memory from your time at AU?

Our in-residence course for RVET 651: Visionary and Entrepreneurial Thinking. The ability to have more personable interactions with some of our classmates was incredible. I am happy to have made such great connections with great people.

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How will completing your degree at AU transform your life?

It opens the doors to a career direction that I never thought would be possible. Having an MBA and going through online learning modules has forced me to be agile and adapt to change quickly while gaining the insights needed to excel within my career.

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Tell us about a time that the flexibility of AU helped you overcome a challenge.

At a time that was challenging, becoming a new father with a lot of sleepless nights from both studying and my son, having the ability to work on my studies any time of day was life changing. Without that flexibility, it would have been extremely challenging to manage my time and hard to commit to actually completing my program.

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My personal journey landed me here, at AU, but it certainly doesn’t stop now. My future is…

The sky is the limit! I have floated the idea of continuing my life-long learning path and may consider applying for the DBA. From a career standpoint, I will become a senior-level leader at some point, or continue to grow as an entrepreneur or business consultant.

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Scott Mousseau is a husband to his wonderful wife of nine years, Emily, and father to his son, Ben, who is now two. Scott is also Indigenous and a member of Fort William First Nation, who has also supported his educational journey.  Not only was he dealing with fatherhood for the first time and starting a new job, he did it all while on his MBA journey. He completed his bachelor of business administration from Lakehead University and has his Chartered Professional Accounting designation. Currently, Mousseau is working at Fanshawe College as Manager, Advancement Services, and working towards a more senior-level position. Scott was born and raised in Thunder Bay, but in recent years he and his family has relocated to Southwestern Ontario (London region).

Published:
  • September 11, 2020
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