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University of Alberta School of Business

Edmonton, AB
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The first business school in Canada to receive accreditation from the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business, University of Alberta operates a full-time and part-time MBA on its Edmonton campus, an accelerated executive MBA, and a part-time program in Ft. McMurray. Integrating... More More

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2-30 Business Building

University of Alberta

Edmonton, AB T6G 2R6


Phone: 780-492-3946

Fax: 780-492-7825


Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: September
Degrees Offered: Master of Business Administration (MBA)(16 months) MBA in Natural Resources and Energy (20 months) MBA in Technology Commercialization (20 months) MBA in International Business (16 months) MBA in Finance (20 months) Executive MBA (EMBA)(21 months) Master of Financial Management (12 months)
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: MBA/JD (Master of Business Admin./Bachelor of Law) (4 years) MBA/MEng (Master of Business Admin./Master of Engineering)(2 years) MBA/MAg (Master of Business Admin./Master of Agriculture) (2 years) MBA/MF (Master of Business Admin./Master of Forestry) (2 years)
Concentrations: Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, MD/MBA -- Dual Degree, Non-Profit Management/Public Administration
Study Abroad Options: Wirtschaftsuniversitat, Austria; Aarhus School of Business, Denmark; Grenoble Graduate School of Management, Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Montpellier, EDHEC (Nice/Lille), France; University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, WHU Koblenz, Germany; Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong; ITESM, Mexico; Thammasat University, Thailand; Uppsala University, Sweden
Online Course Catalog: http://business.ualberta.ca/programs/the-alberta-mba/curriculum/courses-and-electives
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Centre for Applied Research in Energy and the Environmentwww.business.ualberta.ca/Centres/CABREE.aspx
Canadian Corporate Governance Institutehttps://business.ualberta.ca/centres/corporate-governance
Canadian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibilityhttp://www.business.ualberta.ca/Centres/CCCSR.aspx
Centre for International Business Studieswww.business.ualberta.ca/Centres/CIBS.aspx
Centre for Effective Business Management of Addiction Treatmenthttp://business.ualberta.ca/centres/addiction-treatment-management
Alberta Family Business Institutehttp://business.ualberta.ca/centres/family-business
School of Energy and the Environmentwww.see.ualberta.ca
School of Retailingwww.business.ualberta.ca/Centres/SchoolOfRetailing.aspx
Centre for Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprisehttps://business.ualberta.ca/centres/family-entrepreneurship
Centre for Excellence in Operationshttps://business.ualberta.ca/centres/operations-excellence
Courses in Sustainability: Yes
Sustainability course is: Required
Description: SMO 638 - Corporate Sustainability This course examines business strategies for sustainable development. Business sustainability is defined as managing the "triple bottom line" - designing mission driven enterprises that provide a thriving future for business, society and the planet. To achieve this, managers must adopt a fresh understanding of the role of the business enterprise. The course will draw from successful sustainability efforts of leading business organizations, both locally and internationally, by identifying key success factors that encourage sustainable business practices. It will also place current understandings of sustainability in a wider context by exploring the historical roots of current sustainability practices and examining their implications for key stakeholders of the business enterprise.
Research Opportunities in Sustainability: Yes
Description: http://www.business.ualberta.ca/Centres/CCCSR.aspx
School's environmental commitment:  
1: The Natural Resources, Energy, and Environment specialization allows students to tailor their degree around environmentally sound business practices.
2: Net Impact is a student run organization where like minded students can explore environmental and socially responsible business practices.
3: Social impact, environmental sensitivity and the economics of community building are three pillars that form the framework for the new Canadian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (CCCSR).
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Academic Support Services Offered
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:Women's MBA Network
Minority Support Groups:No
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:No
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
Description:Run by the student MBA Association
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