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The University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business

Vancouver, BC
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The Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia offers both a 15-month full-time and 28-month part-time MBA in the Robert H. Lee Graduate School. The full-time program convenes at the school’s 100-acre campus west of Vancouver’s downtown core; the part-time program meets at the... More More

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#111 - 2053 Main Mall

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2


Phone: 604-822-8422

Fax: 604-822-9030


Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: unique
Degrees Offered: UBC MBA Full-time Program: 15 months UBC MBA Part-time Program: 28 months
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: Joint MBA/JD: 4 years Joint MBA/MAPPS (Master of Arts, Asia Pacific Policy Studies): 2 years Combined MBA/CMA: approx. 2 years
Concentrations: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Administration, Human Resources, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, International Business, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Leadership/Management, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Supply Chain Management
Study Abroad Options: The UBC MBA Full-time program has active exchange programs with the following schools: Australia (Melbourne Business School) Austria (Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration) Belgium (Solvay Business School) Brazil (Fundacão Getúlio Vargas (FGV - EAESP) China (China Europe International Business School) China (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) China (Tsinghua University) Denmark (Copenhagen Business School) Finland (Helsinki School of Economics)France (EDHEC) France (HEC- Paris) Germany (Cologne University) Germany (WHU, Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management) Hong Kong (Chinese University of Hong Kong) Hong Kong (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) India (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad) Israel (The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business) Italy (SDA Bocconi) Japan (Keio University) Korea (Yonsei University) Mexico (EGADE - Monterrey) Netherlands (Rotterdam School of Management) Poland (Warsaw School of Economics) Singapore (National University of Singapore) Spain (ESADE Business School) Switzerland (HEC - Lausanne) Thailand (Thammasat University) United Kingdom (Manchester Business School) United Kingdom (Warwick Business School) USA (Fisher College of Business) USA (Fuqua School of Business)
Online Course Catalog: http://www.sauder.ubc.ca/Programs/MBA/MBA_Full_Time/Program_Overview
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Courses in Sustainability: Yes
Sustainability course is: Optional
Description: Businesses of all kinds now find their corporate ethics and their environmental impact held up to scrutiny by governments, consumers, and shareholders. The Sustainability and Business specialization is designed to help future business leaders meet this scrutiny as well as to meet the growing demand for business leadership in non-profit and non-governmental organizations. The program offers UBC MBA students a business education in the realms of environmental economics, sustainable development, and corporate social responsibility. Industry presenters to the Sustainability and Business specialization will play a pivotal role in delivering real-world focus to the program. They may include sustainability leaders from organizations such as Shell Canada, The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC), and Catalyst Paper Corporation - formerly NorskeCanada. The specialization consists of nine required modules, ranging from cost-benefit analysis to business ethics to global environment issues. It also includes a number of elective modules, which allow the student to pursue selected issues such as nonprofit management, environmental marketing, and social entrepreneurship with greater depth. UBC MBA Sustainability and Business graduates will find themselves with growing opportunities in leadership roles. Particular interest for professionals with sustainability expertise comes from larger organizations in resource-based industries and environmental non-profits. Other possible roles include marketing communications and environmental strategic consulting.
Research Opportunities in Sustainability: Yes
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Academic Support Services Offered
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:International Student Program: http://www.sauder.ubc.ca/Programs2/MasterofBusinessAdministration/MBAFullTime/ProgramOverview/PreCoreandInternationalStudentPreparation/default.htm
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:UBC Womyn's Centre: The AMS Womyn’s Centre is a space where women can feel safe, empower each other, and organize against sexism and violence. They offer a wide variety of resources including an extensive library and events aimed to empower and inform.
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:UBC Access & Diversity: Access and Diversity is working on identifying and eliminating systemic barriers to full participation in university life that students experience, arising from race, ethnicity, disability, gender, and sexual diversity, and intersecting inequalities.
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:Pride UBC: Provides peer support to members and allies of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, trangender, queer, intersex, and two-spirit communities at UBC. Assists those who are coming out by providing forums for discussions on sexuality.
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:No
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