The University of British Columbia (UBC) is Canadas third largest university and boasts one of the nations most beautiful campuses. Situated in the scenic city of Vancouver, often ranked as one of the worlds most livable cities, UBC attracts over 43,000 students annually from around the world. Embraced by the Pacific Ocean and the towering Coast Mountains, Vancouver is a dynamic hub of social, cultural, and recreational activities. As the setting for UBC's outstanding MBA program, it makes for an educational experience that's second to none.
Home to the MBA program, the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia is recognized as the leader in Canada, and among the best in the world, for business and management research. With over 100 leading academics from more than 24 countries, our faculty members enjoy worldwide recognition for their research excellence, innovative teaching and active business outreach. Strategically located at Canadas gateway to the Pacific Rim, Sauder provides a global business perspective at a dynamic crossroads of the international marketplace.
The 16-month, full-time UBC MBA program was recently re-designed around a results-focused, challenging, and comprehensive curriculum to prepare you for business leadership in the 21st century. The core of the program is focused on five key personal development factors: Responsible Business, Global Issues & Macro-Economics, Creativity, Decision Making, and Leadership
The UBC MBA offers a uniquely integrated perspective on business strategy, with the aim of helping you develop expertise across a broad range of key business subjects. As such, the MBA offers career-oriented tracks that provide training in the cluster of skills needed for one of four demanding and complex business sectors: Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Consulting & Strategic Management, Finance, and Product & Service Management.
The UBC MBA program also develops your global perspective through project work on the ground in Europe, China or India, international business courses, one of the most diverse student bodies in North America, and optional exchange programs at 31 business schools around the world.
The MBA program links business theory with business reality through internships or industry projects, guest speakers, and site visits. A unique Professional Development Program, complete with 360-degree personalized leadership coaching throughout your degree, helps develop personal productivity and leadership skills that will prove invaluable throughout your career. And as you plan your return to work, the Sauder School of Business Career Centre offers career management training and personal assistance to help you market yourself more effectively.
Admission to the UBC MBA requires a prior university degree from an accredited institution, with a strong academic record and a competitive GMAT score. For more detailed information about our program, we invite you to visit our website at www.sauder.ubc.ca/mba.