The UVic MBA program provides an intense, integrative, international and experiential learning environment. Even if your undergraduate degree isn't in business, your MBA is closer and more affordable than you might think.
Join us and earn your MBA in 17 months of daytime study or 29 months of evening study. Admitting only 45 day and 15 evening students each year, you will enjoy an intimate learning experience with tremendous access to resources such as our Executive Mentorship network, career resources and co-op (paid internship) options, a two-day sustainability consulting case exercise, and a two-week international consulting project in China, India or Brazil.
Notable Institutes, Centers of Excellence, Partnerships with Industry and Academia:
* UVic MBA + EDHEC (France) MSc double degree option
* UVic MBA + Thunderbird School of Global Management (USA) MGM double degree option
* Centre for Social and Sustainable Innovation
* The Innovation Centre for Entrepreneurs
Dr. Saul Klein, International Business, Dean.
Dr. AE Elangovin, Organizational Behaviour - is among 10 Canadian scholars honoured with a 2012 3M National Teaching Fellowship.
Dr. Ana Maria Paredo, International Business - the recipient of the 2013 Craigdarroch Award for Excellence in Knowledge Mobilization.
In our MBA program, you have the option to apply what you've learned and gain valuable experience through one or two paid internships in a high-performance position. Hundreds of positions are posted each term. More info: http://www.uvic.ca/gustavson/gill/mba/features/index.php
Practical experience during curriculum:
International Integrative Management Exercise (IIME)is a 10 to 12 day consulting project overseas. You apply both your cumulative business knowledge and develop your global mindset and skill-set.
In addition to the consulting project, other opportunities include:
* visiting multi-national and local businesses
* attending guest lectures on culture, government, finance, etc. at our partner universities
* networking with local business people
meeting local MBA students
In the first year you participate in two consulting exercises called Integrative Management Exercise (IME) one in Victoria and one in China, India or Brazil. In your team, you research and analyze the client's issue then submit your recommendations to the company in both a team presentation and report.
Working with your MBA Co-op and Career Adviser, you develop the 'soft' skills and professionalism to prepare you for internship and career opportunities. Career development workshops include:
* career research skills
* creating a career marketing plan including cover letters and resumé writing
* networking skills
* interview skills, including a Mock Interview Clinic
* employer recruitment and information sessions
* industry and alumni panel presentations
* business etiquette
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Scotia Bank, Canada and Malaysia
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3800 Finnerty Road Victoria, BC V8P 5C2
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