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    MBA_MHRM_Overview_the_Program MBA_MHRM_Overview_the_Program Presentation Transcript

    • Graduate Program Information Session MBA / MHRM/ Graduate Certificates
    • Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business
    • New Facilities Administrative offices, faculty offices and teaching case rooms of the Faculty of Business Administration are located on the 5 th and 6 th floors of the Education Building
    • Executive Technology Room Executive Tech Room (back) Executive Tech Room (front) The Executive Technology Room located on the 5 th floor is a “high-tech” instruction space used for executive education (MBA / MHRM and business professionals)
    • Teaching Lab and Case Room Case Teaching Room Accounting/Finance Teaching Lab Located on the 5 th floor, the Accounting and Finance teaching lab is a 30 station computer lab designed for computer supported instruction. The picture on the right is one of the large case teaching rooms located on the 6 th floor
    • Graduate Student Area Graduate Student Study Area Graduate Student Lounge Located on the 5 th floor, this space provides meeting and study space for graduate students
    • International Student Programs
      • International Business Consulting course
        • Mexico
        • China
      • Student exchanges
    • Graduate Program Staff Anne Lavack, Ph.D. Director & Assoc. Dean Annette Marche Graduate Advisor Rhoda Ferner Administrative Support
    • Faculty Team
      • Outstanding team of experienced professors
      • Balancing theory and practice
      • Award winning teachers
      • Accessible and approachable
    • Faculty Team
      • Covering marketing, finance, accounting, strategy, organizational behaviour, international business,, entrepreneurship, human resource management,, management accounting, industrial relations
    • Faculty Team
      • Faculty provides active management consultancies to the public and private sectors
      • Case teaching with direct linkage to organizational practice
      • Leading edge material
    • Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business programs are….
      • Professional
      • Career-Based
      • Family friendly and flexible
      • Part-time and full-time
      • Weekend, block, and on-line course options
    • The part-time challenge
      • Requires excellent time-management skills
      • Requires discipline and commitment
      • Spreading it out over too long a period fragments the learning process
      • Employer support is important
      • Getting a graduate degree part-time is a great signal to current and future employers
    • MBA: General Management
      • Traditionally the most well known graduate degree in management
      • Currently one of the most popular credentials for those with senior management goals
      • Seen to be a factor in salary increases
      • 10 courses OR 8 courses & project
    • MHRM: Human Resource Professionals
      • Designed for those with proven HR experience who want to further a career in HR
      • Part-time program (2 years)
        • 4 web-based courses (Fall/Winter x 2)
        • 4 face-to-face one-week courses (Spr/Summ x 2)
        • Project (or 2 more face-to-face one-week courses)
      • Covers all aspects of HR including staffing, compensation, training etc.
    • Project
      • An optional project is available in both in the MHRM and MBA programs.
      • The project allows the student to conduct a study under the supervision of a faculty member and a committee.
      • Students following the project option must prepare and present a comprehensive paper on a suitable topic.
    • Admission Requirements
      • 70% average in an undergraduate degree
      • Two letters of reference
      • 2 years relevant working experience
      • GMAT is required for MBA
    • GMAT ( Offered at SIAST)
      • Graduate Management Admissions Test
        • Quantitative Portion
        • Verbal Portion
        • Analytical Writing Assessment Portion
      • The GMAT primarily tests four skills:
        • 1.Endurance and ability to focus
        • 2.Basic knowledge of grammar/math/reasoning/argument formation
        • 3.Test-taking skills: ability to guess, work at an appropriate pace, and make decisions under pressure
        • 4.Problem-solving abilities
    • Advance Standing
      • We offer Advance Standing of up to 3 courses to holders of these designations:
        • Chartered Accountant (CA)
        • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
        • Certified General Accountant (CGA)
        • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
        • Direxion
    • Mid-career entry option
      • Experienced managers with 7+ years of management experience may apply to MBA / MHRM program without an undergraduate degree
      • Must complete qualifying courses before starting MBA / MHRM courses
    • Qualifying Courses
      • Students must complete the following courses (if have not already done so) before taking more than one graduate course:
      MBA BUS 210 Intro to Marketing BUS 260 Intro to Org. Behaviour BUS 285 Intro Financial Accounting BUS 288 Intro Managerial Accounting BUS 290 Intro to Finance ECON 201, 202 STAT 151 MHRM 8 undergraduate university-level courses STAT 151 One Behavioural Science Course
    • Upcoming Course Offerings
      • Winter 2008:
        • GBUS 815 Business Policy & Strategy
        • GBUS 832 Accounting for Mgrs. (one-week course)
        • GBUS 840 Strategic Marketing
        • GBUS 843 Strategic Human Resource Management
        • GBUS 862 Eval. of HR Practices & Systems (Web-based course)
        • GBUS 848AA International Business Consulting (Travel study course)
    • Upcoming Course Offerings
      • Spring/Summer 2008
        • GBUS 817 Human Behaviour in Organizations
        • GBUS 846AA Leadership: Theory & Practice
        • GBUS 861 Organization Theory
        • GBUS 864 Compensation
        • GBUS 846AB Group Dynamics in Organizations
    • Fall Course Offerings
      • Fall 2008:
        • GBUS 830 Social Issues in Business
        • GBUS 838 Research Methods in Mgmt. (Web-based course)
        • GBUS 860 Managing Change
        • GBUS 863 Staffing Organizations
        • GBUS 866 Managing Information Systems
        • GBUS 891 International Financial Mgmt.
    • Cost
      • Tuition fees are one of the best values in Canada
      • MBA Cost is $1,200 per course
      • MHRM cost is $1,900 per course
        • Additional incidental fees of $150 - $350 per semester (URSU, Health & Dental, etc.)
      • Most professional graduate programs in Canada are experiencing rapid cost increases.
    • Comparison of Universities
    • Master’s Certificates
      • Take 3 graduate level courses to receive a Master’s certificate in:
          • International Business
          • Human Resource Management
          • Business Fundamentals
          • General Management
      • Must take qualifying courses, if applicable
      • Cost is $1,100 per course plus incidentals
    • Did you know…
      • Full-time students can withdraw up to $10,000 per year from RRSP without being taxed
        • Max. $20,000 over a 4-year period
        • Repayable to the RRSP in equal instalments over a 10-year period
        • Check with your financial institution for details
    • To Apply, submit these items:
      • Application Checklist
      • Application Form
      • Resume
      • Personal Statement
      • 2 Confidential recommendation forms (from professors or supervisors)
      • Official transcript(s) in original sealed envelopes
      • GMAT scores (official scores) – for MBA only
      • TOEFL score (if English wasn’t the language of high school or undergraduate instruction)
    • Questions…