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  • 1. UBC MBA Exchange Program 2007
  • 2. UBC and Sauder School of Business
  • 3. University of British Columbia
    • The University of British Columbia (UBC) is one of North America’s leading research universities and one of the largest in Canada.
    • More than 34,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students are enrolled at UBC.
  • 4. University of British Columbia
    • The University is situated on a forested peninsula overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the coastal mountain range with ocean, mountains and sky creating vistas in three directions.
    • The unique setting of the campus means that students have access to a variety of cultural and recreational activities.
    • The campus is only a 15-minute drive from downtown Vancouver – a vibrant cosmopolitan city with a population of about 2 million people.
  • 5. Sauder School of Business
    • The School has more than 2,400 students in Bachelor's, Masters and PhD programs
    • 23,000 alumni in 60 countries
    • One of the world's leading business faculties
    • Award-winning research
    • Global partnerships
  • 6. The MBA Programme
  • 7. UBC MBA Program
    • Statistics of the 2006 Entering Class
      • Average Work Experience……………….6 years
      • Average Age……………………………… 30
      • Percentage of Female/Male……………. 35% / 65%
      • Average GMAT Score…………………… 618
      • Number of Countries Represented…….. 25
      • Number of Languages Spoken………….25
      • Domestic/International Student ratio……56% / 44%
      • Class Size………………………………… 100 - 150
    LEARN WITH THE BEST & BRIGHTEST
  • 8. UBC MBA Program
    • Member in the PIM Network
    • (Partnership in International Management)
    ACCREDITATIONS
  • 9. UBC MBA Program COURSES AVAILABLE
    • Information Technology Management
    • Marketing
    • Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Sustainability
    • Accounting
    • Business and Corporate Strategy
    • Business Ethics
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Finance
  • 10. Example Courses (Fall 2006) (exact courses may differ year to year)
    • Marketing
    • Pricing
    • Creative Marketing Strategies
    • Database Marketing and Data Mining
    • Internet Marketing
    • Brand Management
    • New Product Development
    • Strategic Management
    • Business Strategy
    • Corporate Strategy
    • Intellectual Property and Business Strategy
    • Strategic Management of Services
    • Film and Television Financing and Distribution
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Sustainable Development
    • The Business of Wine
    • Strategy in Entrepreneurial Ventures
    • Finance
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Security Analysis
    • Options and Futures
    • Risk Management
    • Portfolio Strategies
    • Portfolio Tactics
    • Financial Engineering
    • Fixed Income Securities
    • Organisational Behaviour
    • Leadership
    • Strategic HR Management
    • Business Ethics
    • Others include…
    • Accounting for Performance Evaluation
    • International Financial Management
    • Total Quality Management
    • Current Issues in Logistics and Operations Management
    • Management Sciences - Best Practices
    • Stochastic Processes
    • Decision Analysis
    • Topics in Discrete Optimization
    • Topics in Health Care Management
  • 11. UBC MBA Program
    • Academic Support
    • Orientation
    • Student Health Services
    • Career Services
    • Computer Access
    • Recreation / Fitness Facilities
    EXCHANGE STUDENT SERVICES
  • 12. UBC MBA Program
    • The MBA Student Society (MBAS) organizes a buddy-system for incoming Exchange students to help new students get acquainted with their peers in the MBA program and to answer questions, give guidance/advise and ensure students feel comfortable in their new environment.
    • Exchange students are invited to BBQs, Canadian Cultural Week and other social events organized by the MBAS.
    EXCHANGE BUDDY Program
  • 13. UBC MBA Program
    • One-on-one career coaching and skills training
    • Career Development Program seminars
    • Corporate recruiting assistance and support
    • Career Development Week (between Period 5 & 6)
      • Workshops
      • Professional skills development
    CAREER MANAGEMENT SUPPORT
  • 14. UBC MBA Program LIVING COSTS *Subject to Change $ 3,920 – 5,070 CAN SUB-TOTAL of LIVING AND STUDYING EXPENSES $ 700 – 800 Personal Spending/ Expenses $ 500 – 600 Books and supplies $ 1,320 – 1,670 Food (Meal plan for single person living on campus) $ 1,400 – 2,000 On-Campus Single Person Housing Approximate Living and Studying Expenses (4 months) $ 308 CAN SUB-TOTAL of SAUDER NON-TUITION EXPENSES $50 Housing Application $88 U-Pass (public transit access) $170 UBC Health and Medical Insurance MANDATORY Sauder School of Business MBA Fees (4 months)
  • 15. UBC MBA Program
    • Australia
    • Brazil
    • China
    • Denmark
    • France
    • Germany
    JOIN EXCHANGE STUDENTS FROM:
    • Hong Kong
    • Israel
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Korea
    • Mexico
    • Netherlands
    • Singapore
    • Spain
    • Switzerland
    • Thailand
    • UK
    • USA
  • 16. MBA Society & Clubs
    • Very active MBA Society
      • Social activities
      • Sports activities
      • Speakers, company visits and trade events
    • Clubs include:
      • Marketing
      • Strategy
      • Entrepreneurship
      • Technology
      • Finance
  • 17. Vancouver
  • 18. Vancouver, British Columbia
    • About Vancouver
    • "Best City in the Americas" Condé Nast Traveller magazine (2004)
    • Ranked #5 city on the Top 10 US and Canadian cities list - www.travelandleisure.com
    • Population (city) 580,000 ; (region) 2,100,000
    • 3 rd largest city in Canada (113 sq km)
  • 19. Vancouver, British Columbia
    • More about Vancouver
    • One of the mildest climates in Canada.
    • The temperature averages 3ºC in January and 18ºC in July.
    • Vancouver is one of the most culturally diverse cities in North America.
  • 20. Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Things to Do
    • Sight-seeing at our many local attractions
      • Stanley Park
      • Capilano Suspension Bridge
      • Chinatown
      • Gastown etc.
    • Ski or Snowboard on the North Shore (20 mins) or Whistler (2 hours)
    • Golf, hiking, biking, kayaking, white-water rafting or most any sport imaginable
    • See a Vancouver Canucks game! Hockey is THE Canadian sport after all!!
  • 21. Downtown Vancouver
  • 22. Vancouver Skyline
  • 23. UBC Campus UBC Campus
  • 24. UBC Campus
  • 25. UBC Campus – Sauder School
  • 26. Walks around Vancouver
  • 27. Kayaking around Vancouver
  • 28. Whistler
  • 29. Whistler – 2 hours by bus from UBC Whistler – less than 2 hours by bus from UBC
  • 30. British Columbia & the Business Environment
  • 31. British Columbia, Canada
  • 32. Business in British Columbia
    • Competitive business environment
    • Leading the country in job creation
    • Best housing growth in the nation
    • 2010 Winter Olympic investment
  • 33. Business in British Columbia
    • Strong Presence in the Energy Sector – Ballard, Methanex, Terasen
    • Numerous Forestry & Wood Products Companies – Canfor, Interfor, Norske
    • Entrepreneurial Biotech Sector – QLT, Inex Pharmaceuticals
  • 34. Business in British Columbia
    • North America’s 3 rd largest film & TV production centre
    • Home to many Global Technology Firms such as: Nokia, Honeywell, Broadcom, Intel, Raytheon, PMC Sierra, Epson, Alcatel
  • 35. What now?
  • 36. UBC MBA Program
    • Exchange dates:
    • August 31, 2007 (Orientation)
    • September 4, 2007 (First Day of Class)
    • December 1, 2007 (Last Day of Exams)
    COME STUDY WITH US
  • 37. UBC MBA Program
    • Exchange Nomination : March 1, 2007
    • Exchange Application: June 1, 2007
    • Single Person Housing Application : May 1, 2007
    APPLICATION DEADLINES
  • 38. UBC MBA Program
    • VISIT
    • www.sauder.ubc.ca
    • OR
    • e-mail: [email_address]
    MORE INFORMATION?