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MBA Exchange - Sauder School of Business, UBC

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