MBA Program at University Canada West

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University Canada West, Vancouver BC:
University Canada West (UCW) is a private, business-oriented university in Vancouver which offers MBA and Bachelor degrees that prepare you to be an effective leader in the workplace. UCW aims to be a leading university in Canada and on a global stage and is known for its diversity (students currently come from over 34 countries around the world), its innovative methods and its effectiveness in preparing motivated students for their professional careers. As well as an MBA program for Canadian and international students, we also offer an MBA Foundation Program option for students do not have the professional or academic qualifications but want to pursue an MBA program in Canada.

Master of Business Administration:

Photo of MBA Program at University Canada WestThe Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered at UCW Vancouver aims to give students the leadership skills they need to act on the global stage. This program, accredited by ACBSP, will allow you to put theory into practice in order to help your organisation succeed.

Why choose an MBA?
• Learn to respond strategically to business’ needs with informed decisions and opportunities
• Assess the ethical implications of business activities
• Develop solutions to business problems
• Evaluate business decisions and systematic analysis
• Demonstrate effective skills to collaborate with different groups of people
• Guide teams through the resolution of problems
• Integrate personal values and perspectives into your problem-solving strategies
• Communicate ideas in a persuasive way, following a thorough analysis
• Analyze information in a business context

MBA Course Structure:

Image of MBA Program at University Canada WestTier 1: Analytical Foundations
• Business Environment, Ethics & Strategy
• Leadership in the Global Context
• Human Interfaces
• Research Methodologies & Inquiry

Tier 2 Management Principles & Practices
• Managerial Accounting
• Human Resource Management in the Global Environment or Canadian Human Resource Management
• Marketing Management
• Operations Management

Tier 3 Business Applications
• Financial Management
• Consulting Practice
• Project Management
• Two electives

Tier 4 Integration & Implementation
• Consulting/Research Project or Strategic Management
• One elective

Elective Clusters
You can select from the following electives from one of the elective clusters in Marketing, Finance or Leadership, to gain specialized skills and knowledge.


MBA Foundation Program option:
We understand that some students do not have the professional or academic qualifications but wish to pursue the MBA program. Students have the option of completing the three MBA Foundation courses.  In order to qualify for admission to the MBA program, students will need to earn a grade of B or better on each Foundation course.

The MBA Foundation includes courses in the following areas:
MBAF 501 – Business & Academic Writing
MBAF 502 – Quantitative Skills for Business
MBAF 504 – Economics from a Business Perspective

Experienced Faculty:

Our faculty members are experienced professionals who have the first-hand industry experience to help you succeed in your future career. They will provide you with case studies and plenty of stories about their time on the job to offer a more complete understanding of the industry you would like to enter.

Our learning environment is dynamic, and our classes are small and that gives you the opportunity to get to know your classmates and your professors.

Testimonial:
“Even though it was sometimes difficult to balance everything, the satisfaction from completing this program is a highlight of my life that will benefit me forever.”
Tammy McMullen, 2017 Medal for Academic Excellence recipient (MBA)

Address: West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1V9, Canada