MBA

University Canada West (UCW), Canada

mba

Next enrollment cycle

October 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,227

Course Accredited By

ACBSP

  • 2 Years
  • Online and On-campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 14% scholarship

The online MBA syllabus is focused on enhancing competencies across areas such as leadership, critical thinking, project planning, and a host of further advanced business disciplines. Each program module is led by an experienced UCW academic, whose role is to encourage discussion and debate, to facilitate active student participation, and to provide guidance and feedback.

 

Those who graduate from this ACBSP-accredited MBA program will find themselves more capable of responding strategically to challenges within the business environment presents. You will learn to take responsibility for important decisions, with the ability to explain yourself and your ideas.

Learning what is required of an effective leader, you will become confident in your management skills, as well as your ability to solve business problems.

 

Those who graduate from this ACBSP-accredited MBA program will find themselves more capable of responding strategically to challenges within the business environment presents. You will learn to take responsibility for important decisions, with the ability to explain yourself and your ideas.

Learning what is required of an effective leader, you will become confident in your management skills, as well as your ability to solve business problems.

Benefits of studying online
Studying online comes with a variety of benefits. You can choose flexible hours to fit around any commitments you may have, be it personal or professional. With HD video lectures, and all course materials provided, you won’t feel any less prepared than those who’ve studied on campus.

Online study is becoming increasingly popular because of the increased flexibility it offers. Studying online means that you can work on professional development while obtaining an academic qualification. This will make you more prepared when it comes to securing employment in a managerial position.

Why study online MBA?
Enjoy the flexibility to work as you study
Professional and personal progression
Network with a global community of students
Access to high quality e-learning resources

Employability
Academica Group has been surveying our MBA graduates 6 months after graduation (which will continue in 2020).

According to the January 2020 data from the graduates that participated in the study:

100% graduate employment within 6 Months
88% have secured employment within 3 months of graduation
67% have secured employment within a month of graduation
Our alumni work for some of the world's leading organizations such as;

Siemens
Apple
Nestle
Scotiabank
Telus
SoftMoc
EmpowerID
SAP
The Marketing Kangaroos
Sigamlux
GPP
Danone
Oakville Trading
RBC
Walt Disney World
We collaborate with digital leaders such as Salesforce (Trailhead), Tableau and IBM to add relevant digital components to our courses (see course structure below). This aligns with our digital vision and keep you updated with upcoming technological trends.

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2021
  • July 2022
  • January 2022
  • April 2022

Applicants to the MBA program may qualify for admission based on the following requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized post-secondary institution, with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.33 scale) or better and

Have one of the following:

  • Acceptable score on a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) that has been written in the last five years.
  • An appropriate Canadian professional designation or equivalent international designation (e.g. CPA, CA, CGA, CMA, CHRP or P.Eng).
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA) or Commerce (BComm) or equivalent.
  • A minimum of three (3) years documented professional or management experience with evidence of career progression and relevant education and/or training.
  • GMAT and GRE scores must be no more than five (5) years old. The Admissions Committee looks for scores that indicate strength in the verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing assessment portions of the exams.

Applicants who elect to submit their test scores directly to University Canada West from standard testing services should specify University Canada West’s institution code as follows:

  • GMAT 5HW
  • GRE 7570.

The ACBSP and NCMA-accredited Master of Business Administration (MBA) program from UCW will prepare you for success on a global level. You will learn how to take challenging situations in a stride, apply pragmatic solutions to problems and ultimately drive the success of your organization through intelligent decision-making. 
Our MBA program also includes relevant digital components (see course structure below) and we collaborate with digital leaders such as Riipen, the Digital Marketing Institute, Salesforce (Trailhead), Tableau and IBM to keep our students updated with upcoming technological trends. 
Students can earn certifications in AMA, DMP, CMC and others. 

Digital Marketing Institute
Our partnership with DMI means that upon successful completion of the Marketing Management course you will receive associate level certification from DMI. You will then have the option to take a set of three digital marketing electives, which will set you up to take DMI’s Pearson VUE test to get certified as a Digital Marketing Professional, in addition to earning your MBA degree from UCW.
Thanks to a partnership between DMI and the American Marketing Association (AMA), if you complete the digital marketing electives and pass the DMI Pearson VUE test you will also get AMA Professional Certified Marketer certification.

IBM Design Thinking
UCW has created a new course about entrepreneurship that launched this term. Business-641 (Entrepreneurship) incorporates IBM Design Thinking into the MBA program. The IBM Design Thinking model is a scalable framework aimed at big enterprises that uses three principles to solve complex problems creatively. 

Riipen
Riipen brings industry and academia together, with real company projects. Projects are embedded directly into curriculum or completed as remote internships. Immersing students in industry projects equips them with work-ready skills.

Salesforce
Salesforce is an online solution for customer relationship management (CRM). It gives all departments within a company, including marketing, sales, commerce and service, a shared view of their customers with one integrated CRM platform. Salesforce has been incorporated into the Marketing Management course.

Tableau
Tableau, a powerful data visualization tool used in the business intelligence industry, has been incorporated into UCW’s Business Analytics course. 

Domestic

  • Number of courses 15
  • Cost per course $1,560
  • Total Tuition Fees $23,400**
  • Typical Full-time Tuition Fees $14,040 (Year 1) $9,360 (Year 2)
  • First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500   

*Students taking MRKT 621 will be charged an extra $150 fee to access Digital Marketing Institute modules and membership.

 **30% discount applies for Canadian Forces members and veterans. 

  • Compulsory Registration Fees Domestic
  • Library & Technology $17 /course
  • Student Activity & Alumni $8 /course
  • Guard.me n/a
  • Keep Me Safe $35/year

  *medical insurance coverage for the first term (3 months) 

  • Fees for Additional Services
  • Application Fee $150
  • Appeal to Academic Council $50 (refunded if appeal is successful)
  • Audit Fee1 50% of course tuition
  • Credit Card Refund $35
  • Credit Card Charge Back Fee $45
  • Confirmation of Enrolment $0 (free)
  • Course Challenge 50% of course tuition
  • Duplicate Credential $50
  • Duplicate Tax Receipt $50
  • Financial Hold Release2 $150
  • Graduation Application Fee3 $75
  • Late Graduation Application Fee $250
  • Letter of Permission $35
  • NSF Fee for Returned Cheque $55
  • Parchment Shipment (International Only)$60
  • Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) $500 per portfolio
  • Program Transfer Fee $75
  • Readmission Fee4 $150
  • Student ID Card Replacement $35
  • Supplemental Exam Fee $100 on campus / $150 off campus
  • Transcript5 $10 / $8
  • Tuition Refund Processing Fee $250
  • Wire Transfer Fee $45
  • Wire Transfer Fee ‑ By Third Party$65
  • Printing Fee $0.10/B&W - $0.20/color (Minimum $5 prepaid)

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