MBA with Leadership as an Elective specialization

This ACBSP accredited program is designed for students hoping to become leaders in a global setting. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered by UCW Vancouver will equip you with the skills needed to tackle complex situations. This is achieved by exploring practical solutions that will help your organization to thrive.

UCW Vancouver has made the course more accessible to its students by allowing Leadership to be taken as an elective. This will enable you to develop your understanding of effective leadership and enhance these skills. In order to put what you have learned into practice, the program closes with a major research project allowing you the opportunity to display how your skills can be applied to real-life scenarios.

Change Management

Effective management is crucial in leading a business. Therefore, this course focuses on intervention theory and how you can align your organization’s structure with strategy, particularly in times of instability or unexpected change. To develop your understanding of change management and to help mitigate risk within your organization, change agent models, content analysis, data collection, and feedback mechanisms will all be explored. You will learn how to respond proactively to change.

It should be noted that in order to take this course, Tier 2 must be completed as a prerequisite.

Negotiations

Negotiation is the ability to form an agreement between two or more parties. This course will introduce students to the theories and processes of negotiation in a multitude of situations. You will also be taught techniques for negotiation and how to analyze your own behavior during these situations. The best way to develop your skills is through practice and experience. Therefore, you will participate in negotiation exercises to apply what you have learned from assigned readings and class discussions to situations you may encounter in a business environment. The course will make you eligible for Leadership specialization.

Leadership and Decision Making

In order to be a successful leader, you will need to become proficient in the following: articulating your strategy and vision, communicating the principles behind effective leadership, understanding how personal backgrounds shape behavior and relationships and finally, development of new decision-making and problem-solving methods. This course focuses on the final competency by encouraging students to utilize the skills they have learned during their MBA studies. Through computer-based business simulation and case studies, you will continue the development of leadership skills.

It should be noted that in order to take this course, Tier 3 must be completed as a prerequisite.

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MBA with Marketing as an Elective specialization

This ACBSP accredited program is designed for students hoping to become leaders in a global setting. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered by UCW Vancouver will equip you with the skills needed to tackle complex situations by exploring practical solutions that will help your organization to thrive.

UCW Vancouver has recently made the course more accessible to its students by allowing Marketing to be taken as an elective. This will enable you to develop your understanding of effective marketing and enhance these skills. In order to put what you have learned into practice, the program closes with a major research project allowing you the opportunity to display how the skills you have learned can be applied to real-life scenarios.

Marketing Management

Digital Marketing Strategy

With the digital world growing more rapidly, having an online presence is crucial for businesses who want to build their brand. This course provides you with a comprehensive understanding of digital marketing and what strategies can be developed to meet the challenges of digitization. You will also learn how to use these strategies to meet your long term marketing goals. Topics include: digital channels, digital marketing optimization, digital marketing strategy, ethical, social and legal issues in digital marketing, international channels, mobile responsive design, online advertising, and social media.

Marketing Promotion

Advertising and promotions are an integral part of marketing. This course provides you with an understanding of the communication function within a business’s marketing team from an integrated marketing communications (IMC) perspective. You will learn how to design, implement and evaluate promotional materials whilst studying common promotional tactics.

International Marketing

Students will apply the knowledge that they have developed in other modules on this course. You will be encouraged to think about the foreign market concept and how global customer needs are affected by cultural, economic and political conditions. You will also learn valuable skills such as how to assess the market potential of a country and the risks facing your business along with how to conduct competitors. Another aspect that will be explored is international logistics and how to import/export procedures function.

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MBA with Finance as an Elective specialization

This ACBSP accredited program is designed for students hoping to become leaders in a global setting. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered by UCW Vancouver will equip you with the skills needed to tackle complex situations by exploring practical solutions that will help your organization to thrive.

UCW Vancouver has recently made the course more accessible to its students by allowing Finance to be taken as an elective. This will enable you to develop your understanding of effective finance and enhance these skills. In order to put what you have learned into practice, the program closes with a major research project allowing you the opportunity to display how the skills you have learned can be applied to real-life scenarios.

Financial Management

Investment Analysis and Management

This course prepares students for working in trading and investments. You will understand how to build and manage an investment portfolio and how to scrutinize different investment security types. A broad range of topics are covered including: analytical approaches, derivative securities, equities, fixed income securities, investment alternatives, portfolio selection, and management, risk and return trade-offs, securities markets, and trading and SWAPS. This course will make you eligible for the Financial Management specialization.

Personal Financial Planning

Financial planning is important in business and within your personal life. The Personal Financial Planning course enables students to understand retirement planning and how to achieve long term financial planning goals. A broad range of topics are covered including: estate planning, insurance, pension plans and annuities, products such as investments, risk in financial planning, RRSPs, RRIFs, LIFs, the roles of taxation and the time value of money. This course will make you eligible for the Financial Management Specialization.

Global Financial Institutions Management

This course explores the financial institutions' industry and analyses the risks involved, the framework that regulates financial institutions and how they are monitored. By the end, you will have knowledge about the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) and the regulatory environment in Canada and internationally. This course will make you eligible for the Financial Management specialization.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)
Last updated July 4, 2019
This course is Online, Campus based
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Domestic students, $35,100 International students.
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