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									           MBA / MHRM /
        M Admin (Leadership)
           Master’s Certificates

Graduate Program Information Session

Kenneth Levene
Graduate School of Business

New Facilities

  Administrative offices, faculty offices and teaching case
rooms of the Faculty of Business Administration are located
    on the 5th and 6th floors of the Education Building
Executive Technology Room
 Executive Tech Room (back)         Executive Tech Room (front)

 The Executive Technology Room located on the 5th floor is a “high-
tech” instruction space used for executive education (MBA / MHRM /
   M Admin [Leadership] / M Certificate & business professionals)

 Teaching Lab and Case Room
Accounting/Finance Teaching Lab       Case Teaching Room

      Located on the 5th floor, the Accounting and Finance
     teaching lab is a 30 station computer lab designed for
   computer supported instruction. The picture on the right is
  one of the large case teaching rooms located on the 6th floor
Graduate Student Area
Graduate Student Lounge        Graduate Student Study Area

 Located on the 5th floor, this space provides meeting and
           study space for graduate students

  Graduate Program Staff

James Gustafson   Monica Wang   Stacey Gropp
   Manager         Graduate     Administrative
                    Advisor        Support

Faculty Team
   Outstanding team of experienced professors
   Balancing theory and practice
   Award winning teachers
   Accessible and approachable

    Faculty Team
    Covering marketing, finance, accounting, strategy,
     organizational behaviour, international business,,
     entrepreneurship, human resource management,,
     management accounting, industrial relations

    Faculty Team
    Faculty provides active management consultancies
     to the public and private sectors
    Case teaching with direct linkage to organizational
    Leading edge material

Kenneth Levene Graduate School
of Business programs are….
    Professional
    Career-Based
    Family friendly and flexible
    Part-time and full-time
    Weekend, block, and on-line course

The part-time challenge
   Requires excellent time-management skills
   Requires discipline and commitment
   Spreading it out over too long a period
    fragments the learning process
   Employer support is important
   Getting a graduate degree part-time is a
    great signal to current and future employers

MBA: General Management
   Traditionally the most well known
    graduate degree in management
   Currently one of the most popular
    credentials for those with senior
    management goals
   Seen to be a factor in salary increases
   10 courses OR 8 courses & project

MHRM: Human Resource Professionals
   Designed for those with proven HR experience
    who want to further a career in HR
   Part-time program (2 years)
       4 web-based courses (Fall/Winter x 2)
       4 face-to-face one-week courses (Spr/Sum x 2)
       Project (or 2 more face-to-face one-week courses)
   Covers all aspects of HR including staffing,
    compensation, training etc.

M. Admin (Leadership)

   Designed for those who want to
    develop better skills for managing
   Earn a degree in a part time program
   Completion in approximately 30
    months (part-time)

   An optional project is available in the
    MHRM, M Admin and MBA programs.
   The project allows the student to conduct
    a study under the supervision of a faculty
   Students following the project option must
    prepare and present a comprehensive
    paper on a suitable topic.
    Admission Requirements
   70% average in an
    undergraduate degree
   Two letters of reference
   2 years relevant working
   GMAT is required for MBA

GMAT (Offered at SIAST)
   Graduate Management Admissions Test
       Analytical Writing Assessment Portion
       Quantitative Portion
       Verbal Portion

   The GMAT primarily tests four skills:
    1.Endurance and ability to focus
    2.Basic knowledge of grammar/math/reasoning/argument
    3.Test-taking skills: ability to guess, work at an appropriate pace,
        and make decisions under pressure
    4.Problem-solving abilities

    Advanced Standing
   We offer Advanced Standing of up to 3
    courses to holders of these designations:
       Chartered Accountant (CA)
       Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
       Certified General Accountant (CGA)
       Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
       Direxion Leadership Development Program

Mid-career entry option

   Experienced managers with suitable
    management experience may apply to
    MBA / MHRM / M Admin program
    without an undergraduate degree
   Must complete qualifying courses
    before starting MBA / MHRM /M Admin

    Qualifying Courses
      Students must complete the following
       courses (if have not already done so) before
       taking more than one graduate course:
MBA                                   MHRM & M Admin
BUS 210 Intro to Marketing            (mid-career only)
BUS 260 Intro to Org. Behaviour       10 undergraduate
BUS 285 Intro Financial Accounting    university-level courses
BUS 288 Intro Managerial Accounting
BUS 290 Intro to Finance
ECON 201 and 202
STAT 151, 100 or 160
International Study Programs

                   International
                    Consulting course
                       Mexico
                       China

   Tuition fees are one of the best values in
   Domestic:      $1,900 per courses
    International: $2,300 per course
   Additional incidental fees: $150-$250 per
   Most professional graduate programs in
    Canada are experiencing rapid cost
   Comparison of Universities
University     MBA Length full- Min.       GPA     Work      Part-
                fees    time*   GMAT               Exper.    time?
UBC           $36,000 15 months  550        B+     2 years     yes
Simon Fras.   $25,000 12 months  550        B      2 years     yes
U of Calgary $23,000    20 months    550   3.0 B   3 years    yes
U of Alberta $20,000    16 months    550     B     2 years    no
U of Sask     $21,000   12 months    500   70%     1 year     yes
U of Regina   $19,000    12 months   500   70%     2 years    yes
U of Man.     $18,600   12 months    500    B      3 years    yes

    Master’s Certificates
   Take 3 graduate level courses to receive
    a Master’s certificate in:
         International Business
         Human Resource Management
         Business Fundamentals
         General Management
         Organizational Leadership
         Project Management
   Must take qualifying courses, if applicable
   Cost is $1,900 per course
Did you know…

   Full-time students can withdraw up to
    $10,000 per year from RRSP without
    being taxed
       Max. $20,000 over a 4-year period
       Repayable to the RRSP in equal
        instalments over a 10-year period
       Check with your financial institution for
    To Apply, submit these items:
   Application Form
   Resume
   Personal Statement
   2 Confidential recommendation forms (from
    professors or supervisors)
   Official transcript(s) in original sealed envelopes
   GMAT scores (official scores) – for MBA only
   TOEFL score or other English language test score
    (if English wasn’t the language of high school or
    undergraduate instruction)



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