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


Graduate Program Information Session




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Kenneth Levene
Graduate School of Business




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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
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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)

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 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
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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


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  Graduate Program Staff




James Gustafson   Monica Wang   Stacey Gropp
   Manager         Graduate     Administrative
                    Advisor        Support

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




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




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




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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
     options

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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


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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

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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.


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M. Admin (Leadership)

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


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    Project
   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
    member.
   Students following the project option must
    prepare and present a comprehensive
    paper on a suitable topic.
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    Admission Requirements
   70% average in an
    undergraduate degree
   Two letters of reference
   2 years relevant working
    experience
   GMAT is required for MBA


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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
        formation
    3.Test-taking skills: ability to guess, work at an appropriate pace,
        and make decisions under pressure
    4.Problem-solving abilities

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    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


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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
    courses

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    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
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International Study Programs

                   International
                    Business
                    Consulting course
                       Mexico
                       China




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Cost
   Tuition fees are one of the best values in
    Canada
   Domestic:      $1,900 per courses
    International: $2,300 per course
   Additional incidental fees: $150-$250 per
    semester
   Most professional graduate programs in
    Canada are experiencing rapid cost
    increases.
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   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



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    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
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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
        details
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    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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Questions…




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