B+MM Dual Degree Modules

An education that gives you the bigger picture.

In the UBC Bachelor + Master of Management Dual Degree, you’ll study business and management courses alongside your chosen degree subject and then move into the Master of Management program full time for the last six-month period of the program.

You’ll get a comprehensive understanding of business so that you’ll be able to do anything, work in any industry and in any business function.

Over the course of the program, you’ll take modules, each worth 1.5 Credits, in all kinds of subjects. They include the below.

 Application of Statistics in Management

When it comes to a successful career in business, an understanding of the basic concepts of statistics is essential. This course will teach you how to analyze statistical data and apply the basic concepts to a wide range of business situations, such as understanding and visualizing data, plotting data, understanding which methods of plotting data is appropriate, measures of central tendency, and statistical hypothesis testing.

 Strategic Management

Ever wondered what it’s like to manage an entire organization? You’ll learn how to analyze a business and its environment, come up with new ideas and make change happen. The module also covers long-term planning to ensure an organization’s success in a constantly changing world. Get an overview of strategic management, learn about internal and external analysis, corporate strategy, and how to manage change implementation.

 Fundamentals in Entrepreneurship

If you’ve ever thought about starting your own business, this course will give you a solid understanding of how to do it. You’ll learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur, make the most of opportunities, and understand the process of starting a new venture. Learn how to:

  • Introduce the basic concepts of entrepreneurship and the competencies and skills required to pursue different entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Develop your ability to identify and properly evaluate entrepreneurship opportunities
  • Prepare you to come up with a professional business plan
  • Develop your communication and presentation skills, which you’ll need to successfully raise venture capital.

 Supply Chain Management

Discover how an organization’s supply chain creates value and build competitive advantages. You’ll learn about the various aspects of the supply chain network within a variety of industries and develop an understanding of how managing the supply chain can contribute to the competitive position of the firm. Finally, you’ll learn how to define and analyze case studies, and develop, communicate and implement a plan of action.

 Operations and Logistics

This course is all about the nuts and bolts of doing business – the process by which an organization produces products or services and how it delivers these products or services to the customer. You’ll get a broad overview of the logistics field and become familiar with analytical methods used to make decisions. Topics include the role of business processes, managing variability, the fundamentals of process improvement, tools for choosing inventory levels and mathematical modeling and the role of optimization.

Learn more about the journey you'll take as a B+MM Dual Degree student below.

Students will take the following courses during the length of their undergraduate studies. Undergraduate degree length may vary due to participation in opportunities such as global exchange programs and co-op. Learn about the course by clicking the course name below:

Period of Study
Master of Management Modules Credits
Year 1
 COMM 120: Business Immersion
◾ Learn the fundamental concepts of management
◾ Work on project teams
◾ Get to know other students in your team
Year 2
 COMM 220: Business Communications & Ethics
◾ Study and practice forms of business communication
◾ Learn about the distinctive elements of business writing
◾ Learn how to present and converse in the business environment.
Year 3
 COMM 320: Financial Accounting (1.5 credits)
◾ Understand elements of concepts, principles and conventions of financial accounting
◾ Develop analytical skills to interpret financial statements
 COMM 321: Organizational Behaviour (1.5 credits)
◾ Learn about ten common problems faced by people working together
◾ Sharpen your ability to solve organizational problems
◾ Team-based work designed to develop interpersonal skills
◾ Understand organizational concepts with industry examples, research, mini-cases
Year 4
 COMM 420: Marketing (1.5 credits)
◾ Learn fundamentals of marketing
◾ Analyze purchase decision behaviour
◾ Develop strategic marketing plans
 COMM 421: Corporate Finance (1.5 credits)
◾ Learn financial analysis and planning
◾ Gain knowledge to determine the treatment of debt financing and capital budgeting
◾ Identify key issues in mergers and acquisitions
 After undergraduate
Assuming students fulfill the continuation requirements, students will take the Master of Management modules. Please see Master of Management tab.  -