UBC International MBA

Career development

Empowering students

You're here to build your career. So are we. Our Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre plays a critical role in the UBC International MBA (IMBA) program, offering you dedicated one-on-one career coaching, professional skills training, and networking opportunities. You’ll have access to career coaching, emotional intelligence workshops, valuable industry insights and much more. Through our structured, yet personalized programming, you'll get the advice, skills and opportunities you need to shape the career you want

Support through your journey

Whether you’re looking to make a career change or want to accelerate your career advancement, we will guide you to develop the skills you need to achieve your goals. Through our 1-on-1 coaching, we’ll help you articulate your value proposition and skills to excel in your next interview, the salary negotiation process, and upcoming performance reviews.

Responsible leadership

Career outcomes

UBC IMBA alumni have been very successful in making changes in their career. In fact, 68% of the UBC IMBA Class of 2019 have enhanced their career either by promotion, company change or a redefined career path 3 months after completion.

Students have seen great success, as they used the career services and knowledge to pivot their careers into another field. Here are a sample of students who have done this by the end of the program:

Start of the program   By the end of the program
Career changers
Medical Director at Eli Lilly
Vice President at Lilly Asia Ventures
Head of Sales and Customer Technical Sales at a Global Mining and Metals Firm
Senior Consultant at McKinsey & Company
Assistant Manager, Finance Planning & Analysis at Adidas Group
People Manager, PPM & PMO, APAC at AB InBev
Career enhancers
Talent Manager, APAC at a Global Electronic Manufacturing Company
HR Business Partner, Business and Technology Development, China at SKF Group
Program Manager at Honeywell
PMO Head at Honeywell
IT Team Leader at SanDisk Semiconductor
Manager, Business Solution at Basf China