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International MBA

The IMBA experience

A reputation for academic excellence

With a reputation for academic excellence, UBC attracts students from across Canada and around the world. As a UBC IMBA student, you will value the close interaction with your professors that comes with our small classes. UBC IMBA students gain both essential business knowledge and practical, relevant management skills to enhance your abilities to manage, motivate, innovate, and lead. 

The program prepares you to interact comfortably in the East and the West and to succeed in today’s highly competitive global economy.

Why the UBC International MBA?

Build your reputation on ours

Since 1915, the University of British Columbia has developed a far-reaching reputation for academic excellence. Visionary thinking and ground-breaking research in many areas have earned UBC professors international recognition, including a Nobel Prize in 1993. With a reputation for academic excellence, UBC attracts students from across Canada and around the world. 

Canada's top academic business school

The UBC Sauder School of Business has over 43,000 alumni across 80 countries. Ranked among the world's top 45 MBA Global Elite in the QS Global 250 Business Schools Report 2017, UBC Sauder is accredited by the AACSB. 

The best of both worlds

You will study part time for 20 months in Shanghai, one of the most important business and financial centres of China and Asia, and embark on a study & professional development trip to our campus in Vancouver, Canada.

Vancouver: A vibrant, multicultural city

UBC's park-like campus is located on a spectacular 100-acre forested peninsula just west of Vancouver's downtown core. Vancouver is Canada's third largest and reputedly most beautiful city. With a population of two million, it is frequently honoured as one of the best places to live in the world.

The future of management thinking

Innovation - the purposeful creation and application of new ideas - is the driving force behind most successful companies. UBC Sauder School of Business students in the Robert H. Lee Graduate School have the enviable advantage of studying with faculty who are at the forefront of management thinking. A leader in business research, UBC Sauder receives more Canadian research grants than any other business school. Meet our faculty 

Preparing tomorrow's business leaders

UBC's prestigious MBA program at UBC Sauder's Robert H. Lee Graduate School ranks among the top graduate business programs in Canada. Combining leading-edge knowledge from one of the worlds foremost research business schools, with practical, relevant management training, it prepares graduates to manage, motivate, innovate and lead. Meet some UBC IMBA alumni 

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