You’re here to build your career. So are we. Our Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre plays a critical role in the UBC Professional MBA program, offering you dedicated one-on-one career coaching, professional skills training, and networking opportunities. You’ll have access to four different mentorship programs, exclusive company panels, valuable industry insights and much more.
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Candidates of the Part-time UBC MBA, the foundation that the UBC Professional MBA has evolved from, have been very successful in making changes in their career. In fact, 93% enhanced their career either by promotion, company change or entire career paths.
The program provides students the value and skills they need to make career shifts, oftentimes within the duration of the program.
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|
|Account Manager at a financial institution||
||VP of Operations at a activewear/lifestyle apparel company|
|Geoscientist at a mining company||
||Marketing and Strategy Consultant at a pharmaceutical company|
|Pricing Coordinator at a transportation logistics company||
||Sales Analyst at a homeware/commercial hardware manufacturer|
||Entrepreneur and Dragon Den's contestant on CBC TV|
|Secondary School Teacher||
||Senior Account Manager at RBC|
Students also choose to transition into new roles within their organizations. Here is a sample of examples of promotions seen while students were in the program:
|Pre-Empt Research Program Manager at a higher education institution||
|Director, Corporate Finance Division at a financial institution||
|Product Manager at a telecommunications company||
||Business Strategy Consultant|
|Senior Sales Engineer at a Canadian department store retailer||
||District Operations Manager|