By pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at UCW you’ll position yourself well to become the brainchild of a quintessential BC Tech success story just like Vancouver-based Global Relay. A leader in enterprise information archiving, compliance messaging and eDiscovery—the identification and collection of electronically-stored information—Global Relay was recently named Company of the Year at the Technology Impacts Awards (TIAs).
The growing lack of adequately trained people to take on jobs in BC’s burgeoning hi-tech industry is something University Canada West business students and alumni may want to investigate in terms of complementary career development. The owners and senior administrators at 18 BC-based hi-tech companies recently asked the provincial government to address the chronic shortage.
A Master of Business Administration from UCW will help budding entrepreneurs take advantage of new sustainable agricultural growth strategies in B.C. to carve out their own unique business ventures. For example, the provincial government is spending millions of dollars on Buy Local programs to promote seafood, agricultural products and nursery plants.
Today, Master of Business Administration graduates, such as those at University Canada West, need to understand how digital innovation is driving business collaborations. For example, Sun Life Financial has forged a partnership with MaRS Discovery District, one of the world’s largest urban innovation hubs, based in Toronto. Together, they are educating startups about how to use digital solutions to better meet clients’ needs and changing expectations.
Armed with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University Canada West, alumni are positioned well to benefit from business accelerators such as District Ventures. The Calgary-based company provides fledgling entrepreneurs with access to a wide range of advisers, who specialize in everything from finance to packaging to strategy, and connect budding entrepreneurs to mentors.