With a UCW Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree under their academic belts, aspiring entrepreneurs are well equipped to capitalize on enhanced one-stop services provided through the BC Economic Development Portal. The portal is part of the provincial government’s BC Jobs Plan, which aims to help communities province wide diversify, strengthen and grow their economies.
The strong grounding in business education, corporate training and executive education provided by a UCW Master of Business Administration (MBA) at UCW could help entrepreneurs gain a business foothold in China. It’s one of the largest consumer markets globally. A British Columbia firm’s partnering with a Beijing-based mobile technology company to showcase Canadian products to Chinese rail passengers exemplifies the kind of innovation a UCW MBA can inspire.
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.