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1 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 2012 Vancouver Summer Business Program

2 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Program Overview The Vancouver Summer Business Program is an academic program offered by the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada The program provides the opportunity to learn about Canadian business and culture

3 Program Benefits Learn about Canadian business practices Learn about Canadian culture Improve your English skills Study at a renown business school and university Live in beautiful Vancouver while earning academic credit! Meet Canadian students Make friends with your university peers and students from other Chinese universities UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

4 Program Dates Arrive in Vancouver: – July 14, 2012 Course Dates: – July 17– August 10 Depart Vancouver: – August 14

5 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Vancouver Vancouver is located in the southwest corner of British Columbia – one of Canada’s 10 provinces and 3 territories 40 minutes from the United States border Population 2.1 million

6 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Vancouver Host to the 2010 Winter Olympics Consistently rated as one of the best place to live in the world in terms of quality of life, opportunities, cultural diversity, political stability and a healthy environment Gateway to the Pacific Rim

7 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA The University of British Columbia (UBC) Canada’s education ranks amongst the best in the world UBC is Canada’s third largest university and a leader in research 18 faculties and 13 schools offering a wide range of study options

8 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Sauder School of Business  Leading Research  In 2010, Sauder was ranked 20th in research productivity among business schools worldwide by the Financial Times  World-Class Faculty  With over 100 high-caliber academics from around the globe, our faculty enjoys worldwide recognition for its excellence in research, teaching and outreach  Global Reach  With 50 exchange partners in Undergraduate programs and 35 MBA partners spread over 22 countries

9 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Sauder School of Business Bachelor Students = 2800 International Students = 600 Exchange Students = 150 Visiting Students = 50 Masters’ Students = 385 PhD’s = 85 Faculty = 130 Management & Staff = 150

10 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA UBC Campus The UBC Campus is a 20 minute drive from downtown Vancouver The 1000-acre campus is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean with snow-capped mountains in the distance

11 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Courses Each course includes approximately 39 class hours Classes are interactive and include group work and class discussions Evaluation may include assignments, group projects, papers, exams and participation marks Courses offered are based on partner’s requirements

12 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 2011 Courses – International Marketing International Marketing An analysis of the scope and significance of contemporary international business operations with particular reference to the marketing management problems encountered by firms with multinational branches and subsidiaries.

13 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 2011 Courses – International Business International Business Development of general environmental framework for international business studies by drawing on international and development economics, research into government-business relations and studies in comparative socio-cultural systems and political systems.

14 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA A Typical Day Classes are held 4 days a week (Monday or Friday off): 9:00 – 12:00 morning class 12:00 – 13:30 lunch break 13:30 – 16:30 afternoon class Evenings and weekends are free

15 Accommodation Located on the UBC campus with easy access to classes, libraries, sport facilities and transportation UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

16 Accommodation Shared suites 4 single bedrooms in each suite 2 in-suite bathrooms (with shower and toilet) lounge fully equipped kitchenette High-speed wired internet included

17 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Social Activities City Tour Midterm dinner Various activities Optional sightseeing trips, and weekends in Whistler and Vancouver Island (for an additional fee)

18 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 2012 Program Fee $3,700 Canadian, including: –Tuition –All course Materials –Intercultural Communication Workshops –Accommodation –Medical Insurance –Some Social Activities –Airport Transfers



21 Further Information Ann Gilray Program Coordinator Undergraduate Program Sauder School of Business Summer Program Website:

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