2 Welcome to Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg is the capital city of Manitoba with a population of 700,000 people.Multi-cultural city located in the heart of Canada.Remains one of the strongest economic drivers in Canada.Four distinct seasons including hot summers and snowy winters.
3 The University of Manitoba For over 135 years, Manitoba’s premier university – shaping leaders, engaging the community and conducting world-class research.Founded in Western Canada’s oldest universityAbout 30,000 students - 15% are international studentsOver 100 degrees, diplomas and certificates including a full range of professional programs: medicine – engineering – architecture – business
5 Applied Business Management Program A pathway programideally suited for internationally educated professionalswho are looking to make business management their career choice.
6 Program Highlights: A full-time program over 12-month including coursework and 175 hour Internship placement.Ideally suited for professionals looking toupgrade their management skills.An ideal stepping stone for professional successin Manitoba and beyond.
7 Program Modules:1 Management courses that culminate in the Certificate in Management and Administration2 Career Success workshops that prepare learners for success in the workplace3 On –the-job experience
8 1: Management ModuleThis module includes 8 management courses (36 in-class hours per course)Courses build general management, financial management and accounting skills within a Canadian contextAfter successful completion of coursework, students are awarded a University of Manitoba Certificate in Management and AdministrationCourses: Canadian Business: An Introduction - Managerial Communication - Canadian Business Law - Introductory Accounting for Business - Organizational Behaviour - Financial Management - Strategic Analysis - Project Management
9 2: Career Success Module Career Success workshops prepare learners for success in the workplaceLearners develop the soft skills that are required in professional contexts, such as successfully applying for a job, communicating effectively and establishing a professional networkWorkshops: The Canadian Workplace - Intercultural Communication - Pronunciation Clinic -Powerful Business Writing - Effective Presentation Skills - Networking Individual Language Support
10 3: Work Experience Module A 175 hour work-integrated learning project.Work placements are set up by the University of Manitoba based on the professional interests of students.Workplace providers represent a wide range of Manitoba industries, including agriculture, aerospace industry, finance industry, and the public service sector.
12 The University of Manitoba Advantage Extensive student support servicesRecognized University credential upon completionCanadian work experience24 credit hours of this program can be applied towards a university degreePathway to professional designation with the Canadian Institute of Management (C.I.M.)Networking opportunities via mentorship program
13 The Manitoba Advantage Manitoba is an excellent choice for studying because it offers many advantages to international students:A high standard of living, but relatively low cost of livingStudents are eligible for Manitoba health coverage from the first day of their programStudents are eligible to apply for a post-graduation work permit and the Manitoba provincial nominee program (MPNP)60% of tuition can be claimed as a tax rebate when filing income tax in Manitoba
14 Entrance Requirements High School DiplomaA minimum of two years of work experience preferredEnglish Language Requirement:IELTS 6.0TOEFL iBT 80Students who have not completed a standardized test, can be assessed via the IEP’s online placement test prior to arrival.
15 Students who do not meet the English requirements: Students not meeting the English language requirements will be admitted into the Intensive English Program based on standardized language tests scoresIEP students will receive conditional acceptance to the Applied Business Management Program.Upon successful completion of the Intensive English Program, students can join the Management Program.
16 Language Requirements: The chart below indicates the approximate length of study time in the IEP needed in order to achieve the minimum language requirements:Proficiency TestDirect Entry2 months of language training4 months language training6 months language trainingTOEFL (paper)540510480470TOEFL (computer)207195173167TOEFL (internet)80726656IELTS6.05.55.04.0Please note: Timelines are approximate and only apply for intake into the Applied Business Management Program, NOT undergraduate studies.
17 The Intensive English Program Seven levels of English from beginner to advancedMonthly start dates24 hours of instruction per week including language practice in all 4 skill areas: speaking – listening – reading - writingSocio-Cultural activitiesStudents who successfully complete level 700 in the IEP will be admitted into the Applied Business Management Program
18 Next steps…Complete an application form and submit with a copy of your passport, your transcripts and proof of language proficiencyReceive a Letter of Acceptance from the UniversityContact the Canadian Embassy to complete your visa applicationMake accommodation arrangementsMake travel arrangementsTuition Overview:Admission fee $300Applied Business Management Program $12,000Intensive English Program if required (monthly) $1,200
19 Contact information: Melissa Campbell International Recruitment & Business Development Officer Continuing & Professional Studies 185 Extended Education University of Manitoba R3T 2N2 Phone: (204) Website: umanitoba.ca/extended