Edwards School of Business - University of Saskatchewan

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The Edwards Master of Business Administration program values accessibility and a high academic experience. Students develop an approach to management that is both integrative and strategic, gaining a deeper understanding of organizations and their local and global context. By enhancing their interpersonal communication, team building and leadership skills, graduates enter their professional endeavours with confidence, integrity and accountability. The Edwards MBA strives for a diverse student cohort, ensuring that your experience in the classroom in addition to the academic program, adequately prepared you for the work world of business. Student come into the program from a variety of backgrounds, including cultural, ethnicity, age, academic and work experience, ensuring lively and broad ranging discussions of business issues. Knowledgeable, experienced and diverse colleagues contributing varied perspectives complements your course load and enriches your studies. The uniqueness of the Edwards MBA lies within its modular delivery, in that it allows student to incorporate their studies into their lifestyle. Those who prefer and intensive experience can complete the program full-time in 12 months. Student who have families and/or are working in addition to completing their MBA can enroll on a part-time basis and take up to 36 months to complete. A student who selects the part-time option can also later choose to fast-track their studies to complete the degree in a shorter time period. With a variety of scheduling options, pursuing and MBA at the Edwards School of Business can be effectively integrated in to career goals to provide a transformation, educational life experience.

Areas of Expertise

The Edwards MBA provides each student with a strong component of core courses, a variety of industry-based elective courses to choose from, a strong professional development program and a global focus within the curriculum, including a required international study tour. The program focuses around team-building, leadership and business strategy. As well, there is a community liaison advantage where students are partnered with industry to complete an applied research project tailored to meet career goals. The curriculum is delivered in a modular format allowing students to complete each course in one, two, or three weeks (determined per course) and then move on to the next. By selecting a combination of core and elective courses, students will have a personal MBA experience, while still sharing it with a network of intelligent and exceptional classmates.

Career Planning

MBA Career Services in the Edwards School of Business is dedicated to assisting MBA students, graduates, and alumni with their individual job searches. The Centre offers employment postings and on-campus recruitment, industry guest speakers, company information sessions, a resource centre, and consultations on a variety of topics including resume and cover letter development, interview preparation, salary negotiations, and job search strategies. As an MBA student, you will have every opportunity to meet personally with the manager of MBA Career services to determine your personal plan based on your individual qualifications, experience, and career aspirations. Throughout the year, MBA Career Services actively develops and enhances relationships with employers to increase job opportunities for MBA students and alumni.

Modified on January 02, 2012