University Canada West (UCW) extends its support to its Master of Business Administration (MBA) students through a recently signed partnership agreement with the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia and Yukon (CPHR BC & Yukon).
CPHR BC & Yukon offers professional development and networking opportunities and resources for every stage of its members’ careers.
UCW has partnered with CPHR BC & Yukon to allow MBA students to participate in the Human Resources elective as student members.
CPHR BC & Yukon will provide professional development and networking opportunities to Swinburne MBA students.
UCW continuously monitors industry trends and creates elective areas.
CPHR BC & Yukon was founded in 1942 and now boasts over 6,800 members in BC and the Yukon, including CEOs, VPs, HR directors, HR generalists, HR advisers, consultants, educators, students, and small-business owners. UCW’s collaboration with CPHR BC & Yukon allows its MBA students to take the Human Resources elective area to join CPHR BC & Yukon as student members.
According to Dr. Stephanie Chu, Interim Vice President Academic at UCW, students will demonstrate that they are actual HR experts in the workplace and throughout their careers by demonstrating validated knowledge and competency. HR students enrolled in UCW’s MBA program are eligible for a 25 percent discount on CPHR BC & Yukon membership as student members.
For students in the HR industry, CPHR BC & Yukon membership provides access to a wide range of learning and professional development options, including peer-to-peer learning, proven expertise, community knowledge, and more.
Students will receive a one-time discount to the annual CPHR BC & Yukon Conference & Expo, which will feature HR industry leaders and panelists from across Canada and the world, in addition to membership benefits.
UCW students will be able to improve their skills, interact with possible employers, and expand their network through this partnership.
The university continuously monitors industry trends and creates elective areas that represent the highest professional standards in specific industries.
Human Resources, Consulting, Leadership, Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Digital Marketing, Financial Management, and Non-Profit Management are now available electives in UCW’s on-campus MBA program.
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