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Summer Graduate Business Studies (SGBS), Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
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If you are a future Summer Graduate Business Studies (SGBS) leader, who envisions a career where you will “do well by doing good”, then this is the program for you.
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Delivered by the same instructors that teach our own University of Victoria, British Columbia students, the program offers a thorough overview of the fields that garnered Gustavson Business international attention and awards.

Global Strategy, Cross-Cultural Management and Social Entrepreneurship are key areas of specialization for Gustavson. We have adapted the format of our regular MBA courses to present you with a rigorous, innovative term of study. The program is equivalent to three graduate level courses.


  • Open to any Summer Graduate Business Studies (SGBS) graduate level student currently attending university/college in their respective country looking to take the next step.
  • Study global strategy, cross-cultural management and social entrepreneurship in beautiful Victoria BC, Canada. Four weeks of innovative graduate level business studies taught by the University of Victoria’s award-winning faculty.
  • Tailored to masters students world-wide, join graduate level students in classes to prepare you for business success while having an opportunity to build relationships and contacts with other future leaders from around the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Modules include

  • Global Strategy
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • The Summer Graduate Business Studies (SGBS) program is open to graduate students. At the time of application, each student must be currently enrolled in, and recommended by, universities/colleges that are officially recognized by the national government agency for education within their respective country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
  • National

    3000 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
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