University of Victoria Summer Business Programs


April 26- May 30, 2017

University of Victoria's Summer Business Programs



This year Canada was voted as the #1 place to travel in 2017 by the New York Times, the Nation will coincidentally celebrate its 150th birthday later in 2017.

At the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, we are proud to be Canadian; Canada has outstanding university education opportunities, we are rich in culture, and are the proud stewards of more than 45 national parks. There are limitless reasons to study and explore Victoria, Canada, and we want you to join us this summer!

International Summer Institute for Business Management

The Contest

The ocean and the mountains, all in one place. 

In the spirit of Canada’s 150th birthday, the University of Victoria wants to give you the opportunity to win a scholarship to the International Summer Institute for Business Management (ISIBM) taking place from August 1 – 20, 2017. To enter the contest you must:

  1. Post an original photo (selfie, the scenery of your country, a photo that you have taken) on our Facebook page (
  2. In the photo caption, tell us in less than 150 words:
    1. What do you like most about Canada?
    2. What do you love about your home country?
    3. Why would you like to study at the University of Victoria’s ISIBM program this August, or what are you hoping to learn from the ISIBM program?
A panel of judges from the University of Victoria’s GSB EE Inc. will review all contest entries and pick a winner based on writing quality and reasons for wanting to visit Canada/study in the ISIBM program. 


The Prize


The winner of the photo contest will win a $1000 CAD scholarship to the ISIBM program.


Click on the Facebook logo and post your picture now!

Contest Rules and Requirements

  • No purchase necessary.
  • Contest entries are only valid for the ISIBM program in August, not July.
  • Entrants must ‘Like’ the University of Victoria’s Summer Business Programs Facebook page,
  • Entrants must submit their photo entry onto the Facebook page, by May 30, 2017, at 12:00 PM PDT. The winner will be announced on June 5, 2017.
  • Entrants must be an undergraduate student currently enrolled at a post-secondary institution.
  • Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.


The International Summer Institute for Business Management is a 3.5-week summer program that takes place from August 1 – 20, 2017 at the University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson School of Business.

Here are some program highlights for the 2017 program:

  • It is open to all undergraduate students
  • The tuition fee is$4,350 CAD + applicable taxes
    • Tuition includes on-campus accommodation, meals, instruction, and extracurricular activities.
  • Program Content
    • Module 1: Business Communications – the focus is on oral presentation as well as written and non-verbal communication.
    • Module 2: Business Management – there are three components in this module to help students develop a fundamental understanding of the skills and tools necessary to succeed in today’s global marketplace through the three steps of business growth 
      • Start the business (Entrepreneurship)
      • Ensure success (Service management)
      • Grow the business (International Business)

The program is equivalent to 6 North American credits


Follow the link above to visit the website to learn more about the program!

Guide to Summer Programs