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Vancouver – Diploma Program Application Resources


    SMEI/UBC 3-Year Diploma Program in Marketing & Sales Management

    Now accepting applications for Fall 2018 enrollment

    Have Questions?  Call Bonnie Turner at 604-266-0090 or email

    Quick Check on Eligibility for Admission to Year 1*

    • Management Experience or Company Owner
    • Minimum High School Diploma
    • Resident in British Columbia Lower Mainland (commuting distance to UBC Main Campus)
    • Availability to attend 1 Monday night class per week during course
    • Availability to participate with class group outside of class time to work on assignments
    • Proficiency in English language
    • Letter of support assessing  potential for completion, character and English proficiency

    *Admission is subject to approval by faculty admission committee

    Certificates, Diploma, and Professional Designation

    Successful candidates are presented a Certificate of Completion at the end of the first and second years. Graduates are awarded the prestigious University of British Columbia Diploma in Marketing and Sales Management, and are accorded the privileges of alumni of the Sauder School of Business.

    Further, the widely recognized designations of Certified Sales Executive (CSE®) and Certified Marketing Executive (CME®) may be obtained, the former at the end of Year 1 and the latter upon graduation. These designations are made available through special arrangement with SMEI and require that students successfully complete the applicable course year and pass an SMEI administered ethics exam. For further information about SMEI Vancouver and the CSE® and CME® designations and benefits thereof, visit our certification web pages.  When maintained, certification designations can be used on your business cards, stationery and email signature as a proud testament to your professional status.

    The SMEI Diploma in Marketing and Sales Management has been granted for 56 years by The University of British Columbia and over 1700 graduates can proudly display this mark of achievement. The Diploma has become accepted as a standard of excellence in its field and it has several times been recognized in international competition.