Acsenda School of Management
Acsenda School of Management (ASM) established in 2015 is a private post-secondary institution located in downtown Vancouver offering specialized undergraduate degrees and diplomas linked to business careers and professional pathways. With small class sizes, an international business focus, and attention to students’ needs both inside and outside of the classroom, Acsenda attracts students from all over the world.
Acsenda has been offering a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree since 2004. The BBA program now includes options for concentrations including international business management, marketing management, human resource management, accounting and a general management option. The Bachelor of Hospitality Management (BHM) degree with international internships opened in April 2016. The BHM program integrates business courses from the BBA with specialized courses in hospitality management to prepare graduates for management careers in the industry. ASM is focused on pathways to careers in business and management. As students earn their degrees at Acsenda, they may also earn credit towards a professional designation related to their career goals.
Faculty members at Acsenda are experienced business professionals in addition to having the academic and professional credentials related to the areas in which they teach.They know the students in their classes and are involved in supporting various student clubs and other activities outside of the classroom. The Academic Council is responsible for the review and approval of academic programs and policies and advising the President and Vice Chancellor on academic matters. ASM’s Academic Council includes several external members with senior academic leadership experience as well as faculty and student representatives. Acsenda School of Management offers undergraduate programs with the consent of the Minister of Advanced Education for British Columbia (BC) under the authority of the Degree Authorization Act. Acsenda has the Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation.
Acsenda offers bachelor's degrees in Business Administration(BBA) and Hospitality Management(BHM) degrees. In the BBA program, students can choose from concentrations in Marketing, Human Resources, Accounting, International Business or General Business. Acsenda's entrance requirements are grades of C+ or higher. Students complete 120 credits for the BBA and BHM programs, or 40 courses at 3 credits per course. There are four terms per academic year. Acsenda offers its degrees under the written consent of the Minister of Advance Education, Skills and Training of the British Columbia Education Quality Assurance program as well as the Degree Quality Assessment Board of British Columbia.
Acsenda’s downtown Vancouver campus is easy to get to from all over Metro Vancouver, whether you’re biking, walking, or taking public transportation. Our classrooms are equipped with modern technologies that are designed to support your learning, and all students have access to high-speed wireless internet, a computer lab, library and student forums. Of course, with our individual focus, you’ll also always have the opportunity to work closely with your instructors and classmates.