Alumni and Project Profiles

Find out what our graduates have to say about their experience in the UBC MM in OR program. Learn about the impact they made on their industry partner through their COE project. See how their project and the program have benefited their careers since graduating.

Veronica MacInnis | Graduate 2011 | Operations Analyst | AeroInfo Systems

"The COE and the MM in OR program not only equipped me with the technical skills required to succeed as an OR practitioner, but also imparted to me the business and consulting skills required to effectively apply OR in the industry."

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Nazanin Habibollahi | Graduate 2010 | Senior Operation Engineer | Fraser Health

"I was able to improve not only my hard skills in mathematics and analysis, but also my soft skills in project management, leadership and relationship-building."

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Joey UljevicJoey Uljevic | Graduate 2009 | Analytical Consultant | AnalysisWorks

"Working with the COE team in the MM in OR program empowered me to step into the consulting world with skills that would usually be obtained from years of prior work experience."

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Marianela PereiraMarianela Pereira | Graduate 2008 | Operations Analyst | AMEC

"The MM in OR program allowed me to further develop my analytical and interpersonal skills. It was the perfect complement to my industrial engineering background."

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Jinjin FuJinjin Fu | Graduate 2008 | Patient Flow Analyst | Vancouver Coastal Health

"The COE project provided me not only an opportunity to apply knowledge I learned from school, but also the practical skills to succeed in the real business world."

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Stoney ChenStoney Chen | Graduate 2008 | Project Manager | BC Children's Hospital

"In addition to the technical skills I developed from coursework in the MM in OR program, I also gained experience in areas like project management, business consulting and leadership."

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Amanda ArmstrongAmanda Armstrong | Graduate 2007 | Vice-President and Co-Founder | Fortus Consulting Corporation

"The opportunity to practice the skills I had learned from the classroom was the pinnacle of the UBC MM in OR program."

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Aleksey Nozdryn-PlotnickiAleksey Nozdryn-Plotnicki | Graduate 2007 | Consultant | Capgemini Consulting

"The UBC MM in OR degree, with the industry project as its centerpiece, has allowed me to jump-start my career."

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Jing ChenJing Chen | Graduate 2007 | Security Operation Analyst

"The COE project in the MM in OR program has not only enabled me to execute hands-on practices in real life situations..., but has also greatly enhanced my leadership, communication and project management skills."

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If you would like to network with and/or find out more about various Sauder Alumni, please visit the Sauder Global Alumni Network website.