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Add immediate value to your organization by hiring an experienced professional with a unique combination of technical and business skills, ready to lead teams and project that contribute to sustainable water management initiatives, navigating regulatory frameworks, and understanding environmental opportunities and impacts.

The talent you need

It can be challenging to find the right person for your team – someone who has the multidisciplinary technical and business skills to contribute strategic value to your organization and confidently lead teams and projects.

Graduates of the UBC Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Integrated Water Management are ready to step into a range of professional roles – from environmental and resource engineering to wastewater planning and managing complex sustainability projects.

Our graduates stand out with their unique combination of skills. Over the course of their 12-month full-time, or 24-month part-time, postgraduate degree, they have expanded their knowledge of engineering and water management through courses from UBC Faculty of Applied Science. They have also deepened their business and leadership skills through classes offered from UBC Sauder’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School.

This powerful hybrid education enables them to lead teams and complex projects. They are strategic thinkers who thrive in fast-paced environments as they collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop innovative solutions and build resilient communities.

Experienced professionals with specialized skills

An Integrated Water Management graduate has the multidisciplinary technical expertise needed to address evolving water management demands. Collaborative team players, visionary leaders and technically adept, they add value to your organization with their ability to:

  • Apply multidisciplinary approaches for advancing sustainable water supply, transport and quality systems that are founded on physical, chemical and biological principles and processes
  • Implement advanced methods for analyzing the integrated dynamics of water resource problems in planning, operating and rehabilitating in the natural and built environments
  • Use a wide range of planning and decision-making tools – such as simulation, optimization, planning scenarios and risk and sustainability analysis – to make senior-level decisions
  • Formulate, implement and evaluate planning and decision analysis models for evaluating the multiple objectives considered in integrated water management, including maintaining social equity, economic and financial viability, regulatory requirements, and environmental and sustainability targets

Integrated Water Management graduates add value

From water and engineering hydrology to sustainability and resource management, our graduates are immediately ready to contribute to your organization in a diverse range of positions.

They have achieved great success in private and public sector roles that include:
Project manager – Water/wastewater planning
Senior environmentalist specialist
Water resource engineer
Environmental engineer
Intermediate water resources specialist
Manager of maintenance, safety, and sustainability

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