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Submitted by yayoi.moriguchi on Fri, 03/20/2015 - 1:42pm

Expand your degree + Grow your friend-circle + Get involved with clubs at Haskayne School of Business!

As ambassadors for the Haskayne School of Business, students drive our reputation and the strength of our brand. Student clubs are often Haskayne's most powerful reputation builders of all!

Accounting Student Association (ASA)

Struggling with an accounting course? Not certain what accounting is all about or the differences between the designations? Need help getting that accounting job? The Accounting Students' Association (ASA) can help you! Whether you need assistance in your required accounting course or you are interested in the accounting profession, the ASA is a club dedicated to helping students do better in accounting!

Our Focus

  • Provide information about the accounting profession
  • Help students find accounting jobs
  • Provide exam preparation materials
  • Host fun events!

Events

  • CA Softball Tournament
  • CA Mixer
  • Industry Nights for different companies
  • CA Hospitality Night
  • CGA Career Forum
  • CMA Industry Night
  • MPAcc Information Session

Benefits

  • Acct 217 & 323 Midterm/Final Exam Packages
  • Tutoring connections with other Haskayne students
  • Eligibility for the ASA scholarship
  • Admission to great networking and prime recruiting opportunities

No membership required. Exam packages and tickets to events are sold separately.

Contact Us: Want more information about the ASA? Want to see when our events are happening? Feel free to contact us by e-mail or in person. Look for us in the clubs area or visit our Web site for more information.

asaucalgary@gmail.com  asaucalgary.ca

AIESEC in Calgary

As the world’s largest student organization, AIESEC is the international platform for young people to discover and develop their potential to have a positive impact in society.
To reach this aim, AIESEC provides over 5,000 leadership positions, organizes over 350 conferences, and runs an exchange program that offers 3,500 members the opportunity to live and work in a foreign country. Present in over 800 universities in 89 countries and territories, 

AIESEC provides you the opportunity to:

  • Develop leadership;
  • Gain practical business skills;
  • Get international experience and work abroad; and
  • Build a personal network.

Get involved NOW and learn hands on practical business skills and start networking with the corporate community, manage major corporate accounts, oversee local chapter finances, help integrate exchange participants into the Calgary community, manage the annual AIESEC Careers Day project or expand and develop the membership base. 
The time is now to explore yourself and your future.

aiesec@ucalgary.ca | http://aieseccalgary.wix.com/aiesec

Alliances in Marketing (AIM)

Alliances in Marketing is a student run organization that promotes a better understanding of marketing and its role in the business community. The goal of AIM is to make Haskayne marketing students among the most visible and sought after across Canadian business schools.

AIM provides opportunities to network with classmates, alumni and professionals, as well as attend industry nights highlighting a variety of marketing disciplines. Providing corporations access to Haskayne’s most involved marketing students and offering time and monetary contributions to local charities are a few of the many ways AIM gets involved in the Calgary community.

AIM is a great tool for those students attempting to make themselves more marketable upon graduation as AIM aligns itself with success and strives to be the difference between simply getting a degree and getting a job. So if you are looking for a place to have fun, meet interesting people, and learn more of the many facets of marketing then AIM is the place to be. Get Involved!

aim@ucalgary.ca | http://www.alliancesinmarketing.com/

Alpha Kappa Psi

The Alpha Kappa Psi Co-Ed Professional Business Fraternity is North America’s first professional business fraternity. Originally founded in 1904 in New York by four business students, it has currently initiated over 230,000 members and alumni and now has over 190 chapters worldwide. As of 2002, the Fraternity expanded into Canada with the Omega Chi chapter at the University of Calgary and the Phi Chi chapter at McGill University. 

We are recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders. The main focus of Alpha Kappa Psi is to provide leadership development, personal and professional training, and experience. Membership in Alpha Kappa Psi serves as a stepping-stone into the “real world” of business. By developing a program of presentations, educational programs, community service, and social events, members apply theoretical lessons in a ‘hands on’ fashion in lessons they are taught in real life situations. This allows members to acquire the life skills necessary to survive in the challenging business world. Skills such as project management, team building and networking will help position members for success in business.

Why should you join?

  1. Expand your personal network with other students and the business community
  2. Help develop an entrepreneurial venture from the ground up
  3. Develop your professional business, teamwork, and learning skills
  4. Leave a legacy at the University of Calgary (to be able to say "I was part of that!")
  5. Have a great time!

akpsi@ucalgary.ca

Association for the Management of Information and Operations (AMIO)

AMIO's is intended to be the premier student club for the students in the management science concentrations at the Haskayne School of Business.

AMIO's mission is to provide industry connections for students in Business Process Management (BPMA), Management Information Systems (MIS), Operations Management (OPMA) and Transportation & Logistics (TLOG); facilitate course applicable training for the students in the Haskayne School of Business; promote the management science concentrations; and add value to the Bachelor of Commerce degree.

info@amiocalgary.ca | http://amiocalgary.ca/

Association of Risk Management & Insurance (ARMI)

The Association of Risk Management and Insurance links students interested in corporate risk management and insurance with industry professionals and other students with the same interests. ARMI's focus is to provide risk management students with the assistance necessary to excel in their classes and to provide networking opportunities. Students concentrating in Risk Management and Insurance (RMIN) or Risk Management and Insurance/Finance (RMIN/FNCE) will benefit from ARMI's activities, which include:

  • Exam Review Packages for RMIN 317
  • The Annual Career Day
  • Speaker Nights to provide real-world insight into future jobs; and
  • Social events for students, alumni, and industry contacts.

armi@haskayne.ucalgary.ca

http://suclubs.orgsync.com/org/armi/home

Commerce Undergraduate Society (CUS)

The Commerce Undergraduate Society is the umbrella group for all the student organization in the Haskayne School of Business. The CUS executive serves as student representatives to the faculty, student organizations and the rest of the corporate community. We function as an avenue in which, you, the student, can build important relationships with your fellow classmates, professors, and future business contacts.

Our Purpose

  • to co-ordinate the affairs of all business clubs
  • to represent the undergraduate body to the faculty
  • to organize many major events
  • and to provide an array of student services and academic programs

Academic Programs

  • Ernst & Young Leadership Program
  • Public Speaking Sessions
  • CSR-SD
  • Tutor Database

Events

  • Business Day
  • Dress and Dine
  • Corporate Street Hockey
  • Speed Networking
  • Year End Business Banquet

House Events (Community Development)

  • Hunt for Hunger
  • Haskayne Rocks Bonspiel
  • Spicing Up Spaces
  • Top Guns Fundraiser

Location

Our office is located in Scurfield Hall, room 199K (in the clubs trailer). Please visit us with any questions or concerns; we are here to serve all undergraduate students at the Haskayne School of Business.

 cus@ucalgary.ca | cuscalgary.ca

Enactus Calgary

Enactus Calgary

Enactus is a student club at the University of Calgary that uses business concepts and an educational approach to enact positive social change.  Their programs focus on entrepreneurial development, economic and environmental sustainability, and financial literacy education within Calgary and surrounding areas.  Click here to find out more about Enactus.

 enactusinfo@gmail.com  | http://www.enactuscalgary.com/

Financial Management Group (FMG)

The Financial Management Group (FMG) is a student run organization whose main mandate is to foster student understanding and interest in the world of finance. We help students learn the technical aspects of finance by providing course-work help and access to practice exams. We expose students to financial markets through news and stock pick information. And we connect students with industry professionals at our events, including our annual Careers in Finance Night.

If you are interested working with a group of motivated individuals and want to learn more about a career in finance, please forward a resume and letter of interest today.

fmg@ucalgary.ca | http://www.fmgcalgary.com/

Haskayne Consulting Group (HCG)

The Haskayne Consulting Group (HCG) is the newest club at the Haskayne School of Business, being founded in the Summer of 2016 by Ali Arafa, Daniel Pham and Joseph Wright. HCG was founded on the basis of addressing the problem facing most new graduating students; the lack of degree-relatable working experience.
 
The HCG’s mission is to provide valuable opportunities for members to consult with large businesses, start-ups, non-profit organizations and public institutions. Our consulting recommendations will be based on the application of classroom knowledge, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and past working experiences.
 
Our club is a great way to kick-off your professional career while forging long-lasting relationships with our team and expanding your business network. We also offer a chance for students and members to participate in a variety of club-exclusive events such as social activities, industry and networking events, training workshops and case competitions.
 
Our members have been able to build up their resumes and experiences through projects and internships with:

  • Accenture
  • Legado Capital
  • Robogarden & Microtech-Engineering
  • Calgary Bid Exploration Committee
  • Calgary Catholic Immigration Society
  • GoTech Foundation

If interested, visit our website at www.haskayneconsulting.com. If you have any questions/inquiries email us at haskayne.consulting@ucalgary.ca.

Haskayne Students’ Association (HSA)

The Haskayne Students’ Association (HSA) is a student operated governing body within the Haskayne School of Business. Working with the students and faculty, the HSA strives to ensure a positive experience for the students of the Haskayne School of Business. The HSA is a partner to other Haskayne organizations including the CCAL and the Hunter Centre.

The HSA’s Role

  • To provide opportunities for students to interact with other students, professors, alumni and community members
  • The organization of the orientation week programs 
  • The Haskayne School of Business’s House system and the House Cup
  • To streamline scholarships and event marketing
  • To voice the opinions of the business students (Student Advocacy)

The HSA’s goal is to create a sense of community within the Haskayne School of Business and to represent the student body in its university related interests with an emphasis on honest and transparent representation.

Contact information:

hsaexternal@outlook.com

Or visit our website at www.hsaucalgary.com

Human Resources Students’ Association (HRSA)

The Human Resources Students’ Association encourages awareness about careers and current events in Human Resources. Our club provides a way for students to build a valuable network of University professors and prominent industry representatives. Through on- and off-campus events, we provide a sense of social solidarity and cohesiveness among students interested in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources. HRSA also works to provide all students with the tools to excel in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources courses.

Benefits of a HRSA membership:

  • OBHR 317 Midterm & Final Exam Review Packages
  • Admission to the annual Meet and Greet in September
  • Invitations to various social events for students, professors, alumni, professionals

HRSA is also highly involved with the national Excalibur Desjardins Tournament held annually in Montreal, Quebec. Excalibur allows students to apply HR theories to practical business scenarios and present strategies and recommendations to a panel of HR industry leaders.

 HRSA@ucalgary.ca | ucalgary.ca/~hrsa

International Business Student Association (IBSA)

IBSA is the club for students with an interest in international business, whatever their concentration, wherever their homeland, and no matter their experience or skill level with the subject matter.  Benefits of membership include qualification for a CIM grant for study overseas, reduced fees for non-free IBSA events, information on relevant industry events and conferences, and an opportunity to build a great network of like-minded young professionals.

Students considering participating in an exchange are especially encouraged to contact IBSA. Through IBSA’s Buddy Program, local students can meet visiting international students at various social events. These events facilitate cultural awareness, and allow Haskayne students going on exchange to make valuable contacts with international students from their intended exchange school. 

IBSA’s three pronged mission:

  • to welcome Haskayne’s visiting exchange students
  • to encourage and facilitate domestic students’ studies abroad
  • to supplement the International Business curriculum with outside-the-classroom education and networking

 ibsa.online@gmail.com 

Petroleum Landman Undergraduate Society (PLUS)

The Petroleum Landman Undergraduate Society helps develop relationships between students and the oil and gas industry. We sponsor events that encourage learning, provide academic and social support and create opportunities to network with industry professionals. PLUS is actively involved with Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL) members in developing a strong mentoring program. The program enables PLMA students to receive practical, hands-on experience and provides an ideal setting for industry leaders to meet with emerging leaders.

Previous PLUS Events have included:

  • Gushers: third and fourth year PLMA students socialize in a pub atmosphere;
  • Meet Your Mentor Night;
  • Career Fair: many students receive jobs based on their career fair interviews; and
  • Mentor Appreciation Night: includes prize give-aways.

 landman@ucalgary.ca  | http://www.ucalgary.ca/plus/

Real Estate Student Association

What makes this club different?:

RESA will be the first and only club on campus dedicated to careers in real estate and land development. With future development of the real estate program within Haskayne, the club will help facilitate the programs growth and open up new career possibilities to students. With the support of the real estate industry in Calgary and future alumni, we will help ease the transition into the professional world for students.

http://resa-ucalgary.weebly.com/

University of Calgary Solar Car Team

Established in the fall of 2004, the University of Calgary Solar Car Team has evolved over the past decade to become an experienced solar car racing team dedicated to educating the community about renewable energy. As an interdisciplinary initiative, the team is composed primarily of undergraduate students from various departments working in collaboration with faculty members to support development of sustainable energy solutions. With 4 generations of solar cars designed and produced, and 7 races successfully competed in, we have proven ourselves as a team devoted to progressing the solar energy landscape. 

Going forward, the team will face more challenges and opportunities of building upon our past successes and continuing our commitment to educate the public about sustainable energy. Equipped with the lessons learned from our predecessors, the enthusiasm and dedication of current members, and the support of local communities, the team is prepared to meet the tasks and opportunities ahead. Contact the team below to learn how you can join Canada's #1 Solar Car Team today!

publicrelations@calgarysolarcar.ca | calgarysolarcar.ca

Women in Business

The Women in Business club (WiB) is a student-run organization founded in January 2016. We strive to engage emerging business leaders by providing opportunities for personal and professional growth. We wish for our members and attendees to have the skills and confidence to challenge inequality in the business and corporate world.
 
We host an array of networking and social events and workshops that encourage students to challenge themselves in an inclusive and welcoming setting. We connect students with front-line executives and trailblazing professionals with the goal of female empowerment, broadening perspectives and bringing awareness to pertinent gender issues.
 
Despite the name “Women in Business,” we believe in equality of all genders and welcome any gender to get involved with WiB. WiB strives to push all students to create their own path to success.
 
If you are interested in getting involved, please visit our website at wibucalgary.wixsite.com/ucalgary or feel free to reach out to us at wibucalgary@gmail.com.