CLUBS IN BUSINESS

Amongst the Alberta School of Business, there are 27 clubs that represent anything from certain majors, interests, or even ones that can help send YOU to an exchange overseas!  Click a club logo below to learn more about them.

5 Days For The Homeless

Five Days for the Homeless aims to increase awareness of the issue of homelessness and to raise donations for charitable organizations supporting homeless and at-risk youth across the country.

 

Alberta Energy Challenge

The Alberta Energy Challenge is a case competition focused on exploring the opportunities and challenges of the dynamic energy sector. Passionate and innovative commerce and engineering students from North America and around the rest of the world are given an unparalleled opportunity to develop and explore their interests and solutions in this industry.

 

Alberta International Business Competition

We strive to test our delegates’ critical thinking, experiences, and technical knowledge in three cases over the course of one week. We will challenge teams in a competitive business environment while showcasing all that Alberta has to offer.

 

AIESEC

AIESEC is the world’s largest student-run organization present in over 130 countries. AIESEC Edmonton is one of 30 local chapters in Canada. We strive to provide unique and meaningful leadership opportunities through the placement and facilitation of paid and volunteer international internships.

 

Alberta JDC West

JDC West is the largest business competition in Western Canada. Bringing together nearly 650 of the best students from 12 of Western Canada’s top universities. These schools unite annually for the 3-day competition to be tested in academics, athletics debate and an out-of-the-box social competition in pursuit of being declared “School of the Year”.

Alberta Not for Profit Association

The Alberta Not for Profit Association (ANPA) aims to connect individuals from different universities with various not-for-profit organizations. Students are exposed to dynamic and real-world opportunities that showcase the positive impact of not-for-profits on our communities.

Business Exchange Association

The Business Exchange Association (BEA) exists to encourage, facilitate and support all Business Students with international exchanges, promoting international business, and developing the international experience.  We do so by involving incoming exchange students into student life, and by helping and encouraging local students to go on an exchange themselves.

Business Finance Association

As a student group, our goal is to contribute to the professional development of university students actively interested in corporate finance, banking, investments, and other related fields. The club will be dedicated to maintaining an educational link between students and the world of finance.

 

Business Leadership Association

The Business Leadership Association (BLA), formerly the NGLC, is designed to connect you to the people and resources necessary to build your network and further your business opportunities.

Club De Commerce Bilingue

The Bilingual Commerce Club represents the students admitted to, or who are hoping to be admitted to the Bilingual Bachelor of Commerce program. Through events and speaker series, we show the benefit of completing your BCom degree as students will be globally recognized, diverse in the industry and internationally connected through the french language.

Cooperative Education Students’ Association

The Cooperative Education Students Association provides support for students enrolled in the Alberta School of Business Cooperative Education Program through a variety of  annual initiatives. These events include the Top of Class Dinner and Professional Development Resources.

eClub

 

The Entrepreneurship Club (eCLUB) is an interdisciplinary group open to all Undergraduate, Graduate, and PostDoc students, striving to connect entrepreneurial students from different areas of study. eCLUB strives to expose individuals to entrepreneurship on campus and provide new entrepreneurs with the support and resources they need to make their ideas a reality.

 

EDGE Business Competition

EDGE is not a regular case competition. It is a highly interactive, multidisciplinary business simulation competition organized by the students at the School of Business. Competitors will face a complex, ambiguous and constantly changing scenario that will force them to think quickly to prove that they have an EDGE.

Enactus U of A

Business for a better cause. We are part of an international non-profit organization that brings together student, academic, and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life for people in need.

Interdisciplinary Consulting Association

Description: The Interdisciplinary Consulting Association is an organization that is open to all business majors and all faculties. We aim to strengthen the knowledge of students actively interested in the field of consulting and to connect them with professionals from the consulting departments of various firms and organizations. The main type of consulting we focus on is management consulting.

Lazy Faire Magazine

Lazy Faire Magazine is run by Business students, for Business students. Every month, we feature interviews with corporates and students who’ve made a significant impact in their community. We also provide everything from networking tips to lifestyle columns, all delivered through captivating design!

Management Information Systems Club

The Management Information Systems Club is an innovative group focused on providing students with insight into the world of Business and Technology. We strive to educate individuals on the benefits of an MIS degree and hope to strengthen the relationship between students and professionals within the field.

 

Network of Empowered Women

The Network of Empowered Women’s annual conference is a premium, student organized event that engages business students nationwide. Our conference encourages thoughtful conversation of the various obsgacles business professionals face and overcome. Undergraduate students unite at the luxurious Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in January to interact with some of Western Canada’s most inspirational business leaders. Each of our delegats will leave our conference with the foundation necessary to empower themselves through their personal and professional lives.

 

Operations Management Club

The Operations Management Club organizes events such as seminars, mixers, site tours, and meetings, for the purpose of promoting the business field of Operations Management. We work to connect students and employers through job postings and our yearly OM Industry Mixer while offering subsidized tutoring to students in MGTSC 312 and OM 352.

The Piggy Bankers

The Piggy Banker’ mission is rooted in the fundamental belief that in order to increase the overall prosperity of a society, we must first increase the prosperity of each individual. Our mission is to help students and faculty members achieve personal financial goals and success by providing educational on best financial practices and spreading the knowledge on financial instruments, products and services. Through our events, delivered in partnership with knowledgeable industry professionals, we believe we will ultimately bring prosperity to our community and increase overall financial confidence for members of our society.

Rocky Mountain Business Seminar

Looking to network with industry corporates and bright business students? We can make that happen. RMBS is a week filled with inspirational speakers, networking, gourmet food, breathtaking accommodations, exciting events and unforgettable memories. Pencil RMBS into your Winter Reading Week and make it the best you’ll ever have.

Strategic Management and Organization Club

The Strategic Management and Organization Club is a student group dedicated to raising awareness about the SMO major provided by the Alberta School of Business. We offer valuable direction and opportunities for students to gain essential management, leadership and relative soft skills necessary in the business world.

Business and Beyond Toastmasters Club

Scared about the idea of speaking in public? Dreading how you would respond to an unexpected question in an interview? BBTC meets every week to help you with your public speaking skills so you can confidently share you ideas and wow your audience!

University of Alberta Accounting Club

Established for over forty years, the University of Alberta Accounting Club (UAAC) serves as an intermediary between the profession of accounting industry and students to assist them throughout their pursuit of becoming accounting professionals.  The UAAC continuously provides and informs students about accounting related events, including volunteer/job opportunities, events, and much more!

University of Alberta HR Management Association

The University of Alberta Human Resource Management Association is a student-led organization committed to building and promoting the Human Resources community. Serving its members at the Alberta School of Business since 1996, UAHRMA strives to facilitate Human Resource awareness, education and career development through various networking and academic events.

University of Alberta Marketing Association

UAMA is a bold minded student group working to provide business students with creative and unique marketing-related events to attend, which will enrich their university experience. Our mission is to connect students with professionals in the marketing industry in a fun and always evolving atmosphere.

University of Alberta Real Estate Committee

The University of Alberta Real Estate Committee exists to educate students about the real estate industry and opportunities available by connecting them with employers through our events. We enable high potential students to secure fulfilling career opportunities and provide employers with the most intelligent, driven and qualified graduates.