The clubs are hoppin' on Calgary Campus this fall, as Faculty of Management student leaders prepare for Clubs Week, an event showcasing a variety of extracurricular organizations offering social and academic activities.
Management students are particularly excited about new clubs starting this year, including the Accounting Club. Other active or soon-to-be-ratified groups include the Finance Club, Human Resources Club and a Calgary chapter of the Management Students' Society.
An upcoming event of interest to all students is the David Aplin Career Guidance Seminar, sponsored by the Finance Club.
Clubs week will take place October 1st through 6th, starting at 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday and at noon on Saturday.
There will be an information table in front of the elevators on the 6th floor of Bow Valley College for those interested in joining any of the groups.
Sacha Alimchandani - Roynat Capital
Sacha is a U of L graduate with a BMgt in Information systems and Marketing. His career has taken him into the finance industry and he currently works at Roynat Capital, a merchant bank, in Calgary. Sacha spoke to students about how to move into the banking industry expectations of the profession. He encouraged students to utilize the U of L's extensive and very powerful alumni presence in Calgary area and reach out to them for mentorship opportunities.
David Aplin Group
Three Finance and Accounting recruiters spoke at the speakers series. They gave students resume and interview tips and advice on landing an entry-level position in these fields. They also spoke about the types of jobs available to both accounting and finance students. Students had a chance to bring their resumes and talk to the recruiters on a one-on-one basis.
Human Resources Club Events
The HR Club held events that encouraged students to think about where they want to go with their U of L Bachelor of Management degree. Tatjana Beocanin-Donald, a seasoned HR professional, spoke to students about taking that first step towards launching a career in human resources and how to become a successful HR practitioner.
At another event representatives from HRAC and HRIA spoke to students about the importance of the Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) designation and advised students on how to become successful.