Management Student Professional Development

The Faculty of Management Student Professional Development Program (PDP) is designed to provide you with insight, knowledge, skills and experiences which will assist you throughout your academic career and beyond. Through your engagement in the program, you will become more self-aware and knowledgeable relative to the core themes for professional success. You will have a competitive advantage upon graduation due to the professional networks you will develop through PDP.

The Student Professional Development Program (PDP) is now located in your Moodle account! LEARN MORE

Visit our events page for a complete list of upcoming events. 

The program is available to all Management students in any year of their degree. Opportunities through the program include:

  • Industry Networking & Speaker Events
  • Interactive Workshops
  • Executive in Residence
  • Case Competitions
  • Professional Development Conference
  • Student Conference and Case Competition Funding

Faculty of Management Events

To view a full list of upcoming Faculty of Management events, and to register, please visit our PDP Events page.

2017 Student Professional Development Conference covered by Shaw TV

2017 Student Professional Development Conference Photo Galleries


2015 Finance Industry Evening

    Professional Development Fund

    In addition to the valuable opportunities provided through the Professional Development Program, you may find additional opportunities for growth and learning outside of the program. Some exterior opportunities can be found here.

    There are two types of funding for which you may be eligible:

    1. For Student Leaders to Attend a Conference (up to $500)

    2. For any Mngt Student Actively Participating in a Business Competition or at a Conference (up to $2,000)

    For either type of funding, you must be a Management student in good academic standing on any U of L campus, and you must be registered as a full-time student (exceptions may be made for Edmonton and Calgary students).

    *Note that you must submit your application online. Print submissions are not accepted.

    To ensure the best chance of receiving support funding, please apply as soon as you choose an event.

    You may also apply for a Student Union Travel and Conference Grant.

    Funding opportunities for graduate students.

    Financial Support for Management Student Club Activities

    Looking for financial assistance for a worthwhile Management student club event?

    The Faculty of Management provides funding to ratified Students’ Union clubs that benefit a broad range of Management students and enhance the reputation and goals of the University and Faculty.


    1. Read the Terms of Reference (pdf 103 KB) for more details and to find out if your group is eligible to receive support.

    2. Apply and submit your application online here OR...

    Download, complete and email (or print and submit) the application for club funding (docx 32 KB)

    Electronic documents can be submitted to

    Club representatives can prior to the commencement of an activity and must have a faculty advisor who will attend meetings and provide mentorship to the group.

    Students are encouraged to also apply for funding through Students' Union.

    Contact Us:

    For more information about the Student Professional Development Program, please contact:

    Heather Harty, Coordinator, Student Professional Development
    Faculty of Management | 403-380-1867
    M2102, Markin Hall, University of Lethbridge