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Our Partnerships

The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa is serious about cultivating and maintaining partnerships with local and international business associations. Our strategic alliances and affiliations with these groups offer our students the support and connections required to strengthen and further their education process and career opportunities.

The following is a list of organizations that the Telfer School of Management is partnered with.

AACSB - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

  • Manage resources to achieve a vibrant and relevant mission.
  • Advance business and management knowledge through faculty scholarship.
  • Provide high-caliber teaching of quality and current curricula.
  • Cultivate meaningful interaction between students and a qualified faculty.
  • Produce graduates who have achieved specified learning goals.


AIESEC, the world's largest youth-led organization, is the international platform for young people to discover and develop their potential so as to have a positive impact on society. AIESEC is present in 105 countries and territories, and over 1100 institutions of higher education.

In addition to providing over  6,500 leadership positions and delivering over 350 conferences to our membership of over 28,000 students, AIESEC also runs an exchange program that enables over 4,400 students and recent graduates the opportunity to live and work in another country.

For more information, please visit to contact your nearest local committee.

BSM - Bucharest School of Management

The Telfer School has been involved for over 10 years in delivering advanced management programs including the MBA degree through the Canadian Romanian MBA program offered by the Bucharest School of Management in collaboration with the Bucharest Academy of Economics. Our faculty have consulted extensively with Romanian companies in areas of financial planning, change management, performance management, strategy, team development, and organization design and development.

CATA - Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance

Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA Alliance) is Canada's leading, most influential and entrepreneurial technology alliance. It is committed to growing the global competitiveness of its members, 80% of which are currently active exporters. The common purpose that unites the membership is CATA Alliance's commitment to members' business growth. The "Traditional Champion" of Canadian research and development, CATA Alliance's mission is to stimulate "Global Business Growth" through the forces of Canadian innovation and strategic partnership.

CATA Alliance is a sponsor of the Telfer School of Management Alumni Breakfast Speaker series.

CACEE - The Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers

CACEE is a national non-profit partnership of employer recruiters and career services professionals. Their mission is to provide authoritative information, advice, professional development opportunities and other services to employers, career services professionals, and students.

The Telfer School of Management Career Centre staff play a major role within the Association. Professor Peter Koppel is Treasurer of their National Board of Directors and two of the Relationship Managers co-chaired the National Conference held in Ottawa in June 2005, hosting approximately 600 members from across Canada.


The Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada) fosters excellence and integrity in the profession as a whole, and is an advocate for the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation. The Association and its members are dedicated to advancing the management consulting profession and delivering the benefits of those efforts to the client community.

The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa and CMC-Canada have signed an agreement that will see certified management consultants acting as mentors and supervisors to student teams in the University's 12-month MBA program. Graduates of the program will qualify for advanced standing in the Association's professional program leading to the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation.

Ottawa Chamber of Commerce

The Ottawa Chamber provides networking, professional and business development opportunities and member benefits and services directly to business. It also provides its members with a united voice of business representation through effective research, consultation and liaison with key decision makers and influencers.

For the link to the University of Ottawa look in the “Member Directory”

ICOBC - The Indo-Canada Ottawa Business Chamber

ICOBC is the best link between Ottawa entrepreneurs and professionals and Indian businesses for their mutual benefit. ICOBC promotes the business and professional interests as well as the social economic development of both Canada and India. ICOBC will serve not only members who are seeking to expand their business strategies and professional careers, but also Indian companies that wish to connect with and explore business opportunities in all sectors of the economy.

RGA - Regroupement des gens d’affaires

The Regroupement des gens d’affaires brings together over 400 francophone businessmen and businesswomen, entrepreneurs and executives. It works to create an environment conducive to the prosperity of its members and to the economic development of the region. The University of Ottawa has a link in their “Business Development” section