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.
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 www.aiesec.ca 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.
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.
CCHL - The Canadian College of Health Leaders
The Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL), formerly known as the Canadian College of Health Service Executives (CCHSE), is a national, member-driven, non-profit association dedicated to ensuring that the country’s health system benefits from capable, competent and effective leadership.
College members come from every health sector and region in Canada and are at varying stages of their careers. Members include students, and health leaders who work in a variety of environments including medical companies, health authorities, health consultants, multi-level care facilities, hospitals, public and private health agencies, health charities, the Canadian military and all levels of the Canadian government.
EHL – Emerging Health Leaders
Emerging Health Leaders (EHL) includes formal learning opportunities, informal networking opportunities, enabling leadership development, as well as general information sharing. With strong support to move the yardsticks forward both from participants and from regional stakeholders (local health system or institution leaders), Adrienne Hagen (Canadian Medical Association) and Emily Gruenwoldt (Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations) were recognized as inaugural co-chairs of Emerging Health Leaders.
In 2008, Emerging Health Leaders launched four new nodes across Canada as the result of demand from young health leaders in Vancouver, Edmonton, Montreal and Halifax. Each of these new nodes were initiated by individuals who recognized a similar gap in the leadership development marketplace and who approached Emerging Health Leaders with a proposal to launch a new node.
JA Ottawa – Junior Achievement
JA inspires youth to start a business, make better financial decisions and chart a career path. JA engages community volunteers from local businesses and post-secondary institutions to provide hands-on learning opportunities for Grade 5-12 students.
JA programs are delivered free of charge to local area schools with the support of committed JA volunteers and our community partners and sponsors. ONFE works with educators and school boards to identify and ensure that programs are made available to those in most need of innovative programs.
OBJ – Ottawa Business Journal
For more than two decades, the Ottawa Business Journal has been the national capital's leading source of business news and information. Readers turn to the Ottawa Business Journal for the business news they can't find anywhere else – unique and relevant content tailored to business managers, owners, professionals and executives.
With a number of media platforms available to reach our audience, Ottawa Business Journal offers something to every advertiser. OBJ's scope includes its newspaper, the largest business website in Ottawa, industry-specific magazines, our OBJToday daily e-newsletter, active social media channels and some of Ottawa's premier business events.
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”
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 www.rga.ca
United Way Ottawa
For more than 80 years, United Way Ottawa has been working to make our city great for everyone. As well as our research and advocacy work, we invest in the most effective local programs to create opportunities and change lives forever.