What is the Management Student Association?

The Management Student Association (MSA) is a non-profit organization representing 900+ students studying in the Faculty of Management at UBC Okanagan. As a member of the Canadian Association of Business Students (CABS), we connect our students with a nation-wide network of academic and professional development opportunities.


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Our goal is to connect those who have the entrepreneurial spirit and inspire one another to take educated risks in the business world.”

We want to find students who have the passion and drive to become a successful entrepreneur! Learn from entrepreneurs in the community and collaborate with students who share the same passion for entrepreneurship!

The UBCO HR Club helps connect students to current HR professionals and jobs opportunities within the Okanagan. This group is open to Faculty of Management students that are interested in Human Resources.

Become a member of the UBCO HR Club and the BC HRMA – take part in numerous events offering value to students as they transition from school to the professional community, while given the chance to receive scholarships and awards from the BC HRMA.

The Accounting Club’s main purpose is to educate students on the CPA program, the recruitment process, and what a career in accounting is all about, all while having a little fun!

The club intends to continue hosting networking events, information sessions, study sessions, guest speakers segments, as well as club socials. If you are interested in a career in accounting and looking for more information or just want to join us for a few social events, everyone is welcome!


The UBCO Public Speaking Group is a student run organization that teaches MGMT students the fundamental’s of public speaking, professional confidence, and leadership. This weekly club provides you with assistance for public speaking situations. By taking a hands on approach and practicing your public speaking in a like-minded and safe environment it allows for students to become confident speakers and leaders. Gain the skills to rock your next class presentation!

The UBCO Consulting Club is a new student run organization that supports consulting as a career and acts as a gateway for students to gain experience and learn more about the industry. Our goal is to develop healthy and professional development opportunities for UBCO students and to act as a center of untapped talent for firms recruiting in the Okanagan. The UBCO Consulting Club aims to constantly create opportunities for its members and bridge the gap between firms and all UBCO faculties.

The UBC Okanagan Marketing Club aims to educate support and facilitate management students’ interaction and exploration surrounding everything marketing. Through our events and online presence, we create an encouraging setting to connect students from the classroom to the marketing industry and community.

The Portfolio Management Group’s purpose is to provide students with knowledge in investment management, develop practical investing skills, and gain experience by applying these skills in the markets. Our goal is to help students that are interested in a career in the financial services industry by providing support, resources, and opportunities so that they can be successful in their careers.