At Ross, there’s no shortage of ways to get involved outside the classroom. You can find many opportunities to take on a leadership position, experience the thrill of case competitions, or network with peers who share your interests.
Move Beyond the Classroom
Master of Management Student Association
The MMSA encourages camaraderie through informative, philanthropic, and collaborative activities such as intramural sports, celebratory dinners, volunteer outings, and tailgates. All students are eligible to run for the MMSA, and can enter by completing our intent-to-run survey. Elections are held at orientation.
One-Year Master’s Council
The One-Year Master's Council consists of the executive members of the Master of Business Analytics, Master of Accounting, Master of Management, and Master of Supply Chain Management student associations, as well as three cross-program chairs who seek to represent the collective one-year master's student population equally in all matters of business. Cross-program chairs include Philanthropy, Athletics, and DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion). These positions are elected annually at orientation and rotate among the four degree programs.
Master of Management Clubs
Apex Trading Group is a premier financial organization at the University of Michigan emphasizing portfolio management and professional development.
The Asia Business Conference (ABC) is the longest student-run conference in North America focused on Asia business. For 30 years, the landmark conference has brought leaders of multinational companies and organizations to the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business to discuss issues facing the Asian markets. Some notable speakers from previous conferences included C-level executives at General Motors, Nike, Morgan Stanley, Google, BCG, and Nomura. Through networking sessions and panel discussions, the annual event provides excellent opportunities for attendees to connect with speakers.
ACED equips its members with the tools to understand the current business landscape in Asia, delving into how it affects international economies and societies. We provide education sessions, mentorship programs, social gatherings, and consulting projects to cultivate a community of members who help each other develop personally and professionally.
A different type of investment banking club at the University of Michigan aimed at providing education, guidance and resources to any student interested in investment banking.
Discover. Engage. Commit. The Revitalization & Business Initiative brings together University of Michigan graduate students to discover the city of Detroit, engage with the Detroit community, and commit to promoting the resurgence of this great American city.
As a student-run organization addressing business, culture and other non-political issues, Greater China Association (GCA) aims to strengthen the bonds among current GCA students, serve as a focal point of communication among GCA alumni and students, promote Greater China's role in world economy and its culture in the Ross community, and promote Ross brand in GC areas to potential applicants.
Based on the philosophy of Sheryl Sandberg’s book ‘Lean In’, we aim to facilitate open dialogues about pertinent issues facing men and women. Using an intersectional framework, we bring together people from diverse backgrounds who are all united by the same vested interest in gender equality. We envision a global revolution that embraces women’s capabilities, starting here, with the University of Michigan.