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At Ross, there’s no shortage of ways to get involved outside the classroom. Challenge yourself to take on a leadership position, pursue your passion in a student club, or take on the thrill of case competitions — and build meaningful connections along the way. Your time here is what you make it, so make it count!
A great business without a great leader? Doesn’t happen. Leadership is at the heart of building a better world through business, which is why you’ll find many ways to sharpen your leadership skills while in the BBA program.
Be the voice of your classmates. This peer-elected council acts on behalf of the student body to partner with Ross leadership and promote positive change within the school.
Ross Undergraduate Student Advisory Board (RUSAB)
Have an opinion about what courses should be offered at Ross? Advocate for the future of Ross academics by joining this representative body of the BBA class.
Town halls are a great way to share your input directly with deans, faculty, staff, and administrators, as well as your fellow classmates. Look for town halls at least once a semester.
Explore emerging technologies in Michigan FinTech, be of service through groups like Maize and Blue Cupboard, hit the rink with Ice Hockey Club, or check out a variety of other social, sport, community, identity, or career-based groups.
The TAMID Group is a student-led, non-profit investment fund and consulting group, which manages an equity portfolio and consults for Israeli start-up companies.
Theta Capital is a University of Michigan financial club focused on the use of derivatives and fundamental and technical analysis to enhance the investment literacy and competency of its members. During your first semester with us, you will follow an in-depth, custom tailored 1:1 educational course that will foster an understanding of both fundamental and technical analysis as well as how to implement various options trading strategies. All the while, you will be engaging in full scale club meetings that utilize both large and small group discussion to analyze an equity and develop potential plays leveraging options, longing, and shorting.
UpRound's mission is to support and enhance the entrepreneurial ecosystem at Michigan and across the region. UpRound's primary activities are designed to source, accelerate, and write checks out of our fund to startups. UpRound recruits and provides rich education to new members every semester, while providing a space for students passionate about entrepreneurship to bond, develop, and innovate. Additionally, we partner with Plug and Play, Detroit Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners and others to create exclusive career pathways and opportunities for our analysts within the venture capital space.
Victors Value Investments (VVI) is a student-led organization with an emphasis on community that focuses on value investing philosophies, educates its members on financial topics, and provides real-world investing and finance experience.
WCI is a student-run investment club with a focus on new member education, professional development, philanthropy, and sustainable investing practices. We actively manage a portfolio containing predominantly long-term investments with a focus on stable, high performing stocks.
Case competitions are your chance to represent Ross and compete against the best and brightest from other B-schools. Put your leadership and academic knowledge to the test by working with a team to propose solutions for common business challenges. Case competitions are hosted around the country throughout the year. And did we mention? The winners don’t just get glory; they can earn prize money, too.
National Diversity Case Competition
This case competition brings together diverse talent who identify dynamic solutions to real-world problems. The case competition, held annually over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, also gives students the chance to network with corporate partners in attendance.
Women’s Case Competition
Hosted by the University of Texas at Austin, all-female teams in this case competition present solutions to a variety of current challenges facing participating businesses. Women’s Case Competition is a chance for students to connect, learn, and show off their skills.
UBSLC Case Competition
The Undergraduate Business School Leadership Conference case competition, hosted by Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, gives students a platform to address real world issues while testing their analytical skills and their ability to work under pressure.