MISA is a student-led organization at the Telfer School of Management specializing in the academic, professional, and social development of MIS students. Through collaborative networking events and exclusive social nights, MISA promotes the study and growth of information systems in every business sector. MISA fosters an environment that empowers students to succeed in the corporate world and ensures lasting connections among our members as well as professionals within the business and technology industry.
MISA enriches the academic excellence of Telfer students, specifically those who study MIS, by facilitating their relationships with professors and other faculty members. The Association also commits to increasing enrollment numbers to the new MISA program at Telfer by promoting the benefits of studying MIS at the university level.
Through intensive programs and collaborative networking events, MISA gives Telfer students the necessary opportunities to connect with experts in the MIS industry. In return, business and technology companies have access to the top MIS students at Telfer who are ready to enter the workforce.
MISA offers exclusive social nights that reaches out to our members and allows them to meet, connect and develop student networks in a casual environment. These social nights strive to bring value to the educational experience of MISA members that goes beyond their academic and professional careers.
MISA will look to be hosting table hours during frosh week where MISA will provide information to incoming students, as well as try to recruit exciting new members looking to develop their Management Information Systems and Analytics network.
MISA looks to host social nights at various locations in Ottawa. Our social nights hope to foster and build long-lasting relationships among the different members, non-members, and executives at the University. MISA social nights will prove to be a fun time, where the students can take a break from school and get to know their peers on a more personal level!
MISA Connects 1 that takes place during the fall of every year. The format of this event changes slightly year-to-year, and often features a panel of speakers from various companies such as KPMG, RCGT, and Invest Ottawa speaking about the future of the analytic and information system field. Additionally, a period of networking is provided afterwards.
MISA Connects 2 is a traditional that takes place during the winter of every year. This is where MISA brings in various employers in the Management Information Systems and Analytics field to come for an intimate networking event with the students. During the event the students are put into small groups and are rotated from the various employers that are brought in and following the group session is a period for free networking between the students and the employers. MISA brings in companies such as Pythian, KPMG, EY, PageCloud, RCGT and Wits Consulting to the panel.
Telfer School of Management
Management Information Systems Association
55 Laurier Avenue East, Room 2105D
Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5