MESA has historically been successful as an independent organization representing the Department of Management students. The need for MESA and Management clubs to work together as a collective and unified platform has become increasingly important as we transition into a new era of co-curricular operations within the Department of Management. In the academic year of 2016-2017, MESA will become an overarching umbrella organization that works towards development, growth and success of all involved.
MESA: The Umbrella Organization
Coming Together. Better Together.
The restructuring is a key historic milestone for MESA, Management clubs, the Department of Management, and most importantly the student body. With a unified organization that works as one, we can all work collectively to create a better future for the students of this program.
MESA now has a mandate to work collectively with Management clubs to improve the academic, professional and social aspects of student life as a unified organization. Similarly so, the Management clubs will serve as a collective mandate to work towards a focus on strategic development across all functional areas.
Ultimately, the restructuring strives to improve the collaborative spirit of the co-curricular environment at UTSC Management in an attempt to fulfill the following three pillars as laid out in the MESA Constitution:
- Connecting students to higher opportunities
- Serving as a central hub of resources
- Propelling the recognition and awareness of the UTSC Management and Economics programs
The dynamics of the co-curricular landscape will be shifting quite significantly this year with the new roles, relationships and mandates. We are now successfully transitioning into a new “era” of co-curricular activity at UTSC Management, and it is most definitely encouraged that you, the leaders of tomorrow, grasp these opportunities now, because there is never a perfect time to begin your legacy and do good deeds for yourself and your peers.
You can download the restructuring report here.