The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is designed to introduce underclassmen to teamwork, public speaking, and presenting skills as an analyst, while also allowing upperclassmen to act as associates and have the opportunity to practice leadership skills by managing a team.


Students are divided into teams based on their career interests and chose a business trend. Past presentation topics include:

  • The effect of climate change on valuation and stocks

  • Changing preferences in the food industry

  • The finch industry: Its rise and profitable companies 

  • Smart-home technology and its impact on consumer behavior

  • And more!