The College of Business
Administration encourages students of all levels to join a CBA
student organization to build important networking contacts, gain knowledge about your career area, and experience valuable leadership opportunities. CBA RSO Semester Update Form.pdf
Beta Alpha Psi is an international
honorary financial information organization that sponsors social,
technical and educational events to promote awareness and educate
Finance, Information Systems, and Accounting students.
- For more information, contact email@example.com or president Tony Bentley at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facebook: BAP CMU
- Twitter: @CMU_BAP
- Spring 2018 Meetings: Thursdays, 7-8pm, Pierpont Auditorium, Grawn 278
Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Student Chapter is an organization that focuses on educating students about opportunities in management accounting, finance, and about the CMA Exam. All business majors are welcome to join and attend IMA meetings. The IMA creates networking opportunities and real world insight through on campus speakers and business tours with industry professionals.
- For more information, contact email@example.com or president Presley keeney at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facebook: IMA Central Michigan University Student Chapter
- Twitter: @ima_cmu IMA CMU Student Chap
- Spring 2018 Meetings: Last Tuesday every month, Grawn 101
SAP University Alliance Student User Group (SAP-UASUG) is one of the largest student organizations in the College of Business Administration at CMU. The group offers TERP10 study sessions and opportunities to network with employers seeking students looking to make a career in SAP
- For more information, contact email@example.com or president Nicholas Gawryk at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facebook: Central Michigan University - SAP Student User Group
- Spring 2018 Meetings: Wednesdays, 6:30pm, Grawn 100
The Economics Club exists to confer
distinctions for high scholastic achievement in economics, stimulate and
promote student interest in all aspects of economics, and establish a
network among students who major or minor in economics at CMU.
- For more information, contact the Economics Department at 989-774-3870, located in Sloan Hall, Room 321.
Epsilon Nu Tau is committed to creating a global society of entrepreneurially spirited individuals in order to advance the ideals of professionalism, entrepreneurship, salesmanship, and ethical business practices.
- For more information, contact email@example.com or president HKyle Murray at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facebook: Espilon Nu Tau Eta Chapter
- Twitter: ENTEtachapter
- Spring 2018 Meetings: Mondays, 9:00pm; email president for location
Central Finance Club (formerly Financial Management Association) welcomes students of all majors with an opportunity to develop the
skills needed for professional growth. CFC offers members interactions
with financial service professionals, both on campus and with trips to
financial districts. In addition to guest professional speakers and
opportunities to network, FMA sponsors workshops for resume and job
skill enrichment. The personal and professional skills obtained through
membership aid in a successful transition into a career.
- For more information, contact CentralFinanceClub@gmail.com or president Bernard Chao at email@example.com
- Spring 2018 meetings: Biweekly on Wednesdays, 7pm, Pierpont Auditorium, Grawn 278
Future Financial Advisor Association is open to all majors with an emphasis on Personal Financial Planning majors. FFAA hosts a semi-annual Financial Services Career Night, invites guest speakers to meetings, and takes networking trips to various financial firms. Students are welcome to join at any time.
- For more information, contact president Rebecca Carpenter at firstname.lastname@example.org
Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM)
gives students a personal introduction to practicing managers in
various fields and successful management techniques in current use. SAM
takes annual trips and tours different organizations each semester.
There are many leadership opportunities, volunteer activities,
fundraisers, and opportunities for students to increase their management
- For more information, contact email@example.com or president Crystal Messing at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facebook: CmichU.SAM
- Spring 2018 Meetings: Varies; email president
Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
offers a way to get involved, network and meet new people. Members of
SHRM enter the job market more prepared due to exposure to experts in
the field of HR. Leadership positions are available to highly motivated
- For more information, contact email@example.com or president Anna Wulf at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facebook: CMU SHRM
- Twitter: @CMU_SHRM
- Spring 2018 Meetings: Mondays, 6:30pm, location TBA
International Business Student Association
The IBSA focuses on developing knowledge of the
international market, broadening cultural awareness, and helping members
network with alumni and speakers. Open to all business majors.
- For more information, contact president Remington Burton, email@example.com
American Marketing Association (AMA)
attracts students of all majors and minors with an interest in
marketing. Members participate in fundraisers, volunteer at activities,
bi-monthly corporate speaker lectures. Each semester, the E-board
organizes a trip for a group of 40 members to visit major corporations
in locations such as Toronto, Cleveland, and Chicago. AMA is the largest
registered student organization on campus.
- For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facebook: American Marketing Association CMU
- Twitter: CMU_AMA
- Spring 2018 Meetings: typically every Wednesday, 6:30pm, Brooks 176
Hospitality and Tourism Association (HTA) is
designed to support students with an interest in the hospitality industry as well as interests in marketing, human resources, event planning, sales and more. The organization meets once a week, conducts workshops, sponsors guest speakers and organizes tours of sites within the industry. HTA is
strongly recommended if your degree or interests are within these
- For more information, contact email@example.com or president Mercedes Hussein at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facebook: Hospitality & Tourism Association 2018-2019
- Spring 2018 Meetings: Thursdays, 7:00pm, Grawn 118
Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE) is a co-ed professional sales, marketing, and management fraternity, supporting members in regional and national sales competitions and sales projects. Open to all CMU students.
- For more information, contact email@example.com or president Michael Motloch at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facebook: Pi Sigma Epsilon Zeta Nu
- Spring 2018 Meetings: Tuesdays, 7:00pm, Grawn 100
Logistics Management Council Honor Society
provides a vehicle for learning experiences in logistical management.
Members gain an understanding of the logistics process through dialogue
between students and professionals in theory and practice, as well as by
participating in consulting projects for major corporations. Benefits
of the organization include the council of Logistics Management National
Annual Conference and local CLM roundtables, where students experience
seminars, speeches and networking. LMC interviews potential members based on GPA at the end of each semester. Qualified students receive an invitation to interview.
- For more information, contact president Christopher Pauly at email@example.com
Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA)
provides networking opportunities and practical experiences that benefit students entering the field of Logistics & Supply Chain Management. SCMA provides student-led events including speakers from major Fortune 500 companies, tours of regional operations, resume bootcamps, and networking events with over 50 different corporate partners. In addition to these activities, members' resumes are posted on a nationally recognized list for employers.
- For more information, contact president Towfik Tayeb at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facebook: SCMA Spring 2018
- Spring 2018 Meetings: Tuesdays, 7pm, Pierpont Auditorium, Grawn 278
Alpha Kappa Psi is the nation's oldest
and largest professional business fraternity. Our members seek to improve their interviewing,
writing, public speaking, networking, and leadership skills. We sponsor the career fair twice a year. Our extensive alumni network provides our members ample opportunities to success in business.
- For more information, contact president Analisa Guido at email@example.com
- Facebook: Central Michigan University Alpha Kappa Psi
- Twitter: @AKPsi_ZetaXi
- Spring 2018 Meetings: Sundays, 5:00pm; contact president for location
Beta Gamma Sigma was founded in 1913 as a
national organization. The CMU chapter was chartered in 1986. The
society's purpose is three-fold: to encourage and reward scholarships,
to promote the advancement of education in business, and to foster
integrity in the conduct of business operations. To be eligible for
membership, you need to be a business major and be in the top 5% of your
class for Juniors, top 10% for Seniors and top 20% for MBA students.
- Advisor: Dr. Philip Kintzele, 774-3798
Business Professionals of America (BPA) is a nation wide student organization that helps
students gain professional business experience, compete in their fields of
study, receive leadership training, and serve the community. BPA helps students meet people with
similar interests, gain opportunities to advance in a career path, and
participate in conferences. Members attend 2 competitive conferences at both the
State and National level in February and May.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or president Taylor Priest at email@example.com
- Facebook: Business Professionals of America - CMU
- Spring 2018 Meetings: one Wednesday per month, 7:00pm; email president for date and location
Collegiate DECA invites students from all majors to explore different areas in business, network with professionals and attend workshops for resume building, interview skills and professional dress. As an individual or a group, DECA members compete at Michigan's State Career Development Conference. These events cover marketing and communications, business management, hospitality and tourism, finance and accounting, and entrepreneurship. Students who place at SCDC are eligible to compete at the International Career Development Conference.
- For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or president Laine Hettel at email@example.com
- Facebook: CMU Collegiate DECA
- Twitter: CMU Collegiate DECA
- Spring 2018 Meetings: Tuesdays, 8pm, Powers 132
Phi Chi Theta is a co-ed professional business fraternity, offering an array of professional events and opportunities. Phi Chi Theta is a national fraternity, composed of collegiate and alumni chapters across the country. The fraternity hosts a business etiquette dinner each year, bringing in several companies for students to network with. Along with networking opportunities, members also participate in in-state and out-of-state business trips, resume workshops, and several other business events. Our goal is the achievement of higher business education for anyone pursuing a career in business.
- For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or president Yeeling Li at email@example.com
- Twitter: CMU_PhiChiTheta
- Spring 2018 Meetings: Mondays, 8:30pm, TBA
Additional Engagement Opportunities
This college-sponsored two-day event invites approximately 60 business
professionals from dozens of companies around the nation into CBA classrooms to
connect with students.
More than 140 companies - many of them Fortune 1000 companies - come to campus
each fall & spring to recruit CBA students. Career Day is
organized by Alpha Kappa Psi.
Professionals share information regarding internships and career opportunities
and engage with students during classroom visits and through informal
conversations at designated locations in Grawn Hall numerous times each
Thursday, January 25th – Dynatrace
Business Information Systems
Monday, January 29th – Dish One
Professional Sales, Marketing, General Management
Wednesday, January 31st – Enterprise Holdings
Entrepreneurship, General Management, Hospitality, Logistics, Management, Marketing, Professional Sales
Thursday, February 1st – State Farm Insurance
Tuesday, February 6th – Quicken Loans
Wednesday, February 7th – The Dow Chemical Company
Business Information Systems
Thursday, February 8th – Ally Financial
Accounting, Business Information Systems, Economics, Finance, General Management
Monday, February 12th – Tom James Company
Entrepreneurship, General Management, Marketing, Professional Sales
Tuesday, February 13th – Auto-Owners
Accounting, Business Information Systems, Economics, Finance, General Business, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing
Thursday, February 15th – Target Corporation
General Management, Human Resources, Professional Sales
Friday, February 23rd – Access, Inc.
Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Tuesday, February 27th – Gartner
General Business, Marketing, Professional Sales
Wednesday, February 28th – Clayton & McKervey, P.C.
Friday, March 2nd – Midland Tool & Supply
Thursday, March 22nd – Northwestern Mutual
Numerous Student Organizations and upper-level courses offer real-world
consulting projects to students.
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