Promoting the study and practice of accounting and finance; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.
WELCOME TO THE ROSS ARMED FORCES ASSOCIATION The Ross Armed Forces Associationâ€™s mission is to advance the role of veterans in business through three core initiatives: * Veteran Applicants: Help the highest quality veteran applicants achieve acceptance into the Ross School of Business by aiding each veteran with insight from recent experience. * Lifetime Leadership: Advantage all current Ross students by maintaining an active leadership role and sharing military experience with fellow students immersed in Rossâ€™ trademark â€œAction Based Learningâ€ program. * Veteran Students: Propel each veteran student to success in the private sector through active mentorship, educational resources, and extensive veteran networking.
The Asia Business Conference provides a platform for industry leaders to interact with students of the Ross School of Business and fosters a close working relationship among them. This symbiotic relationship developed over the past fifteen years has made the Asian Business Conference (ABC) one of the largest business conferences in the country. It is also the longest running student conference in any business school in the country.
More details required: Joining the Ross Automotive Club comes with several benefits.
Members of the club come from every corner of the auto industry, offering great networking opportunities for those serious about a career in this field. Additionally, the RAC puts formal tools at your disposal, such as an automotive alumni database, and various meet and greet events with Ross alumni who are leaders in the industry.
And since we know that many people who work in automotive are enthusiasts, too, the club isn't just about business. We also host several fun events, from karting competitions to Top Gear viewing parties, to wrenching events that allow you to work on a real race car.
For a small fee, you get a lifetime membership in a club that helps you work and play. It could be the best investment you make while you're at Ross!
The Auto Club @ Ross exists to further the automotive interests and career aspirations of its members through a community of enthusiasts and active participation in automotive industry events.
The Ross Running & Fitness Club is a group organized by and for members of the Ross community, dedicated to training, education, and general physical fitness. Whether you are a swimmer, runner, cyclist, triathlete, or general fitness enthusiast, we provide a fun place where athletes of all ability levels can come to learn, train, and socialize with others that share their interest in these sports. From serious athletes with goals of winning multisport races to those who just want to improve their health through an active lifestyle, we all about your goals.
The Black Business Students Association (BBSA), founded in 1970, is one of the largest student-run professional organizations at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business (RSB). The Ross BBSA is dedicated to the recruitment of Black business students and the professional and academic development of its membership. The BBSA is one of the most active clubs at the RSB - serving graduate business students with program initiatives encompassing academic, professional, and social events. The organization conducts these numerous programs through the generous support and commitment of dedicated club members, alumni, school staff, faculty, and corporate sponsors.
BBUS equips minority students with the skills they need to maximize their career potential in all business-related professions by facilitating academic, professional, and social development.
The Community Consulting Club (CCC) is one of the Ross School of Business most unique and popular student clubs. The CCC donates top-notch business experience to local non-profit institutions that otherwise would not be able to afford expert advice. The CCC requires students to put their business skills to work, even if they don't have prior consulting experience. The CCC matches current Ross students, both BBA and MBA, with local organizations in projects chosen during an application selection process to ensure the most useful combination of needs and capabilities for each project team.
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional business fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities. As the only business fraternity in the Ross School of Business we strive to promote a fun and professional environment for all students at the Ross School of Business. Our yearly events include professional, networking, social and community service activities. DSP is a great way to meet students from different sections and age groups at the Business School, as well as receive immediate help from brothers who have already gone through internship and full time recruiting.
Emerging markets are regions in which "politics matters at least as much as economics" to the market. For us, at the Ross School of Business, emerging markets are primarily international, and include transition economies such as China, India, Brazil, etc., but can include local domestic markets, such as that of the Detroit Metro Area. The Emerging Markets Club is comprised of current and future leaders committed to economic growth using innovative and competitive management strategies, methods, and tools. We draw our inspiration from the likes of Mohammed Yunus of the Grameen Bank, C.K. Prahalad who coined the term "Base of the Pyramid" and, along with Stuart L. Hart, pioneered a new direction for companies such as S.C. Johnson, BP, DuPont, Unilever, ICICI Bank, and more. Through our annual career trek to Washington DC and student-initiated course in Winter A, we are continually proving Ross to be the nexus of academic, professional, and entrepreneurial activity in emerging markets.
More details required: Do you want to opt-in to receive additional emails (expect 1-3 per week) about recruiting events? These events will also be publicized in the weekly newsletter and on the REC web-site.
We are the club for people with an interest in the energy industry at the Ross School of Business. Our focus is on strategy, trading, finance, project development, and entrepreneurship- in the traditional and renewable energy sectors. The Energy Club seeks to draw together talented students who are interested in the field of energy. In addition to providing a forum for discussion and education, the club provides services to both recruiting companies and students to promote career development and employment. Energy Club Mission: Our mission is to provide for education and employment opportunities within the energy industry at Ross. We break this down into three primary objectives: 1. To incite interest in energy among students and faculty at the Ross School of Business 2. To provide a forum for students to learn more about opportunities in the energy industry and discuss energy-related topics 3. To facilitate career development in the traditional and renewable energy sectors by mentoring students and by reaching out to recruiters to connect them with available talent at Ross and the greater University of Michigan
The General Management club caters to students interested in pursuing career paths that are cross-functional in nature and that typically lead to general management positions. The club focuses on immediate business school entry-points that can lead to general management positions in the future. Such entry points can include leadership or rotational programs that provide for an accelerated career growth in an organization.
The mission of the General Management Club is two-fold. Firstly, the club fosters interaction between Ross MBA students and companies that are seeking talented MBA students. Secondly, the club prepares its student members for recruitment through educational and networking events.
The General Management Club sponsors events such as the GM Forum and Career Fair, mock interviews and resume reviews with recruiters, educational seminars, networking opportunities with alumni and colleagues, company visits, case competitions and others in keeping with its mission.
As a student-run organization addressing business, culture and other non-political issues, Greater China Association (GCA) aims to strengthen the bonds among current GCA students, serve as a focal point of communication among GCA alumni and students, promote Greater Chinaâ€™s role in world economy and its culture in the Ross community, and promote Ross brand in GC areas to potential applicants.
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The Healthcare and Life Science (HLS) Club is dedicated to preparing members for successful careers across all sectors of the healthcare industry. HLS Club members are ready to take on leadership roles in the industry and make a significant impact globally.
• To provide excellent education programs to advance members’ understanding of the intricate and evolving issues of the healthcare industry and to prepare members to lead the industry innovatively and ethically. • To host meaningful networking events so that members develop a strong, responsive professional network.• To build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with corporate partners with the goal of enhancing the career exposure and prospects for our members and enriching our corporate sponsors by providing them with access to a rich talent pool of students ready to take on the challenges of their companies.• To empower members with resources that allow for the pursuit of individualized short-term and long-term career goals.
The Ice Hockey Club is a group of hockey enthusiasts of varying skill levels that play ice hockey, go to tournaments and sponsor the always popular â€œMen Who Canâ€™t Skateâ€ event. We have both men's and women's teams that practice every Friday at Michigan's very own Yost varsity rink. Both teams also travel to play tournaments against other business and grad school programs a few times throughout the year. We have a great time, and we invite everyone to come check it out. Yost rents skates, we have lots of equipment (though generally of the smaller sizes), and we welcome all levels.
The Ross Jewish Student Association provides social, cultural and networking opportunities for graduate Jewish business students. The club aims to bring its members together with other Jewish graduate students on campus as well as serve as an educational resource for the greater business school community.
The Master of Accounting Student Association is established for the expressed purpose of nurturing academic achievement, group camaraderie, and community service among the Master of Accounting students at the Ross School of Business.
The Maize & Brew Club is a non-profit organization devoted to the appreciation, drinking, and brewing of beer as well as a resource for students interested in entering the beer industry. Maize & Brew’s goal is educate members about the characteristics of beer, beer making processes, industries, and provide action-based learning opportunities through educational series and corporate business operations tours.
Join today and Maize & Brew will keep you up-to-date on all-things-beer here in Ann Arbor, including brewing events, brewery tours, and happy hours. Plus, we’ll be co-sponsoring events with other clubs including dinners and charitable fundraisers.
A non-denominational Christian community at the Ross School of Business dedicated to sharing God's love, encouraging its members, and growing in our faith together.
We are devoted to understanding how and why the Christian faith informs both our professional and personal life decisions. We aim to better understand the intersections between faith and the business world while also rejoicing in His enduring love and the amazing blessings that come with it. In addition, we support each other through shared experiences and bear one another's burden" in order to "spur one another on to love and good deeds.”
If you don’t know about Christianity, and want to find out more, we welcome your questions and would love to dialogue with you.
Our purpose is to help you navigate the recruiting process as you pursue your career goals. We are committed to enhancing Michigan's reputation as an elite finance school and furthering our position as a core recruiting destination for top companies, financial institutions and job functions such as: Corporate Finance Credit Cards Government Insurance Investment/Brokerage Investment Banking Mutual Funds Private Equity Research Retail Banking Risk Analysis Sales and Trading Treasury Venture Capital Wealth Management And so on... The Finance Club will assist you in developing the analytical skills, interviewing techniques, and social network necessary to be successful in pursuing a position in our field. It involves drawing upon the vast Michigan alumni network, as much as learning from experiences of fellow classmates and other students. Whether you aspire to work in investment banking, corporate finance, sales and trading, research, or any other finance field, we will help you prepare for the recruiting process by: # Providing practical knowledge of different finance career paths through career development workshops # Offering resume advice that specifically targets finance recruiters # Developing your interviewing skills through mock interviews # Complementing your academic experience through our Finance Speaker Series # Organizing networking opportunities through on-campus alumni events, Chicago Forum and the Wall Street Forum The Finance Club is a collegial, dynamic group dedicated to helping you secure the job you desire. We look forward to seeing you at our Sunday weekly meetings this fall.
The Ross mentorship program (RMP) facilitates networks between the members of the University of Michigan Business School community. These mentorship opportunities will allow students to benefit from the knowledge and skills of others who have had similar experiences in the RSB community and ensure that the RSB knowledge, tradition and culture are passed from one year to the next. The mentorship program provides a platform for this network by matching continuing students to new students and encouraging them to interact through formal events as well as informal meetings.
The mission of the Michigan Business Women BBA Chapter is to educate and create awareness of business issues pertaining to women, to create a sense of community within the Business School, and to develop skills and opportunities that will enhance our success in the business world.
Michigan Business Women (MBW) is a graduate student club that promotes students' personal and professional development by providing networking, education and social interaction opportunities with Ross undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, administrators, and alumni, as well as professional women in the business community. MBW is committed to creating a supportive community by addressing topics significant to women in business and providing a forum where diverse experiences, perspectives, and resources can be shared. Our objectives: -Promote a sense of community among women at Ross -Provide opportunities to network with alumnae and other professional women -Promote learning and discussion of issues of significance to women in business
Michigan Interactive Investments (MII) is the leading undergraduate investment club at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Each year MII builds an investment portfolio with the goal of educating members about investing through interactive portfolio management. By maintaining a small, dedicated 60 person member base, MII is able to effectively teach members about investing in a variety of equity, fixed income, and derivative securities. In addition, MII provides many resources in helping members secure internship and full-time job placements. The 2008-2009 school year marks our 11th year as a student-run investment club at the University of Michigan. On behalf of the entire executive board, welcome to Michigan Interactive Investments; we look forward to another exciting and promising year. Michigan Interactive Investments takes a disciplined approach to investing, with a medium-term outlook for attractive returns while preserving capital. MII undertakes two primary investment strategies, Relative Value and Special Opportunities. Within Relative Value, MII members evaluate market sectors in order to locate particular securities which appear undervalued on the basis of fundamentals, growth projections, and potential risk. Within our Special Opportunities portfolio, MII utilizes short-selling, derivatives and arbitrage strategies to capitalize on market opportunities. Investments are taken with a three to six month time horizon in attempts to find undervalued securities which we believe will come back into favor with the market.
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The Real Estate Club is one of the most diverse clubs at the Ross School of Business with undergraduate and graduate student members pursuing degrees in architecture, business, law, natural resources and environment, sports management and urban planning. Our mission is to promote educational, networking and career development opportunities within the entire spectrum of the real estate industry for our members at Ross and across the University of Michigan. Both graduate and undergraduate students from any program are welcome to join.
The Michigan Sales Club would develop a network within University of Michigan for those interested in sales. Selling is an important necessity to have for any career. Anyone can pitch, but only a few can close, which generates the revenue for any firm. Therefore, Wolverine Sales Club will increase and promote awareness of selling to address the lack of a focus by providing professional and academic opportunities for all members.
Net Impactâ€™ at Ross's mission is to make Ross MBAs the paragons of responsible leadership. To this end, we focus on three primary areas that provide our members the tools to lead in thoughtful action: -Career and Professional Development: To provide career resources that enable students to find jobs in fields geared toward or incorporating attention to social impact and sustainability, and to connect students with a worldwide network of Net Impact members. -Events and Community Development: To raise awareness about the power of business for social, environmental, and economic impact by organizing events for the student body and to build a community of students who are committed to these tenets. -Curriculum and School Development: To encourage student and faculty learning and leadership development through engagement in social and environmental issues in the curriculum and school programs.
Net Impact (www.netimpact.org) is an international network of over 150 chapters and 11,000 members committed to using the power and influence of business to make a positive impact on society. It is already considered one of the most influential networks of MBAs, graduate students, and professionals, and now it will begin to cultivate the most influential network of undergraduate leaders interested in using business to make a positive impact! Its members' interests and its organizational focuses include, among other things:
1. Corporate social responsibility
2. Social entrepreneurship
3. International development
4. Nonprofit and public management
5. Environmental sustainability
The University of Michigan Net Impact Undergrad's mission is to grow and strengthen a community of young and innovative leaders to use their careers to improve the world. To do this, we provide our members with career resources, educational events, and community involvement opportunities to inspire and empower students interested in using the power of social, environmental, and economic activities to lead in thoughtful action.
Operations Management is the design, planning, scheduling, and control of the transformation processes that create value for society. OM includes the materials, capital, and human resource inputs into an organization, and is applicable to both manufacturing and service industries. Effective Operations Management lies at the core of every successful organization. It goes beyond the specifics of a functional area, and integrates all activities to efficiently meet customer needs. The OM Club is dedicated to developing leaders able to meet the challenges of tomorrowâ€™s dynamic business environment.
More details required: Membership is open to all Ross students who are interested in LGBT issues. We count among our members BBAs, day MBAs, evening MBAs, MAccs and PhD students.
Full Membership:Includes professional development activities (resume reviews, mock interviews, career guidance), regular club communications, LGBT social events, LGBT recruitment notices, club leadership opportunities.
Ally Membership: Show your support for the LGBT community at Ross. Receive notices of general social events, special ally activities, diversity panel discussions and diversity outreach opportunities.
Alumni Membership: Connect with the Ross LGBT community. Receive alumni communications, network with others, share your experiences and insights with current students, contribute to the club.
The Evening MBA Association is dedicated to promoting the Evening MBA experience at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.The primary goals of the Association are:
The Evening MBA Association strives to fulfill these goals through events and activities planned to appeal to the unique perspective and situation of the Evening MBA student. The Evening MBA Association serves as an information source and support organization for each stage of involvement in the program: prospective students wishing to learn more about the program, new and current students navigating their way through opportunities and resources available in the Business School while facing work/school/life balance, and graduating students transitioning to the Alumni community. EveMBA supported events include:
Membership in the EveMBA is open to all registered Evening MBA students. We welcome and encourage students to become involved in the Evening MBA Association to maximize the potential of their experience here at Ross.
More details required:
Partners, after clicking the Join! button, you will be prompted to register for a CampusGroups account. At that time, please enter the following information:
Account type: Ross Partner
Year/month of graduation: (the year and month your student expects to complete his/her current Ross program)
Detailed instructions are available on our website
If you are a Ross student registering on your partner's behalf, please create a new CampusGroups account using your partner's name and email address.
Note: memberships are non-refundable
PCAR is dedicated to supporting the needs of partners and families of students in all Ross graduate programs. We offer information, advice, and other resources to prospective and incoming partners and their families to facilitate a smooth transition to U-M life. PCAR also creates an instant network of friends from around the world ready to explore Ross, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and beyond. PCAR’s robust calendar of events caters to all partners, their students, and their families living in or visiting Ann Arbor, including those who are employed, seeking work, in school, caring for family, or unable to work in this country. PCAR enables members to take full advantage of the Ross experience with their significant other.
The Michigan Business School Soccer Club provides the opportunity for soccer enthusiasts of all skill levels to enjoy the sport by participating in a variety of different activities: weekly weekend scrimmages, intramural competition, outdoor and indoor intramural league games, national inter-business school tournaments in California and Texas, attendance to UM Men's Soccer games, game-viewing at sports bars and other social events. Play is typically at the recreational level, although some events are competitive. A modest membership fee is required, and partners are more than welcome to participate. Come join us, we'll see you on the pitch!
TAMID Israel Investment Group's mission is to bridge the gap between the American business-minded student and Israel's economy. This goal is achieved by the establishment of a three-phased developmental program. With this tool, amongst others, students will connect with Israel with a comprehensive education, investment opportunity and a summer internship in Israel. By fostering the next generation of American business leaders we will ensure a sustainable and substantive economic relationship between America and Israel in the future.
Toastmasters at Ross is a student organization that provides a platform for Business Students to practice and improve their public speaking abilities. We are part of the Toastmasters International organization. Whether you are uncomfortable speaking to a crowd or a seasoned veteran who just wants to maintain his or her skills, come out and see the great things we have to offer everyone!
The West Coast Forum’s mission is to support the Ross School of Business and its MBA students in career development through corporate and alumni relations, as well as the establishment of the Ross brand and network on the West Coast.