APICS Blue Ridge Student Chapter

APICS is the leading provider of research, education and certification programs that foster supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience.

The organization holds student competitions to promote education and interest in the supply chain management profession.

Students have opportunities to compete in national competitions, participate in company visits, and connect with professional members working in the supply chain field.

Advisors: Dr. Bill Ritchie (ritchiwj@jmu.edu)

Madison Entrepreneurs Organization

Madison Entrepreneurs aims to provide a professional environment in which any type of entrepreneurial notion can prosper. We hope to facilitate JMU students in their mission to becoming entrepreneurs by providing various opportunities as well as a supportive atmosphere. The club offers a national network of collegiate entrepreneurs and aims to inform, support, and inspire college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation.

For more information visit: http://www.c-e-o.org

Advisor: David Peterson (peter2dr@jmu.edu, 568-2757), CK Lee (lee3ck@jmu.edu, 568-3022)

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Sigma Iota Epsilon (SIE), Beta Upsilon Chapter

Sigma Iota Epsilon (SIE) is a national honorary and professional management organization for students planning careers in the management field.  SIE encourages and recognizes academic achievement and scholarship in management while promoting collaboration between the academic and practical aspects of management. Our activities include hosting and participating in Department of Management events, networking opportunities with management professionals and presentations by business leaders.

Qualifications for membership include a minimum overall GPA of 3.25 and demonstrate an interest in the management field. Students interested in joining SIE also must have completed at least one year (30 hours) at JMU, and completed at least one management with a grade of “B” or better.

Advisors: Ms. Chris Roeder (roedercc@jmu.edu) & Dr. David Cavazos (cavazode@jmu.edu)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

SHRM provides students interested in a career in human resource management the opportunity to develop and explore their career interest outside of the classroom. Presentations by human resource professionals on cutting edge issues and practices. SHRM offers a variety of activities, including:

  • Company tours to see HRM practices in operation
  • Workshops on key HRM topics
  • Shadow Days with local professionals
  • Internships
  • Social events with peers and business professionals
  • Resume and interview preparation and critique with practicing professionals

Advisor: Laura Leduc (leduclm@jmu.edu, 540-352-9060)

For more information visit their BeInvolved page.

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JMU Society of Real Estate

JMU Society of Real Estate (SRE) is a professional business organization for students interested in pursuing careers in real estate. The organization exists to explore and educate its members on the different facets of the real estate industry through speaker events, workshops, company site visits, and much more. 

Advisor: Chris Roeder, roedercc@jmu.edu

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