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Joining an RSO is a great way to meet students in your same major, network with professionals in your field, make contacts with employers well before you start looking for jobs, and find out more about your area of interest. Check out the management-related RSOs below, or contact the department of management for more information at 618 | 453-3307.

American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain managers. The SIU APICS Student Chapter is sponsored by the Fox River Chapter of APICS and the Department of Management in SIU’s College of Business. The Student Chapter provides exposure to real-world supply chain management through speakers, plant tours, and events like the APICS Great Lakes District Student Case Competition.

Ascend

Ascend is a premier national and professional organization dedicated to enabling its members, business partners and the community to leverage the leadership and global business potential of Pan-Asian. We welcome everybody and have diverse members with different backgrounds.

Beta Gama Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the national honor society for business students who are enrolled in AACSB accredited colleges. Membership is by invitation only and is limited to those students in the top of their junior and senior classes.

Blacks Interested in Business

Blacks Interested in Business is open to any black student, regardless of major, who is interested in business. Through its activities, workshops and seminars, its goal is to motivate, inspire and improve the self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-development of its members. Visit the BIB website.

College of Business Leadership Council

College of Business Leadership Council is the coordinating organization for the College student body. Its membership is composed of one representative from each of the 15 student organizations and one (at large) independent representative to equal the number of student organizations represented. Members must be Business majors (except for organizational representatives) and possess a 2.5 GPA during the duration of their service. The Council provides its constituents with a vital link between the administration, faculty, and students, and provides substantive input for the policies and planning of the College. The Council is a very active organization which provides students with a wide variety of activities and service opportunities throughout the year. Visit the BLC website.

Graduate Business Association

Graduate Business Association is open to all business graduate students. Visit the GBA website.

Phi Beta Lambda

Phi Beta Lambda is a student organization that helps build leadership, competitiveness, and social skills needed in today's business world. It is a national organization associated with Future Business Leaders of America. Open to any major. Visit the Phi Beta Lambda website.

Pi Sigma Epsilon

Pi Sigma Epsilon is recognized nationwide as one of the most esteemed professional fraternities available. We concentrate on improving our skills in Sales and Marketing, but we are open to all majors. We offer positions in Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Sales, Administration, Human Resources, Recruitment, Communications, Public Relations, Athletics, CEI Administration, Historian, Social Director, Website Administrator, Philanthropy, Alumni Relations, CoB Representative, and more. All members of our organization work together as a team to help each other with academic, as well as professional, enhancement. We offer optional social activities and hold fundraisers for charitable causes and for travel to regional and national conventions. We have excellent Alumni Contacts and Corporate Sponsors. Joining our organization will assist you in becoming more knowledgeable about the business community, the marketing profession, SIU life in general, and much more. We recruit new members at the start of each semester. Visit the PSE website.

Saluki CEO Corps

Saluki CEO Corps works with the Center for Innovation, Small Business Development Center and the Southern Illinois Entrepreneurship Center "to inform, support and inspire college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation." Open to all majors.