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Society for Advancement of Management (SAM)

samYour SAM campus chapter is a working model of a real business organization. And you will get hands-on experience making it work!

Your regular chapter activities will help you develop a wide array of managerial and leadership skills such as: goal setting, planning, organizing, controlling, project management, scheduling, prioritizing, budgeting, advertising, marketing, public relations, selling, fund raising, and running productive meetings.

The Society:
  • Gives you a personal introduction to the practicing managers in your local community.
  • Exposes you to the most successful management techniques in current use.
  • Transforms textbook theories into practical application.
  • Eases the transition from college to career.
  • Introduces you to other students who share your interests, concerns, and career objectives.
  • Strengthens your resume with a professional credential.
  • Moves your career on a faster track. "Through the interaction of students, faculty, and practicing managers, to assist in communicating the practice of professional management."
As a SAM member, you will receive:
  • Quarterly issues of SAM Advanced Management Journal
  • SAM International News
  • Invitations to International and Regional Conferences where you can meet with professionals and other student members
  • Opportunity to serve on SAM International Board of Directors
  • Discount on the Annual SAM International Conference fee
  • Opportunity to compete with other SAM campus chapters in our Annual Management Case Competition
  • "No risk" opportunity to learn and perfect the management theory basics and practice
Contact Information:
Faculty Advisors

Dr. J. Lee Brown
Office: SBE-363
Phone: (910) 672-1009

Dr. Don Okhomina
Office: SBE-318
Phone: (910) 672-1249

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