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Clubs and Organizations

Getting involved in any numerous clubs and organizations at USF gives you a chance to use and develop your managerial and leadership skills. Network with fellow students and business professionals, enhance your resume and get a taste of career opportunities by serving on a committee, running for a board position or putting together an event.

Undergraduate
American Marketing Association (AMA)  
Beta Alpha Psi (BAΨ)  
Delta Sigma Pi (ΔΣΠ)  
Don's Capital Club
Entrepreneurship Club
Hospitality Management Association (HMA) 
Club Manager’s Association of America (CMAA)

McLaren Honors Club

 

Graduate*
BioBusiness Association
Business Analytics Club
Challenge for Charity 
Consulting Club
Dialogue Fog
Entrepreneurship Club (eClub)
Finance Club
Graduate Business Association
Marketing Club  
Microfinance Club
Net Impact
Real Estate Investment Club

*ALL OTHER graduate PROGRAMS
Please contact Student Life Manager, Blythe Hurley, if you are interested in starting a club/organization or event on your campus. Mrs. Hurley can be reached by email at bmhurley@usfca.edu or by phone (415) 422-2511

For general graduate student events or for information on how to get involved with the graduate student senate, you may visit the Student Leadership and Engagement website.


Descriptions

Undergraduate

American Marketing Association (AMA)  
The AMA is a professional association for individuals and organizations involved in the practice, teaching and study of marketing worldwide.  We work toward advancing marketing competencies, practice and thought leadership.  We are an advocate for marketing and promoting its importance, efficacy and ethics.  

Beta Alpha Psi (BAΨ)  

Beta Alpha Psi is an international scholastic and professional honors fraternity for accounting, finance and information systems students. Beta Alpha Psi enhances the university educational experience by 1) providing interaction with accounting, finance, and information systems professionals, 2) conducting technical and personal development programs through campus, regional and International meetings, and 3) promoting and encouraging community service.

Delta Sigma Pi (ΔΣΠ)  
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.  Delta Sigma Pi is America?s foremost professional business fraternity.

Club Manager’s Association of America (CMAA) 
The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is the oldest, most respected association representing the club management profession. The USF CMAA organization is a student chapter of the association which was established with the local executive chapter of CMAA in Fall 2005. The club industry is a growing sector of the hospitality industry.

Don's Capital Club 
The Dons Capital Investment Club is the first and only undergraduate investing club at the School of Management. We prepare ourselves for careers in finance by learning from industry veterans; by competing against one another in friendly stock competitions with paper money; and by collaborating with each other to build a fund that beats industry benchmarks.

Entrepreneurship Club
An organization where entrepreneurially-minded USF students can imagine, create, collaborate, and learn from each other and from USF faculty and Bay Area entrepreneurs and investors, developing expertise in areas of each student's interest.

Hospitality Management Association (HMA)  
The Hospitality Management Association is an academic and social organization that focuses on developing a bridge between student life and the professional world of the Hospitality Industry. 

McLaren Honors Club
McLaren Honors Club is made up of students in Business Honors programming within the School of Management. Students participate in extra-curricular and co-curricular opportunities to supplement and complement their overall program at USF. Programming includes a number of activities including business competitions, undergraduate research, conference presentations, peer mentoring opportunities, bringing speakers to campus and social events. Members are affiliates of National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) and engage in activity supported by NCHC.

 


Graduate

BioBusiness Association
The USF BioBusiness Association is your link to the world’s largest and most prolific biotech cluster. In 2012 the Bay Area remains the heart of the biotech industry, and you’ll stay informed and on the pulse through our events. We are committed to connecting biotechnology and business by strengthening our industry knowledge with monthly speaker events, developing a professional network, and ultimately securing our careers within BioBusiness. For more information join us LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter for updates on events in the area.

LinkedIn:  USF BBA
Facebook: USF Bio
Twitter: @USFBio

Business Analytics Club
The Business Analytics Club will supplement business analytics courses offered in the MBA program at USF as well as introduce students to analytics beyond the classroom. Our aim is to harness students’ intellectual curiosity and develop business analytics skill sets needed in the work place. In order to achieve this goal, the club will endeavour to host events that allow students to look beyond Microsoft Excel and focus on applying analytical thinking and methodology to interpret business problems into functional models.  

Challenge for Charity (C4C)  

The MBA Challenge for Charity (C4C) is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization that draws on the talents, energy, and resources of MBAs from nine West Coast business schools to support Special Olympics and family-related local charities, and to develop business leaders with a lifelong commitment to community involvement and social responsibility. These goals are accomplished through volunteerism and fundraising which are fostered by collegial interaction and friendly competition.  USF specifically supports the San Francisco Food Bank and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), in addition to the Special Olympics. The club has been in existence since 2006 at the USF Chapter. Please email us at usfc4c@gmail.com  to learn more!

Consulting Club 
The USF MBA Consulting Club supplements USF consulting coursework to better prepare students for careers in consulting.  The Consulting Club aims to supplement the MBA consulting courses and educate students on the consulting landscape, provide exposure to local firms and networking opportunities, and to provide practical training for case interviews.  

Dialogue Fog 
Dialogue Fog is the University of San Francisco's Toastmasters Club and was started in the Fall of 2010. Our goal is to make you a more poised and polished leader and speaker. At every meeting, there is an opportunity to learn and enhance critical business skills and we offer opportunities to:

  • deliver various types of speeches
  • develop and enhance listening skills
  • devlope critical thinking skills
  • build leadership skills
  • develop a presence
  • communicate non-verbally
Entrepreneurship Club (eClub)
The eClub (Entrepreneurship Club) is an MBA student organization at the USF School of Business. It coordinates all the student groups and activities that serve the entrepreneurial interests of USF MBA's. The eClub focuses on venture capital, business plan competitions, small business ventures, technology and innovation, and of course, entrepreneurship. From competitions, company visits, pitch nights, and guest speakers, the eClub will help develop connections and foster an environment for entrepreneurs. 

Finance Club
The USF MBA Finance Club was established to help MBA students gain knowledge and experience in finance and investing.  The Finance Club is slated to have guest speakers throughout the course of the year and meetings where students can learn about investing and valuation techniques in a collaborative environment.

Graduate Business Association  
The Graduate Business Association is a student-run organization that serves as a liason for students, faculty and adminstration. We support the USF MBA Clubs, facilitate alumni contacts, and foster community through social and professional events. To contact the GBA please check our current officers, or for general inquiries email usfgba@gmail.com.

Marketing Club  
The American Marketing Association is one of the largest professional associations for marketers in the world, with over 38,000 members in every area of marketing. For sixty years the AMA has been the leading source for information, knowledge sharing, and development in the marketing profession.

The USF MBA Chapter of the American Marketing Association is dedicated to helping our members determine their career path, and then build the network of connections necessary to meet their career goals. To that end, our chapter works very closely with the San Francisco AMA chapter for marketing professionals in the bay area.

Microfinance Club
The USF Microfinance Club (MFC) is a student association at the University of San Francisco dedicated to promoting prosperity in the developing world and in the Bay Area.  The endeavour began as a curricular service project in an MBA leadership class.  The founding board of what would become the Microfinance Club decided to pursue an ambitious project in the field of microfinance.  The most important goal for the club is to create awareness and opportunities for MBA students to help promote continued prosperity using the skills and knowledge gained from the MBA experience at USF.

Net Impact 
Net Impact at USF is organized for and by USF graduate students to inspire stewardship in corporate and social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, non-profit management, international development and environmental sustainability amongst the university's future business leaders.  We have a number of programs and initiatives to educate, equip and inspire students to make a tangible difference through business. This is accomplished by:
  • Exposing students to corporate, social, and environmental responsibility issues
  • Introducing concepts of sustainability that are applicable in all sectors of industry
  • Connecting students and providing them with hands-on experience with businesses, organizations and individuals who share Net Impact's core values.
  • Creating a network of businesses, organizations, and professionals for students to broaden their business education, refine their leadership skills, and pursue their professional goals.

Real Estate Investment Club
The Real Estate Investment Club is an organization of students who are involved in real estate or curious to learn more about the commercial real estate industry here in the SF Bay Area. The club will aim to have events with industry professional and networking opportunities. The club will be hosting wine tasting networking events downtown near campus with local commercial real estate professionals.