chicago gsb options guide Getting Involved Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Student Group Programming Get involved at the University of Chicago Most importantly, engaged corporate partners Graduate School of Business! Chicago GSB offers help develop the skill sets of future business a range of unique involvement opportunities to leaders and play active roles in creating a our corporate partners. With more than 20 complete business school experience. Evening MBA and Weekend MBA student groups, Chicago GSB hosts outstanding professional and We hope this preview of our 2006–07 events social programs throughout the academic year. will encourage you to become engaged with These events would not be possible without the student group programming both on and off generous support of our corporate partners. campus. For more information about Evening MBA and Weekend MBA student groups, their There are many opportunities to support Chicago programs, and potential partnership GSB student group programs: opportunities, please contact: • Financial sponsorship • Industry fairs and workshop participation Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Student Groups • Panel appearances Bernie Zanck • Keynote speaking engagements Senior Associate Director Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs Chicago GSB values the time, energy, and 312.464.8689 financial resources provided to our student bernie.zanck@ChicagoGSB.edu groups by corporate partners, which enable our Web site: ChicagoGSB.edu/parttime/community/ student leaders to create and execute top quality PTstudentgroups.aspx conferences, forums, workshops, and career development programs. And, while students gain valuable networking opportunities and career and professional insight from corporate partners who become involved with them outside the classroom, corporate partners gain: • Premium advertising • Exposure to current students chicago gsb options guide Sponsorship Opportunities Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Student Group Events and Industry Fairs 2006–07 Academic Year Chicago Consulting Club Consulting Fair Provides a forum for Evening MBA and Weekend MBA students to interact with alumni and representatives from more than 20 consulting firms. Typically held in mid- August each year. Student Advisory Council Non-Profit Board Membership Fair (2/17/07) This fair links students with area non-profit organizations to fill potential board member and volunteer positions. The event brings together Evening MBA, Weekend MBA, and Full-Time MBA students, plus more than 30 non-profit organizations. GSB Bio-Pharma Group Panel Symposiums Each quarter, the GSB Bio-Pharma Group hosts panel discussions linking the Bio- Pharma industry with other fields such as consulting, marketing, and private equity. Panels consist of alumni and industry leaders. chicago gsb options guide Sponsorship Opportunities Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Student Groups ChicagoGSB.edu/parttime/community/PTstudentgroups.aspx Student Advisory Council (SAC) Chicago Consulting Club (CCC) The Student Advisory Council facilitates The mission of the Chicago Consulting Club is connections between students, student groups, to enhance students’ understanding of the and Chicago GSB administration. The council management consulting industry. Events encourages leadership within the part-time sponsored by CCC include the Consulting student body and serves as a center for Industry Fair, case interview preparations, and innovation and improvement. SAC organizes networking receptions. events with broad student appeal and coordinates the new student Mentor Program. SAC also China Business & Economy Group (CBEG) organizes a yearly softball game versus Kellogg, CBEG provides a platform for the exploration which raises money for a selected charity. of the economic variables, opportunity and risk factors, and other issues pertaining to Accounting and Audit Club of Chicago GSB operating a business venture in China. (AACC) AACC is an organization for students interested Derivatives Club in learning more about the accounting and Through various events each year, the auditing issues facing Corporate America and in Derivatives Club seeks to provide information exploring career opportunities in to regarding derivatives-related careers. accounting/auditing, corporate governance, and risk management. Gleacher Speakers/Toastmasters The Toastmasters Group’s goal is to improve African American MBA Association the public speaking skills of its members. (AAMBAA)/Hispanic American Business During each meeting, members deliver 5- Students Association (HABSA) minute speeches and receive feedback from fellow members. Chicago Blues Chicago Blues offers a social and casual Graduate Women in Business (GWB) environment for students to come together and Graduate Women in Business provides female explore the blues roots and current scene in Evening MBA and Weekend MBA students with Chicago. a forum for professional development, mentoring, and networking within both the Chicago GSB and the larger University communities. chicago gsb options guide Sponsorship Opportunities GSB Bio-Pharma GSB Running Group The GSB BioPharma Group enhances students’ The GSB Running Group plans weekly fun understanding of business functions, trends, and runs, organizes Chicago GSB teams to run in careers that exist within the biotechnology, local races including the Chicago Marathon, pharmaceutical, and health care fields. This and brings together alumni, faculty, and group provides a forum for students to network students in a casual environment. with alumni, faculty, and other industry leaders in order o exchange valuable ideas and GSB Wine Club information pertaining to activities and The GSB Wine Club aims to provide and opportunities within this emerging sector. improve the knowledge and appreciation of wine through seminars and social events. GSB Bowling Club Various wine tasting events are held The GSB Bowling Club plans and schedules throughout the year to broaden the experience bowling outings year-round for Evening MBA of the wide range of wine. Through frequent students, Weekend MBA students, alumni, and events, members will be able to refine and their significant others in a non-competitive develop their wine culture. environment. The club also sponsors various fundraising events through the year. International Interests Group (IIG) IIG provides a forum for students with GSB Golf Society international backgrounds and interests to The GSB Golf Society strives to provide a forum in network and engage in professional the Chicago GSB community to plan and schedule development. golf-related activities for members of all abilities. Through frequent activities and events, Marketing Management and Research Group we seek to foster an active social and business (MMRG) network and to promote equal opportunity and MMRG creates a forum in which students can fair play. exchange ideas, gain an in-depth understanding of relevant topics and trends, GSB Partners’ Club and improve the skills necessary to succeed in The GSB Partners’ Club provides opportunities the marketing industry. Activities include for significant others of current Evening MBA networking events and a speaker series. and Weekend MBA students to share in the Chicago GSB experience. Activities scheduled Policy Group throughout the year allow students and their The Policy Group provides Evening MBA and significant others to strengthen connections and Weekend MBA students with the opportunity expand their networks. to develop leadership and analytical skills relating to domestic and international public GSB Politics & Government Group policy issues that affect businesses and the The GSB Politics & Government Group exists to economy. provide, in a non-partisan manner, career development resources, learning experiences, and networking opportunities to students who desire a career in public service and an interest in politics and governmental affairs. chicago gsb options guide Sponsorship Opportunities Private Equity & Venture Capital (PEVC) Group The PEVC Group enhances the Chicago GSB experience for students interested in Private Equity and Venture Capital careers through speakers and other informational events. Professionals’ Finance Club (PFC) PFC aims to enhance students’ understanding of the financial industry, provide an environment to share experiences with others interested in or already working in the finance-related fields, and identify career trends. Industry leaders participate in a monthly speaker series and PFC provides resources to prepare students for future careers in the finance industry. Real Estate Professionals Club (REPC) The Real Estate Professionals Club emphasizes education about the industry and related issues. Rhythemix Rhythemix is a new Chicago GSB dance student group focusing on many different types of dance (Ballroom, Latin, Swing, etc.) The group is open to the wider Chicago GSB community. Tennis Club The Tennis Club provides a fun and social environment for tennis pros, casual players, and fans to practice their game and interact with fellow students.
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