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The following is a list of student run business associations which comprise the Student Advisory Board to Graduate Business Career Services (S.A.B.) for the current academic year. This list includes contact information and association mission and objectives.
The M.B.A. / M.S. Association is open to all Hofstra graduate students of business. The primary objective of the M.B.A. / M.S. association is to assist all M.B.A. / M.S. candidates with the continuing challenges faced in business careers.
The Association holds and sponsors events during the common hour on Wednesday evenings. Members will be notified in advance of any additional events that may be scheduled.
The Association provides members with:
Other great benefits of the Association:
M.B.A. / M.S. Association
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"Developing and promoting members in the business world."
The Marketing Association is open to all Hofstra Graduate students and alumni. The primary objective of the Marketing Association is to assist all marketing candidates with the continuing challenges faced in marketing careers.
The Marketing Association hosts and sponsors events throughout the semester that enable students to come in contact with marketing professionals and get a glimpse into the Marketing industry.
Members will be notified in advance of all scheduled events via their provided email addresses, Facebook announcements, as well as being posted in the C.V. Starr Wall Case located directly to the right of the first floor elevators in C.V. Starr. The calendar of events is always available in the Career Center (516-463-6060) throughout the semester.
The Marketing Association schedules events throughout the semester to encourage student interaction and networking. These events include:
Since its origins in 1988, the Hofstra Business Consulting Group has grown to become a powerful source of strategic consulting for growing businesses in the New York metropolitan area. HBCG consultants are M.B.A. and J.D. / M.B.A. candidates with related work experience.
The HBCG is an entity operating through Hofstra University's Frank G. Zarb School of Business. It provides a wide range of business consulting services in accounting, business computer information systems, finance, marketing, management and international business.
Faculty members representing the various disciplines within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business are often called upon for advice related to the execution of individual consulting projects.
The HBCG has built a reputation within the Long Island business community for providing quality business consulting services to its clients. The HBCG provides an excellent opportunity for growing enterprises located within the New York metropolitan area to benefit from cost-effective, efficient, quality business consulting services.
The members of the HBCG continue to work hard to maintain the reputation earned. Consultants believe the HBCG is a distinguishing feature of the Hofstra University M.B.A. Program and it is considered a factor when applying for admission.
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The objective of the association is to promote the interests of Hofstra M.B.A. students, planning to pursue a career in finance.
The primary activities of the club include hosting guest speaker events and arranging for visits at financial firms and institutions where Hofstra students have the opportunity to meet with Finance professionals, and learn first hand about their experience, and career development.
In addition to career oriented events we also organize training workshops, which aim at developing presentation, as well as analytical and quantitative skills that are critical for finance careers. Among such events are seminar series, at which corporate professionals help M.B.A. students gain public speaking and effective communication skills.
We also bring investment banking professionals that teach in one-day focused seminars valuation techniques, M&A finance and accounting, financial modeling, and supplement students' theoretical knowledge with practitioners' view on finance.
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The international M.B.A. / M.S. (IMA) Association of Hofstra University seeks to facilitate an environment in which Zarb graduate school students are able to appreciate diverse cultures, learn and benefit from the experiences of the student and faculty bodies and be prepared for challenges of working within a global business environment.
As the only graduate student organization within the School of Business which emphasizes international diversity, the IMA understands the unique needs of international students and aims to help them assimilate into a new way of life. The IMA provides a support structure for all incoming international students, which orients them through the various facets of the M.B.A. program for their changes in lifestyle in the early days, to their career searches and beyond.
The international M.B.A. / M.S. Association is a forum of expression and self-development. Through an interchange of ideas, the IMA draws from the diverse social and cultural mores of its members and facilitates an understanding of doing business in a multinational environment.
As a diverse group, the Black and Hispanic MBA/ MS Association aspires to promote and maintain a positive network among our students, alumni, faculty and administrators, thereby encouraging continuous scholastic and professional development, as well as enriching our culture as a whole.
Zarb Women in Business is part of a national organization founded in 1979 at the Wharton School of Business. Hofstra University's Zarb Women in Business hosts a variety of speaker series, alumni connection programs and social functions to address current issues facing women in business today. In addition, we strive to establish contacts between members and business professionals to promote employment, career, and post-graduate school opportunities for its members.
The mission of a Toastmasters club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop/improve communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth. Learn to:
Joining the club to become member is easy and very economic. Detailed information on the club and membership dues are available at our website. If you have question or if you would like to become member or if you like to visit one of our meeting, please send us a mail.
President: Jason Reese
The Journal of International Business and Law (JIBL) is a joint scholarly publication between the students of the Hofstra University Frank G. Zarb School of Business and the students of the Hofstra University School of Law. The JIBL explores the interaction between business and law in the global marketplace from both a legal and a business perspective. Our mission is to promote scholarly debate and critical thinking by addressing the issues and topics that pertain to the current business and legal landscape. We invite our business students to write for our annual publication and to assist us with planning/hosting executive speaker seminars and conferences.
The JIBL provides members with:
Other great benefits of joining the JIBL include:
The Journal of International Business and Law
“If on Earth be an Eden of bliss, it is this, it is this, none but this !"
That says a very well known Persian verse, written on one of the walls of the Public Auditorium of Lal Quila (Red Fort), in Old Delhi. They say India changes your state of mind and soul. India has this impact through its inhabitants, music, traditional dances, its marvelous monuments, religions, politics, business and the list continues. Nobody can resist a warm welcoming and 'spicy' country which smoothly seduces you.
MBA/MS Hofstra Indian Students' Association represents the Indian community. We at the association are committed to excellence in maintaining the culture we bring with us from the land of adroit resources. May it be Science, Sports or Business, India has always been a remarkable place not to be forgotten. We bring along with us the zeal to succeed that every Indian beholds in his every breath. The association is dedicated to serve Indian students and all others who wish to amalgamate to enrich the cultural heritage of India. We, at MBA/MS Indian Students' Association, comprehend the personal goals of every member and help them achieve those goals by providing ample information.
Few FAQs about MBA/MS Indian Students' Association.
What is our Mission ?
To embody the Indian community and conserve the prevailing cultural heritage of our beloved country.
Who can join us ?
All MBA/MS graduate level students can join the association. We are an association representing Indian community but not limited to members of only Indian community. We welcome one and all to be a part of this organization and enjoy the cultural beautification of India. We also welcome critique or appreciation of the events we organize and help us improve until we achieve perfection.
What are our Primary Objectives ?
What is our vision?
Our vision is to become an association with unbreakable strength dedicated to excellent services to its members. We look forward to organizing more cultural events to enhance the unavoidable presence of Indian Students at the University. We also plan to organize events which would add refreshing memories along with the rigorous MBA/MS program that they have come for.
Who are the present officers of this association?
Jiten Patel - President.
Vishal Upadhyay - Vice President.
Chirag Thakkar - Treasurer.
Akhila Potluri - Event Coordinator
Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) is an honorary organization for Accounting, Finance, and IT majors. The primary objective of the organization is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study of accounting, finance, and IT (formerly BCIS), providing opportunities for self development and service, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility. In order to be eligible to induct, you must have an accounting GPA of 3.2 or higher, an upper-level accounting GPA of 3.0 or higher, and an overall GPA of 3.2. Students can induct in the fall or spring semester.
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The Finance Association is organized to provide students interested in the field of finance, the opportunity to learn more about finance and its related areas and also to provide professional, academic and social networking opportunities.
The Corporate Social Responsibility Association at Hofstra University is committed to having a long lasting effect upon the community through value based, supported programs, to provide Hofstra Graduate Students the opportunity to work together and develop their leadership skills and utilize their strengths for the benefit of others, and to provide educational opportunities for our Business students to learn about Corporate Social Responsibility.
MASA is a Zarb School of Business sponsored student organization to develop and foster relationships among Asian students. It represents and serves the interests of Asian students through social, business, and cultural events. In addition, it promotes the awareness of the diverse cultures of Asia.
Membership shall be open to anyone who wishes to join MASA, regardless of race, religion, gender, or physical disability.
Only members who are graduate students in Zarb School of Business have the rights to vote or become a member of the Board.
MASA shall have the following positions, which shall be nominated and elected by MASA members:
The President shall act as a spokesperson for the MASA in the presentation of its positions and enunciation of its policies. He will preside over all meetings of the MASA and have the power to appoint and remove members of all committees, subject to confirmation by a majority vote of the members.
Internal Vice President shall inform the membership of the current initiatives and be in charge of general records and prepare correspondence from MASA. He will serve as a liaison between the Board members and the membership.
External Vice President shall act on behalf of the MASA to interact with academic and professional associations in and out of the school. He will serve as a liaison between MASA and student organizations on campus.
The Treasurer shall be in charge of the financial affairs and records of the MASA. He will make such records available for inspection to any member of the Board or general membership when requested.
Director of Information Technology shall be in charge of designing and support network infrastructure. He will maintain the website and ensure the information on the website is up to date.
All Officers shall also be members of the MASA.
Zarb Graduate HRM Association (SHRM Hofstra Student Chapter) is a student led organization devoted to provide its members with every possible resource to be future HR professionals and work with opportunities to have a common platform to network with HR professionals.
A: To provide Hofstra University graduate students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight into the effective management of human capital in the field of Human Resource Management through affiliation with the Long Island Chapter of SHRM and the National SHRM organization.
B: To promote the exchange of work-related experience of established business professionals with the theoretical academic perspectives of student and faculty members through open forums and information exchanges.
C: To encourage the acquisition, growth and continuation of our respective careers in Human Resource Management through expanded knowledge, camaraderie and respect and mutual support among chapter members and through our affiliation with national, sponsoring and other student chapters.
For more information you can visit our website http://www.pride.hofstra.edu/clubs/zghrma/
We are new to the Hofstra family and seeking an immense volunteering effort from our valuable members. We are tied up with NY state micro finance club (MFCNY). As we evaluate\e & contemplate the substance we need to achieve our professional goals, the ZMFC is the place for us to learn & imbibe the same professional goals which we are seeking.
Our two fold mission is to promote critical awareness of micro financing on campus and to create career opportunities for Zarb business graduates.
Our long term goal is to collaborate with micro finance banks to use micro financing as a tool to alleviate poverty by diversity i.e. micro financing insurance policies, micro financing home loans etc. In our association, there should be a free exchange of information and ideas about microfinance and to disseminate readily understandable, transparent and succinct information so as to further the microfinance field.
Currently, we focus on three main parts-
To broaden the technology acumen of members of HITGA
Our vision is to provide Hofstra’s best available platform for technical knowledge transfer. We want to provide an opportunity to the graduate students to come together and share their perspectives about various technologies in the field of Information Technology. We believe that the association will become the “Technology Knowledge Den” for Hofstra where students can get information about the latest happenings in the world of Information Technology.
The mission of the Hofstra Wealth Management Association is to educate business students on careers in wealth management and private banking and to promote opportunities in this industry at Zarb Business School. Private Wealth Management is the fastest growing career on Wall Street. It encompasses a passion for finance, the markets, people, and entrepreneurship. Every major Wall Street bank is currently looking to hire in this field.
Founder/president - Mahendra Kommareddy
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The mission of the Private Equity Forum at the Zarb School of Business is to broaden students' exposure to the Private Equity community, which includes: venture capital, growth capital and buyout investing. Members are exposed to private equity topics through speaker series, educational seminars, networking opportunities with investment professionals and meetings on Long Island and New York City. By providing the means to interact with senior private equity leaders, students are exposed to valuable recruiting situations both on and off campus. In addition, the Private Equity Forum seeks to galvanize the large but disjointed alumni community currently working in the private equity industry by focusing specifically on alumni relations and associated activities. Each year the club organizes a Private Equity conference targeted at industry professionals (which is fairly unique - most business school conferences are targeted at students), small group events and private luncheons with industry leading professionals.