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Student Organizations

Involvement in professional associations is an important part of the educational process. The Department of Management has the following student organizations available for its majors. The faculty sponsor for each organization is identified in parentheses.

Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO)

Mr. Steve Gerhardt (gerhardt@tarleton.edu) x9275

CEO is an organization with more than 500 chapters on campuses throughout the world. It is a student organization which offers excellent networking opportunities and serves as an informational resource for prospective entrepreneurs. CEO informs, supports, and inspires college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation. Benefits include: access to a global network of fellow collegiate entrepreneurs, newsletters, annual conference, web site chat rooms featuring renowned entrepreneurs, web site message boards, communication on entrepreneurial topics, student entrepreneur competitions, leadership training, and products and services. CEO members have the opportunity to attend the Annual Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization Conference held each fall at various locations in the United States. Nearly 1,000 students from schools all over the country attend this exciting event. While at the conference, students have the opportunity to hear from a variety of well-known entrepreneurs, network with successful and aspiring entrepreneurs and other entrepreneurial students, learn how to start a business and operate it effectively, and enjoy the sights of the host city. (CEO Website)

Delta Mu Delta (Honor Society)

Mrs. Christi Foster (cfoster@tarleton.edux9917 or Dr. Joanna Shaw (jshaw@tarleton.edu) x9087

Delta Mu Delta membership provides recognition for a lifetime. As the highest international recognition our business students can earn, it is appropriate to include DMD membership on one's resume and to wear the Key and display the certificate with pride. Many campus chapters provide opportunities for members to meet together with corporate leaders for networking opportunities and to hear speakers discuss current business issues. ALL members can access our unique inCircle community, exclusive to DMD members. Here you can create or join regional groups, business specialty groups, school or chapter groups, etc. In addition, employers offer job opportunities only to our high-achieving membership. The Greek letters in the Society's name stand for Dia Matheseos Dynamis (ΔΙΑ ΜΑΘΗΣΕΩΣ ΔΥΝΑΜΙΣ), signifying Delta Mu Delta's motto: Through Knowledge, Power - the power to manage creatively for social and economic good. (DMD Website)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Dr. Reggie Hall (rhall@tarleton.edu) x9654

The Tarleton University System Center--Central Texas SHRM chapter is affiliated nationally with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Through a variety of activities, the chapter provides professional development, leadership and scholarship opportunities, as well as social and civic participative events. SHRM serves the needs of the human resource management professional by providing the most essential and comprehensive set of resources available. In addition, the Society is committed to advancing the human resource profession and the capabilities of all human resource professionals to ensure that HR is an essential and effective partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. (SHRM Website)

Toastmasters

Dr. Brian Martinson (martinson@tarleton.edu) x1959

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. The Tarleton State University Chapter meets on Mondays from 2 to 3 PM in COBA 205. All members of the Tarleton community are invited to attend the weekly chapter meetings. 

Student Resources

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Book information can be found at the Class Schedule. Enter the semester you are interested in, find you class and the book info is at the bottom of each entry