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About SAM

Society for Advancement of Management, Inc. (SAM) is a nonprofit organization established in 2017 at UIS. It was founded for the purpose of promoting scientific study of the principles governing organized efforts in industrial and economic life. Today, we fulfill this mission through the study of management theory and practice.

Members Benefits

1. Opportunity to belong to the oldest professional management association in the world dedicated to the general manager. SAM was established in 1912
2. Subscription to the SAM Advanced Management Journal
3. Discount on the annual SAM International Management Conference registration fee
4. Opportunity to compete with other SAM Campus Chapters in the Case Competition at the annual SAM International Conference
5. Opportunity to present a paper at the annual International Management Conference
6. Membership ID card and membership certificate
7. Opportunity to serve as a student member of SAM International Board of Directors
8. Opportunity to participate in chapter activities and practice leadership at the local chapter
9. Opportunity to meet with others on the college campus with an interest in business and management
10. Opportunity to meet and talk with business professionals and executives in your geographic area to discuss career choices and opportunities
11. Opportunity to compete in the SAM Outstanding Student Award program – a positive resume item
12. Opportunity to compete with other SAM Chapters in the SAM Campus Chapter Performance Program
13. “No Risk” opportunity to learn and perfect the latest in management theory and practice, and organizational communication skills
14. Enhance your resume