Management Achievement Program (MAP)
MAP is an engaging and comprehensive program designed to develop and enhance each student’s professional demeanor, build competencies for academic success, increase involvement in the College and local business communities, and allow the opportunity for students to personally synthesize their academic and professional goals and experiences. For MAP details, schedule and FAQs, please see the MAP Program section.
Student Clubs and Organizations in CM
Organizations of particular interest to CM students are listed here with their direct links. CM students may earn MAP miles by participating in these organizations. Recognized student organizations at UMass Boston are open to all students. Many organizations restrict membership to students in certain majors. For more about student organizations across the university and how you can participate, visit Student Activities Groups at UMass Boston.
Accounting and Finance Academy
The Accounting and Finance Academy at UMass Boston is a student run club based out of the Student Life Office. Members consist of anyone interested Accounting or Finance – enrollment in courses in these areas is not required. The main purpose of the club is to hold events the further student’s knowledge of the fields of accounting and finance and to help students connect and network with faculty and others students. Some examples of recent activities are trips to the Boston Stock Exchange and coffee hours with faculty.
Business and Marketing Club
The Business & Marketing Club exists to provide equal rights to individuals the opportunity to become leaders in the business and marketing sectors and express their creativity through different organizations.
College of Management Student Ambassadors
Be a CM Ambassador...
The College of Management is looking to recruit student leaders to be involved in this leadership program. CM Ambassadors play an active role in the Management Achievement Program (MAP) as they assist in the facilitation and management of MAP events, as well as help guide fellow students through the program. CM Ambassadors also represent the College at events such as Welcome Day and Fall Open House, as well as other events sponsored by the CM Dean’s Office and the College. Ambassadors represent the best of our students with their professional demeanor, knowledge of the College, and willingness to help others.
Join the CM Ambassador Program TODAY!
- A student in advanced standing (who has completed at least 30 college credits and one semester in CM)?
- A student in good academic standing (2.00 cumulative GPA or higher)?
- A student in good social standing with the University?
As a CM Ambassador, you’ll also benefit from the program. Highlights include:
- Résumé building leadership experience
- Distinctive affiliation with the College
- Luncheon with Dean Quaglieri
If you are interested in becoming a CM Ambassador, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the College of Management Undergraduate Program Office to speak with someone.
Delta Sigma Pi
Delta Sigma Pi is a nationally recognized co-ed, 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. Today, coast to coast, more than 250 chapters and over 200,000 members support the goals and ideals of the Fraternity, making it one of the largest and best known professional Greek letter fraternities.
At UMass Boston, Delta Sigma Pi is involved in bringing various workshops and events to students such as GMAT prep seminar, career related workshops, site visits to local industries such as the Federal Reserve, and professional speakers. Community involvement examples include work with the Lupus Foundation, Home for Little Wanderers, Jumpstart, Greater Boston Food Pantry, Project Bread’s Walk for Hunger, and Delta Sigma Pi’s Leadership Foundation.
Candidates for membership in Delta Sigma Pi’s Xi Phi Chapter must receive an invitation to join or submit an application, complete an orientation program, and demonstrate a willingness to perpetuate the ideals of the Fraternity. Members may be men and women of all creeds and colors engaged in the study of business or related fields. Cross-membership in Greek social fraternities and sororities is permitted. For more information on the College of Management’s Xi Phi chapter please visit the chapter’s web page; and for information about the National Delta Sigma Pi program, visit their website.
Delta Sigma Pi is also a member of and affiliated with the:
AACSB - The International Association for Management Education
PFA - Professional Fraternity Association
CFEA - College Fraternity Editors Association
NIF - North American Interfraternal Foundation
International Commerce Society
The mission of the International Commerce Society is to serve the students of University of Massachusetts Boston who share a common interest in international business. This organization strives to provide networking opportunities through seminars, sponsor guest speakers, and help students understand the growing impact of international competition.
Management Information Systems Club
The purpose of the Management Information Systems Club is to develop a better understanding and appreciation for information systems and to promote beneficial relationships between students, faculty, and businesses. Members will develop MIS skills with hands on projects and training; gain exposure to MIS opportunities in current workforce and attend social events and network with peers in the MIS field. This club also plans field trips to local corporations and on campus.
Peer LEADer in the Management LEAD Program
Peer LEADers are current CM students selected to be a part of the LEAD program in this peer mentoring and role model position. LEADers are paired with a cohort of incoming students are available to help new students navigate the University system, will plan co-curricular activities for the LEAD community and be an easily accessible and trustworthy resource for incoming students participating in LEAD.
Have questions or looking for more information? Contact us: 617-287-7015 or management-LEAD@umb.edu
Student Managed Fund (SMF)
The UMASS Student Managed Fund aims to provide education about investing as well as an understanding of investment opportunities for individuals. SMF is affiliated with The UMASS Foundation, The Board of Trustees, and the group maintains contact with several Financial Firms in the Boston metropolitan area. Group activities are focused on industry analysis and identifying and understanding economic trends.
For more information on any of these student organizations, please email email@example.com, unless noted otherwise.