Business & Leadership Clubs
Alpha Kappa Psi is the oldest and largest co-ed professional business fraternity in the United States. Alpha Kappa Psi exists to mold today's business students into tomorrow's business leaders. Through a combination of professional, philanthropic and brotherhood events, Alpha Kappa Psi challenges its members to achieve even more in the world of business.
The BBA Council functions as the student government of the BBA Program. The BBA Council is charged with governance over and providing support to BBA clubs, advocacy on behalf of BBA students, and creating programming to build and strengthen community within the BBA Program. The BBA Council has elected and appointed positions available for BBA students; elections and interviews are held in the spring semester for the following academic year. The BBA Council is responsible for carrying on a beloved Goizueta tradition every Thursday afternoon, as well as planning programming, study breaks, and other engagement opportunities for BBA students.
Members of the Roberto C. Goizueta Business School community are committed to values of honor, integrity, and accountability. The Honor Council investigates suspected Honor Code violations, along with increasing awareness throughout the Goizueta community of the importance of academic integrity and promoting an atmosphere of trust, integrity, and respect.
Functional Area Clubs
BETA ALPHA PSI
Beta Alpha Psi is the national scholastic and professional fraternity focusing on the areas of accounting, finance, and information technology. Its primary objective is to encourage and recognize scholastic and professional excellence in these fields. The Emory chapter sponsors programs open to all interested students. Programs include field trips, social events, student presentations, and prominent speakers from industry. The chapter also holds an annual reception for all members.
EMORY BUSINESS ETHICS
Emory Business Ethics was started by two students in the Fall of 2015 who care about instilling the ideologies of ethical engagement and principled leadership to students at Emory. We provide our fellow students with a forum for open discussion and evaluation about the role that ethics plays in business decisions. On campus, we host events to discuss
current events and educate undergraduate students about everyday situations regarding fairness, responsibility and transparency in business. Upcoming events include a case competition, a panel discussion with business professionals, lunches with professors, an ethical debate and more! All years and majors are welcome to join!
EMORY DATA ANALYTICS CLUB
The Emory Data Analytics Club (EDAC) is a source for deeper learning in quantitative decision making. EDAC provides opportunities for students to learn more about careers in analytics, further develop their quantitative skills, and meet data professionals in the Atlanta area.
EMORY IMPACT INVESTING GROUP
The Emory Impact Investing Group (EIIG) is Emory¿s only undergraduate impact investing group. EIIG promotes social impact in the local Atlanta community through targeted short-term debt investments to micro-entrepreneurs. EIIG provides an educational experience for its members by engaging them in all aspects of the lending process including fundraising, investment analysis/selection and loan monitoring. Currently, EIIG is partnering with the Start:ME business accelerator to identify promising entrepreneurs in the Clarkston and East Lake areas of Atlanta.
GOIZUETA ACTUARIAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION
Goizueta Actuarial Science Association (GASA) is a club intended to introduce students to the field and profession of actuarial science. Students engage in networking opportunities with actuarial professionals from various fields and form study groups for actuarial exams.
The Goizueta Real Estate Club offers information and career networking opportunities for students interested in the field of real estate. The group organizes speakers and encourages participation in real estate seminars, panel presentations, and field trips.
GOIZUETA CONSULTING CLUB
The Goizueta Consulting Club creates and maintains long-term relationships with consulting firms in order to help qualified students gain job placement. To help prepare students for the job search process, the GCC offers resume critiques, mock interview sessions, case-based interviewing workshops, career panel speakers, and an on-campus case competition. The club also assists students by working closely with the Career Management Center and alumni to bring consulting firms to campus for interviewing and informational presentations.
Goizueta Finance Group is comprised of the Alternative Investments Group, Goizueta Investment Management Group, Pre-Finance Society, and the three Goizueta Finance Academies. These groups coordinate efforts and collaborate with one another to increase awareness around all finance career paths and provide meaningful programming and educational opportunities for networking and recruiting for students interested in finance.
The Alternative Investments Group (AIG) is a BBA student Organization created within Emory University's Goizueta Business School with the dual objectives of networking and educating Goizueta BBAs in private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds.
The Goizueta Investment Management Group (GIMG) is a student-managed investment fund at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. GIMG features two funds managed by undergraduate students. The first fund is a portion of Emory's endowment in a long-only, U.S. equity portfolio. The second fund is the GIMG Fixed Income Fund, which launched in Spring 2015. In addition to investment activities, GIMG partners with area high schools to help teach financial literacy to underserved youth in the Atlanta area.
The three Goizueta Finance Academies are designed to prepare juniors for internships in the area(s) of their interest. Current offerings include the Investment Banking Academy, the Sales & Trading Academy, and the Asset Management Academy. The Academies leverage the skills and experiences of seniors who have interned, as well as alumni, to build comprehensive preparatory programs. The academies are structured as series of seminars but also incorporate speaker panels and competitions.
GOIZUETA MARKETING CLUB
The Goizueta Marketing Club is an organization comprised of undergraduate business students who express a passion for marketing. The GMC seeks to add greater value to students' academic experiences by enlightening and preparing them for future careers in marketing. Club activities include guest speaker sessions, office visit programs, and networking events.
Identity & Interest Clubs
BBAs interested in international business can join one of the following Goizueta organizations. More information is available via the BBA Portal.
Ascend is the premier professional organization dedicated to enabling its members, business partners and the community to leverage the leadership and global business potential of Pan-Asians. Ascend Emory is dedicated to building a wide stage for undergraduate pan-Asian students to develop their leadership skills and gain valuable career advice and networking opportunities.
ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS LEADERS IN EMORY
The Association of Business Leaders in Emory (ABLE) is a BBA club dedicated to helping its members become capable, committed, and compassionate leaders. ABLE supports international students and provides intellectual, personal, and professional opportunities for its members.
GOIZUETA INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
The Goizueta International Network promotes all international endeavors for exchange students that wish to go abroad or are interested in learning about foreign cultures. Look forward to a Buddy program, potluck dinners, nights out in Atlanta, and possibly a trip to Athens, GA.
GOIZUETA MULTICULTURAL ORGANIZATION
The Goizueta Multicultural Organization is a multicultural, multiethnic group that is committed to promoting the professional and personal development of students at Goizueta. GMO is an inclusive and diverse group of students devoted to leadership, diversity, and service. GMO prepares students for future success in the business world by providing cultural engagement opportunities with a keen focus on fostering authentic relationships and professional development through networking and mentoring.
Every BBA takes a social science class that covers 2 or more countries. The typical options in the Goizueta Business School include the following:
Creativity, analytical skills, and the ability to work under pressure are just a few of the characteristics that distinguish BBA case competition team members. If you are seeking an exceptional hands-on learning experience, the opportunity to network with students from other top business schools around the world, and the chance to bring fame and fortune back to Goizueta, then case competitions are a great option for you.
Each year, a number of BBA students are selected to participate on Goizueta case competition teams based on interest, functional expertise, quantitative and qualitative abilities, presentation skills, and motivation. The BBA Program office provides coaching, support, and travel expenses; the students do the rest.
Goizueta is very proud of its case competition track record and we are delighted to have the opportunity to showcase our BBA students to business schools and professionals from across the globe.
Examples of external case competitions in which Goizueta BBA students have recently participated include:
- BYU Business Language Case Competition
- Eller Collegiate Ethics Case Competition at the University of Arizona
- Indiana University National Diversity Case Competition
- McDonough-Hilltop Business Strategy Competition at Georgetown University
- Queen's Business Plan Competition
- Wake Forest Marketing Summit
- University of Michigan Stock Pitch
Each January, the BBA Program Office invites enrolled BBA students to complete a PE credit toward graduation requirements by participating in the BBA Ski Trip. The annual ski trip is held in Blowing Rock, North Carolina and is geared towards all levels of experience.
You can learn to ski or to snowboard, and fully 1/3 of all participants are new to their sport of choice. During the three days of instruction and practice, you will learn the fundamentals of what may turn into a life-long passion.