Why We Need theBYU Management Society Rixa C. Oman Marriott School of Management
The Management Society is . . . A premier organization of business professionals committed to developing leaders and extending the values and influence of BYU and the Marriott School throughout the world.
Management Society is . . . • Customized by chapter/location • Open to everyone— at least 1/3 membership not BYU alumni • Focused on career development, networking, & service • Is the Marriott School’s primary outreach to alumni and friends • Founded by Dean Merrill J. Bateman in 1977. • Founded by Dean Merrill J. Bateman in 1977.
A Global Society 90 Active Chapters 55 U.S. – 35 International
New website and database http://byums.org
VISION “Growing Moral and Ethical Leadership Around the World”
Management Society chapters are committed to helping members with • Networking and Building Relationships • Network with other professionals with same standards of behavior • Build business connections • Access to social networking groups • Young professionals and women professionals groups
Management Society chapters are committed to helping their members with • Professional Development • Quality speakers on current business topics • Leadership training seminars • Gala events and award banquets • Golf tournaments
Management Society chapters are committed to helping their members with • Employment Resources • Career Fairs • Webinars on job-seeking skills • Career workshops and seminars through partnership with LDS Employment Resource Services
Management Society chapters are committed to helping their members with • Service to Community, Church, BYU and the Marriott School • Community projects such as community cleanup, Habitat for Humanity, or inner city student mentoring • Scholarship and mentoring programs (over $400,000 raised in 2012)
Management Society chapters are committed to helping their members by • Acting professionally and thinking globally • Inclusive, regardless of age, gender, nationality, alma mater, career path, or religion • Build networks across international, language, and cultural boundaries
Management Society chapters are committed to helping their members by • Reinforcing moral and ethical behavior • Strengthen character • Implement gospel principles in professional life • Align with the Church and BYU
The Need for GreatLeadership • In the church • In companies • In communities & countries • In families
“ “We need the members of the BYU Management Society to help build the moral base of our communities. You have standards, ideals, and values that will not only lead you to success, but will bless and strengthen this nation and all the world.” — Elder David B. Haight
“Central to the way that great leaders get others to follow them, is the character of a man or woman. People will follow the direction of those who do the right thing.” — Henry B. Eyring Washington DC Gala 18 April 2009
The Management Society can make a difference in growing moral and ethical leadership around the world.