Student Organizations

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Seidman Student Organizations


Enterprise System Student Union

Open to any major at Grand Valley State University, the purpose of ESSU is to provide a better understanding of Enterprise Systems and their use in business. In addition, the organization provides a link between the university and companies who utilize Enterprise Systems, with a goal of obtaining internships and employment opportunities for its members. The organization hosts the ERP speaker series, provides networking opportunities with companies, conducts resume workshops and practice interviews, and provides tutoring to management information systems students. 

Faculty Co-Advisors: Meagan Knoll - Clinical Faculty and Thomas McGinnis - Assistant Professor 
Website: http://www.gvsu.edu/erp/essu
Email: gvsu.essu@gmail.com


The Association for Operations Management (APICS)

APICS, The Association for Operations Management, is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in supply chain and operations management, including production, inventory, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals. With APICS at GVSU, you have the opportunity to network with operations and supply chain professionals from every field and job title, right here in Grand Rapids. APICS hosts plant tours, speakers, and other professional development meetings throughout the year to give members the edge they need to launch successful careers.

Faculty Co-Advisors: Lori Koste - Associate Professor and Xiangling Hu - Assistant Professor 
Email: apics@mail.gvsu.edu


Society for Human Resource Management

The purpose of the SHRM is to aid its members in becoming more effective in the field through group projects and activities, publications, speakers, and employment assistance. 

Faculty Advisor: Tim Syfert - Clinical Faculty
Email: gvsushrm@gmail.com

For more information, contact the Management Department at 616-331-7490. 


Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)

The purpose of the Council of Supply Management Professionals is to provide opportunities for students interested in supply chain management to communicate and learn from supply chain management professionals in order to improve their industry knowledge. CSCMP provides networking, learning, and career opportunities through professional events, such as guest speakers, lectures about current events in the supply chain field, and recruiting events. CSCMP of GVSU also strives to create awareness of the significance of supply chain management to students.

Faculty Advisor: Vivek Dalela - Associate Professor

For more information, please contact the Marketing Department at 616-331-7495



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