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Society for Advancement of Management (SAM)

Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) is a nonprofit organization that was established in 1912. Its mission is to provide an opportunity for the members to increase management skills and expertise through participation in programs and services designed to improve the professional quality of their knowledge, performance, and leadership ability.

MGA’s SAM campus chapter became a registered student organization during the Fall 2015 semester, and aims to fulfill SAM’s mission through the study of management theory as well as practice. Membership opens doors that allow you to actively acquire management knowledge and hone your management skills via officer positions and a host of other opportunities. Activities in which you can be involved include:

  • The “Money Talks” Series
  • The “Management in Action” Community Service Initiative
  • Company Visits
  • Management Workshops
  • Case Competitions
  • Fundraisers
  • And many more…

Welcome to the exciting world of Management! Come and have fun while you expand your horizons.

For more information on joining the SAM campus chapter, please contact Dr. Simone Phipps at .

To find out more about the national organization please visit

You may also visit the national organization’s Facebook page at


Founding Officers

MGA SAM founding officers.

Standing (L to R): Jamiah Walker (President), Deirdre Davis (Vice President)
Sitting (L to R): Diana Yawn (Treasurer), Dr. Simone Phipps (Founding Advisor), Kandace Stephens (Secretary)

  LAST MODIFIED: 6/7/2016