Council of Business Leadership

Mission StatementWater for the World

The School of Management Council of Business Leadership is a knowledge sharing community that inspires students and faculty to collaborate in meaningful endeavors, fosters engagement between clubs, and promotes a spirit of cooperation with its stakeholders. Together, the Council nurtures leadership, promotes personal growth and provides a forum where business students can fully enjoy their School of Management experience.

Member Organizations

Alpha Kappa Psi

Alpha Kappa Psi Alpha Kappa Psi exists to promote professionalism and brotherhood among our members, and to bring our values and work ethics to the forefront of the business environment and Marist College community. By shaping people into ethical business professionals, we are shaping the future of business.

Activities Include:

  • Success Institute in Philadelphia
  • The Academy
  • Professional Lecturer Series
  • Team Building / Brotherhood Events

Alpha Kappa Psi National Website
Marist College Club Website

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary and professional fraternity for accounting, finance and information systems majors. Its stated purpose includes recognizing scholastic and professional excellence in the fields of accounting, finance or information systems with the provision of opportunities for self-development and association among members and practicing business professionals; an encouragement of a sense of ethical, social and public responsibility.

These national objectives are consistent with the mission of Marist College as an institution that is committed to excellence in education, the pursuit of higher human values and dedication to the principle of service. In addition, the Marist College chapter of Beta Alpha Psi is dedicated to the concept that a student's education should include experiences outside of the classroom.

Beta Alpha Psi National Website
Marist College Club Website

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Psi Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.

The Mission of the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to foster personal and professional excellence, to advance the values of the Society, and to serve its lifelong members.

Beta Gamma Sigma National Website

Business Club

Business Club The Business Club is comprised primarily of students with Business and Accounting majors and minors. The Club provides a social gathering for School of Management students while bringing informative and practical services to its members.

The mission of the Business Club is to provide practical, informative, and entertaining subject matter to the students. The club provides a relaxed setting for students to discuss their related interests in the business world as well as broaden their knowledge of business opportunities and experiences outside of the classroom. Most importantly, it is a link between the business world, the faculty, and the students at Marist.

Business Club Website

Economics Club

Economics Club The purpose of the Economics Club is to bring together students from all majors interested in economics. The club will provide students with a forum for to discuss current economic issues and to share common interests. The club will be showing movies related to economics and will also partake in activities (such as a field trip to NYC and volunteer opportunities). The goal of the Economics Club is to act as a gateway for students to meet one another and have fun!

Marist College Club Website

Omieron Delta Epsilon

Omieron Delta Epsilon Omicron Delta Epsilon is one of the world's largest academic honor societies. The objectives of Omicron Delta Epsilon are recognition of scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements in economics; the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty in economics within colleges and universities, and among colleges and universities; the publication of its official journal, The American Economist, and sponsoring of panels at professional meetings as well as the Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig competitions.

Omieron Delta Epsilon National Website

Society for HR Management

Society for HR Management The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 210,000 individual members, the Society's mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available. As an influential voice, the Society's mission is also to advance the human resource profession to ensure that HR is recognized as an essential partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. Founded in 1948, SHRM currently has more than 550 affiliated chapters and members in more than 100 countries.

SHRM National Website
Marist College Club Website


SIFE SIFE is a global non-profit organization active in more than 40 countries. SIFE is funded by financial contributions from corporations, entrepreneurs, foundations, government agencies and individuals. Working in partnership with business and higher education, SIFE establishes student teams on university campuses. These teams are led by faculty advisers and they are challenged to develop community outreach projects that reach SIFE's five educational topics:

  • Market Economics
  • Success Skills
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Literacy
  • Business Ethics

Students in Free Enterprise National Website


Toastmasters The mission of a Toastmasters Club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.

Toastmasters International Website