IEOM Student Chapters
IEOM Student Chapter can help students in the development or enhancement their outer important skills, including: leadership, communications, organization, planning, time management, budgeting and finance, and other professional skills. Those can help to prepare for their career and to be successful in longer term. If any student group of any educational institute is interested to form an IEOM Student Branch, please submit section establishment form.
For any question, please contact Professor Don Reimer (Director of Chapter Development): firstname.lastname@example.org.
General Contact: email@example.com.
IEOM Student Chapter at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Established
(See other chapters at the end)
Student Chapter Development Resources
- Chapter Establishment Form
- Suggested Activities
- Promotional flyer
- Promotional presentation
- Chapter sample invoice for the membership fee
- IEOM Society Membership Management Site
- Sample Chapter Certificate
Suggested Student Chapter Activities
Workshops and Seminars – The chapter can sponsor workshops and seminars that focus on industrial engineering and operations management. Panel discussions featuring subject matter experts could be featured by industry segments: manufacturing, health, hospitality, education, chemical and plastic, food processing, etc.
Industry Speakers – Chapters could sponsor events in which experience industrial engineers and operations managers present current issues faced by industry. This may also provide an opportunity for chapters to engage their alumni. This type of an event can also provide an opportunity to network and learn about potential employment.
Plant Tours – Chapter members should participate in various industry plant visits. This activity will expose students to industrial engineering and operations management in faced by industry and organizations.
Communication Development – Chapter may consider an activity that focuses on professional communication development – oral and written. Effective communication skills are an important success factor in the engineering and management disciplines. Enhancing the communication skills of chapter members adds value to their membership and their future.
Career Development – The chapter should also focus on career development by reaching out to Industrial Engineering and Operations Management alumni who can provides ideas and tips on engaging employers. Industry human resources managers also may provide insight into the career opportunities. The chapter should also promote the value of internships and co-ops.
Networking – The chapter should do everything possible to encourage its members to build a network of individuals who may be able to assist in opening doors in the future. These contacts are critical to the long term growth and career success.
Poster and Paper Contest – Chapter can sponsor a poster contest that has an industrial engineering and operations management focus. Posters provide an opportunity to display senior design projects and as well as research. The chapter can encourage students to write papers that may be presented in the Annual International IEOM Conference.
Fund Raising – Chapters should engage in fund raising activities including picnic and outdoor activities. This is necessary to support the various chapter events.
Membership Building – Chapters must continue to recruit new members. The IEOM Society will recognize the outstanding chapter membership growth each year at its annual conference.
Community Outreach – Chapters should engage in promoting industrial engineering and operations management as an outstanding career opportunity. This activity could focus on high school students. In addition, the members of the chapter could provide industrial engineering consulting to not-for-profit organizations.
Alumni Relations – Chapter should considering establishing an alumni IEOM chapter. It is important to maintain and build relationship with alumni.
Student Chapter Activities
IEOM – Saudi Chapter has been associated with College of Engineering at King Abdulaziz University to open the first students chapters in KSA at King Abdulaziz University “KAU” for both male and female students. They will begin their activates starting from Fall semester. According to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Higher Education in Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz University had 6,148 faculty and total of 132,094 students, and consider to be the largest University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In the Picture: From left to right, Dr. Raed Abeed, Dean of the College of Engineering-Northern Branch at King Abdulaziz University, Engr. Ahmed Aljabr, President at IEOM Saudi Chapter, Dr. Amr Alamri, IEOM Student Activates Director – Saudi Chapter.
IEOM Student Chapter at Lawrence Tech
Executive Board of IEOM Student Chapter at LTU
Nirav Sheth, President, firstname.lastname@example.org
Parth Patel, Executive Vice President, email@example.com
Rajashekar Geddadi and Byri Anupam, VP Admin
Abhishek Baer, VP Member
Sanjeev Manjunathan and Shashank Bhojappa, VP Finance
Abass Enzi, VP Program
Dhrupesh Patel and Prithu Raj Kokkula, VP Web and Communication
Faculty Advisors: Dr. Jacqueline Chestnut and Professor Don Reimer