The Accounting Association is a business organization for students majoring, minoring, or simply interested in Accounting at FSB. The organization allows students who are not currently members of Beta Alpha Psi and other organizations to learn what opportunities are available in the field. The Accounting Association also holds informational events to learn more about careers, credentials, and other important accounting related topics. The organization filters members with a major or minor in Accounting, Finance and/or ISA into Beta Alpha Psi who may not yet be eligible to join. This allows members to attend elite BAP meetings with top firms and companies in the Accounting/Finance/ISA fields prior to being full BAP members.
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is a national honorary organization that gives accountancy, finance, and ISA majors opportunities to learn about accounting and related professions. The Miami chapter’s activities include early entrance to Meet the Firms, professional meetings with accounting practitioners, etiquette dinners, mock interviews, and service projects. Social events enable student members to mix informally with faculty members and practitioners. Eligibility for membership is based on overall grade point average as well as the successful completion of a certain number of hours in major courses. The organization meets weekly for professional development and community service activities.
Commercial Banking Club
The Miami University Commercial Banking Club seeks to provide members with professional development, industry knowledge, related experiences and a network of Commercial Banking professionals, to establish a keen understanding of the commercial banking industry. MUCBC is focused on preparing the next generation of Commercial Bankers to succeed in one of the largest and most prominent industries in the world and works with our corporate partners to provide the educational tools and resources needed to accomplish success.
First Miami Student Credit Union (FMSCU)
The only financial institution located on Miami University’s Oxford Campus. Founded in 1988 by a group of Miami Students, First Miami began as a cost-effective alternative to Oxford’s Uptown banking options. Today, First Miami is one of only two completely student-run credit unions in the nation and maintains an asset base averaging roughly one million dollars. Our internships give you hands on business experience from day one. Whether you're interested in investment banking, marketing or auditing, we have a place for you. First Miami is an entirely volunteer, student-run financial institution-by students, for students-from the Chief Executive Officer to the daily tellers. After completing a five-week training program in which interns learn about First Miami’s history and how to complete basic tasks and transactions, new interns typically begin working as tellers. Interns may advance to higher positions based upon ambition, knowledge, and superior customer service after working as a teller. After training, interns are able to join a variety of different committees, including: Loans, Credit Cards, Operations, Auditing, Accounting/Finance, Marketing, and Member Services. Many of our interns have used the internship to gain paid summer internships which frequently result in job offers. As our graduates get jobs, they tell us that their First Miami experience was extremely valuable in the process.
FOREX Club is an organization dedicated to educating students on the foreign exchange market. The club holds weekly meetings to analyze market activity. In our meetings, the club researches how exchange rates are affected, trading strategies, and derivatives that utilize the FOREX market.
Miami Asset Management
Miami Asset Management teaches fundamental stock basics, diverse portfolio positioning, advanced options trading, and so many other tools perfect for any student of business. Our club implements comprehensive intrinsic and relative modeling methods to evaluate companies for our portfolio. We operate as a self-managed, democratic mutual fund. Trading simulations with fake money don’t yield the same informational benefits! Members have the choice to invest their own money and buy shares of the fund. Through pitching and investing in stocks throughout their semesters in the club, members observe their shares grow in value and sell their shares upon graduation. As they depart Miami, they are left with an excellent return on investment, and the compounding gift of knowledge.
Miami Finance Association
The Finance Association is a professional organization that offers a variety of activities: company visits to financial institutions, investment firms, and other major corporations in the Cincinnati-Dayton area; speakers on career and educational opportunities in the field of finance; peer guidance in selected courses and areas of concentration; and student-faculty social events. All majors are welcome.
Miami Financial Analytics Club
The mission of The Miami Financial Analytics Association is to promote an aggregate understanding of the branches of finance that control the markets of today's society. The club aims to look at finance from a liberal arts perspective to provide a holistic view of financial markets.
Miami University Investment Banking Club
The Miami University Investment Banking Club seeks to provide students an opportunity to gain exposure to the world of Wall Street. The club fosters supplemental learning in the areas of asset management and investment banking. Members gain experience on pitching stocks, due diligence, and investment banking valuation techniques. On a monthly basis, speakers from investment banks on Wall Street come and present to the group on the financial industry and network with members. Membership is open to students who are pursuing finance or accounting degrees and have a strong desire to pursue a career on Wall Street. Potential members will go through an interview process to gain acceptance into the club.
Miami University Private Equity Club
Miami University Private Equity Club is a new organization on campus focused on three aspects of Private Equity. 1. Education: To heighten members’ understanding of private equity through training, “hands on” casework, competitions, and speakers. 2. Career preparation and placement: To introduce members to professionals in the industry by hosting speakers. Preparing members with the skills requires to become employed in the industry and excel in their careers. 3. Network: To aid members in building networks with fellow students within the club, alumni and private equity firms.
Miami University Real Estate Club
The Miami University Real Estate Club is organized to provide Miami students with opportunities in commercial real estate by providing its members with hands-on education and resources to achieve real world experience. We focus on education through teaching, discussion, and professional speakers.
Miami Equity Research Club
The Miami Equity Research Club focuses on the principles behind value investing in the world of portfolio management. We study the wise words of proclaimed value investors to develop an investing style of our own. As a part of this club, you will attend weekly meetings where you will review readings from The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham, Berkshire Hathaway Annual Letters authored by Warren Buffett, along with annual reports of publicly traded companies. The culmination of the club's work throughout the year comes in the form of an equity research packet that is distributed to professionals in the investment management space every Spring.
Nourish International believes that business can be a powerful tool for creating opportunity and seek to use markets when possible to produce sustainable wealth and possibility for both our communities and communities abroad. This past year we won the most improved student organization award and through our ventures we raised the most money out of every Nourish chapter in the country. Apply your business skills and knowledge to a nonprofit student-run social entrepreneurship making a lasting impact on extreme poverty.
Affiliated with the Page Center for Entrepreneurship, Redhawk Ventures (previously Miami University Student Venture Fund) is a completely student-led venture capital organization. Redhawk Ventures is comprised of students from a diverse array of majors who are committed to supporting student and alumni startups. Redhawk Ventures provides advisory services and funding to grow young business from the earliest stages of idea generation onward. Members of Redhawk Ventures attain practical knowledge of the funding process through establishing funding criteria and actual allocation of capital in the range of $1,000–$30,000.
Miami University Social Impact Fund is the first of its kind: a socially-focused, seed-stage, investment fund led by undergraduate students, providing students with the opportunity to invest up to $50,000 in alumni-led startups and local social enterprises.
We stand for educational learning, taking form of a student organization with instilled member education on impact investing and social entrepreneurship. Our goal as a fund is to invest in early-stage social enterprises with a preference towards Miami affiliated founders of start-ups generating both a financial and social return in Ohio. All of our investments contribute to social enterprises tackling problems like education, urban revitalization, and public health.
TAMID Group is an apolitical and areligious business organization focused on international consulting and investing. TAMID provides experiential learning opportunities for business students through real consulting opportunities with Israeli companies and the opportunity to manage an Israel-focused investment fund. Founded in 2008, TAMID now has chapters on 41 campuses throughout the United States, one in Israel, one in Shanghai and several more opening each year.
Women In Finance
We are a diverse group of highly motivated and intelligent women pursing an interest within the finance industry post college. We strive to inspire our fellow peers and provide our member with the confidence and knowledge to be successful.
Women Who Invest
Our organization strives to provide financial literacy and professional development for all women, regardless of major or background. We do this by supplying our members with resources and workshops on a variety of different financial topics, including: how to begin your investing journey; easily defining stocks, bonds, etc; and LinkedIn / resume workshops.