8-25-07 ORIENTATION

EVENING MBA ASSOCIATION

AGENDA
• About the Association • Useful Resources/Information • Group Resume (Rendezvous Committee, EveMBAtrek, Section Leader, VP Marketing) •Q&A • Tours, Meet the Clubs, Women’s Initiative

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

EVENING MBA ASSOCIATION
What the Evening MBA Association is: • The Evening MBA student government • Represents Evening MBA students and champions their causes at Ross • The liaisons between the school’s administration and the Evening MBA student body • Provides professional, academic, and social networking opportunities for Evening MBA students. • Contributes to the building of the larger Business School community by partnering with other programs and clubs within the school. • A great group of student leaders and a lot of FUN!

INTRODUCTIONS
President  Marwan Rateb VP Academic Affairs Murali Arcot, Adrian Fortino VP Alumni Development & Corporate Relations RashinderPal Gill, Satish Kalala VP Career Developlment  Amit Upasani VP Community Robin Chacko, Sreenivas Vedula VP Events  Nikhil Gupta, Lauren Rosinski VP Finance Nikhil Apte, Emmanuel Legbeti VP Information Systems Vamsi Chenepalli, Akshay Kamath, Gopal Kamat VP Marketing  Tiffani Moses

EVENTS
• Golf Outing • Meet the Interns • Meet the Alumni • Meet the Day Students • Tailgate • Rendezvous • Evening MBA Games • Meet the Football Team

USEFUL RESOURCES

• Ctools (https://ctools.umich.edu/portal) • Database Finder (http:// eres.bus.umich.edu/dbfinder/DataBaseFinder.htm ) • Directories & Contacts ( http://www.bus.umich.edu/ContactsDirectories/) • Facebook Group ( http://umichigan.facebook.com/group.php?gid=98442 ) • Evening MBA Association Website ( http://www.rossevemba.org/) • OCD ( http://www.bus.umich.edu/StudentCareerServices/ ) • Events ( http://www.bus.umich.edu/Events/StudentEvents/defa )

GENERAL
• What happens at Ross stays at Ross! • Networking is key – Classmates, Day Students, Alumni, Professors, etc… • Take Advantage of OCD EARLY! • Venture outside your comfort zone • Be a good group member • Approach your professors & participate in class & GET INVOLVED!

SECTIONS

GROUP RESUME
• Split up into groups based on geographic sections (about 30/group): • UR - Troy, Royal Oak, Farmington Hills • LR - Canton, Ypsilanti, Novi, Detroit • LL - Ann Arbor • UL - Kalamazoo, Toledo, Lansing, Ohio, Canada, Overflow

GROUP RESUME
• Work Experience (Years, Companies) • Education (Degrees) • Spouses, Children, Pets • Vehicles Driven • Accomplishments, Hobbies, Skills, etc… • Languages, Countries visited • Anything else interesting/unique

GET INVOLVED
Each Section Please Select: • 1 Member for the Rendezvous committee • 1 Member for the EveMBAtrek committee • 2 Section Leaders • 1 Ambassador (Minimum) Anyone interested please talk to us about being VP of Marketing for Eve. MBA Association

Q&A
Where to buy books? www.abebooks.com (Intrntional Ed) What classes to take? What professors to avoid? What clubs to participate in? (Whatever interests you) How soon to contact OCD? (ASAP) How many of us are career switchers? (70%) Are classes hard? (Depends) How fast can I get out of the program? (2.25 yrs) Can I switch to the day program? (Yes) Cool places to hang out in AA? (Dominick’s) What kind of salary can I expect when I graduate? Should I take ACC501 & OMS501 together? (NO!!) Do Day MBAs bite? (Sometimes)

USEFUL INFORMATION
• Classrooms that begin with: • K: Kresge (K1350) • W: Wyly (W0750) • E: Electronic Ed Resources Building (E0550) • Classrooms that start w/ a 0 are in the basement, 1 is first floor, etc…

NEXT
• Stay here if you are interested in learning about the women’s initiative (men also welcome) – Tour/Meet the Clubs will be available after the talk • Tours available now – will stop by Meet the Clubs WELCOME TO ROSS!!

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