PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

The following professional organizations are associated with our majors. All of our faculty members belong to one or more of these associations:


Academy of Management (AOM)

AOM is a leading professional association for scholars dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge about management and organizations.


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

The AICPA serves its members and the public interest by providing accounting-related training, professional skills, programs, services and publications.


American Marketing Association (AMA)

The AMA is a professional association for individuals and organizations leading the practice, teaching and development of marketing knowledge worldwide.


Christian Business Faculty Association (CBFA)

The CBFA exists to assist and encourage Christian business faculty in the study, integration, teaching and application of biblical truths in service to the academy, students and the business community.   


Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC)

The GCEC exists to provide a coordinated vehicle through which participating members can collaborate and communicate on the specific issues and challenges confronting university-based entrepreneurship centers. IWU is a member of the GCEC, and Prof. Williams has attended and presented at their annual conference.


Indiana Association of Realtors (IAR)

IAR represents more than 16,000 realtors who are involved in virtually all aspects related to the sale, purchase, exchange or lease of real property in Indiana. IAR provides a forum for professional development, research and the exchange of information for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system and the right to own real property.


Indiana CPA Society (INCPAS)

INCPAS is a statewide professional association representing more than 7,000 CPAs in public practice, business and industry, government, and education. INCPAS serves the public interest as well as its members. The organization functions as an advocate for the profession through education, public awareness, government relations and promotion of high ethical standards.


Indiana State Bar Association

This organization was founded to advance the profession of law and secure a more effective administration of justice; to promote reforms in the law; and to encourage excellence in legal education for both the law student and the practicing lawyer.


Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors (MIBOR)

MIBOR is the professional association that represents more than 6,500 realtors in central Indiana. MIBOR helps connect realtors with families and homes in central Indiana.


National Association of Realtors (NAR)

The core purpose of  is to help its members become more profitable and successful. The organization strives to influence and shape the real estate industry; be the leading advocate of the right to own, use, and transfer real property; and develop standards for efficient, effective, and ethical real estate business practices.


Strategic Management Society (SMS)

The SMS consists of nearly 3,000 members representing a kaleidoscope of backgrounds and perspectives from more than 80 different countries. Membership, composed of academics, business practitioners and consultants, focuses on the development and dissemination of insights on the strategic management process, as well as on fostering contacts and interchange around the world.


Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)

SIFE brings together a diverse network of university students, academic professionals and industry leaders around the shared mission of creating a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. Drs. Mize and Nieman are Sam Walton Fellows for SIFE.


United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE)

USASBE is the largest independent, professional, academic organization in the world dedicated to advancing the discipline of entrepreneurship. With more than 1,000 members from universities and colleges, for-profit businesses, nonprofit organizations, and the public sector, USASBE is a diverse mix of professionals that share a common commitment to fostering entrepreneurial attitudes and behaviors.


Wabash County Bar Association

The Wabash County Bar Association is a local chapter of the Indiana State Bar Association.