IEOM Professional Chapters
IEOM Professional Section can help practitioners in the development or enhancement their skills, including: leadership, communications, organization, planning, time management, budgeting and finance, and other professional skills. Those can help to enrich for their career and to be successful in longer term. If any country, region or city is interested to form an IEOM Professional Section, please submit the professional chapter establishment form.
IEOM Professional Section Membership Fee: $100.
Online membership payment: http://iieom.org/ieom/ieom-society-payment/
For any question, please contact Professor Don Reimer (Director of Chapter Development): firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional Chapter Development Resources
- Professional section establishment form.
- Suggested Activities
- Section certificate
- Section bylaws
- IEOM Society Membership Management Site
- Annual due invoices
Suggested Professional Section 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.
Best Practice Contest – Chapter can sponsor a poster contest that has an industrial engineering and operations management focus. Posters provide an opportunity to display industry best practices.
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.
Training and Certification – Chapter can arrange some refreshment classes for certification and training for continuous improvement and continuous education.
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