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Student Opportunities

SAP Recognition Award

Students who take three courses with SAP content at Bentley qualify for receiving a signed SAP Recognition Award paper from the SAP University alliances, subject to DAS verification. For instructions, contact Anne Baker, academic administrative assistant, at:

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Association for Information Systems Student Chapter

Students can become members of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) student chapter, participate in student competitions, and travel to chapter conferences. Interested? Contact Alina Chircu (IPM) or Heikki Topi (CIS) for details. 

  • The 2015 Bentley AIS student chapter team won the 2nd prize in the competitive QVC Analytics Challenge at the 2015 AIS STUDENT CHAPTER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE held at the University of Alabama on April 9-11, 2015. The team, composed of Shweta Joshi (MS in Business Analytics program), Mac Segura-Cook (undergraduate Computer Information Systems major) and Alina Usmanov (undergraduate Information Systems Audit and Control major), was advised by Heikki Topi (CIS) and Alina Chircu (IPM). The team was one of the 10 selected for the national competition (other finalists included teams from Arizona State University, University of Illinois, University of Alabama, Illinois State University, University of Arkansas, and University of Dayton). 
  • The 2013 Bentley AIS student chapter team, composed of Brendan Colford (ISAC), Ryan Hebert (CIS), Mackenzie Segura-Cook (CIS), and Alina Usmanov (ISAC) won the second place in the finals of the AIS competition and a place on winning teams in Walmart's IT Challenge competition held immediately after. 

Case Competitions

  • Students can also participate in other company-sponsored competitions. Interested? Contact an IPM faculty member for advice.