Asset | SBIT was founded in 1984 by ten enthusiastic students of information management and has since grown to roughly 1550 members. Asset | SBIT joined the faculty association Asset Tilburg in 2008.
Asset | Study Association for Business & IT (Asset | SBIT) is the student association for all students Business Economics (BE) and Information Management (IM) at Tilburg University and others interested in this field. The master Information Management is a successor to the study of Information Systems (Bestuurlijke Informatiekunde-BIK). During this study, students examine how IT can be used to enhance strategic, tactical and operational business objectives. Within these study a link is made between business and IT, the courses consist of business and information science.
Asset | SBIT provides its members with educational support, career guidance and informal activities. Study support is offered to its members in the form of guidance documents, summaries of previous exams and study of subjects within the curriculum. Second, Asset | SBIT’s members are provided with career guidance in various forms, including: In-house days, business dinners, SME-evenings, business tours and the new concept Business Café. Asset | SBIT provides the bridge between students who wish to orientate and companies who want to profile themselves. Thirdly, informal activities are organized where business partners have the opportunity to profile themselves.
For students, people from the field and other interested parties Asset | SBIT organizes an semi-annual symposium in the field of Information Management. In March 2016 there was the NEXTsymposium with Asset | SBIT and Asset | Marketing. In the fall of 2016 the Big Data Symposium in association with Asset | Economics will take place.