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Nationally Recognized Centers and Institutes
Our research centers and institutes bring together students, faculty, and corporate leaders in various fields of business and industry. This synergy generates impressive results, from insightful research to better business practices. And through these centers, Kelley students gain career-specific knowledge and experience as well as valuable connections to potential employers.
In the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s Entrepreneurial Innovations Lab, Kelley MBA students are turning life sciences research into business opportunities. Students work with faculty to analyze markets and competition, develop marketing tactics and financing strategies, and create operating plans to help bring life-saving discoveries to market.
In addition to conducting theoretical and applied research about real estate—which it shares with the real estate community—the BCRES connects students with professionals to provide a better understanding of real estate markets and career opportunities.
Taking advantage of Kelley’s reputation and expertise in brand management, the CBL develops programs and materials to train students as leaders in brand management, maintains relationships with alumni and corporate friends, and supports faculty research.
The CEMR designs statistical models for academic research and economic forecasting. Its current models include a U.S. model, an Indiana model, and a sub-state model that produces forecasts for regions within Indiana.
As a source of talented professionals and innovative ideas in retailing, the CERR prepares students for challenging entry-level positions, develops teaching materials, funds research projects, and provides insight into challenges and opportunities in the retailing industry.
To educate the future sales force, the CGSL infuses the Kelley curriculum with real-world practices, generates discussion about contemporary issues in sales, and engages professionals in networking and learning activities.
CIBER strives to improve the United States’ global competitiveness by supporting research in international business, student scholarships and travel abroad opportunities, K–12 education, and executive symposiums on international business issues.
The Center for the Business of Life Sciences supports the IU Life Sciences Initiative and is dedicated to making Kelley the place to study and to hire business students for life sciences and healthcare industries.
Using extensive databases and innovative tools, the IBRC provides economic analysis—with a focus on implications for action—to business, government, and nonprofit organizations in Indiana and throughout the nation.
The IMA brings information technology (IT) practitioners and the academic community together to discuss IT management issues and find innovative, effective, and affordable solutions.
Dedicated to the study, distribution, and application of best-in-class corporate governance principles, the ICG provides programs for management, researches trends and best practices, and offers academic program and curriculum support.
The focal point for all entrepreneurship activities at Kelley, the Johnson Center partners with other IU schools and the business community to enrich student learning and increase the potential for entrepreneurial growth and development.
The Tobias Center studies the practice and theory of leadership across all sectors—including corporate, public service, education, religious, medical, and nonprofit—and shares knowledge about leadership through a variety of programs.