Centers and Institutes


Institutes

The Ronald R. and Diane C. Fisher Institute for Professional Selling
"Every sales-major graduate from Akron received a job after graduation." The Wall Street Journal. The program is ranked #3 out of 68 sales and sales management programs in the U.S. and Canada by a study from the Center for Sales Leadership at DePaul University.

William T. and Rita Fitzgerald Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies
The institute promotes the principles and practices of the free enterprise system and encourages the entrepreneurial spirit and practices essential to the survival of free enterprise.

Institute for Global Business
With its carefully planned and flexibly organized programs, the Institute for Global Business is an important part of international business in Ohio. Whether you are a student, an employee or an employer, the Institute for Global Business can help in your success.

Gary L. and Karen S. Taylor Institute for Direct Marketing
The Taylor Institute is the first undergraduate institute of its kind and the most sophisticated direct marketing school in the country.

The Institute for Leadership Advancement
The Institute for Leadership Advancement offers students a chance to do something truly amazing. We connect real challenges with real experience to engage students in opportunities to learn real leadership through integrated learning environments, diverse contexts, and challenges that allow our students to take action.

Centers

Center for Information Technologies & eBusiness
The Center oversees the use of technology and innovation in the CBA through an advisory board comprised of community leaders and through faculty members devoted to promoting technological advancement.

Center for Organizational Development
The Center specializes in offering dedicated supervisory training and management development programs that are custom designed to meet the specific needs of companies.

The Benjamin and Nancy Suarez Applied Marketing Research Laboratories
The Suarez Laboratories' mission is to advance academic research in the application of consumer neuroscience and psychophysiological measurement to marketing decision-making and theory.