Your Michigan Ross education is amplified by the thought leadership and innovations from our institutes, centers, and initiatives. These centers play a critical role in fostering collaboration and exposing you to the latest ideas in entrepreneurship, sustainability, operations, positive business, emerging markets, and more.

Faculty, students, and industry experts work together on projects such as consulting, business plan competitions, research initiatives, and conferences. Many Michigan Ross institutes and centers reach across the campus, partnering with leading schools and programs at the University of Michigan. You’ll discover ways to get involved beyond the classroom in just about any field.

Frederick A. and Barbara M. Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise

A partnership with the School of Natural Resources and Environment, the Erb Institute fosters sustainable enterprise through research and education.

Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies

Zell Lurie offers a potent mix of knowledge, experience, and opportunities from the front lines of entrepreneurship and alternative investments.

Center for Positive Organizations

The Center for Positive Organizations is a world-class research center that brings transformational ideas to students and leaders.

Tauber Institute for Global Operations

The Tauber Institute partnership between Ross and the College of Engineering provides tools for success in operations, supply chain, or manufacturing.

William Davidson Institute

The William Davidson Institute develops and disseminates research and expertise on issues affecting firms in emerging-market economies.

Center for Social Impact

The Center for Social Impact provides leaders with practical experiences, skills, and insight to tackle complex social challenges.