Academic Centers & Institutes

Preparing students for the real world of business is the focus of the world-class centers and institutes at Bauer College. With our world-renowned faculty members at the helm, these centers and institutes take the business education outside of the classroom and bring it one step closer to the real world of business by placing students in situations they would face in a day-to-day business environment.

The thriving centers and institutes at Bauer College include the AIM Center for Investment Management, the Bauer Center for Business Ethics, the Bauer Economic Development Program, the Institute for Diversity And Cross Cultural Management, the Institute for Health Care Marketing, the Institute for Regional Forecasting, the Stanford Alexander Center for Excellence in Real Estate, the UH Global Energy Management Institute, the Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship, the Information Systems Research Center, the Sales Excellence Institute and the Small Business Development Center.

Wolff Center For Entrepreneurship

 

AIM Center for Investment Management (ACIM)

A learning laboratory through which students gain insight into investment management, accounting, information technology and marketing and the interaction of those disciplines in a business setting.

ACIM Website

Bauer Center for Business Ethics (BCBE)

Students are introduced to business ethics concepts and problems early in their studies, and are required to complete a capstone course on business law and ethics toward the end of their studies.

BCBE Website

Bauer Supply Chain Center (BSCC)

The Bauer Supply Chain Center (BSCC) provides a conduit for information exchanges between the C. T. Bauer College of Business Supply Chain Management academic programs and the greater Houston business community.

BSCC Website

Institute for Diversity & Cross Cultural Management

Promoting organizational effectiveness through research and training in managing and leveraging diversity.

IDCCM Website

Institute for Health Care Marketing (IHCM)

Positively influencing the consumption, communication, delivery and decision-making in health care through the scholarly discipline of marketing.

IHCM Website

Institute for Regional Forecasting (IRF)

Houston’s resource for economic developments, trends and forecasting, featuring semi-annual symposia on the local economy.

IRF Website

Graduate Real Estate Program

A nationally prominent program with a focus on mastering the professional practice of real estate. Features the Stanford Alexander Center for Excellence in Real Estate.

Real Estate Website

UH Global Energy Management Institute (GEMI)

A resource to prepare and support the energy workers of today while exploring issues important to the industry’s future.

GEMI Website

Sales Excellence Institute (SEI)

Providing sales knowledge, advance sales education and developing outstanding sales leaders through exemplary research, learning programs and partnerships.

SEI Website

UH Small Business Development Center

For help starting or expanding your business, connect with the University of Houston Small Business Development Center.

UH SBDC Website

Wolff Center For Entrepreneurship (WCE)

One of the nation's leading entrepreneurship programs that transforms passion into success.

WCE Website