Centers and Institutes

Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation: This center strives to bring together community members, faculty, business experts and students to provide a setting for students to develop and commercialize new technology. For information, contact Dr. Robert Landeros, chair of the Department of Management, at

Center for Integrated Supply Management: The Western Michigan University integrated supply management program develops supply chain management professionals who can immediately make a contribution and create a competitive advantage for their organizations by applying the tools and concepts for integrating supply functions into efficient and effective value chain networks.

Center for Sustainable Business Practices: This center seeks to create and disseminate information, concepts, knowledge and wisdom about global sustainable business practices to the entire college community, recognizing that students will enter a workforce that requires awareness of these business practices. Contact the center director, Dr. Tim Palmer, for more information at

Global Business Center: The prime focus of the GBC is to facilitate and enhance the internationalization of the curriculum, the faculty and students; support internationally oriented teaching and research; and develop global community outreach.

Other WMU Institutes and Centers