Centers Of Excellence

Smith's Centers of Excellence & Research span multiple disciplines and industries, giving you a front row seat to advancing the industry or cause you're most passionate about. You'll be immersed in complex and evolving marketplaces, where you can apply your critical thinking skills, creativity and entrepreneurial instincts, and make a difference.

Center for Complexity in Business (CCB) uses techniques from the field of complex systems to study how the adoption of new innovations spreads through networks, and how organizational performance depends on relationships among individuals in organizations.

Center for Digital Innovation, Technology and Strategy (DIGITS) collaborates with business and government to analyze the impact of digital innovation on business functions, strategy and policy.

Center for Excellence in Service (CES) is a network of Smith School faculty members who create and disseminate knowledge of best practices in service marketing and management to improve service quality, service innovation and service productivity.

Center for Financial Policy (CFP) provides research and education on financial policy issues for business, government and academia.

Center for Global Business (CGB) is the driver of internationalization and global mindset education at the Smith School and hosts one of the 17 Title VI programs in the U.S. funded by the Department of Education known as CIBER (Center for International Business Education and Research). 

Center for Health Information & Decision Systems (CHIDS) collaborates with industry and government to research, analyze and recommend solutions to challenges surrounding the introduction and integration of information and decision technologies into the health care system.

Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC) produces research, programs and activities to foster effective leadership, organizational change, innovation and social stewardship.

Center for Social Value Creation (CSVC) aims to create a better world through business principles, striving to balance profits and public good.

Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation, and Crime (C-BERC) is the first of its kind to formally link business with criminology in an effort to scientifically confront, assess, evaluate, and develop best practices in areas related to the center.

Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship helps students build ventures, create experiential learning opportunities, and gain access to capital.

Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets promotes a multidisciplinary exploration of the influence, history and philosophy of human enterprise and markets.

Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC) conducts research on emerging areas in the field of supply chain management to help companies achieve a competitive advantage and superior bottom line profitability.