Centers Of Excellence

The School of Business' programs are supported by internationally recognized centers of excellence in international business, real estate, peace and commerce, supply chain management, and accountancy.

These centers help provide advanced education, training, and career opportunities to students, faculty and the business community.

John M. Ahlers Center for International Business 
The Ahlers Center provides a number of global education opportunities, including a Certificate in Global Strategy and Management series, International Scholars and Executives-in-Residence Programs and business and management courses on four continents.

Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate 
The mission of the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate is to help recruit, educate and mentor our real estate students with the goal of facilitating their career pursuits in a socially responsible manner and with a global perspective. We accomplish this mission through support of outstanding faculty and professional staff, dedicated career services, active industry involvement and outreach and relevant and applied research.

Center for Peace and Commerce 
A collaboration between the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies and the School of Business, the Center for Peace and Commerce prepares new generations of “change-catalysts,” which help build a sustainable world through unique ideas and action for peace building and poverty alleviation.

Supply Chain Management Institute 
The Supply Chain Management Institute is committed to helping organizations achieve world-class supply chain performance by focusing on the development of strategies and techniques in integrated supply, operations, logistics and strategic account management.

Accountancy Institute 
The Accountancy Institute offers a variety of personalized educational opportunities including the Tax Boot Camp, a Certificate in Financial Planning and other continuing professional education initiatives.