Centers of Excellence

More than research centers, the following initiatives of the College of Business Administration are intersections of faculty-student-community collaboration built around mutual interests and areas of institutional strength.  

Center for Asian Business

Provides opportunities for students and faculty to explore the cross-cultural dynamics of doing business in Asia. The center sponsors two undergraduate courses that include travel to Asia, an undergraduate summer research scholarship and several faculty research fellowships. Learn more.

Center for International Business Education (CIBE)

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the CIBE emphasizes transformative education in the areas of global sustainability and business ethics; global talent development and foreign business language education; innovative global marketing; and international entrepreneurship. Learn more.

Fred Kiesner Center for Entrepreneurship

Home to LMU’s top-ranked Entrepreneurship Program, the Fred Kiesner Center for Entrepreneurship houses the Business Incubator, the annual Pitch Competition and more opportunities for LMU students to develop new business ideas. Learn more.

Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainability (IBES)

Enables the exchange of knowledge, ideas and opportunities between students, alumni, faculty and employers and supports mentoring programs, employer assistance, and other career-oriented activities. Learn more.