Ross Centers & Institutes

Ross Centers and Institutes

Michigan Ross partnerships offer leading organizations across sectors unique opportunities to engage with students, faculty and staff. Our centers, institutes and initiatives can connect your team to undergraduate and graduate student interns, special events, world-class faculty and research focused on social and environmental sustainability, emerging markets, entrepreneurial ecosystems, positive business practices, operations and supply chain success, value chain innovation, and more.

Center for Positive Organizations

The Center for Positive Organizations is a world-class research center that brings transformational ideas to students and leaders.


A Ross partnership with the School for Environment and Sustainability, the Erb Institute, fosters sustainability in business through research, teaching and engagement.

Living Business Leadership Experience


Work with a company like Shinola and a team of students to establish and run real, profitable business units.

Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies

Zell Lurie offers a potent mix of knowledge, experience, and opportunities from the front lines of entrepreneurship and alternative investments.

Sanger Leadership Center


The Sanger Leadership Center organizes learning communities, challenges, and workshops to develop leaders who make a positive difference.


Tauber Institute for Global Operations provides paid team projects that have historically delivered significant financial savings as well as improvements in areas like CO2 emissions, energy consumption, throughput time, and supply chain risk.