Institutes and Centers
The Advanta Center provides the research necessary for financial service corporations and their customers to keep pace with the changing nature of the market, and promote the study of financial services in the undergraduate and graduate business curricula.
The Biostatistics Research Center promotes research within the Department of Statistics to encourage professional activities within the Greater Philadelphia area. To advance this mission, the Center organizes and sponsors the annual conferences and advanced short courses. It also helps students with summer fellowships, tuition support, and the presentation of papers at professional meetings.
The Business Communications Center's mission is to ensure that graduates of the Fox School of Business can effectively communicate in the business world. The BCC is dedicated to helping students improve their business writing skills.
The Center for Government and Technology provides a leadership forum in public management to foster innovative public-private partnership solutions to local government problems. The Center promotes the improvement of the management of local government services through research, education, and public forums.
The Center for Design+Innovation (cD+i) is where ideas are transformed into actions. Through a unique blending of design, management and technology, the cD+i envisions and builds better possibilities for the future. We pursue breakthrough ideas to create solutions that are economically sustainable, environmentally responsible and humanly satisfying.
The Center for Healthcare Research and Management (CHRM) is a major resource for graduate study and professional development in health services management in the Greater Philadelphia region. CHRM engages the creative energy and service ethic of the public and private health community to find more cost effective and equitable solutions to the provision of healthcare.
The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence supports effective teaching in all areas of instruction, helps members solve teaching issues, makes recommendations about teaching effectiveness and assessment tools, fosters the development of new teaching skills, identifies areas of teaching development that need improvement or attention, examines ways of measuring quality of teaching and ascertaining the learning outcomes of students, and encourages ongoing discussions of the elements of good teaching and learning.
The Center for Neural Decision Making (CNDM) is interested in the potential of brain imaging to drive both theory and practice. The Center investigates the neurobiological bases of human behavior, preference formation, and decision making. The CNDM offers training and research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, along with scholarships and research assistantships for doctoral students.
The Center for Statistical Analysis provides collaborative support in the planning, design, and management of research projects. The Center offers an integrated, comprehensive statistical consulting service covering all aspects of a quantitative research project ranging from the initial study design through to the presentation of the final research conclusions.
The Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD) prepares students for entry into the professional business environment. This is accomplished through workshops, mentoring and internships that complement the content knowledge/tools taught in the classroom. CSPD simultaneously offers a variety of services connecting students with employers, thereby supplying regional employers with a diverse source of talent known for a strong work ethic.
The Center for Undergraduate Advising provides proactive and collaborative advising to guide students toward a successful academic career.
The Cochran Center provides support for faculty research through access to data, information about grants and review and presentation of research output both internally and to our larger group of constituents. We believe that quality education derives from serious discipline-based, pedagogic and practice-focused research.
The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute (IEI) proactively promotes entrepreneurial spirit throughout all 17 schools and colleges of Temple University. IEI emphasizes integrated, applied, hands-on learning, bringing together students, entrepreneurs, mentors, alumni, faculty, and business advisors from diverse backgrounds to work on real-time projects.
The Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) provides cutting-edge knowledge and valuable connections to sustain excellence in information technology. IBIT integrates industry perspectives with academic research expertise to create forums for generating and exchanging best practices.
The Institute of Global Management Studies (IGMS) is responsive to the needs of the business, academic and governmental communities in the Greater Philadelphia region. The Center equips graduates with the education, skills and experiences needed to succeed in the global marketplace. IGMS produces quality research of value to regional and international organizations that explores current issues and trends in international business.
Succeeding with a small business takes courage, hard work and perseverance. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) understands small businesses and the men and women behind them. The Center is designed to guide small business ownesr and aspiring entrepreneurs on the path to success. Succeeding with a small business takes courage, hard work and perseverance.
With plans to implement more than 70 programs to improve U.S. competitiveness in the world marketplace and to produce globally competent students, faculty and staff, Temple University’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) has been renewed for another funding cycle.