Research Centers

The School of Management greatly benefits from being part of a major research university that is home to 92 research centers and institutes and 17 Schools and Colleges. The recognition of Boston University’s research excellence is worldwide, garnered from work done at the Schools of Engineering and Medicine and at the Photonics Center, the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC), and the Technology Commercialization Institute.

Our research centers facilitate innovation through grants, forums, and ongoing relationships with businesses around the globe. The dynamic research that happens at each of these centers helps ground the School’s curriculum in reality while keeping students and faculty at innovation’s edge.


Behavioral Lab

The Behavioral Lab assists the School’s affiliated researchers in conducting simulations, experiments, and scenarios that will develop new knowledge about management and human behavior.

Center for Team Learning (CTL)
CTL supports the School’s students engaged in team learning, as well as faculty and core curriculum courses that use teams.

Executive Development Roundtable
EDRT is a consortium of upper-level executive and management-development professionals.

Health Policy Institute (HPI)
HPI brings together scholars and health professionals to illuminate our understanding of health policy issues and develop and analyze strategic policy options for improving health care.

Human Resources Policy Institute
HRPI is a partnership of member companies, faculty, and Institute fellows.

Institute for Global Work (IGW)
IGW is an influential driver of research and thought leadership – one that shapes and guides leading-edge practices pertaining to global business processes.

The Institute for Nonprofit Management & Leadership
INML provides executive education for nonprofit leaders and conducts important research in the nonprofit sector.

Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization
ITEC offers a new model for entrepreneurial research, education and commercialization.