Center for Global Management (CGM)

The Center for Global Management (CGM) prepares UCLA Anderson students to understand, shape, and succeed in the complex world of global business. The Center provides conceptual frameworks through which to view various regions and economies, and instills in students the necessary global social, intellectual, and psychological competencies to become truly global citizens.

Sebastian Edwards, Faculty Director
Lucy Allard, Executive Director

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Faculty Director - Sebastian Edwards


Managing Enterprises in Media, Entertainment, and Sports (MEMES)

As the preeminent organization for thought leadership in media, entertainment and sports, the Center for MEMES brings together distinguished professionals, students, and researchers to explore new ideas on how companies and executives can manage and thrive in the face of transforming business models. With a unique offering of courses, leading research, industry events and elite network, we examine the convergence of these increasingly complex sectors.

Sanjay Sood, Faculty Director
Karen Williams, Executive Director

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Assistant Professor of Marketing, Suzanne Shu


The Laurence and Lori Fink Center for Finance & Investments

The Laurence and Lori Fink Center for Finance & Investments serves as a bridge between academia and industry in the field of finance. The Center sponsors research, teaching, and the application of financial knowledge in the global corporate and investment communities. The Fink Center's mission is to connect students, alumni, faculty, and the investment community to transform fundamental knowledge into applicable practices that benefit today's global economy.

Ivo Welch, Faculty Director
Haley Ludwigson, Executive Director

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Director of Fink Center - Ivo Welch


Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Founded in 1987, the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at UCLA Anderson School of Management is an internationally recognized leader in entrepreneurial education and research. With a distinguished faculty as its cornerstone, the Center works closely with UCLA Anderson's outstanding MBA students, alumni and the entrepreneurial community, overseeing activities that advance the theory and practice of entrepreneurship as well as the related fields of technology and innovation, venture capital and private equity, and social enterprise. Well known for the impact of its outreach programs, the Price Center fosters a spirit of innovation in individuals, enhances the managerial capacity of organizations, and prepares entrepreneurial leaders who will provide significant, sustainable and economic value to society.

Alfred E. Osborne, Jr., Faculty Director
Elaine Hagan, Executive Director
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Faculty Director - Alfred E. Osborne, Jr.


UCLA Anderson Forecast

The UCLA Anderson Forecast provides policy analysis and forecasts of the economies of California and the United States. The UCLA Anderson Forecast for California is the most widely followed in the state and is unique in its objectivity and accuracy. Forecasts are released each quarter, and Forecast Conferences are held regularly at UCLA and at regional locations which are attended by business, professional, and government decision-makers from across the U.S. The Forecast Seminar, a quarterly conference for Seminar Members provides business and government professionals access to Forecast economists and key state and regional analysts. Forecast economists are available to speak at private client, trade group, and governmental forums.

Edward E. Leamer, Faculty Director

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UCLA Anderson Forecast Economist, William Yu, Discusses Index


UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate

Following a long tradition of quality real estate research and educational programs at UCLA Anderson, the school founded the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate in 2002. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the field, the Ziman Center's research, teaching, and outreach activities draw upon faculty and departments throughout UCLA, including management, law, public policy, urban planning, engineering and architecture.

Stuart Gabriel, Faculty Director
Tim Kawahara, Executive Director

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