Applied Management Research Program


Applications are now open for the 2017-2018 program.

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The Applied Management Research program at UCLA Anderson supports a full spectrum of companies and organizations in their effort to address their greatest strategic challenges. This video provides an overview.

When the Office of the Mayor and its project Brand LA, needed research and strategic help, they turned to UCLA Anderson’s Applied Management Research (AMR) Program to supply a consulting team.

Recent Projects

Applied Management Research

How Do You Become the Airbnb Alternative?, a home swapping organization, has been around a quarter of a century. Here's how five MBAs helped the company realize its unique potential in the age of Airbnb.

Applied Management Research

Kopernik’s Challenge of Creating Real Impact in Bali

Our Applied Management Research consulting teams looked at the trash scavenging ecosystem in Bali and helped Kopernik devise a win-win for the scavengers and the environment.

2015-16 Applied Management Research

Enabling Pashmina Producers to Increase Exports and Economic Development in Nepal

Mercy Corps, Nepal: Developing a Strategy to Enable Pashmina Producers to Increase Exports to U.S. Markets and Increase Economic Development in Nepal

Global Impact


Each year a number of AMR teams focus their efforts of advancing pro-social causes outside of the United States.

Whether evaluating new models for micro finance, improving foreign supply chain efficiency, or evaluating growth and expansion strategies, our global pro-social projects make a real, immediate and often profound impact. We encourage you to learn more about these unique projects and their outcomes.

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