Centers extend the opportunities for students and faculty beyond our majors and departments.
These opportunities are often community and/or research-based, so as to not only strengthen the skills of our students, but at the same time, offer value to our community.
The Cintas Institute focuses on helping students and other Xavier stakeholders recognize and deal with ethical and values-related issues in the workplace. To that end, the center designs corporate workshops, stages continuing education sessions, sponsors guest lectures and conducts an annual ethics institute that features leading corporate executives, ethics officers, and legislative and judicial officials. The center also:
We develop thought leaders in the world of customer analytics leveraging data science driven by our curiosity. We aim to partner with others in the creation of fact-based and ethical solutions based on prescriptive analytics. We collaborate with organizations to courageously communicate and execute solution recommendations.
The Sedler Center develops students into entrepreneurial leaders who seek opportunities, act resourcefully, think creatively and lead ethically to make a difference in their organizations in the world. Its accomplishments include:
The Fifth Third Trading Center is a student-managed facility committed to the study and application of finance. The Center:
The Center for International Business builds international relationships with multi-national corporations and educational institutions that will allow for unique opportunities for WCB students and faculty. Specifically, the center provides expertise and resources to facilitate the offering of innovative and specialized international study programs and internship opportunities that would enhance our students' academic and professional development. The programs are designed to equip the students with a global mindset, sensitivity, and real-world problem-solving capabilities that would help them become valuable assets to the organizations that they would serve upon graduation.
Pricing is the most fundamental go-to-market commercial capability. It can--and should--become the linchpin of any firm's successful strategy to generate profitable growth. If it is properly enabled and executed, firms will not only convince customers to pay a little more, buy a little more, or even better both, but more importantly maximize profits. The Xavier Center for Pricing Excellence was founded to train tomorrow's pricing leaders, develop and employ advanced pricing analysis models, and advise companies through complex market dilemmas.
The mission of the Stephen S. Smith Center in the Williams College of Business at Xavier University is to promote learning, scholarship, and debate about fundamental questions and ideas that impact society. The Center uses an interdisciplinary approach to examine such questions, emphasizing the study of economics and its relationship to law, political philosophy, and history.
The Xavier Leadership Center provides today's working professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful.