The Technology Center provides excellent service and state-of-the-art equipment for students, faculty and staff in the Hankamer School of Business. In order to serve all its users, the center functions as a separate department, reporting directly to Dean Terry Maness.
The Center for Business and Economic Research has been in operation for over 40 years, originally called the Bureau of Business and Economic Research. The purpose of the Center is to provide economic information concerning the operation and performance of the regional economy and its relationship to the state, national, and global economies.
Baylor University's Center for Professional Selling is dedicated to excellence in sales education. Based in the university's Hankamer School of Business, the sales center is recognized as one of the premier information and leadership resources for collegiate students and sales professionals in the nation.
The primary goal of the John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship is to extend an arm of support to the local and national business community in such a way as to facilitate new business and further the goals of established businesses. This has been accomplished over the last 20 years through a number of outreach programs designed to assist local entrepreneurial efforts as well as national business interest.
In 1992, the McBride Center for International Business was established to provide general coordination and support of all our international activities. Supported by a generous endowment from the estate of Mayo McBride of Woodville, Texas, the McBride Center is headed by its Director, Professor Stephen Gardner, and its Associate Director, Professor Joseph McKinney.
Thanks to the vision and generosity of Gary Keller (BU 1979), Baylor University has established the Keller Center to study issues that are pressing for real estate companies and agents in today's marketplace. The Keller Center will focus on discovering and communicating ways that residential real estate agencies can grow and best serve their customers.
Made possible by a generous donation from Hodges Capital, the Hodges Financial Markets Center is a state-of-the-art classroom that simulates the environment of an investment firm. The facility serves as the classroom for the Practicum in Portfolio Management course for the student-managed Philip M. Dorr Alumni and Friends Endowed Investment Fund, currently valued at approximately $7 million.
Baylor University's Institute for Family Business recognizes firms whose families demonstrate a commitment to each other and to business continuity through its Annual Texas Family Business of the Year Awards. These firms are responsive to the needs of their employees, communities and industries.