Management Information Systems Research Center Engage

Contact the MIS Research Center

Contact us to learn more about research and partnership opportunities:

Soumya Sen | Director of Research | (612) 626-4327 |

Kevin Kuhn | Director of Outreach |

Become a Partner

Companies that partner with the MIS Research Center enjoy unique benefits:

  • Work directly with students by participating in undergraduate Capstone MIS Analysis projects
  • Recruit top talent from the Carlson School’s undergraduate and graduate programs in MIS and business analytics
  • Connect with faculty scholars conducting cutting-edge research, and access a global network of expertise
  • Add analytics bandwidth and enjoy a 15% discount on consulting projects in the Carlson Analytics Lab*
  • Develop your team with a 15% discount on Executive Education courses

* subject to availability

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  • With talented students through the career centers, in classrooms, and at events
  • With expert scholars at symposia and seminars like the Friday Research Workshops
  • With other professionals at conferences and other events
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  • Your expertise as a speaker, guest lecturer, or case competition judge
  • A data set for use in classrooms and research
  • Financial support for learning opportunities like CoMIS, scholarships for students, or research grants
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  • On a project for your company, completed by students in a capstone course or the Carlson Analytics Lab
  • On new research of mutual interest to you and a faculty member
  • On program development and growth as a member of an advisory board

MIS Research Center

Soumya Sen | Director of Research |

Kevin Kuhn | Director of Outreach |