Industry Partners: MISRC

Management Information Systems Research Center

Through the MIS Research Center (MISRC), companies build rewarding partnerships with the Information & Decision Sciences Department, its students, and its faculty experts.

Partners support new research, sponsor learning events, fund student scholarships, and offer valuable perspectives to inform various initiatives. As a result, the department is well connected in the Twin Cities business community and beyond.

Build MIS and Analytics Dexterity into Your Organization

Industry partners access unique benefits:

  • 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
  • Expand your analytics bandwidth and get data-driven solutions to real business problems through the Carlson Analytics Lab
  • Develop your team with rich educational opportunities that foster talent 

Explore Ways to Engage

Advisory Boards

Industry professionals contribute their time and talents as members of advisory boards. These boards help shape the department’s academic programs and other teaching and research initiatives.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Build your brand on campus and meet the next generation of IT, IS, and analytics talent. Sponsor a student learning event, a scholarship, or a research grant.

Contact Tim Olson for details

Partner with IDSC

To discuss how your company can partner with the MIS Research Center and the Information & Decision Sciences department, contact:

Tim Olson
(612) 625-4627