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Corporate Advisory Board

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Corporate Advisory Board

Join our corporate partners and participate in groundbreaking organizational research. This collaborative board meets to share ideas and innovations in People Analytics, organizational challenges, leadership curriculum and ethical foundations for employees.

  • Access to faculty engaged in cutting edge research
  • Direct connection to a vast talent pool across McCombs degree programs
  • Access to an elite network of leaders across industries with a focus on Leadership education and research
  • Bi-Annual roundtable luncheon with Corporate Advisory Board members and research faculty
  • Provide insight to Center strategic initiatives in research and curricula, with updates from Director
  • Association with an institution known for cutting-edge research with a focus on relevance to industry
  • Invitation to our Board meetings and other private networking events
  • MBA/BBA/CLE Fellows classroom speaking opportunity
  • Send two participants to an Executive Education leadership course

Direct Impact

  • Enhancing academic research and teaching through a commitment to provide data for faculty led research initiatives
  • Advising the Center Directors in curriculum and program development for our students across all McCombs degree programs
  • Shaping our knowledge of corporate needs to ensure students have the skills and self-awareness to move seamlessly into ever greater areas of responsibility and leadership
  • Enhanced recruiting visibility and access to students through research projects

Annual Commitment

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Your gift supports the CLE’s research mission in partnering with world class companies to solve their most pressing human resource, organizational, and leadership challenges. In addition, your membership connects you to faculty and like-minded executives who are keenly interested in the field of People Analytics and the power of data to improve decision making around a company’s greatest and most strategic asset: its people.

For more information about partnering with the CLE, 
please email Ethan Burris at