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Corporate and Foundation Relations | Priority Initiatives

Information Management Program

Prabhudev Konana with studentThe MBA and BBA IM programs are highly successful programs with innovative curricula based on the intersection of IT, economics and business strategy. National publications like Business Week, U.S. News and World Report and The Financial Times, consistently rank the McCombs IM Programs in the top-five for Information Technology. We nurture an environment of innovative thinking and leadership. IM graduates deliver real business value to your company with technical expertise and strategic thinking.

The IM Programs focus on developing business leaders who understand how to leverage IT to create value for customers. Students receive rigorous training on the strategic, financial and economic implications of IT projects. Program highlights include:

  • Promotion of entrepreneurship and leadership skills
  • Case competitions
  • Students projects for local organizations
  • Practica devoted to specific managerial topics
  • Independent studies
  • Specialized labs with large server capabilities
  • Career networking with industry partners

Corporate Partnership Opportunities

We invite corporations to partner with us as an IM sponsor. Your financial assistance and participation allows the McCombs School to fulfill the IM Program’s mission of developing leaders who can leverage information technology for strategic business value. By becoming an IM Corporate Partner, you will help maintain the high quality of the IM Program, benefiting McCombs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Corporate Partners enjoy the opportunity to connect with our students at a variety of levels throughout the course of their four years, inside and outside the classroom. Partnering with the IM Program also enables companies to build strong relationships with our world-renowned faculty who are known for their ground-breaking research. Corporations may choose a partnership at one of three levels: $15,000, $10,000 and $5,000 (see details attached: Corporate Partnership Levels and Benefits, 2011-12 Academic Year Program Initiatives), providing companies with the option of participating in a variety of student programs where they will be able to contribute event-related promotional materials and correspondence. 

To become a corporate partner or for more information about McCombs School involvement, please contact Laura Welch.

Corporate Partnership Levels and Benefits 
2011-12 Academic Year Program Initiatives