Centres and Institutes

The Alberta School of Business is home to specialized centres and institutes that are dedicated to excellence in research, outreach and education as well as fostering an important connection to the business community.

Alberta Business Family Institute (ABFI)

The Alberta Business Family Institute at the Alberta School of Business assists families engaged in a business through transformational educational programs based on research. We seek to help business families and their professional advisors gain a better understanding of the unique issues they face and provide them with practical tools to allow them to make meaningful change in their lives and businesses.

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The AI Centre for Decision Analytics (AI4DA) is committed to providing innovative, data-driven solutions to the most pressing decision-making challenges facing industries today. In today’s fast-paced world, we strive to bridge the gap between academia and industry by providing education and training opportunities and leveraging partnerships and collaborations to create a better future for all. 

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Centre for Cities and Communities (CCC)

The Centre for Cities and Communities at the University of Alberta School of Business is a catalyst and partner ensuring that Alberta is at the forefront of city-building innovation within Canada and around the globe.

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Centre for Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise (CEFE)

Family business is a dominant organizational form world-wide with unique challenges and rewards. The Centre for Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise seeks to discover and disseminate knowledge relative to the management of family enterprise, particularly in the contexts of entrepreneurialism and internationalization.

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eHub Entrepreneurship Centre

The eHub Entrepreneurship Centre aims to assist technological innovation and commercialization by supporting the development of fundamental knowledge about technology processes through scholarly research; fostering connections between university research and industry; stimulating technology entrepreneurship through partnerships with key stakeholders; and expanding our talent pool of managers and entrepreneurially-minded individuals that have a passion for and deep knowledge of key scientific and technological issues related to areas such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, biomedical devices, computing and communications.

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