CISDM places the Isenberg School in the forefront of academic institutions that conduct research into derivatives, alternative investments and asset and risk management. CISDM promotes interactions between the academic and business communities, and is home to CISDM-Morningstar Hedge Fund Database.
The Center for Business and Professional Communication offers writing and speaking assistance to all Isenberg undergraduate, Masters/MBA and PhD students, as well as consultation services for Isenberg faculty. The Center is located in the George W. Spiro '71 Business Communication Program (BCP) office in SOM 208 and is staffed by full-time BCP faculty.
The McCormack Center for Sport Research & Education (MCSRE) was aptly named after the acquisition of a vast archival collection of artifacts by sports industry pioneer and IMG founder Mark McCormack. The archival donation was supplemented with an endowment by the McCormack family to further support research and education initiatives through the Center, Department, Isenberg School of Management, and UMass Amherst Libraries where the Collection is housed.
The Isenberg School is state headquarters for the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) Network, a federal-state partnership providing one-to-one free, comprehensive and confidential services focusing on business growth and strategies, financing and loan assistance, and strategic analysis.
The Virtual Center for Supernetworks is a multidisciplinary research center that models the complex interactions in and among network systems. These network systems can be classified as supernetworks and can include transportation, telecommunication, supply chain, environmental, public utility, financial, logistical, economic, knowledge flow, and social networks.