Ross School of Business

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan believes in building a better world through business by developing leaders with a deep sense of purpose and ideas that generate positive change.

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Michigan Ross Professor, a Finance Favorite, Listed Among Top Executive MBA Professors

In a report from Poets&Quants, Gautam Kaul was selected by students as one of the top 50 business professors of Executive MBAs.

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Michigan Ross Kicks Off New Leadership Training Series for Academics in India

About 30 Indian educators are spending a week at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business as part of a new Leadership for Academicians program.

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Three Ross Faculty Receive Aspen Award for Exceptional Business Courses

Earlier this year, The Aspen Institute, a well-respected education and policy organization, named two Michigan Ross offerings to its annual list of exceptional business courses.

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Building a Better World Through Business

The University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business is a top-ranked business school with over 50,000 alumni across 103 countries and is dedicated to building a better world through business. The goal of the school’s research and teaching is to enable economic prosperity, foster social mobility and welfare, and influence economics and social policy in ways that positively impact the global society. Ross is committed to developing leaders with capabilities beyond mastery of core business skills. Its career preparation and placement are among the best in the world, by most metrics. In addition, students have opportunities that include starting a business, advising global companies on strategic issues, and investing real capital through student-run funds through Ross Experiences in Action-based Learning (REAL). Michigan Ross alumni, faculty, and students generate ideas and business solutions to shape how we live, work, and connect with each other.

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Unilever Ethiopia’s Shakti Initiative: Building a Rural Sales Channel
In 2017, Tim Kleinebenne, managing director of Unilever Ethiopia, and Buks Akinseye, senior global sustainability manager in Unilever’s Rotterdam headquarters, had collaborated to develop and launch a Shakti initiative, creating…
Publication Date: 04/20/2022 Product ID: 2-870-142
When is Pricing Unethical? Pharmaceuticals, Rideshares, Soft Drinks, and Travel
This case provides many different examples of pricing with ethical concerns that are spread across two common pricing contexts—value pricing and dynamic pricing. The examples include pharmaceutical pricing, ridesharing, dynamically…
Publication Date: 04/19/2022 Product ID: 4-367-485
Michigan Academy for Developing Entrepreneurs: A Profile of a Student-run Consulting and Training Organization
It is now standard for business schools to include action-based learning projects—projects that address live problems of companies—in their core offering. As this trend continues, it creates unusual opportunities to…
Publication Date: 03/09/2022 Product ID: 7-714-321
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Using Influence Strategies to Promote Gender Equality
This case study focuses on how Ruth Bader Ginsburg (“RBG”)—when she was a professor and attorney early in her career, before becoming an appellate judge and Supreme Court Justice—used influence…
Publication Date: 02/22/2022 Product ID: 7-866-854
Increasing COVID-19 Testing Capability through Pooled Testing
One of the most significant challenges in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States was the shortage of test capability. At the beginning of April 2020, fewer than 200,000…
Publication Date: 08/10/2021 Product ID: 6-671-361
SkySpecs: A New Horizon for Wind Energy
SkySpecs is a company that helps the wind energy industry optimize performance of wind farms to improve productivity and efficiency and minimize downtime. It has developed a proprietary drone system…
Publication Date: 07/15/2021 Product ID: 1-816-287
Eye in the Sky: A Study of the Commercial Drone Ecosystem
With military drones on one end of the spectrum and consumer drones on the other, a sector is evolving in the middle as drones are increasingly adopted for commercial use.…
Publication Date: 06/17/2021 Product ID: 4-585-136
Distribution of a COVID Vaccine: Whose Interests Take Priority?
Late in 2020, ImmunVX, a fictional, multinational vaccine company, was among the leaders in developing a vaccine against the COVID-19 virus. It had accepted several government grants to help with…
Publication Date: 01/11/2021 Product ID: 5-975-263
Investing in Leveraging Technology to Provide High-Quality K-12 Education Access
In late 2011, the Social Venture Fund (SVF) at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business issued a call for social enterprise business plans. It received one from LearnZillion,…
Publication Date: 11/25/2020 Product ID: 3-795-586
Assessing the Social and Financial Impact of an Investment
In 2011, a due diligence team, made up of members of the Social Venture Fund (SVF) at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, had completed its assessment of…
Publication Date: 11/25/2020 Product ID: 1-383-543

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