Center for Business GIS and Spatial Analysis
The Center for Business GIS and Spatial Analysis in the School of Business seeks to stimulate and support GIS and spatial analysis for business and economics research and education. It seeks to develop knowledge through applied GIS research, enrich education and curriculum for business schools, and provide outreach to the academic and professional community. In accord with the University of Redlands mission of innovative instruction, academic rigor, diversity, and civic responsibility, the Center provides programming that enhances and conveys knowledge in this growing field to help in decision-making and solutions to real world problems.
The Center seeks to:
• Increase the level of incorporation of spatial reasoning and GIS in the programs of the university’s and other schools of business.
• Provide training towards accomplishing excellence in pedagogical aspects of business GIS.
• Expand current efforts related to Business GIS and Spatial Analysis research at the university and beyond.
• Develop and promote cooperation and collaboration for curricular and research projects inside and outside the university.
The Center, GISAB for short, was established in 2011 as part of the University of Redlands strategic plan and in support of its vision of a spatially informed university.
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