Centers and Initiatives

Our centers and initiatives succeed in creating an energized learning environment that advances research, teaching, and ethical and purposeful leadership, as well as the emerging domain of business location analytics.

Man giving speech at podiumBanta Center for Ethical and Purposeful Leadership

Ethical and purposeful leadership is the foundation for excellence in individual and organizational decision-making. Explore all the opportunities available to you through this unique resource that few other business schools can provide.


Purposeful Leadership InitiativeWoman giving presentation

Students, educators, and professionals will appreciate having access to the Purposeful Leadership Initiative, an integrated education, research, and outreach enterprise that aims to positively affect the approaches to leadership. The initiative is also designed to recognize and celebrate leaders in the community who practice purposeful leadership.


Man giving a speech at a podiumCenter for Spatial Business

Enhance your technical expertise in location analytics and geographic information systems (GIS) and expand your Redlands School of Business & Society experience with the unique business insights, research, and networking opportunities available only through the Center for Spatial Business.


Spatial Business InitiativeSmiling woman working on her laptop

The Spatial Business Initiative is a unique alliance between the University of Redlands School of Business & Society and Esri, the global leader in mapping software. The Spatial Business Initiative aims to maximize the understanding and effectiveness of geographic information systems (GIS) in business through education, publishing, research, and advising.