The School of Business Administration maintains partnerships with the American Indian Business Leaders (AIBL), America's Professor (AP), the Business Bureau of Economic Research (BBER), and the Montana World Trade Center (MWTC). These affiliate centers are located in the Gallagher Business Building.
American Indian Business Leaders (AIBL)
AIBL is designed to foster a support system for American Indian students interested in learning the skills necessary to acquire a job, design their own business, raise capital, network with successful American Indian business people, learn about and eventually use their formal education to assist with tribal economic development efforts.
America's Professor (AP) provides online video insurance pre-licensing courses to help professionals become licensed to sell insurance. AP's courses are available for University of Montana credit. For more information please go to the AP website at AmericasProfessor.com or call 1-800-870-3130.
Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER)
The Bureau—a research department within the The University of Montana School of Business Administration—was founded in 1948 to monitor the state's economic and business conditions.
Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MSU)
The Montana Manufacturing Extension Center is a statewide program (based at Montana State University) to increase the competitiveness of Montana manufacturers through direct, unbiased engineering and managerial assistance in partnership with other public and private resources. The Missoula office for this program is housed in the Gallagher Business Building.
Montana World Trade Center (MWTC)
The Montana World Trade Center® is the only one of 320 world trade centers in 97 countries to be housed on a university campus. The center offers students the opportunity to develop real work experience while attending school. Applications for the MWTC practicum credit program are available at the center and are open to junior, senior & MBA students during fall, spring and summer semesters. Some work-study positions are also available. Each August, in conjunction with the School of Business, the MWTC offers a graduate 3-credit course. This year's conference will focus on e-business strategies. Check out the website for more information. The MWTC's purpose is to help Montana and regional businesses establish or strengthen their international commercial capabilities.