Student Services: C.T. Bauer College of Business
The Bauer College Student Services' Offices are located in both Cemo Hall and Melcher Hall, offering assistance to students in the areas of academic advising, admissions and academic records. It also provides career services, scholarships, and special programs to graduate and undergraduate business students.
Graduate and Professional Programs Office, 330 Melcher Hall
The Graduate and Professional Programs Office (formerly the MBA Program Office ) within the C.T. Bauer College of Business is the administrative center for graduate admissions and academic advising for applicants or those admitted to the MBA and MS in Finance programs. The staff is committed to quality student service. It also promotes recruitment and retention programs, proposes curricular innovations and supports graduate business student organizations.
For questions relating to admission or for academic advising for the MBA or Master of Science in Finance programs, please contact the Graduate and Professional Programs Office, 330 Melcher Hall, (713) 743- 0700. Advisors are available on an appointment basis.
Accountancy and Taxation Program Office, Master of Science in Accountancy, 275 Melcher Hall
The Accountancy and Taxation Programs Office with the C.T. Bauer College of Business is the administrative and academic unit for Certificate in Accountancy (CAP) and Master of Science in Accountancy, (MSACCY). For more information about CAP or MSACCY, please contact (713) 743-4696 or e-mail at email@example.com.
Rockwell Career Services Center
The Rockwell Career Center actively provides Bauer College students with the information, resources, and practical skills necessary to obtain a fulfilling career in today's competitive marketplace. The Career Center's mission is to complement Bauer students' academic experiences with career training and experiences to help them attain successful and fulfilling careers and increase the value of Bauer to the business community. The Center manages an on-campus recruitment service, online resume books and an active online job listing service serving companies targeting Bauer College students for full-time positions, internships, and special projects. The Center's experienced career counselors work with students individually and in group settings to help them clarify their career goals and develop the strategies and skills necessary for long-term career success.
Centers for Advanced Study, Research, and Executive Development
Five academic departments, Accountancy and Taxation, Decision and Information Sciences, Finance, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship and several centers for research and advanced study and management education are housed in the Bauer College of Business, located in Lucile and Leroy Melcher Hall.
AIM Center for Investment Management (ACIM)
The Bauer College of Business, with the substantial help of AIM Funds and other corporate and individual partners, has created a state of the art teaching and research facility, the “ACIM,” that serves as the focal point for the Fund and its supporting courses. The AIM Center, located on the main floor of the Bauer College home, Melcher Hall, offers the most comprehensive and technologically advanced systems available for accessing market and corporate information and for undertaking analytical research on business and financial market issues. Students will be trained on Reuters and Thomson Financial databases. The ACIM provides sixteen portfolio manager workstations, as well as classroom and conference areas that encourage students, faculty, and business professionals to interact in a technologically sophisticated environment. The Center facilitates the Bauer College’s educational mission by providing a resource base that is second to none available around the world.
Bauer Division of Technology (formerly Research and Instructional Computing Services)
The Bauer Division of Technology provides computing support for students, faculty, and staff in classroom instruction, research efforts, and college administration. BDT offers the following facilities and services:
Student labs with networked personal computers for course work assignments and world-wide communication via the internet.
Mobile laptop lab for hands-on course delivery in any Melcher Hall classroom.
Multimedia equipment for high quality classroom presentation.
Facility for monitoring and videotaping course assignments involving role-playing and group interaction.
Wireless Network spanning Melcher Hall and the exterior patio areas.
Power equipped seats in auditoriums for laptop and cell phone charging.
Fixed Income Research Program (FIRP)
The Fixed Income Research Program (FIRP) promotes research in financial markets, with an emphasis on fixed income securities. FIRP sponsors seminars, provides faculty support, and funds research and computer equipment purchases.
Global Energy Management Institute (GEMI)
The Global Energy Management Institute (UH-GEMI) is a world renowned center of learning committed to preparing the energy industry workers of today while exploring the issues important to its future. The Institute uses multi-disciplinary approach to address the comprehensive needs of the energy industry. UH-GEMI was established at a time when the energy industry was facing a crisis of confidence, but the creation of the Institute was more than a response to Enron, the California situation of other difficulties of the recent past. It is intended to help the industry to provide a neutral forum that will assist the industry in developing long-term solutions to present and future problems. To achieve this mission, GEMI focuses on three centers of excellences: Education (especially through our Certificate Programs), Community Learning and Outreach Programs (through many public events),
Information Systems Research Center (ISRC)
The Information Systems Research Center (ISRC) is a forum for the interchange of ideas among information technology professionals in the academic and professional communities. The objectives of the ISRC are the training, development, and continuing education of information systems (IS) professionals; research in the development and utilization of IS in organizations; and the promotion of interaction among the professional IS community, our students, and the college.
Sales Excellence Institute (SEI)
The Sales Excellence Institute (SEI) strives to be the leading global center for sales research and education. SEI's research mission is to uncover the drivers of superior sales force performance, provide information to sales managers about state-of-the-art methods for creating and sustaining competitive adantage in the sales force, and be thought leaders in the academic domain SEI's educational mission, pursued through the undergraduate Program for Excellence in Selling, the graduate program in Sales Leadership, and executive education, is to provide educational tools to enhance the productivity of salespeople and sales mangers from ther very beginning of their careers.
Institute for Diversity and Cross-Cultural Management
The Institute for Diversity and Cross-Cultural Management operates as the research and development arm of the Center for Executive Development in the Bauer College. The institute was created to address changes in the world marketplace, changes in the current and future demographics of the labor market, individual differences in the work force, and the increasing globalization of business.
Institute for Health Care Marketing
The Institute for Health Care Marketing produces academic studies for journals and technical reports for health-care providers. Its focus is on advising the marketers of health care, particularly preventive care, on how to be more effective.and Energy Market Research.
University of Houston Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The University of Houston Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) helps small- and medium-sized businesses start, grow and succeed through free business consulting, affordable training seminars and specialty programs. Experienced consultants offer advice and act as sounding boards to help work through management, marketing, finance and operational business issues. UH SBDC instructors share their real-world, practical business experience with clients in state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs. Special programs and services include Direct Business Assistance, International Trade Center, SBA Pre-qualification Loan Program, Procurement Technical Assistance Center (also known as Texas Information Procurement Service), Technology Program and Comprehensive Business Research Library. For more information, call (713) 752-8444 or visit the Small Business Development Center website.
Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship (WCE)
The mission of the Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship (WCE) is to organize and expand the knowledge and practice of entrepreneurship. The center also seeks to enhance the standing of the University of Houston's Bauer College of Business by providing programs which will make the college the nation's leader in entrepreneurial education.
Catalog Publish Date: January 14, 2013
This Page Last Updated: December 21, 2012