Department of Computer Information Systems
The Korean-American Business Center is part of the Center for Research in Information Systems in the Department of Computer Information Systems at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business. In addition to offering opportunities to the business communities in Korea and Georgia, the center provides leadership, assistance and opportunity for these groups seeking knowledge about United States and Korean business practices.
The Korean-American Business Center offers the following opportunities to the business communities in Korea and Georgia:
- Student internships and co-op opportunities
- Intensive executive education and training courses tailored to companies’ and organizations’ needs
- Student field study projects
- Sponsored “action research” projects
- A clearinghouse for faculty research and consulting
- Guest executive and scholarly speakers
- Korea Study Tour
- Exchange programs with Korean institutions
The Korean-American Business Center offers three levels of sponsorship support:
- Gold: $20,000
- Silver: $10,000
- Bronze: $5,000
executive director, Korean-American Business Center
director, Korean initiatives
Ephraim R. McLean
director, Center for Research in Information Systems
George E. Smith Eminent Scholar Chair in Computer Information Systems, Regents’ Professor
|Activities/Benefits||Bronze Sponsorship||Silver Sponsorship||Gold Sponsorship|
|Action research projects
Topics to be decided at quarterly meetings.
Value: $5,000 each (does not include the cost of out-of-pocket expenses needed to conduct the research)
|Faculty Research and Consulting
Faculty and/or graduate-student consulting on company-specific problems.
Value: a $500/day discount from the normal $2,000-$3,000/daily rate, depending upon the problem and faculty experience
|Individual negotiations||Individual negotiations||Individual negotiations|
|Student field-study projects
Faculty-supervised, semester-long projects of four-person student teams on company-defined problems.
Value: $1,000 each
Assistance in recruiting and matching interns with company internship openings.
Value: $250 each (does not include the pay to the intern, $12-18/hour)
Presentations to undergraduate and/or graduate student groups (for example, luncheon “brown bag” meetings).
|Classroom guest lectures
Company subject matter experts give class presentations.
Distinguished Executive Speaker Series
Distinguished Scholar Speaker Series
|No limit||No limit||No limit|
|Non-degree executive short courses||Individual negotiations||Individual negotiations||Individual negotiations|
|KABC Quarterly Meetings
Meeting of all KABC members to share the results of the action research, decide upon new action research projects and decide upon non-degree short courses to be offered.
|One seat||Two seats||Three seats|