Business Academic Exchange International
Initially funded by Oakland University and Elliott Group International
Vision – An internationally recognized forum for industry professionals and researchers to address complex business challenges.
Mission – Engage researchers and practitioners in a constructive dialog to define global business challenges and help develop select partnerships to generate testable solutions.
This mission is accomplished using multiple exchange and engagement forums.
The mission translates into the following objectives for BAEI:
Seek answers to probing questions posed at various executive and/or academic presentations and/or briefings
Develop focused business challenges for in–depth faculty research over a period, in partnership with those posing challenges
Facilitate the discussion of research findings for constructive business executive feedback and seek opportunities for pilot implementation and testing
Encourage out of box thinking for feedback and follow-up and seek collaborators to explore the ideas further
Connect future workforce and educational communities with recruiting organizations for addressing talent needs in the market place
The inaugural BAE forum on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, will use five different modules to pilot each engagement type discussed, with the goal of BAEI to sustain this type of interaction with partnering academic and business communities.
BAEI membership is open to a wide range of units including profit and non-profit organizations, academic institutions, non-profit research think tanks, government entities, and international organizations. The intent is to be inclusive of all types of entities with the only requirement for participation being commitment to addressing complex business problems.
BAEI Members Benefits
Use business academic exchange BAEI link type 1-3 engagements.
Participation in out of box thinking and follow-up using Ignite IT web site
Receive research summaries generated in response to business challenges
Participation in curricular forums and talent search
BAEI Annual Membership Fee
Non-Profit & Government Entities: $2,500
Special Charter Class Membership Fee
Must be members by December 31, 2011
Non-Profit & Government Entities: $1,250
List of charter members
List of institution members
Contact Mohan Tanniru, dean, School of Business Administration at Oakland University, at email@example.com