Mission & Vision

The Dean’s Vision

“Teaching, Research, and Public Service.” The stated mission of the University of California aptly describes the important reasons why the Merage School has launched Centers of Excellence; to provide research, education, inspiration and opportunity to our students, faculty and the broader community.

The mission of the Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is to provide thought leadership in the emerging science of innovation research, education and consulting, with the belief that strategic innovation will be the first and best alternative for sustaining competitive advantage in today’s global economy. The Beall Center will be the vehicle through which a significant proportion of research and thought leadership on the newest and most influential approaches to strategic innovation and entrepreneurship will be completed and disseminated to global business.

In addition, the Beall Center will provide education and opportunities for graduate students and researchers to understand the process of innovation and benefit from the many programs available to enhance the process of successfully launching a business in today’s competitive environment.