Mission

You're a leader driven by the desire to make an impact.

At Ross, our mission is to develop leaders who make a positive difference in the world. Whether you know exactly what you want or are searching for the right spark, opportunities abound. Dive into coursework and action-based learning grounded in proven approaches, as well as exciting new explorations into how mission-driven organizations across sectors can accelerate solutions to the greatest challenges of this generation. See the inspiring impact of Michigan Ross faculty, students and staff here.

We’re here to help you launch: to pursue ambitious goals; hone your knowledge with electives at Ross and across campus; engage in cross-disciplinary collaborations and workshops; connect with impact leaders in the working world; build your peer network; and set yourself up for a rewarding career.

WHERE DO YOU START?

Perhaps you should start with definitions like “What is Social Impact?” and “What is Sustainability?

With over 100 ways to engage in impact on campus, your first challenge might be getting the lay of the land. Start by attending our Business+Impact Showcase each fall, where we offer resources and connections as you forge your unique path through Ross and beyond. You can also check out the extensive and unique opportunities at Ross and across the university, highlighted on our Programs page and catalogued in the Impact Gateway.

Take on new challenges

Connect with students from across campus on co-curricular activities to make a positive impact.

Get familiar with impact

Through student clubs you can explore topics of interest, learn by doing, and connect with impact-interested students.

Access unparalleled expertise

Join action-based programs with Ross centers, institutes and initiatives to make a positive difference in people’s lives, around the corner and across the globe.

How can you make an impact with your Ross degree?