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Corporate Partnerships

School of Business Administration

Elliott Hall, Room 427
275 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)

School of Business Administration

Elliott Hall, Room 427
275 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)

Investing in Tomorrow's Workforce

Through rapid growth and continuous improvements, the OU School of Business Administration (SBA) has remained focused on what matters most – ensuring business students and business leaders have the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed and lead.

This vision of excellence coupled with strategic understanding and the ability to translate concepts into action means the OU SBA is poised to continue delivering quality programs and outstanding graduates to an evolving global marketplace. With a finger on the pulse of emerging industry needs, the SBA blazes trails, introducing distinctive programs and experience that prepare business graduates with cutting-edge skills ahead of market demand. This is why OU is among the top 5 in-state institutions from which employers actively recruit.*

Your investment in today’s students ensures opportunities for success in tomorrow’s workforce. As a Corporate Partner, you will receive strategic access to enhancing your recruitment experience and intentional brand promotion within our core enrichment programs across a diverse platform of audiences. Benefits will be provided through the duration of one calendar year.

We are grateful for any level of support as your gift supports strong talent development for tomorrow’s workforce and contributes to stable communities and a growing economy throughout Southeast Michigan and beyond!

*2022 Starting Salaries for Co-op Students and Recent College Graduates Survey by American Society of Employers

Opportunities

PLATINUM - $50,000 (FMV: $975) 

  • Enrollment for 1 employee in SBA Executive Programs Training Session (1x annually) 
  • Strategic spotlight promotion on SBA Website (1-week duration/4x annually) 
  • Recruiter in Residence access, featuring designated workspace in Business School (Elliott Hall) 
  • SBA ACHIEVE Partner recognition 
  • SBA Scholars Partner recognition 
  • SBA Student Managed Investment Fund Partner recognition 
  • SBA Career Services Partner recognition 
  • SBA Summer Camp Partner recognition 
  • SBA Women’s Leadership and Mentors Partner recognition 
  • SBA brand recognition 

GOLD - $30,000 (FMV: $475) 

  • Strategic spotlight promotion on SBA Website (1-week duration/3x annually) 
  • SBA Scholars Partner recognition 
  • SBA Student Managed Investment Fund Partner recognition 
  • SBA Career Services Partner recognition 
  • SBA Summer Camp Partner recognition 
  • SBA Women’s Leadership and Mentors Partner recognition 
  • SBA brand recognition 

SILVER - $20,000 (FMV: $475) 

  • Strategic spotlight promotion on SBA Website (1-week duration/2x annually) 
  • SBA Student Managed Investment Fund Partner recognition 
  • SBA Career Services Partner recognition 
  • SBA Summer Camp Partner recognition 
  • SBA Women’s Leadership and Mentors Partner recognition 
  • SBA brand recognition 

BRONZE - $10,000 (FMV: $475) 

  • Strategic spotlight promotion on SBA Website (1-week duration/1x annually) 
  • SBA Career Services Partner recognition 
  • SBA Summer Camp Partner recognition 
  • SBA Women’s Leadership and Mentors Partner recognition 
  • SBA brand recognition

Benefits Only Available to Premier Program Partners

SBA CAREER SERVICES 

  • Employer spotlight and strategic push in Handshake recruitment tool 
  • Individual, customized recruitment strategy planning session with SBA Career Services team member 
  • Early access and preferred scheduling for SBA Meet and Greet opportunities • Access to participate in OU campus-wide Career Services Fair 
  • Access to participate in SBA Career Services career fairs (Accounting Recruiters Reception and Finance Forward Series) 
  • SBA Career Services First Destination Survey recognition as Partner 

Exposure: = 2,000 participants annually (or 69% of total enrollment at SBA) 

SBA BRAND RECOGNITION 

  • SBA website recognition as Partner 
  • SBA social media recognition as Partner (LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter audiences) 
  • SBA alumni newsletter recognition as Partner (shared electronically to over 20,000 alumni) 
  • SBA InSight Magazine recognition as Partner (shared electronically to over 20,000 alumni)

SBA ACHIEVE – $7,500

  • Recognition as sponsor of the SBA ACHIEVE program, including logo/name inclusion on materials supporting all signature events (3 held annually in the academic school year – 2 capstone receptions and 1 volunteer luncheon), recognition in the volunteer newsletter, opportunity to attend 1 event and present business pitch to participating audience.

Exposure: 250 students + 85 volunteers = 335 participants

SBA SCHOLARS – $5,000

  • Recognition as sponsor of SBA Scholars, including logo/name inclusion on materials supporting all case competitions (3 local competitions held annually in the academic school year), opportunity to attend 1 case competition serving as a guest judge, and opportunity to present business pitch to participating students at selected case competition.

Exposure: 24 students + 6 judges = 30 participants

SBA STUDENT MANAGED INVESTMENT FUND (SMIF) – $3,500

  • Recognition as sponsor of the SBA SMIF program, including logo/name inclusion on materials supporting all signature events (1 student portfolio presentation event and 1 international competition is held annually in the academic school year), opportunity to attend student portfolio presentation event and to present business pitch to participating students.

Exposure: 24 students + 8-member advisory board = 32 participants

SBA SUMMER CAMP – $2,500

  • Recognition as sponsor of SBA summer camps (2 camps held annually in the summer), including logo/name inclusion on materials (shared to upwards of 25 high schools in metro Detroit area), logo on student camp shirts, and opportunity to present business pitch to participating students.

Exposure: 2 camps + 1 week in duration + 25 max participants per camp = 50 high school aged students and their families

SBA WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP AND MENTORS – $1,500

  • Recognition as sponsor of the SBA Women’s Leadership and Mentors program, including logo/name inclusion on materials supporting all signature events (including kick-off event, appreciation luncheon and 5 professional development events), opportunity to attend appreciation luncheon and present business pitch to participating students.

Exposure: 15 students + 15 mentors = 30 participants

Thank you for choosing to partner with Oakland University School of Business Administration through your sponsorship in the Corporate Partner Program.

Commitment:
To secure your spot as a Corporate Partner, please contact Alexandria Salvaggio, Director of Philanthropy, at asalvaggio@oakland.edu.

Benefits will be provided through the duration of one calendar year.

A receipt for the charitable portion of your sponsorship will be issued to the contact person at the address indicated with payment.

A special thank you to our partners. Your support at any level has a meaningful impact.

SBA ACHIEVE:
Oakland University Credit Union