There are a number of ways students can get involved in Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making activities including:
Applying for the Neely Center Grants
The Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making is proud to announce that it is ready to receive grant applications with an ethical decision-making theme from all USC students and student groups.
To read more about the grant application, click here.
Entering the Neely Center USC Student Ethics Competition
The inaugural Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making USC Student Ethics Competition Towards and Ethically Sensitive Society is open to all USC students.
To read more about the competition click here.
Volunteering at the Neely Center Next Generation Ethics Conference
The conference s a unique opportunity to join leading academic and industry experts as they discuss important ethical dilemmas that we face today or will face in the near future.Students interested in volunteering to help organize the event should email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Joining the Neely Center as an Hourly Student Worker
If you are a USC student and interested in part-time employment opportunities with the Neely Center please send your resume and a cover letter to email@example.com
Business Affiliates Network
Joining our Business Affiliates Network offers significant benefits and networking opportunities including:
Invitation(s) to attend professional education courses
Members are invited to nominate one person to attend the center's certificate in Strategic Decision Making & Ethics targeted for leaders and organizations to help analyze strategic decisions and build an enterprise decision culture in an ethically sensitive way. To read more about our executive education program click here.
Invitation(s) to attend the annual Next Generation Ethics Conference/Podcasts/Webinars/Newsletters
Members receive free invitations to the annual Next Generation Ethics Conference that includes leading experts discussing important ethical dilemmas we all face today and will be facing in the very near future.
Access and introductions to resources at the center
Members gain access to state-of-the art research tailored to their needs as well as access to relevant faculty and staﬀ as well as students for internship opportunities.
Speaking Engagement at Company Site
Member organizations will receive a speaking engagement on decisions and ethics by the center at their corporate site.
Members gain access to informative podcasts, webinars and newsletters produced by the center.
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making offers a range of sponsorship opportunities (see examples below). If you are interested in finding out more about sponsoring our activities please email email@example.com
|Next Generation Ethics Conference||Research Areas||Student Ethics Competition||Speaker/Interview Series|
|Decisions and Ethics Summer School||Societal Outreach||Ethical Decision Making App||Affiliates Program|
IARPA Contract for developing Hybrid Forecasting Systems
Neely Center director Professor Ali Abbas is part of a team of researchers led by the Information Sciences Institute (ISI) at the USC's Viterbi School of Engineering that has received a four-year, multi-million dollar Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency (IARPA) grant to develop a human-machine hybrid forecasting system. Read More.
National Science Foundation - Cyber-Based Decision Support Strategies to Achieve Consensus for FEW System Sustainability using Incentive and Policy Structures
Neely Center director Professor Ali Abbas is part of a team of researchers who will examine how decisions made by individual stakeholders within the FEW system can have an impact on everything else in the system. Further, the team will investigate how incentive and policy structures can be developed to achieve balance across stakeholders to avoid unintended consequences. Read More.
National Science Foundation - EAGER: Collaborative Research: Lectures for Foundations in Systems Engineering
The objective of the Early-concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) collaborative project is to create a series of educational videos on foundational areas from which systems engineering theory will be able to draw. The videos will promote the use of rigorous foundations in the development of a theory of systems engineering in ways that are accessible to a broad group of educators, researchers and practitioners. Read More.
National Science Foundation - Neely Center Summer School on Decision Making in Large Systems
The University of Southern California, with funding support from the National Science Foundation, will be hosting a six-day Summer School in June 2018 that will introduce graduate students to the foundations of decision making in systems engineering and design. Read More.
National Science Foundation - Organizational and Uncertainty Impacts of Couplings in a System Design Framework
The research objectives of this collaborative award are to investigate the veracity of three hypotheses for decision-making in large-scale complex engineered design problems. The educational aspects of this award include providing educational experiences for PhD students and post-doctoral associates, as well as conference presentations, and conference and journal publications.
Jerry Neely, USC Trustee
The Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making was established thanks to a gift of $10 million to the USC Marshall School of Business. Jerry Neely has served on the the USC Board of Trustees since 1981. Read More.
PBF Energy - A sponsor of the the Neely Center Next Generation Ethics Conference
PBF Energy - one of the "largest independent petroleum refiners and suppliers of unbranded transportation fuels" in the U.S. is now a sponsor of the Neely Center's Next Generation Ethics Conference. Read more about the event here.