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Tomorrow's technology today

Explore the seven innovation centers

today's industry tools

With seven innovation centers on campus, you'll become fluent in today's industry tools and be prepared to lead and succeed. 


Accounting Center for Electronic Learning and Business Measurement (ACELAB)

Dig into fast-paced accounting tutorials or state-of-the-art accounting software, home to the cutting-edge tools that are reshaping the accounting profession. Featuring software programs including ACL, Great Plains Learning Insights, Peachtree and TurboTax.

Center for Languages and International Collaboration (CLIC)

Prepare for a study abroad trip, practice your language skills or simply immerse yourself in a new culture with language learning resources. The lab offers Rosetta Stone software in more than 25 languages, international broadcasts in six languages, live video conferencing and rooms for 1:1 conversation.

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Center for Marketing Technology (CMT)

Get to work on marketing projects for corporate partners like Apple and Converse, a digital playground equipped with the latest industry software and research tools. The CMT features focus group suites and marketing analytics software such as MediaMark Reporter, Qualboard, Qualitap, Qualtrics, SPSS and TAPSCAN.

Computer Information Systems (CIS) Sandbox

The CIS Sandbox is Bentley’s technology social learning space where you'll gather to collaborate on projects, work one-on-one with tutors, participate in IT workshops, build mobile apps, create video games, and explore new technology trends and devices. 


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Media and Culture Labs and Studio

Put your creative skills to work in the studio, a production facility with the latest tools for media of all kinds: video, sound, digital photography and design. The lab features sound-proofed production studio with green screen capabilities and lighting grid, post-production software, including Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, After Effects and Flash.

Trading Room

Gain exposure to the intricacies of risk management, asset valuation, and portfolio construction, one of a select few of such facilities nationwide. With 24 Bloomberg terminals, You'll have access to 24 Bloomberg terminals and software such as Crystal Ball Pro, DataStream Advance, FactSet, Mergent Horizon, Morningstar Direct, S&P Compustat, SPSS and William O’Neil Direct Access.

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User Experience Center (UXC)

Head to the UXC to experiment with the latest technologies in user experience and usability research, evaluation and design. Features include two usability labs with monitoring and recording equipment, SMI Vision eye-tracking technology, 25 networked workstations for large-scale testing and focus groups, and post-production video editing software.