Membership Benefits

When you become a Consortium member, you will immediately begin your learning journey through our growing portfolio of engaging learning events, resources, and community-building opportunities.

Learning Opportunities and Events

  • Biannual in-person forums for three (3) people from your organization
  • Monthly webinars and research-focused virtual events for up to ten (10) people from your organization
  • Significant tuition discounts on select Michigan Ross Executive Education programs, such as “Becoming a Positive Leader”
  • Registration discounts for the annual Michigan Ross Positive Business Conference
  • Priority access to cutting-edge research
  • Priority access to customized organization-wide training with CPO-affiliated faculty members (arrangements vary)
  • Monthly member newsletter with newly published scientific POS resources
  • New learning initiatives proposed by members produced in collaboration with CPO and fellow members

Relationship and Community Building

  • Monthly member networking events for up to ten (10) people from your organization
  • Access to member-only dashboard for ongoing direct member interactions
  • Member pairing and mentoring support
  • Collaboration with industry leaders at private member meetings and within member-driven working groups
  • Access to world-class POS scientists and over 500 affiliated scholars
  • Opportunities to learn from other members about how they are applying POS research concepts to improve business performance and create a thriving workplace culture
  • Opportunities to meet University of Michigan undergraduate and graduate students studying POS principles and practices

The Consortium is worth every penny of our investment. In each engagement, we get actionable ideas that are backed by research. With our cohorts, we learn how to implement those ideas and create thriving organizations. Thriving organizations improve performance and make the world a better place.

Rich Smalling, American Innovations

Customized Support and Resourcing

  • Regular, private member consultations with CPO to discuss strategies, tools, and science-based resources for applying a positive lens to address your organizational challenges
  • Access to all past and present member resources, including videos, learning assets, and tools from previous workshops and training sessions
  • Collaborations for new research projects or initiated customized research with CPO faculty members designed to promote evidence-based positive organizational practices

Membership Fees

Fees vary based on company revenue and type. For companies that make:

  • Under $100MM revenue/year: $5,000 per year
  • $100-500MM revenue/year: $10,000 per year
  • Over $500MM in revenue/year: $15,000 per year

For start-up organizations inquiring about membership fees, please email cpo-consortium@umich.edu for more information.