Reimagine Entrepreneurship

UB Downtown Gateway Building, Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

A robust training initiative offered by the University at Buffalo’s Western New York Incubator Network (WIN) and the UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).

Reimagine Entrepreneurship Program

As a Reimagine Workforce Center, the CEL will offer entrepreneurship boot camps and master classes in Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Olean, Jamestown and Dunkirk through a grant from Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR).

The CEL will work with community partners—including Jamestown Community College in the southern tier, TReC in Niagara Falls, small business development centers, area incubators, chambers of commerce and local business associations—to deliver 24 entrepreneurship training cohorts.

Twelve of those cohorts will provide basic entrepreneurship training to individuals exploring small business ownership, including one-on-one weekly mentoring, and 12 will be master classes for new entrepreneurs focused on focused on strategic planning and operational tactics, including mastering financial reports, overcoming challenges, creating new opportunities and developing meaningful connections within the business community.

For more information on the Reimagine Workforce programs, including locations and schedule, contact us at mgt-cel@buffalo.edu or call 716-885-5715.