Strategic Initiatives


Advancing research, teaching and outreach in leadership is a key theme in the School of Management. Through our curriculum and a number of innovative programs, we build upon our ongoing commitment to develop leaders at all levels of an organization and to prepare the next generation of business leaders.


Whether you are an established business leader seeking to increase the profitability of your enterprise or an aspiring self-starter who wishes to launch a new venture, the School of Management provides an array of opportunities for entrepreneurs through innovative programming and strategic partnerships. Read more.

Health Care Management

With the health care industry facing steep challenges in cost, efficiency and access, the School of Management offers a robust and growing portfolio of programs and partnerships that prepare leaders with the business skills needed to manage complex health care organizations, reduce expenses and improve outcomes. Read more.

Social Innovation

Organizations are partnering to address society’s greatest challenges through social innovation — and the School of Management is helping to lead the way. We’ve embarked on an interdisciplinary partnership with the UB School of Social Work to provide students with opportunities to learn, innovate and make an impact. Through additional collaborative opportunities, we bring diverse stakeholders together to solve systemic issues facing our local and global communities. Read more.



On Leadership: Insights from the School of Management

Our faculty and staff offer expertise on leadership topics, including ethics, diversity, social innovation and more.


  • 2/19/19

    UB students gain an edge in Silicon Valley.

  • 2/15/19

    Change agents and entrepreneurs on leadership, innovation and getting things done.

  • 2/8/19

    A passion for mountain climbing has kept four men with UB and School of Management connections close for more than a decade.

  • 1/22/19

    A collaborative partnership with University of Cape Coast in Ghana.

  • 11/14/18

    Bulls football linebacker and School of Management accounting major, Matt Otwinowski.

  • 11/14/18

    How the Buffalo Sewer Authority has used our Center for Executive Development's custom onsite training.

  • 2/8/19

    Leaders who prioritize morality get ahead. But because we all define ethics differently, those who try to do good may face obstacles.

  • 10/10/18

    Middle school girls learned coding and programming during Girl Tech Day, hosted by the School of Management.

  • 10/8/18

    A new system for automatically detecting prejudice in social media posts can help curb abuse and harassment online.

  • 11/8/18

    Explore the redesigned site and our full-time MBA program.  

  • 9/25/18

    How we're defining the future of management.

  • 11/8/18

    Once again, the School of Management has been ranked a ‘best business school’ by U.S. News and World Report in its annual ranking of MBA programs.

  • 9/5/18

    We are a vibrant and inclusive community of big thinkers and and big doers, who are leading business into the future.

  • 9/5/18

    UB’s largest campaign in history will elevate our students, attract world-class faculty and support life-changing research with the potential to transform our region and the globe.

  • 6/22/17

    University commits to helping entering freshmen graduate in four years.

  • 11/8/18

    Why choose a business school accredited by AACSB International?