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.


Visit the Entrepreneurship website.

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

Read more about Health Care Management as a strategic priority.

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

Read more about Social Innovation as a strategic priority.

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 link to WordPress blog.

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


  • 6/14/19

    Study reveals how cloud data center administrators can save up to 30%.

  • 5/31/19

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

  • 5/23/19

    Three generations of entrepreneurs take a business from mom’s kitchen to the shelves of Target.

  • 5/23/19

    Relive commencement with videos of the graduate and undergraduate ceremonies.

  • 5/16/19

    In new School of Management course, students help nonprofits improve database management.

  • 5/23/19

    Alumni bring new perspective to the school's annual Ghana program.

  • 3/12/19

    The School of Management has climbed 15 places over the last three years.

  • 3/7/19

    Study shows narcissists curb team performance—in the NBA and your workplace.

  • 3/5/19

    How organizations and B-schools are changing in the #MeToo era.

  • 2/26/19

    UB students gain an edge in Silicon Valley.

  • 10/10/18

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

  • 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?