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.


  • 8/2/18

    Marco Gangarossa, BS ’18, discusses his transformative School of Management experience and career goals.

  • 6/20/18

    New study shows tenants Nairobi's slums receive drastically inferior household services and pay more rent.

  • 5/23/18

    Relive commencement with these videos of the graduate and undergraduate ceremonies.

  • 4/17/18

    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.

  • 5/18/18

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

  • 2/26/18

    Read about changes in the retail industry, faculty research, school news and successful alumni in the spring 2018 issue.

  • 5/7/18

    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.

  • 2/15/18

    EMBA alumna Tiffany Ciolek reflects on living through Hurricane Irma and rebuilding a university.

  • 2/15/18

    Jesse Miller, clinical assistant professor of organization and human resources, brings the real world to the classroom.

  • 2/5/18

    How Unifrax has used our Center for Executive Development's custom onsite training.

  • 3/14/18

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

  • 6/25/18

    Career Resource Center director discusses leadership, sustainability and experiential learning.

  • 6/22/17

    University commits to helping entering freshmen graduate in four years.

  • 6/22/17

    Why choose a business school accredited by AACSB International?