The CEL Core program enhances the talents and operating
abilities of practicing entrepreneurs.
This peer-based, mentor-driven program will empower you to overcome business challenges, create new opportunities and develop meaningful connections within the business community.
Meeting once a week during the 10-month program, Core participants explore new methods for business growth in a confidential, noncompetitive environment with assistance from fellow classmates, UB School of Management faculty and external business experts.
The CEL Core program is designed for business owners and leaders with ventures that have progressed beyond the startup phase of operation.
Core is for you if you wish to:
The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership selects candidates for the fall program through August of each year. Applicants are encouraged to apply early as it is not unusual for the class to be filled before the deadline.
A scholarship is available to graduates of the UB Center for
Entrepreneurial Leadership program who have applied to and been
accepted into the School of Management's Executive Master of
Business Administration (EMBA) program. The scholarship is funded
by CEL alumnus Gerry Murak and his wife, Barbara. Gerry earned his
EMBA degree from the School of Management in 1996 and credits his
education from both programs for the success and growth of his
consulting business, Murak & Associates LLC, as well as other
businesses he owns. The Muraks created the scholarship to provide
opportunity to executives committed to success and self-improvement
through education. For more information contact your EMBA
To obtain program fees, request a brochure or learn more, contact the CEL at firstname.lastname@example.org or 716-885-5715.