Cntr. for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) Core Program

Core Program roundtable discussion.

The Core Program is CEL’s flagship program and provides entrepreneurs a ten-month journey to assess their professional and personal goals, and work with peers and mentors to create a plan for long-term success and accountability.

About Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) Core Program

Meeting once a week for 10-months, Core participants explore new methods for business growth in a confidential, non-competitive environment with assistance from fellow classmates, UB School of Management faculty and external business experts. The fee-based program empowers businesses to overcome challenges, create new opportunities and develop meaningful connections within the business community. Participants pay a fee that can be paid at once or over the duration of the program.  

Participation and Eligibility

The CEL Core program is designed for business owners and leaders with ventures that have progressed beyond the start-up phase of operation. The program targets businesses that are at least 3 years old with revenues of approximately $500,000 or more. It is open to businesses across all industries and sectors from manufacturing to retail, professional services, medical, and logistics.   

To be considered for the program, applicants must complete an application and meet with the CEL administration to determine acceptance.


For More Information

Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
School of Management
(716) 885-5715