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Merrick School of Business

Coaching Services

Coaching Services

The Edward and Mildred Attman Hatchery is home to CEI’s Coaching Program, which is designed to strengthen entrepreneurship among a diverse population of students, alumni, and business owners. We are delighted to offer our coaching services through:

    • One-on-One, Team and Panel Coaching

      If you are considering starting a business, have a fairly well developed business idea or a budding entrepreneur, the Center has assembled a strong group of volunteer coaches to assist you. These volunteer coaches are experienced and successful entrepreneurs, industry professionals, executives, venture capitalists and angel investors. The Center also works closely with UB faculty and Ratcliffe Fellows. [ Learn more ]

    • Networking Events

      Building a team of complementary talent is an essential step toward venture success. Our networking events are designed to create high value encounters among entrepreneurs and investors, and are often coordinated with other leading organizations in the region to ensure broad exposure to entrepreneurial thinkers. Events, including structured and informal gatherings, are scheduled throughout the year. [ Learn more ]
    • Professional Development

      Professional development activities are designed to polish presentation skills, improve self-confidence, and strengthen leadership capabilities for emerging entrepreneurs.

    • Workshops

      As part of the Center’s Coaching Program, workshops are hosted throughout the year. Explore our current workshops here. Additional workshops are available through our partner organizations. These resources include:

      The Small Business Development Center – Central Maryland

      The Emerging Technology Centers

      Department of Business and Economic Development [ Learn more ]

    • Roundtables

      As a leading force within the Baltimore Entrepreneurial Ecosystem the Center’s commitment to develop and grow meaningful connections between the entrepreneurial community, government officials and the private sector, the Center periodically hosts roundtable events. Roundtables provide a platform where business owners, government officials, and the private sector gather to discuss opportunities and challenges within the entrepreneurial ecosystem. [ Learn more ]
    • Internships

      Students interested in starting a business or developing a venture concept are invited to submit an expression of interest in participating in the internship program. The CEI works closely with faculty and other University departments to coordinate placement into internship opportunities with top entrepreneurs from the region. Internships are highly selective, and are filled on a case-by-case basis, contingent upon the availability of a sponsoring organization. Internships provide opportunities to shadow business owners and acquire experience in diverse business disciplines. Each intern is expected to commit to a code of professional ethics and conduct. Explore eligibility criteria here. [ Learn more ]

    • Apprenticeships

      CEI’s Apprenticeship Program matches students and sponsoring organizations who share a very specific area of interest. The program offers apprentices an opportunity to develop business skills within a targeted industry, and provides an excellent opportunity to begin building a foundation within the targeted industry. Explore the Apprentice Program further. [ Learn more ]
    • Entrepreuership Resources

      Explore the Center’s list of resources that are available to the entrepreneurial community . [ Learn more ]

The Center invites students, alumni, coaches, faculty and business owners to get involved today!