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||Ulmer Career Management Center - The Ulmer Career Management Center can help students explore career options and plan, find, and manage the career that’s right for them. All of the services listed below are available to all students enrolled in the College of Business. In addition, alumni are eligible for resume referral services and participation in on-campus recruiting events. The Ulmer Center is currently located in the atrium level of the College of Business. The Ulmer Center is housed in a relatively new (2006), state-of-the-art facility that features a resource library, two large conference rooms, 11 interview rooms, and a corporate recruiters' lounge.
The Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship, established in 2008 with a generous alumni gift from Corbin, Kentucky-based entrepreneurs Marion and Terry Forcht, the Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Louisville College of Business is a comprehensive suite of programs that develop and nurture entrepreneurial skills, experiences and opportunities.
The Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship includes the PhD, MBA, and Undergraduate academic programs; Small Business Institute; Family Business Center; Institute for Entrepreneurial Research; New Venture Competition; The Entrepreneurship Council; and Cardinal Venture Fund. The Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship's mission is to leverage College of Business entrepreneurship resources to support regional economic development. The college's entrepreneurship program has sent an MBA business plan competition team to the Rice University competition (the "Super Bowl") for the past three years. Additionally, the program has received national attention from U.S. News & World Report, Entrepreneur Magazine, Latin Trade Magazine, and the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. In addition to undergraduate, MBA and PhD programs and faculty research efforts, The Forcth Center for Entrepreneurship funds expenses for student teams to compete regionally and nationally in business plan competitions, has its own venture fund to competitively seed student businesses, provides MBA consulting services—gratis—to more than 30 companies a year, and engages faculty in counseling family businesses.|