With its emphasis on business development, the College of Business offers a variety of resources and expertise not only to students but also to business people and entrepreneurs throughout the Western Carolina Region.
The CEI works with entrepreneurs throughout the region to help turn innovative ideas
into successful businesses.
WCU is a location for one of the 17 regional offices of The North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC). The Asheville and Cullowhee SBTDC offices host regular workshops on small business
development and sales strategies.
The CSFE supports Western Carolina University's' economic development missions through
scholarly inquiry and community engagement in the areas of economic development, applied
research, and free enterprise.