University of Vermont

School of Business Administration

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Center for Leadership and Innovation

The Center for Innovaiton and Leadership was created to address the needs of growing companies in Vermont. Seminars are offered for managers and executives to compete in a dynamic global economy and foster recognition of the importance of ethical, social, and environmental responsibility.

Land Link Vermont

Coordinated by the Center for Sustainable Agriculture at the University of Vermont, Land Link Vermont addresses obstacles farmers face in securing and transferring farms: locating an appropriate site, exploring land access options, and learning the steps of farmland and asset transfers.

UMass Family Business Center

The UMass Family Business Center is a learning community that helps you: Strategize the transition to the next generation, professionalize through use of more formal governance structures, trade on family strengths, and inoculate from liabilities. Treat your business like a business and your family like a family.

Think Vermont

The goal of the Department of Economic Development is to support the creation and retention of quality jobs and strengthen the competitiveness of Vermont's businesses and the overall economy.

Vermont Small Business Development Center

The Vermont SBDC is a non-profit partnership of government, education, and business. Its goal is to spur Vermont's economy by helping its small businesses succeed and grow.

Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center

VMEC offers a strategic approach to business designed for small and mid-sized manufacturers and delivered by our professional and manufacturing business advisors.

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility

VBSR seeks to foster a business ethic in Vermont that recognizes the opportunity and responsibility of the business community to set a high standard for protecting the natural, human and economic environments of our citizens.

Vermont Employee Ownership Center

The Vermont Employee Ownership Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and fostering employee ownership. Their goals are to broaden capital ownership, deepen employee participation, and retain local ownership of businesses and the jobs they support.

Peer to Peer Collaborative

The Peer to Peer Collaborative is a CEO advisory program of the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, that gives growing companies access to a confidential, supportive team of experienced entrepreneurs and business leaders who share lessons learned (often the hard way), as well as strategies for success. Peer to Peer assembles a team of three accomplished Peer Advisors (CEOs, COOs, and CFOs) who work with a growth company's management team over 12 to 18 months to help define business strategy, better understand company financial drivers and opportunities, and grow leadership skills in keeping with the company's needs.

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