With a combination of academic and workforce educational programming, and special resource sharing, the college looks for the people and communities of the wheeling area to develop themselves from within, through an emphasis on entrepreneurship and small business.
Located on campus at West Liberty University and in Downtown Wheeling, the Business Innovation Center B.I.C. presently includes:
The Entrepreneurship Resource Bank: textbooks, additional book and article references, Website referrals and computer software designed to increase the knowledge of staff, students, and community members interested in entrepreneurship; expand their entrepreneurial capabilities; and support their entrepreneurial activities.
Computer resources: both a desktop and a laptop computer, with dedicated software and a dedicated printer/copier/scanner, all open to and available for members of the student body, faculty and public pursuing entrepreneurial goals; computers are pre-loaded with special software especially important for small business start-ups and entrepreneurial activities: Business Plan Pro, Marketing Plan Pro, and QuickBooks software; the computers offer installed direct access to a large public library system’s eBook collection, as well as to its eBook reader.
WLU’s Entrepreneurship Business Innovation Center Director is intern Adwit Lamichhane. Adwit Lamichhane is available to work with any student, faculty or community member seeking to design and launch an entrepreneurial project
For more information on how to make use of West Liberty’s Entrepreneurship Business Innovation Center, please contact Adwit Lamichhane, West Liberty University’s Business Innovation Center Director at [email protected]