Through Elon’s value-added centers, students refine their skills and complement their business knowledge. Students work closely with faculty, staff and professionals to learn best practices, solve problems and further their preparation for post-Elon careers.
Chandler Family Professional Sales Center
Jump-start your sales career as you advance your professional selling skills through role play simulations and by participating in national collegiate sales competitions. The center’s curriculum and experiential learning component earned it the distinction as a “Top University Sales Program for 2022” by the Sales Education Foundation.
Doherty Center for Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Enhance your entrepreneurial mindset and design thinking capabilities and learn to tap into your innate curiosity and creativity. Learn to problem solve and identify opportunities, develop your ideas, launch ventures and engage with a community of creative thinkers.
Porter Family Professional Development Center
Consult with career advisors in one-on-one meetings to create and execute an action plan that aligns with your career goals. Our career advisors will assist you in searching for the perfect internship, job and/or graduate program.
William Garrard Reed Finance Center
Master research and analysis tools, such as FactSet and Bloomberg, which are used by investment bankers, financial planners, finance executives and securities analysts. The center includes an electronic stock crawl that provides real-time data from global markets as well as 12 Bloomberg terminals.
Center for Organizational Analytics
Through student projects, consulting and professional training, case competitions and conferences, learn how data and analytics can provide solutions for common business and organizational challenges. Gain invaluable practical, hands-on experience solving real problems in a team setting and learn important best practices as you engage with faculty and industry leaders in data analytics. Implement the data analytics skills and concepts from your courses while practicing critical communication skills when you present the results of your work to your clients.
Center for Financial Literacy
Build your understanding of personal financial decision making and gain insight into the financial planning and wealth management fields through guest speakers and workshops. Engage in the community by teaching financial literacy lessons at local elementary schools through a partnership with Junior Achievement.