Economic Development and Management Assistance

  • The Management Services Group (MSG), an umbrella organization for the IUP Eberly College of Business and Information Technology’s outreach programs, exemplifies IUP's commitment to its service mission.

    The objective is to make a significant contribution to the economic vitality of the region by providing consulting and business services to ongoing and start-up businesses, both profit and nonprofit. The units listed below make up the Management Services Group.

  • Center for E-Commerce and Technology Support
    The mission of the Center for E-Commerce and Technology Support is to provide e-commerce and information technology support to businesses and nonprofit organizations in our market area, to provide education and training in e-commerce and information technology management and to become a regional center for research in e-commerce and information technology.
    Government Contracting Assistance Program
    IUP GCAP provides procurement technical assistance to firms interested in selling goods or services to local, state, and or federal governments.
    Small Business Incubator
    The Indiana County Small Business Incubator is dedicated to increasing Indiana County’s economic prosperity by encouraging high-tech development and industrial diversification.
    Small Business Institute
    The SBI provides business support services to local businesses and other organizations through the efforts of undergraduate and MBA students teamed with experienced faculty members with professional consulting backgrounds.
    ExcEL Center
    The ExcEL Center is part of Management Services Group and serves to enhance the culture of entrepreneurship, innovation, and new venture creation throughout the university and local community.
    Center for Family Business
    The IUP Center for Family Business provides professional presentations and the opportunity for roundtable discussion on relevant topics with your peers in informal, facilitated groups.
    Small Business Development Center
    The Small Business Development Center at Indiana University of Pennsylvania seeks to grow the economy of Indiana County and the surrounding region by providing entrepreneurs with the education, information, and tools necessary to build successful businesses.
    Noncredit Certificate Programs
    The Eberly College of Business and Information Technology can customize noncredit certificate programs to address your company’s needs.
    WEDnetPA Job Training Program
    Pennsylvania offers employers the opportunity to train new and existing employees through the WEDnetPA Job Training Program.
    Continuing Professional Education Seminars for CPAs
    Continuing Professional Education seminars are for certified public accounts who wish to earn CPE credits to maintain CPA certification.