Establishing a Center of Excellence Course

How to Establish a Center of Excellence Course

Learn why and how to establish a center of excellence in universities, colleges, and educational institutions. | Program by ScaleUP USA
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Program Curriculum

How to Establish a Center of Excellence?
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Types of Centers of Excellence
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ScaleUP USA Program Introduction
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Startup Accelerator Vs. ScaleUP Accelerator Model
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Core Components of Traditional Accelerator
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What is the Business Opportunity?
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Why Partner with ScaleUP USA?
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What is the Target Market?
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Where to Set the Business Accelerator?
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How to Involve University Alumni?
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The Goals of the Business Accelerator
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ScaleUP USA Growth Accelerator Program
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Where and How Does ScaleUP Engage?
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Integrated Program for Educational Institutions
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What Do You Need to Start Off?
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New Innovation in the USA
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Measuring Results and Impact
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Step-by-Step Implementation Process
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Start the Application Process Now!
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Program Description

How to Establish a Center of Excellence Course:

Take this impactful course if you are an accredited university, college or educational institution administrator, faculty, student or alumni, and want to learn how your institution can establish a world-class student run or affiliated "Center of Excellence" program or Consulting Club in cooperation with ScaleUP USA quickly, efficiently, and effectively with low investment.

Why Establish the Center of Excellence in Partnership with ScaleUP USA?

In this course, you will learn how ScaleUP USA partners with accredited American and international universities and academic institutions to help them establish "Center of Excellence" or "Consulting Clubs" focused on growing small and midsize businesses nationally and internationally. These faculty-championed, student-run, industry focused Centers help build strategic alliances, collaborations, partnerships, consortiums, joint ventures, investments, divestments, mergers, acquisitions, franchising, distributorships, marketing agencies, and teaming amongst global businesses.

Establishing the Center of Excellence – Differences:

The course will help you understand how establishing the "Center of Excellence" can take many forms like an entrepreneurship center, accelerator, incubator, co-working space, technology park, commercialization center, consulting club or a small business growth program.

Establishing the Center of Excellence – Community Impact:

The course gives an innovative and transformative perspective of how the establishing of the "Center of Excellence" can provide lasting results to the university, faculty, students, and the local community by creating jobs, companies, and competitiveness.

Make sure to also watch the ScaleUP USA introduction video, Business to Business Collaboration, and the Collaboration Directory and Marketplace Courses as part of this integrated curriculum.

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Instructor

ScaleUP USA
ScaleUP USA
Nitin Pradhan, Ex-Obama Administration Appointee | Founder ScaleUP USA Accelerator

Nitin Pradhan has 25+ years of experience in delivering results-focused innovation, transformation, and business expansion for organizations. Nitin is currently the CEO of Launch Dream and the Managing Partner of GOVonomy. Launch Dream is a business growth accelerator for the US and international firms. GOVonomy is an "innovation as a service" for government and government contractors. Nitin recently co-founded a social enterprise initiative called ScaleUP USA to help American and global small businesses accelerate growth and reduce their failure rate.

FIRST TERM OBAMA ADMINISTRATION CAREER:

Nitin was a first term Obama administration appointee and the award-winning, nationally recognized federal CIO for the US Department of Transportation (US DOT), where he provided IT leadership, vision, strategy, policy, and oversight for US DOT’s more than $3.5 billion annual IT portfolio and for over 3,000 IT employees and 10,000+ contractors -- the 6th largest in the federal government.

PRE-OBAMA ADMINISTRATION CAREER:

Earlier, Nitin was the IT Executive at Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the 10th largest school district in the USA. Nitin has also been the Managing Director of the prestigious Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), which is focused on technology-based economic development and the CEO of a wireless startup, TechContinuum.

EDUCATION:

Nitin has a BS in engineering, MBA in marketing, and MS in accounting. Nitin is a regular keynote speaker in the Washington DC circles and has been a board advisor and growth strategist for many organizations.