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Business Incubator

We provide top-level professional development and leadership opportunities with hands-on experiential learning, so that you are prepared to land a job with a prestigious company.

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Business Incubator Programs



Gain the skills to build and manage a thriving business. You can conceive and validate a business idea and then launch this business, keeping the money you earn, or you can help local startups perform analyses and run an experiment.


Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Manage growth in existing organizations, including small and medium-sized enterprises, large corporations, family business and socially-orientated ventures by working closely with WVU’s Encova Center.


Global Supply Chain Management

Recognize the systemic and global nature of supply chain operations, so you can identify interdependencies critical to effectively manage and improve performance, strategically integrate processes and technology, and make ethical supply chain decisions.


Hospitality and Tourism Management

Receive hands-on experience so that you are ready to lead a customer-focused team. You will acquire the skills you need for a career in the hotel, restaurant, event planning, theme park or management field.


Hospitality and Tourism Minor

If you’re a strong communicator interested in the customer service side of business, then this minor is for you. You will learn the basic characteristics of tourism: structures, operations, as well as social and cultural aspects.


Online Hospitality and Tourism

Receive hands-on work experience so that you are ready to lead a customer-focused team in one of the top 10 industries in the world in terms of revenue. You will be on the right track for a career in the hotel, restaurant, event planning, theme park or management field.


Organizational Leadership

With the opportunity to gain national and global experiences, you will learn the effective methods to handle conflict and negotiations, and to foster and lead organizational change, to be ready for a career in nonprofit, public or private leadership.

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John Saldanha Ph.D.

John Saldanha Ph.D.

Sears Chair in Global Supply Chain Management and Associate Professor, Global Supply Chain Management

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Travel to Teach

Our Global Supply Chain Management department has a strong employer-to-student network. In fact, the department’s employers are so passionate that advisory council members travel to teach a class once or twice a semester on supply chain leadership.

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Faculty and Student Spotlights

  • Casey Bilski

    For incoming students, the best advice I have is to make sure you have control of your time. Time management is extremely important while being a college student. There are many distractions while being in college, make sure school comes first and you will do great!

    Global Supply Chain Management and Entrepreneurship

    About Casey
  • Trevor Thomas

    Broaden your horizons as an incoming Freshman here at WVU. There are so many opportunities for you to capitalize on that you may not even know existed!

    Student Ambassador

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  • Adrea Welsh

    What you love about WVU: I love the diversity and community at WVU and Chambers.

    hospitality and tourism management

    About Adrea
  • Hunter Bodnar

    Hometown: Latrobe, PA

    Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    About Hunter

Business Incubator News and Events

Research and Other Departmental News

WVU researcher develops copper-infused mask for hospitality and tourism industry

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If you can’t find it, create it: WVU student starts braked dog leash company

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Chambers College Top 10 Moments from 2019

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CWT Leader Joins WVU Hospitality Program

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Student Profile: Amy Toscano

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Chambers College appoints Olesh director, will hire executive director at Startup Engine business accelerator

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