Community Programs

OSU assumes fundamental responsibility for the well-being of the communities we serve. We provide K-12 entrepreneurship programming as well as support to entrepreneurs and small businesses throughout the Northwest region.

A group of high school students that are part of YEBW

K-12 Programs

Young Entrepreneurs Business Week

Young Entrepreneurs Business Week (YEBW) is a nonprofit that partners with OSU to provide high school students with entrepreneurship educational programming on the Corvallis campus each summer. YEBW helps high school students run their own mock companies and develop their original product ideas into functional business plans — with guidance and coaching from real entrepreneurs, executives and educators.

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Small Business and Entrepreneurs

Center for Family Enterprise

The Center for Family Enterprise prepares family businesses to balance the well-being of the business, the family, and individuals as they address the challenges and opportunities, which inevitably arise day to day and during succession.

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Continuing Education

Our continuing and professional education team offers a wide variety of courses to advance business acumen that are not for university credit. Many courses incorporate entrepreneurship skills; for example, the Craft Cidery Startup Workshop is among the courses that focus on building strong leadership skills and business acumen.

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