Partner with the Foster College of Business

In addition to providing exceptional business education, we have a wealth of resources for individuals and businesses. Together, we can help you become a better leader or develop innovative strategies that will grow your organization. To get connected with us today, please contact or 309-677-2253.


We empower individuals to become transformational leaders.

From individual coaching to certificate and degree programs, the Foster College has many opportunities for you to develop leadership skills. Not only do we personalize our offerings to address your specific workplace challenges, we also partner with companies to ensure new and existing programs meet industry standards today and in the future. Best of all, our continuing education programs provide evening and weekend options, so you can continue to work full time.

Key areas:

  • Individual coaching and assessment
  • Professional skill development
  • Leadership development
  • Team building


We facilitate planning, organization and execution for growth.

Does your company have a problem that needs a solution? The Foster College can help your strategic planning and thinking. Whether your employees enroll in a graduate or certificate program or you need advice from our senior business students involved in a capstone consulting project, we offer customizable solutions to ensure strategies align with organizational goals.

Key areas:

  • Strategic agility, management and execution
  • Digital strategy
  • Strategic marketing


We assist organizations in efficiently pursuing their goals.

Organizations have the ability to collaborate with our faculty, staff and students as they strive for operational excellence. We can facilitate trainings and provide resources to help reach your goals. Various centers, including the Center for Professional Excellence and the Center for Cybersecurity, housed within the Foster College, can offer businesses programs and measures of strengthening data management and security, as well as overall organizational development and guidance in other areas.

Key areas:

  • Change management
  • Information/ data security
  • Organizational development
  • Supply chain management
  • Effective communication
  • Business analytics/ data management


We support business creation, development of products and services, access to new markets and internationalization.

As organizations look to expand, we have the expertise and resources to help them move into new markets across borders or to grow their team locally. Our experience and infrastructure can help established companies and startups commercialize technologies, protect inventions or finance new ventures. We also support business creation. Over the past 15 years, our Turner Center for Entrepreneurship has advised more than 8,000 clients and aided in over 550 business start-ups.

Key areas:

  • Customer development
  • Business growth management
  • Financial management and access to capital
  • Innovation and development of products and services
  • Business start-up
  • Globalization