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RUFBC is the region’s primary resource for management and leadership development. RUFBC strengthens your business by providing Education & Training, Technical Assistance, and Alliances & Linkages through networking. 

EDUCATION & TRAINING
Stronger management translates into stronger mission performance. Take advantage of the technical assistance provided by university staff. Utilize the vast collection of resources including:

  • Best practices
  • Policies and procedures
  • Employee handbooks
  • Business plans
  • Strategic planning
  • AND many more

ALLIANCES & LINKAGES
Connect with peers to develop and share solutions Linking organizations to one another not only provides access to potential collaboration and partnerships, it builds a sense of community and support which makes our entire community stronger.

  • Rockford Chamber of Commerce and the Regional Chambers through the SOI collaboration
  • Consulting – State of Ingenuity Consortium colleagues

Customized Consulting & Professional Services — Help WHEN and WHERE your family business needs it most.  

Family Business owners are faced with many of the same management issues as their  larger corporate counterparts — with the added difficulty of limited time and financial resources.

The targeted assistance of an expert adviser is often a practical and efficient method for addressing internal issues such as:

Human Resources
Performance Measurement (Outcomes)
Marketing
Succession Planning
Strategic & Annual Planning
Interim Management
Governance & Leadership
Training
Mission Development & Refinement
Leadership Development
Collaboration
Special Events
Executive Search
Organizational Communication
Financing
Mentoring & Coaching


Contact Us


Clarence Harper
Director, RUFBC
Phone:
815-226-4109
E-Mail:
charper@rockford.edu

Emily Horst
Assistant Director of BSMS
Phone:
815-394-5119
E-Mail:
ehorst@rockford.edu

Leah Nelson
Coordinator, Community Outreach
Phone:
815-394-5145
E-Mail:
lnelson@rockford.edu

Community Search
Calendar of Events

10/20/2014 » 11/13/2014
Ultra-Deep Field gallery exibition

10/30/2014 » 11/20/2014
NICNE Certificate in Nonprofit Management Program - Course 2: Marketing and Communications

11/1/2014
Visit Day

11/1/2014
B.F.A. Musical Theatre Senior Seminar presentation

11/3/2014
Student Classical Music Recital

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