Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship
Grow. Build. Expand. Create. Innovate. Develop. Lead.
If any of these words appear prominently in your professional or personal goals, the Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship is for you. Established in 2008 with a generous alumni gift from Corbin, Kentucky-based entrepreneurs Marion and Terry Forcht, the Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Louisville College of Business is a comprehensive suite of programs that develop and nurture entrepreneurial skills, experiences, and opportunities. These programs have received high marks from U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, EntrePoint, Entrepreneur Magazine, Latin Trade Magazine, and the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. The Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship in the College of Business has expanded entrepreneurial opportunities for the next generation of innovative business leaders.
Our unique suite of nationally ranked graduate and undergraduate programs is designed for working professionals who need to lead innovative corporate teams to new product, service, and technology breakthroughs; students who want to discover the pathways to creating new, successful ventures that expand the marketplace and perhaps change the world; and scholars whose research may inspire and guide future entrepreneurs.
Forcht Center Faculty and Staff
Meet the team and professors behind the Entrepreneurship program and Forcht Center.Learn More
Forcht Center Community Programs
The Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship offers startup training for entrepreneurs and early stage companies in our community.Learn More
Brown-Forman Cardinal Challenge
The Brown-Forman Cardinal Challenge is now a UofL academic competition with real-world opportunities and experiences designed to stimulate and reward innovative thinking and entrepreneurial persistence.Learn More
Ballard Morton New Venture
The Ballard Morton New Venture Competition is an annual business plan competition featuring teams of UofL College of Business MBA students. Winners receive start-up capital for their innovative business conceptsLearn More
Contact the Forcht Center
College of Business, Room W201
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502) 852-4161