Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Institute of Technology and Business Development

The Institute of Technology and Business Development (ITBD), located at 185 Main Street in downtown New Britain, supports Connecticut businesses and organizations by providing a full spectrum of workforce development training, technology and manufacturing process assistance, government procurement services, youth and teacher workforce skills training, and conferencing services. Its cost-effective business incubation services give start-up companies a chance to grow and thrive.

Through these activities, the ITBD provides the resources necessary to give Connecticut companies competitive and economic advantages. Its Connecticut Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program has assisted over 100 business in the ConnDOT program.

CCSU ITBD is the host of the CCSU School of Business's U.S. Small Business Administration Small Business Development Center program, with sub-center offices on the campuses of Eastern, Southern, and Western Connecticut State Universities. A fourth office is located at the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Small Business office in Hartford. Many CCSU classes are being delivered from CCSU's downtown campus. The CCSU shuttle bus stops at the building to ease student transportation services to downtown.

The institute also houses the New Britain Industrial Museum.

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