Kansas State University/Manhattan Innovation Center

The Innovation Center works with entrepreneurs & rural communities who seek to become more competitive by defining & living out a strategic vision for success.

About

The Innovation Center seeks to nurture a culture of success in rural businesses & communities by providing strategic business planning, one-on-one business coaching, financing strategies, engineering & technical assistance, market research & educational services. Our primary purpose is to help our clients live out the vision they choose to create for themselves by filling strategic gaps in their management expertise, capabilities & resources.

Services Provided

Advocacy & Public Policy

  • Issues Related to the Geographic Location of a Business
  • Kansas Business Issues
  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Community Involvement

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting & Development
  • Business Plan Training
  • Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research
  • Research Training
  • International Market Research

Management Issues & Training

  • Human Resources
  • Leadership/Professional Development

Financial Resources & Assistance

  • Assistance in Finding Debt Funding
  • Assistance in Finding Equity Funding
  • Assistance in Finding Government Funding
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Consulting

Marketing

  • Advertising
  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Internet Marketing
  • Market Plan Development Strategy
  • Research (Domestic Markets)
  • Research (International Markets)
  • Student Provided Research
  • Customer Service
  • Distribution
  • Pricing

Economic & Property Development

  • Consulting
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance

Technical Assistance

  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Technology Transfer
  • Website Development

Training

  • Business Plan
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • Financial Statements
  • Marketing Plan
  • Pre-Business Planning
  • Topics Related to Developing & Maintaining a Small Business
  • E-Commerce: Doing Business on the Web
  • Business Management

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing Development
  • High Tech Development
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Cost Accounting
  • Production Scheduling
  • Plant Layout
  • Time Studies
Contact Information
Dr. Vincent Amanor-Boadu
Address
306 Waters Hall – KSU
Manhattan, KS 66506
Fax
(785) 532-6925