School of Business - Industry & Community Engagement

School of Business
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The mantra of the School of Business at Baldwin Wallace University is “Learn by doing.”

In the classroom, this means that BW faculty go beyond books and lectures to focus on real-world application. Outside the classroom, we extend our Learn by doing philosophy by connecting talented students to businesses and organizations throughout Northeast Ohio and beyond.


Digital Marketing Clinic at Baldwin Wallace University

One of our signature experiential learning programs is the Digital Marketing Clinic (DMC), a hands-on, student-driven consultancy that provides organizations with effective, research-based marketing strategies; new digital properties; and engaging, customer-focused content using proven inbound methodologies and the latest best practices. Learn more.

BusinessWorks Virtual Co-Op Program

BusinessWorks is an innovative on-campus program in which students from various majors gain valuable experience by working together on interdisciplinary applied project teams to address a client's business and/or technology needs — without leaving campus. Clients of BusinessWorks are organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. Students are paid, and the virtual co-op model allows for flexible work schedules, enabling students to prioritize their coursework. Learn more.

Sustainability Clinic

Experienced faculty and student consultants advise Northeast Ohio organizations on the path toward sustainable business practices, leading to environmental, social, and economic benefits for the corporation and the community. Learn more.


Multinational corporations, major nonprofit organizations, and public agencies engage BW business faculty to develop custom training workshops and consult on key strategic projects. Learn more.


Interested in speaking to a group of students in or out of the classroom? Our faculty welcome business leaders to share their experiences and insights by teaching for a day. Learn more.


Need assistance for your small business, nonprofit organization, or civic effort? Consider working with a group of undergraduate or graduate students. Learn more



A global, nonprofit organization, Enactus helps students develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills as they learn, practice and teach principles of free enterprise to improve the standard of living for millions around the globe. To learn more, contact Dr. Lori Long at

Tax Clinic

Each year, trained and qualified students provide free tax preparation services to the community as part of the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Learn more.