Foster College of Business

Foster College of Business

Through close interaction and experiential learning, we empower great outcomes for individuals and organizations.

In everything we do, we value integrity, persistence, innovation, collaboration, impact, growth, diversity and risk taking.

We have many opportunities for you to develop leadership skills. We personalize our offerings to address your specific workplace challenges, and partner with companies to ensure our programs meet industry standards today and in the future. Best of all, our continuing education programs provide evening and weekend options, so you can continue to work full time. We provide:

  • Individual assessment and coaching
  • Professional skills development
  • Leadership development
  • Team building

We promote strategic planning and thinking. Whether your employees enroll in a graduate or certificate program, or you need advice from senior business students involved in a capstone consulting project, we offer customizable solutions to ensure strategies align with organizational goals. We facilitate:

  • Strategic agility, management and execution
  • Digital strategy
  • Strategic marketing

Organizations have the ability to collaborate with our faculty, staff and students as they strive for operational excellence. Our centers offer businesses programs and measures to strengthen data management and security, as well as overall organizational development and guidance. We offer:

  • Change management
  • Information/data security
  • Organizational development
  • Supply chain management
  • Effective communication
  • Business analytics/data management

We have the expertise and resources to help organizations move into new markets across borders or to grow their teams locally. Our experience and infrastructure can help startups and established companies commercialize technologies, protect inventions or finance new ventures. We also aid in business creation. We support:

  • Customer development
  • Business growth management
  • Financial management and access to capital
  • Innovation and development of products and services
  • Business startup
  • Globalization

How to Help
We are here to help you. We support business creation, growth and retention in the Peoria area. The Foster College of Business is your local business partner through our exceptional students, faculty, staff, business consulting and employee development services. To determine how we can help you achieve your goals, visit

Foster College of Business/Bradley University
1501 W. Bradley Ave.
Peoria, IL 61625
(309) 677-2253

Facebook: @BradleyFCB
Twitter: @BradleyUFoster

Dr. Matthew O’Brien, Interim Dean
Dr. Jennifer Robin, Associate Dean
Heather McCord, Assistant Dean for Budget and Administration
James Foley, Director, Turner Center for Entrepreneurship
Angela Settles, Director, Center for Professional Excellence
Karen Campbell, Director, Development
Kelly Donnelly, Director, Graduate Recruiting