Centers & Initiatives

Stetson-Hatcher School of Business fosters ongoing conversation and opportunities for engagement surrounding emerging business ideas and esteemed industry voices. Our centers and initiatives range in emphasis, recognizing the important role foundational principles play in successful business as well as the impact of changing technology and global trends on the entrepreneurial spirit.

Mercer Innovation Center

The Mercer Innovation Center offers to aspiring entrepreneurs the programs, networking opportunities, physical space, tools, experts, student interns, and access to potential funders that can help take an idea from conception to market.  All students, faculty and staff have access to the center’s workshops, competitions, as well as a limited number of premium offerings, such as mentoring and office space.  Community members and guests should visit to see upcoming events and information regarding memberships.

Center for the Study of Economics and Liberty

The Center for the Study of Economics and Liberty encourages a thorough discussion of the economic and moral foundations of capitalism through scholarly activities involving undergraduate students. The Center offers annual research grants to undergraduate students interested in doing research in areas related to political and economic liberty, organizes a guest speaker series bringing to campus renowned academics, practitioners and politicians from all over the world, and supports course developments in areas related to capitalism and economic freedom.

Center for Executive Education

Stetson-Hatcher School of Business offers a portfolio of certificate programs developed by the most forward-thinking minds in academia and industry.

The Executive Forum

The Executive Forum of Mercer University provides opportunities for business and community leaders to hear from the nation’s most sought-after speakers and interact with fellow business leaders.