The Center for Economic & Business Development at Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus located in Weatherford, Oklahoma. The Center serves Southwestern and Oklahoma as outlined in its mission statement.
The Mission Statement
To serve Southwestern Oklahoma State University, thirteen counties in southwest & west central Oklahoma, and the state by:
- Providing valuable economic data and analysis that will improve the utilization and assist in the expansion of community resources in the public and private sector.
- Providing comprehensive business/regional strategies that foster economic development/job creation, and diversity in the region.
- Promoting business and employment opportunities through interaction with regional and community-based organizations.
- Providing a forum to disseminate information and providing programs that promote the development of entrepreneurial skills.
- Assisting university faculty in securing funding and consulting opportunities for applied research and market analysis.