Centers and Initiatives

The Mario J. Gabelli School of Business at RWU is home to the Leadership Institute, the Center for Advanced Financial Education (CAFE), and International Business Programs. All of our Centers and Institutes are designed to help our students to get the most out of their education while also adding value to the local community and beyond.

The Leadership Institute

Exterior shot of school of business.The Leadership Institute builds the skills and knowledge professionals need to lead high-performing organizations both locally and globally. Participants have the opportunity to take advantage of the expertise, resources, and support necessary to explore and strengthen leadership skills through the services the institute provides.

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Center for Advanced Financial Education (CAFE)

Students looking at trading screens.The Center for Advanced Financial Education (CAFE) provides students training and experience managing two real-dollar portfolios – the CAFÉ Growth Fund and the Gabelli Value Fund. Additionally, the student fund managers are eligible to attend learning trips to major financial markets throughout the United States and abroad.

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