Rainforest University Center
The New Mexico Rainforest University Center provides training and technical assistance at all of the University of New Mexico sites (Main, UNM-Taos, UNM-Valencia, UNM-Gallup, and UNM-Los Alamos).
The University Center mission is to:
- Advance high-growth entrepreneurship
- Cultivate innovation
- Encourage business expansion beyond the local market
- Develop a high-skilled work force through entrepreneurship fundamental training
The platform for the training will be eCommerce, designed to assist any business with its digital presence. Courses and certificates will be available to UNM students and community members thru UNM's Innovation Academy.
The program provides two primary training programs at all UNM branch campuses: 1) Access to taking the Create. Sell. Bank. Course (for UNM students for credit or community members for certificate) and 2) a series of 12 seminars covering from January to December.
Additionally, each site has a dedicated site mentor. The site mentor is available as an interface for any questions and to serve as a connection point for resources related to your entrepreneurial endeavors or training.
Collaborative Problem Solving through Design Thinking
Click the image above to watch Collaborative Problem Solving through Design Thinking presented by Nancy Lewis on June 26, 2019.
Networking and Business Development
Presented by Stacy Sacco and John Chavez on July 16, 2019 at Old Martina's Hall in Taos, NM.
UNM-Gallup University Center Info Session and Meet a Mentor
Click the image above to watch UNM-Gallup University Center Info Session and Meet a Mentor presented by Vanessa Roanhorse on September, 5 2019 at UNM-Gallup Campus in Gallup, NM.
Virtual Start-up Boot Camp #1 - What? So What? Therefore!
Click the image above to watch Virtual Start-up Boot Camp #1 - What? So What? Therefore! presented by Susan Cornelius on March 25, 2020.
Virtual Start-up Boot Camp #2 - Pitch Deck Magic!
Click the image above to watch Virtual Start-up Boot Camp #2 - Pitch Deck Magic! presented by Susan Cornelius on April 15, 2020.
Tapping Into Native Business Resilience Moving Forward
Click the image above to watch Tapping Into Native Business Resilience Moving Forward by Vanessa Roanhorse, Liz Gamboa and Jake Foreman on June 22, 2020.