Select Page

Clarkson Entrepreneurship Training

Supporting the startup community across Upstate NY

Congratulations to our 2023 UPSTATE FOUNDERS participants! We’re delighted to have had you with us for this program!

Clarkson Entrepreneurship Training is an online training program designed to help you launch and grow your own business. Whether you are still figuring out your idea or already on your way, these tools are available to help you succeed.

Learn techniques that will help you avoid costly mistakes, and hear directly from experts on how build from an idea to a profitable company. This online micro-credential from Clarkson University offers the chance to learn and advance your business with the startup community of Upstate New York.

How to access the courses

Clarkson University is delighted to offer FREE access to CET courses through 2024, supported by a grant from NY State’s Empire State Development.

All courses can be accessed at your own pace.

Click the link below for instructions on how to self-register.

Sign Up to Access!

Clarkson Entrepreneurship Training is brought to you by the Shipley Center for Innovation at Clarkson University with funding provided by a grant from Empire State Development.


About the Shipley Center

The Shipley Center for Innovation is an entrepreneurial support hub that can help guide you as you bring your idea to life. Through a collaborative hands-on process, the Shipley Center provides inventors and entrepreneurs with the ability to fully commercialize their products and create successful businesses.


The Shipley Center offers an extensive network within New York’s North Country region that innovators can access directly with a wealth of knowledge and experience from local practitioners and businesses on patenting ideas, building prototypes, and connecting with like-minded partners and potential investors.

Reach Us


Shipley Center For Innovation
8 Clarkson Ave, Potsdam NY 13676


(315) 268-6400