Build the Workforce You Need for Today's Market
We work closely with Montana businesses to develop and deliver the types of training your staff needs to make your organization more competitive.
Take Your Career to New Places
We'll help you get the career you want by offering you the training you need. With our partners, we've developed 'must-have' and 'next-level' training programs in top industries that will enable you to earn more, reach higher, and live better.
Great Business Ideas Grow Anywhere
Whether you have a new business idea or want to grow your business, we have a host of resources, programs, courses, and expert support to offer first-time and seasoned entrepreneurs.
Don't miss what's next and new from Accelerate Montana.
The Accelerate Montana team is working tirelessly to bring on the newest, most relevant, and highest-demand business skills programs and training. And we don't want you to miss a thing.
From construction to cyber-security, coding to start-ups, our team is always innovating with our program partners.
We're collaborating with Montana businesses and partners in education and economic development across the state to bring Montanans the training they need to upskill, compete, and thrive.
Employers, Accelerate Your Workforce With:
- Workforce Needs Assessment
- Employee Training Programs
- Acquisition & Retention Support
The marketplace is rapidly changing, and employers are telling us that they need faster, more flexible, and more thorough training in both "must-have" and "next level" skill sets.
We'll work with you to identify, create, and deliver workforce development and training programs that are exactly what you and your staff need to compete and thrive in today's environment.
Enroll in a Rapid Training Program
- Start Your New Career
- Grow New Skills Faster
- Build Your Career Potential
This market is bursting with new opportunities: better-paying jobs, entirely new careers, and (best of all) more flexible ways of attaining new skills.
We Give Entrepreneurs a Place to Learn:
- Innovators & Entrepreneurs
- Established Businesses That Need a Refresh or Redirect
- Women Business Owners & Entrepreneurs
We have assembled a highly experienced team of specialists who can advise, train, provide programming, and support services to help your business launch, thrive, and stand apart.
Let us introduce you to our network of programs, whose collective dedication is to serve and support Montana's economy.
Our team of experts and subject area specialists works across industries (from construction to coding) and across a diverse community of interests (from rural to urban), and in businesses on micro and global scales.
We can help employees gain new skills, small businesses grow their markets, women entrepreneurs lead, and enterprises level up with new skills, talent, and competitiveness.
Please take some time to get to know our partners. We're all here to help.
University of Montana
Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Accelerate Montana's Rural Innovation Initiative
AMRII provides entrepreneurial coaching, ideation, and venture creation support for rural and indigenous communities across Montana. AMRII envisions a Montana in which rural innovators have the support, training, and access to networks and resources they need to create innovative startup businesses, helping to solve the world's most difficult rural problems.
Montana World Trade Center
MWTC leads the foreign direct investment initiative for the state of Montana and is the driving force behind Montana Bioscience Cluster Initiative.
Just across the river from UM's main campus, MonTEC is a high-growth, technology focused business incubator that typically houses 20-30 startup companies primarily in life sciences, software, internet, and digital sectors.
The BLP program helps students, alumni, faculty and staff explore entrepreneurship, providing coaching and connection to startup resources as well as running programs such as the annual John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge and Pursue Your Passion women's entrepreneurship program.
America's SBDC Network
The SBDC network supports ten regional centers across the state, focusing on free one-on-one counseling and low cost training in areas such as financial analysis, business planning, strategic planning, loan packaging, financial projections and market research to help small businesses achieve their goals of growth, innovation and success.
The University of Montana’s Innovation Factory (IF) houses many Accelerate MT programs adjacent to national-level design and digital fabrication facilities. IF pilot projects efficiently demonstrate and generate impacts for campus and community partners. Our research initiatives explore the intersections between civic and curricular innovation, sustainability, and systems improvement. By leveraging vibrant AMT entrepreneurship programming, in-house prototyping capability, and human-centered design, IF has increasing capacity for product development, business incubation and UX design consultation
Women's Entrepreneurial & Leadership Lab
The Women's Entrepreneurial and Leadership Lab Women's Business Center program builds educational, experimental and entrepreneurial programs for Montana women to create more equitable, prosperous and collaborative futures for all
Montana Code School