The MoCU Cooperative Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre is a result of collaborative initiative between Moshi Co-operative University (MoCU) and Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning (HUMBER ITAL). It was officially launched in September 2009. The essence of establishing the Cooperative Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre (CEIC) is to build capacity of entrepreneurs locally and internationally, and to equip entrepreneurial skills and knowledge to the communities.
The mission of the centre is to facilitate the development of entrepreneurial capacity in Tanzania; it aims at becoming an effective catalyst for socio economic development and poverty reduction. CEIC is progressively developing into a community based initiative support organization.
The vision of CEIC is to become a "leading centre of excellence in entrepreneurship training and business counselling nationally and regionally for social and economic development".
The main goal of CEIC is to reduce poverty among poor Tanzanians and the entire Sub-Saharan Africa by enabling them to start and manage their own small and medium enterprises.
CEIC has the capacity to develop programme contents and facilitate programmes on how different entrepreneurs can manage and strengthen their business successfully. CEIC is managed by a team of competent, qualified resource persons who are readily available to provide different services to clients. Since its establishment in September 2009 CEIC managed to conduct several training to different category, of clients, tracer study and business counselling.