Tag: Entrepreneurship

Business Bash: Minor Programs and Pizza

TOMORROW April 10th @ 4:30 in room 101 of the Academic Office Building (AOB)
The COB will share information about minors. Our minors lead to exciting pathways for students to broaden their academic horizons, complement their majors, and cultivate skills essential for success in today’s dynamic professional landscape.

Minors may complement a wide range of majors and provide students with valuable interdisciplinary skills and knowledge. Below is a description of each minor offered; individual degree audit requirements are linked.

  • Business: In today’s fast-paced and competitive global economy, having a solid foundation in business principles is essential for success. Our Business Minor offers students a comprehensive overview of key concepts and skills necessary to thrive in diverse organizational settings. This minor is not open to students majoring in Accounting (BACC and BAC1), Engineering Management (BEM), Finance (BFIN), Management (BMGT, BMG1, BMG2), Management Information Systems (BMIS), and Marketing (BMKT).
  • Business IT Solutions: In an era where technology drives business innovation, this minor empowers students with the power to leverage IT solutions effectively within corporate landscapes. From data management to digital transformation strategies, students experience business and technology, equipping themselves for dynamic roles in modern enterprises. This minor is not open to students in Management Information Systems (BMIS)
  • Construction Management: This minor provides a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved in construction projects. Through courses encompassing project planning, risk management, and sustainable construction practices, students gain the knowledge sought after in the construction industry.
  • Economics: Explore the intricate mechanisms of economies and decision-making processes with our Economics minor. From macroeconomic principles to microeconomic analysis, students develop an understanding of economic phenomena, empowering them to navigate the complexities of global markets and policymaking realms. This minor is not open to students in Economics (BEC).
  • Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Innovation: For the aspiring innovators and disruptors, this minor offers a place to cultivate entrepreneurial mindsets and skills. From ideation to creation, students use their abilities to identify opportunities, navigate challenges, and drive impactful change in the entrepreneurial landscape.
  • FinTech: Dive into the intersection of finance and technology with our Fintech minor. From different trading practices, students will explore cutting-edge technologies shaping the future of financial services. Equipped with fintech expertise, they are poised to thrive in the rapidly evolving landscape of finance and banking.
  • Global Business: In an increasingly interconnected world, proficiency in global business practices is paramount. Our Global Business minor offers students a view of international markets, cross-cultural management strategies, and global supply chain dynamics. With a global mindset and cross-cultural competencies, students will excel in the interconnected global marketplace.

Idea Pitch Competition – Registration Now Open

Do you have an innovative idea that could disrupt the norm and redefine “business as usual”? If so, we invite you to showcase your innovation at the upcoming Fall 2023 Idea Pitch Competition. Register here

Date and Time: October 11, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Great Lakes Research Center, Room 202

At the Idea Pitch Competition, you will have a platform to present your groundbreaking idea in an engaging community setting. Each contestant will have THREE MINUTES to captivate the audience and judges with their visionary ideas. Judges will vote to select top pitches and award cash prizes to the top contestants:

  • First place: $200
  • Second place: $100
  • Third place: $50
  • Honorable mention: $25 
  • Audience favorite: $25

Pitch Deck Submissions Due: October 9, 2023 (Send to huskyinnovate@mtu.edu)

Live Pitch Event: October 11, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Fall 2022 Husky Innovate Events

Innovating the Next Level of Michigan Tech

Resources all around at Michigan Tech to help you achieve your goals. Get tools and knowledge to cultivate your innovative, creative, and entrepreneurial spirit across all the disciplines offered on campus.

You’ll have access to workshops, competitions, NSF I-Corps training, guest speakers, the Silicon Valley Experience, and other field trips. We are Michigan Tech’s innovation and entrepreneurship resource hub!

Husky Innovate will be hosting various events this Fall

Husky Innovate Calendar for Fall 2022

Upcoming Information Sessions for Entrepreneurship and Supply Chain and Operations Management

The School of Business and Economics would like to invite all interested students to an open session to learn more about the opportunities within the two new Management concentrations, ask current students and advisors questions, and learn about career opportunities for each concentration.

Both sessions are being held in the Academic Office Building in conference room 101.

Dates and additional information for each session are provided below:

Supply Chain and Operations Management Concentration:

Wednesday, March 19th @ 4:00 pm

SCOM Info Session

Entrepreneurship Concentration:

Entrepreneurship Info Session

Monday, March 24th @ 3:30 -5:00

Both sessions will provide pizza and pop for attendees.