At the School of Business and Economics, our goal is to educate high-quality students who focus on innovation, new technologies, entrepreneurship, and business development. Our staff and faculty work closely with students, alumni, industry leaders, and business professionals to provide a unique and distinctive career path. We are constantly developing our current programs, as well as offering the Business Development Experience where students gain real life experience while attending Michigan Tech. 

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Dean Johnson

Dean Johnson

PhD in Finance, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Contact

906-487-2668
dean@mtu.edu

Interim Dean, School of Business and Economics

Dr. Johnson is the Founding Director of the Applied Portfolio Management Program. This unique class allows students to manage over $1 million in the financial markets. Three times this program has won the international investment competition at the R.I.S.E. Conference. In recognition of their success, Dr. Johnson and his

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Jeffrey Wall

PhD in Information Systems, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Contact

906-487-1707
jdwall@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, School of Business and Economics

Jeffrey Wall joined MTU in 2015. Prior to joining MTU he taught at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he also received his PhD in Information Systems. Before earning his PhD, Jeffrey worked for several small businesses including some that he started. Small business and entrepreneurship are

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Joel Tuoriniemi

Joel C Tuoriniemi

JD – Michigan State University (Detroit College of Law)

Contact

906-487-1877
jctuorin@mtu.edu

Professor of Practice in Accounting , School of Business and Economics

Joel Tuoriniemi joined the SBE as a lecturer in 2002 and assumed his current position as Assistant Professor of Taxation in Fall 2008. Joel has won the University’s Distinguished Teaching Award, the SBE’s Teaching Award, and has also been inducted into the University’s Academy of Teaching Excellence. He is