Dive into your college experience with nearly one dozen business-oriented student organizations to choose from. More than just a great way to have fun and meet people, student groups provide hands-on, real-world experience and add value to your education and is a great résumé builder.
High-paying, high-tech jobs begin with a polished résumé, business etiquette, and a professional demeanor. The College of Business charges itself with providing all business students with the blueprint for professional success. Stand at Commencement with an honor cord distinction, recognizing dedication to personal career development.
Applied Portfolio Management Program
Real money ($2 million to be exact), real investments, real business—that’s the Applied Portfolio Management Program (APMP) at Michigan Tech. There’s no better way to prepare for a career in finance or wealth management than to gain firsthand experience.
The Silicon Valley Experience
Michigan Tech’s Silicon Valley Experience, a trip offered each year during Spring Break, is your chance to see real business in action—in a place that has become home to some of the world’s largest corporations: Fortune 1000 companies, software giants, high-tech startups, and more
Business Model Competition
The Bob Mark Business Model Competition provides a venue for students of all majors to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas before an audience and a panel of judges. Prior to the competition, students receive coaching from business professionals to hone their ideas and improve their pitches.
Husky Innovate workshops and events guide Michigan Tech students of any major through key phases of innovation and business development while emphasizing evidence-based strategies for success. Through participation, students will distinguish their résumé (or prepare to launch their own company), and will build knowledge, expertise, and confidence.
The iOme challenge is an economics competition that discusses how local organizations might engage the so-called Y or Millennial generation to think about their own future 40 years from now. Teams of students from across US universities submit an essay and a video that outlines their argument and engages video viewers with often scary but true facts.
Study Abroad Germany Program
Due to the ongoing trend of globalization, companies are looking more and more for
university graduates with intercultural skills who can support their international
expansion. In this regard, the new Study Abroad Germany program is a great opportunity
to discover Germany and to experience a new culture.
By blending theory and practice with plant tours, students learn first-hand about operations and supply chain management in a number of different settings. Different cultural excursions complement the course-work and field trips.More Information on Study Abroad Germany
Project Management Competition
THE Project is an annual collegiate project management competition offered by the Western Michigan Project Management Institute (WMPMI). Each year, the College of Business recruits several teams to field in the upcoming competition.
Enterprise Business Initiative
The Enterprise Business Initiative is a cross Enterprise, collaborative group open to all students enrolled in the Enterprise program. The initiative gives participating students a forum to discuss business topics with each other, enhance their analysis, and develop conclusions and recommendations for projects.