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College of Business & Innovation

  • The MSU Moorhead College of Business and Innovation, building on a strong foundation of liberal studies, provides professional career and leadership preparation through student-centered learning that incorporates technology, experiential learning, and interaction with industry and community.

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  • Benefits of MSUM's College of Business & Innovation
    The College of Business & Innovation seeks student advisory board membership each semester to provide a student perspective and voice to the dean of the college. Student input and feedback is essential to represent and advocate for students’ interests and concerns.
    A professional advisory board including professionals and community leaders, as well as distinguished alumni, are integral and indispensable to the College of Business & Innovation by providing strategic or programmatic advice, engaging vested members of our community, cultivating support and influence for college programs.
    The Center for Innovative Business Solutions creates unique real world educational experiences for Minnesota State University Moorhead students and provides valuable research, fresh ideas, and recommendations to participating businesses.
  • College of Business & Innovation News
    • Dufault, Lall and Lumb published in Journal of Global Business Management
      Christopher Dufault, MBA student; Vinod Lall, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management; and Ruth Lumb, Professor of Marketing at […]
    • A Life-Changing Journey
      Grace Garnas ’19 (project management) shares her transfer story
    • MSUM Earns Accreditation by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs
      The Project Management Program at MSUM has been accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Accreditation Center for Project […]
    • Professional Management Department moving to CB 207
      Starting Friday, July 12, the Professional Management Department and its four programs (Construction Management, Project Management, Operations Management, and Global […]
    • Dr. Behl earns PMP certification
      Dr. Joshua Behl has earned his PMP (Project Management Professional) certification. The PMP is an internationally recognized designation from the […]
    • Graduate Program Consortium for Concurrent Enrollment Instructors Course Creation/Modification/Conversion RFP
      The Graduate Program Consortium for Concurrent Enrollment Instructors Workgroup was formed in response to the Academic and Student Affairs division […]
    • MSUM new hires
      Please join us in welcoming the following employees to Minnesota State University Moorhead!  Make sure to stop by their departments […]
    • Start of semester tasks for instructors
      Instructors: Your D2L Brightspace shells for Summer 2019 have been created. If you do not see your course or need courses merged, please email For helpful tips on […]
    • MSUM expects 850 students to graduate May 17
      MSUM will award degrees to about 850 students during its spring commencement program Friday, May 17 in the university’s Nemzek […]
    • Study Abroad – Germany
      Wednesday, May 8 | Noon | CB 113 Interested in Germany? Join our Spring 2020 class and trip: May 2020 trip to Germany with main […]
    • Accounting drop-in tutoring
      Tuesdays & Fridays | 3-4 p.m. | Flora Frick 154R-2 The Academic Support Center is offering drop-in tutoring for students […]
    • OLC and QM accounts for faculty
      MSUM is a subscribing member to both the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and Quality Matters (QM). These national organizations provide tools and resources […]
    • Kaszynski awarded by American Water Works Association
      Carol Kaszynski (adjunct faculty in the project management program) has been awarded the American Water Works Association 2019 Section Education […]
    • Nominations still open for Dille Lecturer Award
      Nominate your respected colleagues or favorite professors for the prestigious Dille Lecturer Award! Successful nominees will demonstrate how they transform […]
    • Dragons at DECA International
      Seventeen Dragons competed at the recent Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Fla. MSUM had a very successful […]
    • Dr. Kim’s coauthored paper receives award at hospitality, tourism conference
      Dr. Wooyang Kim, Assistant Professor of Marketing in the Paseka School of Business and Dr. Kelly La Venture (Bemidji State […]
    • Sheeley accepted to prestigious accounting PhD program
      Bret Sheeley, Adjunct Professor of Accounting in the Paseka School of Business, was accepted to the PhD in Accounting program […]
    • Careers with the Internal Revenue Service presentation
      Tuesday, April 9 | 6-7:30 p.m. | CB 111 Lisa Olander, Supervisory Internal Revenue Agent and MSUM alumna, will discuss […]
    • Student Senate elections
      Student Senate elections begin Monday, April 8 and end on Friday, April 12. The following candidates have declared their candidacy: […]
    • Graduate student commencement information
      Graduate Students — Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! Spring 2019 Degree Completion DeadlinesLast day to submit Form 3 to Graduate Studies Office: […]
  • Assess Your Business Options
    Be broadly and competitively marketable
    Survey Construction Management
    Excellent job placement and industry connections
    Discover Operations Management
    Transfer program for technical graduates
    Challenge Yourself
    Create, configure or maintain computer systems
    Students engage with faculty and the community by conducting research, producing award-winning programs and documentaries, participating in competitions, and taking part in service projects.
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