Resources for Business & Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial and business/management skills are becoming an important value added component for today's engineering and science graduate.  Not only are these skills becoming increasingly in demand by prospective employers, but creativity, innovation, and an entrepreneurial culture are an important component of South Dakota's economic development plan.  Further, these same skills can lead to important attributes related to the development complex thinking and leadership development.  As part of that development the industrial engineering department has adopted a holistic approach to student development which includes typological understanding necessary for creative and innovative problem solving. 

These pages contain links to business resources, online interactive exercises related to finance, budgeting, and economic valuation, entrepreneurial links, program and certificate information, and generally provides a resource information page for budding entrepreneurs. 

Industrial Engineering Department, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Rapid City, SD  57701