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Entrepreneurship, Management & Marketing
Beacom School of Business
Beacom Hall, Room 124
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069
Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Welcome to the Division of Entrepreneurship, Management, and Marketing

As business becomes more and more globally connected, it is vital that future businesspeople have the skills to communicate digitally and cross-culturally. At USD, our professors are experienced in all kinds of business, from high-powered corporations to scrappy startups, and use that experience to help students gain entry into whatever career path they choose. Coupled with exciting internship and study abroad opportunities, these experiences enable our students to pursue careers in marketing, retail management or even starting their own businesses.

Join our community of purpose-seekers, dream-chasers and entrepreneurs in the USD Division of Entrepreneurship, Management and Marketing.


Programs

Meet the Division

Get to know the faculty and staff in the Division of Entrepreneurship, Management and Marketing. Our faculty are experts in their field, contributing research and scholarship in entrepreneurship, global business trends and more.
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Chet Barney

Associate Professor,Management
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Tammy Loos

Instructor of Management
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Elizabeth Manser Payne

Assistant Professor
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Emily Quinn

Instructor in Marketing
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Thomas Tiahrt

Interim Chair
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Rand Wergin

Associate Professor
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Henry Wiedrich

Instructor
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Mark Yockey

Chair of EMML

Known For Excellence

At USD, you'll find a high quality educational experience strengthened by our faculty's research and creative scholarship. See what makes our division exceptional.

DEPARTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Explore the variety of opportunities and resources available to entrepreneurship, management and marketing students.

Departments & Facilities

Explore the departments, facilities and centers that contribute to your education in the Division of Entrepreneurship, Management and Marketing.
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Accounting & Finance

Accounting and finance are among the most needed skill sets in the business world. The Division of Accounting and Finance prepares students through hands-on-experience in and out of the classroom so they can lead successful financial careers in any field.

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Entrepreneurship, Management & Marketing

As the business world continues to grow and diversify, our students graduate with both a firm knowledge of business essentials and the experience they'll need to apply that knowledge to an exciting, ever-changing field.

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Economics & Decision Sciences

Analyzing and applying data is both one of the greatest opportunities and challenges modern business professionals face, and USD's Division of Economics and Decision is there to help you embrace that challenge head on.

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SDCEE

South Dakota Council on Economic Education (SDCEE) improves the quality and quantity of statewide economic and financial literacy education.

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Health Services Management

Learn to apply business principles to the rapidly growing health care field with the Division of Health Services Management in the Beacom School of Business. Equipped with real-world research projects, internships with industry-changing companies and student leadership opportunities, you'll graduate prepared to lead the charge into the future of health care.

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Engaging the Business Community

Every undergraduate program at the Beacom School of Business welcomes an advisory council of leaders in their respective industries. The council advises faculty and students on industry trends, consults on curriculum changes and connects students to through student organization engagement and career opportunities.  
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Gain Real-World Experience

The i2i Business Model Competition offers university and high school students the chance to win funding for their business ideas. The competition assists aspiring entrepreneurs in the new approach to launching companies, will help them become a more successful entrepreneur and decrease the time it takes for them to reach that success.

 

  • Have an idea that needs to be taken to the next level?
  • Transform your idea into reality.
  • Win cash prizes to invest into your business concept.
  • Get feedback from business leaders and investors.


Learn More

student success story

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I chose Marketing as a major, with a minor in Operational Management with the goal of providing businesses with critical information about target markets, key metrics, and strategies that can be used to improve customer relationships and promote growth. I found my niche within marketing research, strategy, and implementation. The faculty and staff have greatly impacted my growth as a young business professional by sharing their experiences, insights, and successes.

Cody Dias

B.B.A. Marketing '22
Marcus, Iowa

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