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ND SBDC Network Staff Receive Certified Value Growth Advisor (CVGA) Designation

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ND SBDC Center Directors Keith Olson (Williston) and Paul Smith (Fargo) have achieved the designation of Certified Value Growth Advisor (CVGA) after successfully meeting the rigorous requirements of Corporate Value Metrics. The certification process included a 5-day program with 40 hours of classroom instruction by subject matter experts, successful completion of a case study assignment, […]

UND Nistler College of Business & Public Administration appoints Tiffany Ford as State Director for the North Dakota Small Business Development Network.

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The University of North Dakota Nistler College of Business & Public Administration is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Tiffany Ford as the State Director for the North Dakota Small Business Development Network. The UND Center for Business Engagement & Development is an internal ‘umbrella’ department for UND for the North Dakota Small Business […]

UND Nistler College of Business & Public Administration Ranks #7 for Best Online Business Degrees

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UND Nistler College of Business & Public Administration Ranks #7 for Best Online Business Degrees The University of North Dakota Nistler College of Business & Public Administration (NCoBPA) was recently ranked #7 for Best Online Business Degree Programs by the Best Value Schools Organization https://www.bestvalueschools.org/online-business-degree/. All of the Nistler College’s online programs and certificates below were […]

VETERANS BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTER OF THE DAKOTAS RECEIVES YEAR-THREE GRANT FUNDING

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The Veterans Business Outreach Center of the Dakotas, funded through the U.S. Small Business Administration, has been awarded $290,000 for year-three of their grand program, hosted through the University of North Dakota. VBOC, operated out of the Center for Innovation on the UND campus, serves both North and South Dakota. The VBOC program is a […]

Innovative Practices: Accountancy Students Take Part in Virtual Field Trip

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The UND Department of Accountancy within the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration is using innovative strategies to connect with employers and continue providing outstanding experiential learning opportunities for their students. For decades, the Department of Accountancy has hosted an annual field trip to Minneapolis, MN providing accounting students the opportunity to network with […]

Puttin’ on the Fritz: Two named Chester Fritz Distinguished Professors at UND

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Presidents Wynne and Armacost popped up during Zoom meetings to surprise Michelle M. Sauer and Sean Valentine with the news Michelle Sauer and Sean Valentine are 2020’s Chester Fritz Distinguished Professors. “I definitely feel like I should have dressed up more,” said Michelle M. Sauer, UND’s newest Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor, and the crowd on the […]

NORTH DAKOTA SBDC LAUNCHES 4R PROJECT TO HELP ND SMALL BUSINESSES RECOVER FROM COVID DISASTER

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NORTH DAKOTA SBDC LAUNCHES 4R PROJECT TO HELP ND SMALL BUSINESSES RECOVER FROM COVID DISASTER Assistance will focus on survival, recovery, re-opening and long-term resiliency and growth ND Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have launched the 4R Project – Recover, Re-open, Re-invent, (be) Resilient, to help North Dakota’s small businesses get “back to business.” This is […]

NORTH DAKOTA SBDC ANNOUNCES 5 DAY SMALL BUSINESS CHALLENGE

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Support Small Businesses 5 Day Challenge on Social Media ND Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) is pleased to announce a social media campaign to support small businesses across the state. This campaign, Support Small Businesses 5 Day Challenge, is a way that everyone can support small businesses from the safety of their home. The 6-part […]

INSPIRATIONAL STAFF NAVIGATING THE CRISIS: UND NCoBPA Pancratz Career Development Center finds innovative ways to connect with students and employers

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Our UND Nistler College of Business & Public Administration staff continue to be leaders in crisis. UND NCoBPA Pancratz Career Development Center finds innovative ways to connect with students and employers virtually. Q & A with Kathy Lund, Director of the Pancratz Career Development Center What changes has the PCDC made to serve students and […]