Economics & Management

Our Mission is to equip students to identify, analyze, and solve complex problems through excellent, liberal arts education and experiential learning, which enables students to become ethical and entrepreneurial leaders. 


Gustie Entrepreneur Cup

Gustie Entrepreneur Cup

 The Gustie Cup is an annual student entreprenuership competition with the chance to win $20K in prize money! Past student-led innovations range from sustainable clothing, smart-energy, virtual gambling, and more. 

Students can experiment with putting innovative ideas into action at this annual Entrepreneurship Competition hosted on campus. Entrepreneurship requires critical thinking, promotes creativity and resilience, teaches how to deal with ambiguity, and allows students to learn what questions to ask, and where to look for answers.

To learn about the Gustie Entrepreneur Cup application process and requirements, click here.


Gustavus Mentoring Program

This program matches Gustavus students with a Gustavus alum, parent, or friend for a mentoring relationship. It prepares students for their transition to professional life upon graduation.


Marketing Projects for Companies

Are you in need of marketing assistance? Each semester, students work in teams with alumni-connected organizations to research, solve challenges, and offer reccomendations for their company's marketing efforts. There is no cost associated with participation; apply for a project today!

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Student Organizations

There are four student organizations in the Economics & Management Department: Accounting Club, Finance Club, Gustavus Women in Leadership, and the E. Terry Skone Investment Club. These organizations are a great way for students to get involved and engage outside of the classroom. Follow the above link to learn more about clubs.



Gustavus Women in Leadership

Alumnae, students and friends are the heart of this unique program which inspires women in their personal and professional leadership.