Today’s business leaders are responsible for more than just the bottom line. Shake up the corporate world and serve as an ambassador for Christ as you impact people, the planet and profit with a degree in business.
Knowledge plus practical application equals a quality education in business at Olivet. Understand the different areas of business. Learn the skills you need to be a success. Master a variety of business computer applications. Grow in your ability and desire to integrate your Christian faith into your business.Take what you learn in the classroom — and through practical business experiences — into the world’s many business arenas: for-profit, not-for-profit, government service, law school, corporations, large companies, small companies or your own business.Learn to:
Additional OpportunitiesJoin Olivet’s nationally recognized Enactus (formerly known as SIFE) team. Enactus is a global, nonprofit organization active in 40 countries around the world and more than 800 universities in the United States. In recent years, Olivet’s Enactus members have:
Sigma Beta Delta is the national student honorary society for the top 20 percent of business students.
Olivet’s Department of Business is certified as a member of the SAP University Alliance.
The Donald H. Weber Entrepreneur and Leadership Center on the campus of Olivet makes the expertise of national, regional and community leaders available to all students. Recent guests and events include:
Economic Research Institute takes the pulse of local economic indicators. Help with the surveying, analyzing and publishing of data gathered from key local decision makers.Study abroad programs, focused specifically on international business, provide you with a new global perspective.
Leadership Development Institute provides you with opportunities to visit local businesses and enjoy group dinners with their leaders.Job placement assistance: internships, bizalumni.com, annual Job Fair (sponsored by the Center for Student Success)CareersA degree in business will set you up for success in a wide variety of career fields.Alumni careers include: Vice president of finance, accountant, attorney, entrepreneur, consultant, web networking, church marketing, business manager, marketing account manager, tax accountantSome companies that have employed our alumni: Vodaphone; Samaritan’s Purse; United Nations; Stryker; Bank of America; Grabill Bank Wealth Management; Nationwide Insurance; Wirestone; Aurelio’s; Nabisco; Ernst & Young; Smith, Koelling, Dykstra, & Ohm, P.C.Some companies our alumni have started: bizalumni.com; Universal Synergy Group, LLC Accreditation:Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413, telephone 800-621-7440 or 312-263-0456, FAX 312-263-7462 or http://www.ncahlc.org/Areas of study:Accounting, B.S. Business, minor Business Administration, B.S. Business Information Systems, B.S. Commercial Graphics, concentration Economics/Finance, B.S.International Business, B.S. International Marketing, concentration Management, minor Marketing, B.S. Marketing Management, concentration Not-for-Profit Management, concentration Public Relations, concentration
Gain the skills and the knowledge you'll need for a successful career in business.