The University of Iowa

Business: Management & Entrepreneurship

Public Space One - Models of Governance & Member Engagement

Project #1: Public Space One recently completed a strategic planning process that captured the organization’s evolution and expansion over the past few years and set the stage for a new period of positive growth and change. In its strategic plan,...

Webster City - Finding Grants for All Cultures Equal

Students in the course Non-Profit Organizational Effectiveness worked with representatives of All Cultures Equal to find external grants that could meet the organization's funding priorities. All Cultures Equal (ACE) is a Webster City based non-...
DeWitt Referral Center

DeWitt Referral Center Retail Management Recommendations

Through a graduate assistantship from the Tippie College of Business, an MBA student worked alongside IISC staff to develop recommendations for retail inventory management policies and procedures for the DeWitt Referral Center, a non-profit...

Mason City Farmers Market Study and Marketing

In a report to the City of Mason City and North Iowa Farmers’ Market Board of Directors, students in the Entrepreneurial Management Institute: Business Consulting class provided recommendations for a permanent location for a community farmers market...

Mason City Transit Study and Marketing

In a report to the City of Mason City, students in the Entrepreneurial Management Institute: Business Consulting class conducted market research and provided recommendations to attract new riders for the City’s public transit system. By appealing to...

Lost Nation Downtown Revitalization Study

Students in the Entrepreneurial Management Institute: Business Consulting class conducted research and made recommendations on best competitive practices to attract entrepreneurs and small entrepreneurial businesses to locate in downtown Lost Nation...

Rural Workforce Solutions

Undergraduate students in the Entrepreneurial Management Institutes’ Business Consulting Course will partner with the Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council to complete research on strategies for supporting the rural workforce of...

Branding SIMPCO

Students in the Entrepreneurial Management Institute worked with SIMPCO to explore, research, and produce recommendations on ways that SIMPCO could more effectively brand their programs and services to existing and new constituents. The Siouxland...