NIU Business... Where the Classroom Meets the Business World
NIU College of Business faculty incorporate the following into their classes:
Business/professional guest speakers
Projects with real-world business connections
Case studies with real-world business connections
Company tours or class trips to firms
The majority of NIU College of Business faculty have had professional experience in industry before coming to NIU.
The majority of NIU College of Business faculty participate in consulting activities in private industry.
College-wide, every academic department provides:
Discipline-specific professional organizations
Discipline-specific Meet the Firm events
The NIU College of Business Office of the Dean as well as all of its academic departments collaborate with business advisory boards that are made up of business professionals who share their insights and experiences.