The Gary S. Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship is the hub of entrepreneurship and innovation at the University of Minnesota that inspires, educates and connects the next generation of Minnesota's entrepreneurs. We mobilize the community and provide support for emerging entrepreneurs, both within and outside the University, through experiential courses and engaging outreach programs. Said simply, we nurture collaboration and ignite innovation.
Whether you have dreams of starting your own business or want to acquire the skills to innovate at an existing company, an entrepreneurial education at the Schulze School will provide the training and knowledge you need to succeed. Explore the resources below to begin your journey to becoming a Tommie entrepreneur.
Junior Achievement programs are taught in more than 700 schools throughout the upper Midwest. During the 2016-17 school year, 163,108 students experienced JA programming. JAUM strives to provide relevant, fundamental learning opportunities for students in grades K-12, preparing them for a lifetime of success. Each year JAUM partners with nearly 10,000 community volunteers to teach our programs to local students. Through age-appropriate curricula, Junior Achievement programs teach children how they can impact the world around them as individuals, workers and consumers, and prepare students to succeed in school and beyond.