The ISU College of Business conducts and shares research to educate tomorrow’s business leaders, so they are prepared to deal with multi-disciplinary, global, technological, ethical and diversity challenges. The college moved into the Gerdin Business Building in 2004. The 111,000-square foot building is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including high-tech laboratories that allow students and faculty to replicate real-world business situations, like securities trading and market research. These capabilities, combined with a solid curriculum, nationally-recognized faculty, and welcoming atmosphere, provide business students with an innovative educational experience. Students also benefit from faculty and staff who are dedicated, approachable, and responsive, creating an unmatched business education experience.
The ISU Office of Economic Development and Industry Relations (EDIR) assists external stakeholders in accessing the unique capabilities and services of Iowa State University. EDIR is a single point of contact to streamline the process of making connections between industry and the university. EDIR connects companies and individuals with university capabilities and expertise in business and technical assistance, research and development, facilities (including the ISU Research Park, laboratories, and equipment), and workforce development. Whatever your needs are, we are here to help you address them.