Small Business Institute
Since its inception in 1974, the Small Business Institute (SBI) at the University of St. Thomas has been instrumental in the success and growth of many businesses in the Twin Cities area.
What we do is leverage UST business faculty and students to provide exceptional business consulting—so far, we have helped sharpen and inform over 2,100 small businesses and non-profit organizations.
Survey Resources and Policies
- Qualtrics - online survey tool for students with instructions for account setup
- Responsible Use Policy - Students: read this carefully before setting up any online survey
About Our Work
The purpose of the UST Small Business Institute is to contribute to a healthy regional business climate in a way that is mutually beneficial to both business and the St. Thomas community. Specifically, we are here to:
- To help our small business clients improve their performance and profitability via high-quality business consultations with our expert faculty and professional staff.
- To create unique, extraordinarily rich learning opportunities for students as they apply their knowledge and skills to real-world business situations.