Business Resources

Entrepreneurship – Doane University

At Doane University, students have the opportunity to enroll in entrepreneurship classes to obtain a minor or certificate in Entrepreneurship. We also offer experiential programming to encourage business startups.


The entrepreneurship program at Doane University prepares students to become future business owners and leaders by developing the knowledge and practices needed to be successful in solving existing problems through creativity and innovation. Students are exposed to organizational development, marketing, financial viability and sound business planning. They have the opportunity to learn from experienced entrepreneurs through mentorship, class visits and case studies. The program is action-based, providing students with agency in their own progress bringing their passion, experience and talents together.

Involvement in the entrepreneurship program at Doane University will complement any major or discipline and add to the value of their liberal arts education.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Nebraska Business Issues
  • Women’s Business Issues

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review (Specialty)
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Management Issues

  • Professional / Leadership Development (Specialty)

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)


  • Competitive Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects (Specialty)

Networking Organizations

  • Small Business/General (Specialty)


  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance (Specialty)
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training (Specialty)
  • Online Courses and Videos (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Product Development

  • Product Design and Development
  • Prototype Development
  • R & D Support

Nonprofit Development

  • Strategic Planning (Specialty)

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business
  • Valuation

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Business Degree Program (Specialty)
  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects (Specialty)
  • Student Research Projects (Specialty)
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)


  • Formal Mentoring Programs (Specialty)
  • Coaching
Contact Information
Lisa Tschauner
1014 Boswell Ave
Crete, NE 68516