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Department of Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Information Systems (ESIS)
About Us

The Department of Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Information Systems (ESIS) is committed to providing students with an innovative, interactive and highly experiential program, equipping them with the skills necessary to pursue a successful professional career. The Department works with the Jim Moran Institute Board of Advisors and other stakeholders to keep its curriculum relevant, provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and to allow students and industry executives an opportunity to network.

Academic Programs
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Students learn outside the classroom through our internship program and international programs and are offered many networking and leadership opportunities through student organizations, such as the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Student Chapter, Collegiate Entrepreneur’s Organization (CEO) and the Young Entrepreneurs Society (YES), and events. Additionally, the Student Leadership Council sponsors several networking events and student engagement programs to assist students in the transition from college to careers. Generous scholarships help support students along the way.

ESIS faculty members are widely recognized for producing high-quality, innovative research and are acknowledged worldwide as experts in their fields. In addition to being active in a wide spectrum of scholarly research, faculty members maintain a reputation campus wide as being among the most well-respected teachers, according to student evaluations and university commendations. The department’s research is enhanced through its connection to the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, which is housed in the college. In addition, the Department houses Entrepreneurs-In-Residence, who offer mentoring and advice to students as it relates to their business ideas and startups.

Contact Us
Department Chair:   Dr. Susan S. Fiorito
ENT Undergraduate Program:   Kirsten Frandsen
MIS Undergraduate Program:   Dr. Deborah Armstrong
MS-MIS Program Director:   Dr. Ashley Bush
MBA Program Director:   Dr. William Christiansen
PhD with major in Management Information
Systems Program Director:
  Dr. Ashley Bush
PhD with major in Strategy Program Director:   Dr. Bruce Lamont
Department Staff:       Kirsten Frandsen

Office Location: RBB 325
Department Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 850-645-4292
Fax: 850-645-0849

Mailing Address: 
College of Business
Department of Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Information Systems
821 Academic Way, RBB 325
P.O. Box 3061110
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1110


, 821 Academic Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1110
Tel: 850-644-3090 Fax: 850-644-0915

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