With workforce issues and the need for skilled employees taking over headlines, there’s a St. Cloud company giving students substantial roles in running a business. Global Impex USA, a textile business started two years ago by Kingshuk (King) Mukherjee, allows students to work on their own time—making sales calls, handling shipping orders and other practical, hands-on job tasks. A recent article in the St. Cloud Times covered the “social incubator” for fostering young entrepreneurs; to read the article, visit https://www.sctimes.com/story/news/2019/07/25/st-cloud-textile-startup-provides-hands-business-experience-entrepreneur/1817265001/
Mukherjee is currently an Associate Professor and interim Chairman of the Global Business Leadership Department at the College of St. Benedict’s and St. John’s University in St. Cloud. A specialist in supply chain management and sustainability, he is a strong proponent of experiential learning. He is the founder, director, president and owner of Global Impex USA, which is also affiliated with Guild Apparel and Stryv Medical. For more information on Global Impex, visit www.globalimpexusa.com.