Academic Degrees, Licenses, Credentials

Master of Business Administration, University of North Dakota

Concentration in International Business, Dickinson State University

Bachelor of Science Business Administration, Dickinson State University

Additional Information

Rolf Butz joined the School of Business and Entrepreneurship as a lecturer in 1997 and taught full time since 2000 as Assistant Professor. He received a pre-graduate engineering diploma, Mainz, Germany in 1975, BS of Science in Business Administration from Dickinson State University (DSU) in 1985, Concentration of International Business from DSU in 1993, and an M.B.A. from University of North Dakota in 2005.

Rolf Butz teaches the International Business core classes as well as marketing related courses.  Mr. Butz was instrumental in setting up the curriculum for the International Business major. Following in suit with his passion for international business, he enjoys serving as a visiting scholar for various institutions abroad.  Recently, he has been invited to teach Strategic Management at Sichuan International Studies University, Chongqing, China. Rolf Butz is an active member of the Academy of International Business.

Rolf Butz has led several International Business Internship courses to China.  Students interned at renowned companies, such as Lifan Motors, during the summer semester, and appreciated country-wide sightseeing at the end of the internship.  Recently, Mr. Butz led a Study Tour group to Europe.

Rolf Butz enjoys horseback riding, international travel and food (eating it more than cooking it), and serving others as a teacher and mentor.