The Consulting & Business Development Center has helped a half-dozen other business schools develop programs that improve student learning and enhance performance of small businesses in under-served communities. We are now working to create a community of business schools that will share resources and best practices toward a goal of open-source curriculum and program development.
Program Implementation Manuals
For your convenience, the Center’s most current implementation manuals for our Business Certificate Program, Student Consulting Program, and Board Fellows Program are now available in an electronic format that can be downloaded free of charge. Please click here to fill out an inquiry form, and, upon completion, you will be provided with a link to downloadable PDF versions of our program implementation manuals.
Textbook: Multicultural Marketing and Business Consulting
This textbook grew out of more than a decade of teaching students consulting skills through a project-based course that has produced positive outcomes for small businesses. The textbook was developed for use in marketing, consulting and management courses, and has been used both as a primary text and as a supplement to other texts. Click here to read more about the textbook and to order a copy online.
Minority Business Global Case Study Series
The Consulting and Business Development Center and the Global Business Center at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business are collaborating with faculty from Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions to publish a series of global case studies focused on minority-owned businesses. These cases are meant to be used in business school classes and are available from the Foster School of Business. Funding support for these case studies also comes from the Minority Business Hall of Fame and Museum and the US Department of Education. Cases are available for free.
2016 Minority Business Global Cases:
- Greater China Industries
- The Commonwealth of the Bahamas and African-American Consumers
- Expanding Global Reach of Hardware and Software Solutions
These resources have been made possible through the generous support of JP Morgan Chase & Co.