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Consulting and Business Development Center

The Consulting and Business Development Center accelerates student careers and grows businesses and jobs in communities where they are needed the most.

Through the center’s programs, students build skills and gain experience in consulting and solving business challenges. The students provide valuable consulting to small businesses and non-profit organizations in underserved communities. Business owners and non-profit leaders gain access to business education that creates jobs and changes lives.

Combining academic rigor with business relevance our student consulting and business education programs we produce bottom-line results for minority-, women-, LGBTQ- and other “diverse”-owned businesses and businesses in lower income communities.

The Center’s nonprofit programs engage MBA students in real-world learning that prepares them to serve on nonprofit boards while contributing to improving board performance.

Founded in 1995, the Center has generated more than $200 million in new revenue created and retained 200,000 jobs.

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