DURHAM, N.C. — Students working on MBAs at Duke's Fuqua School of Business are available to help small businesses with consulting services.
The program enables first-year MBA students to receive credit in exchange for working with private-sector firms, The Fuqua Small Business Consulting program has provided services to more than 200 companies over the past 20 years.
To be eligible, businesses must meet the following criteria:
Be in operation for at least one year
Be within a one-hour drive of Duke
Have revenues exceeding $100,000 for the past business year
Be willing to provide financial data (one-year minimum) and operational data to the student consultants
Be available to meet with the student team a minimum of five or six times during the project (October 2006 through April 2007)
Pay a $200 administrative fee if accepted into the consulting program
The application deadline is Aug. 31.
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