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Where the MBAs Have the Answers

Here's the expanded, online-only list of 43 business schools currently offering free assistance to small businesses. Do you know of any other schools that do the same? Send your submissions to DkbBW@aol.com, and BW Online will update the directory.


NORTHEAST
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BABSON Specializes in Ondine Cohn Babson Park, financing help 781 239-4003 Mass.
BOSTON COLLEGE Students present comp- Vincent O'Reilly Boston anies' biz plans at a 617 552 1933 yearend awards fete
BOSTON UNIV. This semester, matched Candida Brush Boston four of eight companies 617 353 9391 that asked for help
COLUMBIA A new class is geared Murray Low New York towards entrepreneur- 212 854-3244 ship and technology
CONNECTICUT Students have assisted Bill Schulze Storrs, Conn. companies in 150 Conn. 860 486-3504 towns and cities
CORNELL Entrepreneurship-Lab David (Johnson) students spend one day Ben Daniel Ithaca, N.Y. a week at companies 607 255-4220
DARTMOUTH Most students Robert Hansen (Tuck) do data collection 603 646-2801 Hanover, N.H. and analysis
GEORGETOWN Advises 30 to 50 Elaine Washington companies per year Romanelli 202 687-4188
MARYLAND Teams students with Charles Heller College Park, mentors -- lawyers, 301 405-2144 Md. entrepreneurs, and execs
MIT MIT prefers companies Kenneth Morse (Sloan) that have fewer than 20 617 253-8653 Cambridge, Mass. employees
PENNSYLVANIA Projects have sent Roz Cohen (Wharton) students to S. Africa, 215 898-4856 Philadelphia Bolivia, and Ukraine
PENN STATE Revamped program Albert Vicere (Smeal) debuts in January 814 865 3435 Univ. Park, Penn.
RENSSELAER Some 85% of advised William Stitt Troy, N.Y. companies are less 518 276-8398 than two years old
SOUTH
SCHOOL COMMENT CONTACT/PHONE

ALABAMA Specializes in business Mark Weaver (Culverhouse) plans, strategic allianc- 205 348-8947 Tuscaloosa, Ala. es, and new ventures
DUKE Companies should be Bill Sax (Fuqua) one year old with sales 919 660-7741 Durham, N.C. of at least $100,000
EMORY Projects typically focus Christopher (Goizueta) on competitor analysis Gresov Atlanta and business plans 404 727-0526
NORTH CAROLINA Developed ''game day'' Jim Danko (Kenan-Flagler) logistics plan for NFL 919 962-3122 Chapel Hill, N.C. team
SMU Beatty's class does full Randolph (Cox) analysis and valuation Beatty Dallas of Dallas companies 214 768-2533
TEXAS Most students work Bob Schwartz Austin in Austin, but some 512 471-5288 go to Dallas and Houston
VIRGINIA Some 75% of projects Tiha von Ghyczy (Darden) are marketing-based 804 243-7697 Charlottesville
WAKE FOREST School awards grants Paul Dierks (Babcock) to implement students' 910 759-4579 Winston-Salem, N.C. recommendations
WILLIAM & MARY Strong in information Al Whitehorne Williamsburg, Va. technology--such as 757 221-2902 computer networking

MIDWEST
SCHOOL COMMENT CONTACT/PHONE


CASE WESTERN A third of MBAs are Kirk Neiswander (Weatherhead) hired by the companies 216 229-9445 Cleveland for whom they consulted ext. 155
CHICAGO A strong reputation Monique Bernoudy Chicago in finance 773 702-7555
CINCINNATI Specializes in advising Charles Cincinnati family-owned businesses Matthews 513 556-7123
ILLINOIS Recent projects: Paul Magelli Urbana, Ill. Employee benefits, 217 244-8019 technology transfer
INDIANA Uses a resume Daniel DeHayes Bloomington, Ind. clearinghouse to match 812 855-4248 students and businesses
IOWA Summer course places Daryl Erdman Iowa City, Iowa students for 13-weeks of 319 335-0053 entrepreneurial consulting
MICHIGAN This semester, a student Andrew Lawlor Ann Arbor, Mich. ''straw poll'' picked 8 of 313 763-5809 23 applying companies
MICHIGAN STATE Partners with city of Brad Shaw (Broad) Lansing and Lansing-area 517 337-2670 Lansing, Mich. Chamber of Commerce
MINNESOTA Founded in 1961, this Verna Monson (Carlson) program typically accepts 612 624-3544 Minneapolis about half its applicants
U. OF MISSOURI Students have worked Joe Singer KANSAS CITY with some 4,000 816 235-2320 (Bloch) companies since 1973 Kansas City, Mo.
NORTHWESTERN Students helped plan Steven Rogers (Kellogg) the new Negro League 847 467-1797 Evanston, Ill. Baseball Museum
PURDUE The management Shailendra Raj (Krannert) program dispatches Mehta W. Lafayette, Ind. students abroad 765 494-5703
WISCONSIN Weinert Ventures Fund Robert Pricer Madison, Wis. lends start-up capital 608 262-8640 to selected companies

WEST
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AMERICAN Students do financial Paul Johnson (Thunderbird) analysis with five-year 602 978-7607 Glendale, Ariz. pro forma projections
ARIZONA A marketing research Christopher (Eller) class takes on about Puto Tuscon, Ariz. 20 projects per year 520 621-1030
CALIFORNIA- Focus on Bay Area and Stephanie BERKELEY (Haas) Silicon Valley startups Tibbetts Berkeley, Calif. 510 642-4255
CALIFORNIA- Designed exclusively for Dennis Aigner IRVINE technology transfer 714 824-6229 Irvine, Calif.
OREGON Advisory board refers Mark Lange (Lundquist) student projects for 541 346-3312 Eugene, Ore. possible venture funding
STANFORD Selected 20 out of 70 Brigitte Shearer Stanford, Calif. applicant companies 650 723-0887 last year
UCLA Plans prepared in Elaine Hagan (Anderson) Ventures Program won 310 825-2985 Los Angeles $10 million in funding
WILLAMETTE Covers a 100-mile Bruce Gates (Atkinson) range between Portland 503 370-6440 Salem, Ore. and Eugene



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