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Consulting and Business Development Center



The Consulting and Business Development Center links students, faculty, and staff from the Foster School of Business with a racially and ethnically diverse business and nonprofit community to expand students’ knowledge and skills, help small businesses grow, create and retain jobs, open educational opportunities for under-represented minority students, and stimulate innovative economic development research. 

Core Services Offered

Foster School of Business, Undergraduate Student Programs
Foster School of Business, Graduate Student Programs
Foster School of Business, Business Programs

Funding Information

Our five largest funders are:
JPMorgan Chase – $9million
Bank of America – $500,000
Schultz Family Foundation – $210,000
Seattle City Light – $81,000
HPE – $80,000

Reporting Structure

Dean, Foster School of Business

Related UW Entities

  • Foster School Departments:
    • Accounting
    • Finance and Business Economics
    • Management
    • Marketing and International Business
  • Evans School of Public Affairs
  • Department of American Indian Studies

External Partners

Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University
Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Loyola Marymount University College of Business Administration
Morehouse College
Polksy Center, University of Chicago
Rutgers University Business School
Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University
Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University