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MBA Enterprise Corps

MBA Enterprise Corps places recent MBA graduates of participating schools in 12-month positions in private companies in developing countries. Approximately 520 Corps members have provided assistance in all aspects of management and technology transfer in 21 countries.

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Programs

Positions are for a term of 12 months.

Qualifications

Second-year students and recently graduated MBAs apply to the Corps through their school. They are then nominated to the Corps by a selection committee at each school. In early spring, a committee of the school representatives matches nominees to identified positions in host countries. Corps members begin a language training and orientation program in July and start their 12-month Corps assignments in October.

Financial Arrangements

Advisors serve on a pro-bono basis, with corps members receiving local per diem and housing from their host companies. The MBAEC provides training, round-trip airfare, medical insurance, a reentry stipend and where appropriate, supplemental living stipends.

Contact Information

Web Site: www.cdc.org/mbaec.htm

E-Mail: Ingrid Sanchez Seymour

Registration / Application

Application is currently though the member schools: Arizona, Babson, Carnegie Mellon, Case Western, Chicago, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Emory, George Washington, Georgetown, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, MIT, Michigan, Michigan State, NYU, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Pennsylvania, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Rice, Rochester, South Carolina, SMU, Stanford, Tenn-Knoxville, Thunderbird, UC-Berkeley, UC-Irvine, UCLA, UNC, USC, TX-Austin, UVa, Vanderbilt, Washington-Seattle, Wash U. (St. Louis), William & Mary, Wisconsin-Madison, and Yale.

Stats

History: Incorporated in 1990 in Delaware as a not-for-profit organization.

Current age range of advisors: 20 to 30 years

Field Projects executed: 32 in 2000.

Advisors sent on field projects: 32 in 2000.

Budget: $901,661 (fiscal 1999)

Regional Activitiy: MBA Enterprise Corps currently has projects in 6 countries in 3 Regions (Asia: 2, Eastern Europe: 3, Southeast Asia: 1)

Mission Statement

The MBA Enterprise Corps was founded in 1990 by the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and the Consortium for the MBA Enterprise Corps, originally involving 16 leading U.S. graduate schools of business. The Corps places recent MBA graduates of participating schools in positions in private companies in emerging and transforming economies. Approximately 520 Corps members have provided assistance in all aspects of management and technology transfer in 21 countries.
 

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