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History

  • Policy Number: SP.03.036
  • Version: Original
  • Drafted By:
  • Approved By: Richard R. Rush
  • Approval Date:
  • Effective Date:
  • Supersedes:

Purpose

Provide experiential learning opportunities for students through entrepreneurial field-case consulting and increase local communities' recognition of CSUCI's commitment to harbor, foster and enhance the business fabric and economy of our service area.

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Applicability

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Definition(s)

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Short-term 

  • Gain approval of Small Business Institute by the university and attract partial outside funding subsidy,
  • Apply and secure membership in the Small Business Institute Director' Association,
  • Recruit and establish credible SBI Advisory Board,
  • Develop coordinated consulting and teaching curriculum between SBI and Business and Economic Department faculty and administration,
  • Formally launch the SBI program into the community and university networks,
  • Develop first team of student consultants in the Spring 2004 semester

Long-term

  • Complete and assess first student consulting assignments in coordination with capstone business courses and SBI Program,
  • Establish annual University small business expo,
  • Develop and obtain SBI financial program sponsors,
  • Establish referral system for securing small business client cases,
  • Develop annual small business awards program acknowledging outstanding case studies and successful client relationships,
  • Establish annual business scholarship award for outstanding business major student at CSUCI,
  • Design, Develop and establish a micro-loan program to be administered by the SBI Director in conjunction with a participating program bank.

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