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FT Article: Companies Using MBA students v Consultants..

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New post 15 Jun 2009, 07:26
Saw this article how companies are looking to save $$ using MBA students instead of consultants:

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/1bfe70b4-5766 ... abdc0.html

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New post 15 Jun 2009, 10:24
I'm sure all those companies that participate in Ross' MAP program love the deal they're getting! I think they end up paying less than $10K.

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New post 16 Jun 2009, 08:56
Absolutely, look how much money the companies are saving. However, it is also a good experience for the students given that this economy might not have many jobs out there.

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New post 16 Jun 2009, 09:06
That is an incredible idea... however you do get what you pay for and I'm not sure 7 b-school students are on par with an MBB team

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New post 16 Jun 2009, 09:40
Yeah, but maybe for small companies on a budget, this could be a win-win. Anything that can be added to your CV these days instead of "was looking for a job" is a plus.

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