At a time when small business owners are struggling to get off the endangered species list, a lifeline in any form is a welcome reprieve. But when it's a lifeline worth tens of thousands of dollars, it can be a game-changer.
A program at Woodbury University — in which MBA students essentially act as full-fledged consultants for small business owners who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford the service — is that sort of lifeline.
No wonder the local business community has been eager to team with Woodbury to connect with students.
You may have heard about forging “meaningful community partnerships” in past political discourse, only to see promises fade and fizzle.
But this program? It's the real deal.