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• Provides students with a meaningful
business issue challenge
• Provide clients with access to high
quality project development/analysis
and source of new talent
http://www.jayhawkconsulting.org/
Jayhawk Consulting Programs
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Programs consists of:
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Business Consulting Class team approach (during
academic year):
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In-class text learning/discussions (25%)
 Students learn effective consulting process, structuring
and executing project engagements
Relevant case study analysis (25%)
 Students study and analyze successful and failed
consulting projects case histories
In-field consulting project development (50%)
 Students confront real business challenges, conduct
real time analysis, determine sales/profit implications
of alternative strategies and deliver fully rationalized
recommendations
Jayhawk Consulting On-Demand:
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Anytime service to address virtually any growth inhibiting
challenges by select MBA teams
Client Commitment
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Provide meaningful and significant project
assignment.
Provide students with ready access to
resources required for successful project
completion (data, personnel).
Provide periodic touch-base sessions with
Faculty Advisor to assess project
progress.
No Cost: Voluntary contribution of self
determined amount to Jayhawk Student
Consulting (at the School of Business)
endowment fund.
Jayhawk Consulting:
Typical Assignments
Industry Analyses
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Market Sizing, Competitive Analyses
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Business Feasibility Studies
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Resources Required for Successful Entry
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Business Plan Development
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Roadmap for creation, entry, growth
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Management Consulting
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Market Research
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Primary Customer Research, Modeling
Marketing strategies
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Positioning, Pricing, Product Development
Sales strategies
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Distribution Channels, Promotions
Operation Analyses
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Cost Containment, Productivity Programs
Financial Strategies
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Capital Acquisition
Recent Social Entrepreneurship
Consulting Clients/Projects
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City of Lawrence
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Palco, KS and Scott County: Wellness Center Design and Development
(together w/ KU School of Architecture)
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Identified three economically independent alternative land uses to lessen
water consumption and yield superior profits
KS Parks and Recreation
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Prepared feasibility studies for new industry, business opportunities for 50
counties of western KS
Ogallala Aquifer Depletion Study
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Develop business plan for rail to truck transportation hub
Western KS Rural Economic Development
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Conduct research determine need, facility features for health/recreation center
Harvey County (Wichita) Intermodal Facility
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Identify opportunities for economic development/expansion via cluster
analysis, similar market modeling and void identification in bioscience
Provided economic analysis of value of Kansas’ green space
RedTire, LLC new venture
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Developing sustainable new business providing management succession to
avoid shuttering of rural businesses
Recent Business
Consulting Clients/Projects
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Applebee’s:
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CBIZ:
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Portfolio management approach to
maximizing SBUs’ assets
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Supply chain analysis to enhance
operational efficiencies of world’s
largest online auction house
Ionz Blue Water Systems
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Market validation for wastewater
technology startup venture
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Business model dynamics: radical
change in channel of distribution
from veterinary clinics to discount
retailers
Durrie Eye Vision
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Comprehensive marketing planning
Innovative research methodology to
determine barriers to card sales to
millennial generation
Bayer Animal Health
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Expand channel of distribution via
entry into internet banking
Hallmark
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3 Spoons Yogurt
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Identify long term business
investment and expansion strategies
Douglas County Bank
Manion’s International
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Develop licensing strategy to provide
branded merchandize
Allen Press
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Marketing plan for new client
acquisition in selected industries
Embarg
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Reposition Lance Armstrong
relationship to maximize 401(k) sales
Payless Shoe Source
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New market identification, product
line expansion
Digital Evolution Group
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New office site evaluation modeling
American Century
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Leverage core competencies into new
markets
HiPer Technology
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Long term business assessment; exit
strategy
NIC, Inc
MarketSphere Consulting
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New client acquisition strategy
CD Tradepost:
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Competitive encroachment;
defensive marketing plan
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Process improvement: increased
throughput with no diminution of
customer satisfaction
Westar Energy
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Customer research to support
SmartStar energy metering launch
Jayhawk Consulting can help you:
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Expand existing businesses
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Accelerate growth from new business
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Supply chain improvements
New marketing strategies to drive incremental sales,
profits
New channels of distribution, improved sales strategies
New product development
New category analyses
Merger/acquisition financial assessments
Increase productivity/reduce costs
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Process improvement studies
Financial statement analysis to:
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Energize and leverage assets
Find true cost of operations, identify improvement
alternatives
Jayhawk Consulting Client Benefits
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Guaranteed results: best and
brightest KU business students
working on your business
improvement plans
Immediate impact: 12 weeks from
start to full plan presentation
No cost commitment
Consulting Project Criteria
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Must provide significant learning
opportunity for students
Must provide substantial sales/profit
benefit to client company
Should encourage new job creation
in region
Interested?
Visit our website:
http://www.jayhawkconsulting.org/
Call/write:
Wally Meyer; 785-864-7583; [email protected]

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