UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Shaping Leaders, Driving Results

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

How to Apply



How a Client qualifies to participate:

  • Submits a corporate challenge that can benefit from a fresh perspective provided by a student consulting team that collectively has experience in the country, the industry, and the focus of the project
  • Provides senior executives to work with the team to ensure success

Financial Obligations:

  • Contributes USD $20,000 to cover administrative expenses associated with your project team
  • Covers all project-related expenses of the team and faculty advisor during the 10-12 days at the in-country project site (including room and board and meeting space with working internet) 
  • And cover international travel expenses for the faculty advisor (including the visa)

Application - Client applications deadline has been extended until October 15. 

For questions or concerns, please contact Program Director, Paul Friga, or Director of Business Partnerships, Meena Dorr

If you wish to review the application in advance of submitting it online please download our GBP Client Application Worksheet.


How a Student qualifies to participate:

  • Enrolled at UNC or one of the partner schools (see Contacts page) 
  • Submits a compelling application
  • Pledges to do top-quality work for credit, putting in time and effort equivalent to the most demanding business school class spanning approximately 15 weeks of the academic year (depending on the in-country time period)
  • Agrees to engage in all face-to-face and virtual meetings, including the Launch Weekend in Chapel Hill, NC that will be held January 29-31, 2016 and in-country May 13-27

Financial Obligation:

  • Pays student program fee* - $500 deposit when you accept your assignment and $2,000 balance due mid-December (total of $2,500)
  • Agrees to cover their international travel expenses

* Please check with your school rep or the GBP program office to see if any subsidy or financial assistance is being offered.

Student Information Sessions at Kenan-Flagler

  • September 28 - EMBA Session - McColl 2050 - 4:45-5:30 PM
  • October 2 - WEMBA Session - TBA - 5:00-6:00 PM
  • October 2 - Reception for all students interested in STAR, STAR Virtual, or GBP - Top of the Hill - 7:30-9:30 PM - Email DRW@unc.edu to RSVP
  • October 12 - MBA@UNC Session - Webinar - 5:00-6:00 PM
  • October 22 - MBA Session - Koury Auditorium - 12:30-2:00 PM - Email DRW@unc.edu to RSVP

Application - Student applications will be accepted during the following time periods:

  • Kenan-Flagler Undergraduate Business Program students - October 2 - 16
  • Kenan-Flagler EMBA + WEMBA students - October 22- November 2
  • Kenan-Flagler MBA students - October 22 - November 2
  • MBA@UNC students - October 22 - November 2
  • FGV-EAESP (International Partner School) - deadline TBA
  • FGV-EBAPE (International Parner School) - deadline TBA
  • IIM-B (International Partner School) - deadline TBA
  • IIM-U (International Partner School) - October 2-23
  • HKUST (International Partner School) - October 2-23
  • Lingnan (International Partner School) - deadline TBA
  • UNISINOS (International Partner School) - October 2 - 23

Should you have any questions, please contact GBP Program Manager, Debbie Williams

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