About Illinois Business Consulting

Illinois Business Consulting (IBC) is the largest professionally-managed, student-run university consulting organization in the country. Housed in the College of Business at the University of Illinois, IBC provides students with real-world project opportunities while helping clients solve challenges and identify opportunities. IBC conducts more than 70 projects every year with Fortune 100, mid-sized and startup companies and nonprofit organizations.

Our History

Paul MagelliFounded in 1996 by Dr. Paul Magelli, Illinois Business Consulting has conducted approximately 1500 projects for over 800 clients. Its primary objective is education, enabling students to apply their classroom learning to solving real business issues, while providing value-added solutions to our clients.

Mission Statement

We are the leading student-run consulting practice that fosters experiential learning to provide actionable solutions for clients.