For the FY 97 99 period we expect an increase in the number and
type of indigenous self sustaining business training centers.
The demand for the services of those who have completed course
work in business management training has significantly increased.
One component of the Partnership for Freedom initiative includes
the establishment of partnerships between and among academic and
non academic institutions in the U.S. and the NIS, as well as
possibly in Central and Eastern Europe.
Estimates are that at
least nine partnerships will be developed in FY 99.