Honors Program


Date of this Version

Spring 4-2018


Kachek, Matthew. "Strategic Business Audit of Nelnet." April 2018.


Copyright Matthew Kachek 2018


This thesis serves as a strategic audit for the company Nelnet. This covers Nelnet’s background, structure, and financial situation. Changes in Nelnet’s core student loan business has created uncertainty in their future. Multiple analyses, both internal and external, are performed and examined to determine Nelnet’s position as a company and within the marketplace. A strategic recommendation to continue growth in new technologies is presented in response to these analyses along with implementation details and alternatives.