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Not-for-profit, research-based support for all Business Administration educators: entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality, management/administration, and marketing.
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Rudy Sumpter
Monarch High School (CO)

Rudy Sumpter has been appointed to the MBA National Teacher Advisory Network effective July 1. Rudy is a business teacher at Monarch High School in Louisville, CO.  Read more

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MBA Learning Center

Save time and effort with the MBA Learning Center (LC), an online library of 225+ instructional modules available to you and your students—anytime, anywhere!

Need help deciding which modules to use with your students? Check out our new list of Learning Center Modules by Course. In it, you’ll see which LC modules line up with each of MBA Research’s model courses for entrepreneurship, finance, management and administration, and marketing.

Recently added to the MBA Learning Center:

  • Just for You! PD:009, Demonstrate systematic behavior
  • Just for You! HR:366, Handle employee complaints and grievances
Newest Releases
  • LAP: Watch Your (Over) Head (Overhead/Operating Costs)
  • LAP: Buy Right (Purchasing)
  • LAP: High Hopes (Developing an Achievement Orientation)
  • CD: On the Job Coast-to-Coast Software
  • CD: Exploring the World of Work
  • LAP: Take Control (Quality-Control Measures)
  • LAP: Getting To Know You (Cultural Sensitivity)
  • DVD: Careers Without College
  • Book: Market Like You Mean It
  • DVD Series: Supermarket Secrets
Issues & Ideas Discussion

Standards: There’s More to the Story
(Jim Gleason comments)

By now, we’re used to building courses based on standards. Most of us would agree that the standards movement has been a positive influence, causing all of us to think more closely about what we’re trying to accomplish with a given lesson.

However, building curriculum based on standards is only the first chapter of a long story: How do we decide which standards? How do we evaluate what’s out there? How do we prioritize? How do we actually implement? 

For example, if we simply cherry-pick...  Read more