MBA Research
Not-for-profit, research-based support for all Business Administration educators: entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality, management/administration, and marketing.
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  • High School of Business Announces Top-Scoring Students in Nation +

    Congratulations! MBA Research proudly recognizes High School of Business students with the highest exam scores in the nation. Click here for the complete list. Here’s what people are saying about the program: My first college economics course is in a lecture hall that Read More
  • Recognition of high-quality business/marketing programs +

    Now in its second year of piloting, the national MBA Accreditation initiative offers validation of program quality, guidance for strengthening programs, and recognition of schools and teachers who meet the standards.  Join program director Rick Mangini and teachers from last year’s pilot sites Read More
  • Welcome Oklahoma! +

    Oklahoma’s Career Tech program has joined the MBA Research Consortium of state education departments effective immediately.  We welcome all OK business and marketing teachers and encourage each to watch for announcements re the new membership.  Shortly, we’ll be offering special “Welcome OK” webinars Read More
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Tianda Gay
Red Springs High School (NC)

Tianda Gay has been appointed to the MBA National Teacher Advisory Network effective July 1. Tianda is a marketing teacher at Red Springs High School in Red Springs, NC.  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! EI:026, Adjust to change
  • Just for You! HR:362, Explain the role of training and human resources development
  • LAP-MP-005, Futurecast (The Nature of Sales Forecasts)
Newest Releases
  • Book: The Big Book of Jobs 2014-2015
  • Book: Knock 'em Dead 2015: The Ultimate Job Search Guide
  • LAP: Futurecast (The Nature of Sales Forecasts)
  • LAP: The Price Is Right (Nature of Pricing)
  • Book: What Color Is Your Parachute? 2015
  • LAP: Watch Your (Over) Head (Overhead/Operating Costs)
  • LAP: Buy Right (Purchasing)
  • CD: On the Job Coast-to-Coast Software
  • CD: Exploring the World of Work
  • DVD: Careers Without College
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