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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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  • New to State's Connection +

    New additions to State's Connection: Gray Zone: Ethical dilemmas that focus on 1) Converting objections into selling points, and 2) Business records. Action Brief: Read More
  • Teacher-Leader Forum at Conclave +

    NEW this year. Along with senior executives from the business community, and a ton of “best-practice” teaching ideas, the MBA Conclave 2015 will feature Read More
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    The 2015 MBA Conclave will for the first time ever visit the land of Sooners and Cowboys.  Like Milwaukee, Portland, and other “surprise” cities, Read More
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    MBA Research is pleased to partner with BetterInvesting, a nonprofit organization "providing a program of sound investment education, information, toolsand support that helps create Read More
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Kelli Compton, West Career and Technical Academy (NV)

Please welcome Kelli Compton as a new member of MBA Research's Teacher Advisory Network. Kelli is a teacher and Business Program Leader in Las Vegas, NV. She received the NV FBLA Adviser of the Year award in 2006, and she’s an active member on the NV ACTE board. 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 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:

  • LAP-EC-010, Get the Goods on Goods and Services (Economic Goods and Services), revised
  • Just for You! SE:111, Determine customer/client needs
  • Just for You! PD:037, Use networking techniques to identify employment opportunities
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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