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Ray Henderson
Capital High School (NM)

Ray Henderson has been appointed to the MBA National Teacher Advisory Network effective July 1. Ray is a marketing teacher at Capital High School in Santa Fe, NM.  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! CO:114, Handle telephone calls in a businesslike manner
  • Just for You! CR:007, Interpret business policies to customers/clients
  • LAP-PM-006, It's a Brand, Brand, Brand World! (Nature of Product Branding), revised
Newest Releases
  • LAP: People Pusher (Nature of Human Resources Management)
  • DVD: Digital Communication Skills: Dos and Don'ts
  • LAP: Mix and Match (The Nature of the Product Mix)
  • LAP: Manage This! (Concept of Management)
  • Book: Knock 'em Dead Resumes, 11th Edition
  • LAP: Customer Service Supersized (The Role of Customer Service in Positioning/Image)
  • Book: Knock 'em Dead Cover Letters, 11th Edition
  • LAP: Rapping Up Products (Nature of Product/Service Management)
  • DVD Series: Secrets of Branding
  • LAP: Hunting and Gathering (Data-Collection Methods)
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