MBA Research
Not-for-profit, research-based support for all Business Administration educators: entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality, management/administration, and marketing.
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  • New Teacher-to-Teacher Webinars +

    Looking to get the year started right?  Join one of our five-teacher PDTeam to learn more about how MBA Research can save you time and increase your classroom impact.  This new series of three different webinars was developed by teachers, for teachers.  From five different states, the PDTeam worked their Read More
  • Scholarships for High School of Business Students +

    MBA Research is pleased to recognize The Club at Key Center, Cleveland’s premier business club, for support of High School of Business™ students. Throughout the school year, Club members provide counsel as part of the local steering team at  Jane Addams Business Careers Center. And now they have awarded scholarships Read More
  • Closing Keynote Announced +

    Ralph Smithers, AVP, Motorists Insurance           Engagement is everything!  Whether we’re talking students, advertising, or human resources, engagement is key to making things work.  Ralph is charged with making engagement happen among associates of the Motorist Insurance Group and will share what he’s learned in his keynote on Monday morning:  Addressing Read More
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Larry Clark
Western Harnett High School (NC)

Larry Clark has been appointed to the MBA National Teacher Advisory Network effective July 1. Larry is a business teacher at Western Harnett High School in Lillington, 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!

The latest news from the LC:

  • Sign up for our free webinars to get tips and creative ideas for using the LC system from your fellow teachers.
  • Four career-exploration modules for business administration—full of links to great videos—are available in the LC.
  • LC updates and site improvements are scheduled for completion in early August.
  • If you’re not using the LC yet, email to request access to the LC demo site!
Newest Releases
  • Book: Market Like You Mean It
  • DVD Series: Supermarket Secrets
  • DVD Series: Crowdfunding and Grants
  • LAP: Typecasting (Addressing Needs of Individual Personalities)
  • LAP: Get Informed (Acquiring Product Information for Use in Selling)
  • DVD: Building a Food Truck Business from the Ground Up
  • LAP: Running the Numbers (Cost-Benefit Analysis)
  • LAP: Have a Heart (Showing Empathy for Others)
  • Book: Guerrilla Marketing in 30 Days, 3rd Ed.
  • LAP: Hustle! (Taking Initiative at Work)
Issues & Ideas Discussion

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