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Standard Business Management and Administration (BMA) Program of Study/End-of-Program High School Exam [3 Credit]

The 3-credit standard business management and administration program-of-study (end-of-program) exam is geared for typical senior students, identified in many states as program completers. The exam is based on the MBAResearch 3-Credit Standard Business Management and Administration Program of Study Model, which includes courses recommended for a 3-credit/Carnegie unit high-school Business Administration program focused on business management. This particular BMA Program of Study addresses select standards and performance indicators from the Business Administration Core, BMA Cluster Core, and multiple BMA pathways at the Prerequisite, Career-Sustaining, Specialist, and Manager curriculum planning levels. Pretest available July 1 – November 30.

Test Specifications
Weight of exam by instructional area

BL Business Law 1%
CO Communications 7%
CR Customer Relations 6%
EC Economics 13%
EI Emotional Intelligence 1%
FI Financial Analysis 24%
HR Human-Resources Management 1%
KM Knowledge Management 1%
NF Information Management 10%
MK Marketing 1%
OP Operations 12%
PD Professional Development 17%
QM Quality Management 1%
SM Strategic Management 5%

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Online Testing Process
All exams must be proctored by an independent proctor registered with MBAResearch.
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Prior to taking the exam, you must establish an "account" for each student.
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To Purchase
Your purchase of program-of-study (end-of-program) exam credits allows access to all available exams. Each time an exam is taken, one credit is used. All exams are administered online through our WebXam system (as used by A*S*K Institute and many state DECA associations). Unused credits may be carried forward indefinitely as long as your account is actively used each year.

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