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Business Administration Standards

Give Your Students What They Need to Succeed

Standards are your starting point for your students’ success at work and in college. They set the stage for program quality, guiding your course development, instructional materials selection, student organization participation, and assessment. 

MBA Research provides free standards and performance indicators for your use in delivering on your brand. These standards are unique in education: They are based on business practitioner research that utilizes focus groups, interviews, business association standards, and certifcation criteria. They provide up-to-date information on the skillsets being used every day in the workplace.


As your research partner, we’ll help you:

  • Focus on real-world skills and concepts so that students have the “right stuff” they need to succeed 
  • Identify skills and knowledge needed across all business careers as well as those specifc to a particular business career 
  • Incorporate 21st Century Skills into your curriculum 
  • Prepare students for competitive events 
  • Stay on top of skills as they change in the business world


Deliver on program quality by ensuring that your students are prepared to advance to the next level of education or into the workplace. Take advantage of our business-validated research.

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