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Define Your Path

Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) Resources

Keeping abreast of trends, opinions and ideas in business is vital to career success. This page offers a range of articles offering new perspectives and insights into everything from best practices in management to professional opportunities you might not have considered. If there’s a specific business, management or leadership topic you would like to see covered here, email us at onlinedegrees@ben.edu.

Risk Management in Business May Mean Facing Fears Head On

We teach our students in both the undergraduate and graduate curriculum failure is acceptable as long as we learn from our...


Ethics in Business – How to be an Ethical Leader

Winning is fun! You cannot deny when you end up on top there is a feeling of great satisfaction. Knowing what you have...


How to be Creative in Business

In a previous post we established that innovation is a matter of being creative with some part of the business model, and...


The Importance of Marketing to Business Success

Ask yourself, just what is marketing? According to the American Marketing Association’s definition: Marketing is the...


Innovate Like Da Vinci

Many companies seem innovative for a short time, but quickly lose steam. While Google is considered to be an innovative...


Innovation = Inspiration + Perspiration

A lot of the discussion around innovation seems to focus on finding new ways to solve problems. This makes sense being that...


Innovation Is Much More Than Passion & Hard Work

While passion and hard work are important, the simple truth is that for a solution to be innovative it needs much more.


Know The Competition – A Key to Gaining Market Advantage

Competition in the marketplace is as common as vanilla ice cream in the summer.


Lean vs. Six Sigma, a Practitioner’s Approach

As we learned the Japanese economic engine was driven by a strong manufacturing base with a focus on lean principles. Lean,...


Learning from the World Around You

All of us have experienced a problem or situation of which we had no mastery of the skills required to drive it to...


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