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How to improve inventory management and brand awareness in boutique retail

December 10, 2020

Tips from MBA teams to retail small businesses to improve inventory management an brand appeal

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How to maintain a workforce in difficult times

December 3, 2020

Tips from MBA teams to retail small businesses to maintain a workforce remotely or through difficult times.


Small Businesses you can support this season and beyond

November 26, 2020

When Small Business Saturday approached, we reached out to some of our alumni to showcase small business owners to shop with this season.

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How to increase website traffic and overall online presence for retail small businesses

November 26, 2020

Tips from MBA teams to retail small businesses to increase their online presence and website traffic


6 strategies for retail businesses from top MBA programs

November 23, 2020

RingCentral recently sponsored the virtual SBS Challenge, featuring teams from some of the top MBA programs. The retail businesses who participated came to the table with the challenges they’re facing, especially economic difficulties caused by COVID-19. See the takeaways that could help your business, too!


More than 600 MBA students, business owners, and business mentors nationwide participated in 2nd Small Business School Challenge competition to support small businesses

October 23, 2020

For Immediate Release–   This past weekend, more than 400 MBA students from prestigious universities all across America joined forces in response to the economic challenges small businesses are facing right now.  The Small Business School Challenge was a 48 hour virtual accelerated workshop and business strategy ‘hackathon’ Oct 15-17th that paired real local small…


Announcing the Winning Teams in the SBSC-II

October 19, 2020

Please join us in a virtual confetti toss as we celebrate the top 3 teams from each School Semi-Final and the top 3 teams overall! The second Small Business School Challenge concluded Saturday night, October 17th, capping a 48-hour sprint of design thinking and problem solving for nearly 150 small business clients by MBA teams…

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Stories of Impact: Camp Captivate owner shares positive results and thanks to her MBA team

August 14, 2020

Ildikó Stennis, CEO of Science Smart Kids Inc (DBA “Camp Captivate”), shares an update on how the Small Business School Challenge transformed her business.

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Top Business Schools and MBAs Respond to Ongoing Need to Support Small Business with the 2nd Small Business School Challenge

August 13, 2020

48-hour virtual event to help small business owners adapt and succeed is back on Sept 24-26, 2020.

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9 Small Business Owners share the impact of the first SBSC event

August 10, 2020

We dreamed up the Small Business School Challenge this spring in response to the very real and sudden pain business owners across the US were facing when the world went on lockdown, and also the very fresh disappointment for MBA students who saw opportunities to develop and test their skills dry up as schools went…