National Credential Created for International Business Professionals

A new credential for international business professionals was born on March 20, 2005 with the offering of the first national examination during the NASBITE (North American Small Business International Trade Educators) annual conference in New Orleans.

Journal of Small Business Strategy: Now Available Online

The Journal of Small Business Strategy (JSBS) is now available online at The Journal is a practical-oriented publication containing high quality, applied research on topics related to entrepreneurship and small business operations. The journal stresses strategy in all functional areas. Community development and small business/entrepreneurship are also emphasized. The most recent edition (volume 15, number 2) contains articles on issues related to attracting educated workers, product innovation, computer use in small firms, and women-owned small businesses.

The JSBS is a joint publication of the Small Business Institute and the Foster College of Business Administration, Bradley University.

International Scholar Program Growth Continues

The International Scholar Program (ISP) was started by the Foster College of Business Administration in 2002 in order to better prepare students for a career in today's globalized economy.