Faculty Research, Service, & Economic Development - Faculty Economic Development Activities
An important part of the mission of the Maine Business School is service to the community, which includes the business community and contributing to the economic development of the state. Here are some things that our faculty are doing.
Welcome ME is an onine training program that is housed within the Maine Business School. It provides FREE online training to businesses in the tourism sector and represents a wonderful resource to help our Maine businesses increase their competitive advantage.
Undiscovered Maine: This is a research project through the Maine Business School to explore the impact of the Internet and social media on small business success. The focus in on the western Maine mountain region, which represents an under-served area of the state. It is a collaborative endeavor with professors from marketing, MIS and finance working with chambers of commerce, economic development agencies and small businesses throughout that region.