Better Business Bureau serving Greater Maryland has recently partnered with Business Learning Institute, a strategic learning partner for businesses worldwide, as an additional resource for its small business community. To launch the new partnership, BLI, which was founded by the Maryland Association of CPAs, will offer 12 modules from its MBAexpress program, a highly acclaimed online series, to BBB’s accredited business community as part of an exclusive group plan. These one-hour learning modules cover general business topics such as fraud detection, negotiation tactics, entrepreneurship and risk management. “We thought it was such a natural fit to partner with BBB. We are in the business of helping develop talent so that companies succeed. Using our experienced thought leaders, the MBAexpress helps expand business acumen and unlock leadership potential. Our partnership will positively impact participating BBB businesses and contribute to better business across Maryland.” remarked Tom Hood, CEO of BLI.“We’re delighted to offer this tremendous resource to our BBB Accredited Businesses. BLI has a national reputation for producing quality curriculum that meets professional standards for continuing education units. Our stakeholders will gain valuable knowledge at an affordable rate with the convenience of online classes. As we celebrate our 100th anniversary this year, BBB is doing all we can to insure our trustworthy business community thrives into the next century,” said Angie Barnett, CEO of BBB serving Greater Maryland.