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PBAProfessional Bowlers Association
PBAPhilippine Basketball Association
PBAPalm Beach Atlantic University (West Palm Beach, Florida)
PBAPartial-Birth Abortion
PBAPembina Pipeline (New York Stock Exchange symbol)
PBAPublic Broadcasting Atlanta (Georgia, USA)
PBAPennsylvania Bar Association
PBAPre-Boot Authentication (computer security)
PBAProvincia de Buenos Aires (Argentina)
PBAPhone Book Access
PBAPre-Crash Brake Assist
PBAPerformance Benchmark Application
PBAPhone Book Administrator
PBAPower Basic
PBAPrevent Blindness America (since 1908)
PBAProgram in Business Administration (various schools)
PBAPersonal Bank Account
PBAProgram-Based Approach (various organizations)
PBAPortland Business Alliance
PBAPseudobulbar Affect (neurologic disorder)
PBAPresident of the British Academy
PBAPerformance Based Acquisition
PBAPrinted Board Assembly
PBAPersonal Business Advisors (San Antonio, TX)
PBAPerfect Boundary Approximation
PBAPine Bluff Arsenal
PBAPrinciple-Based Approach (accounting)
PBAPlant Breeding Academy (University of California, Davis)
PBAPlanning and Building Act (various nations)
PBAPerformance Based Assessment
PBAPeter Brett Associates (UK)
PBAPlease Be Advised
PBAPatrolman's Benevolent Association
PBAParallels Business Automation (software)
PBAPerformance Based Agreement
PBAPickering Baseball Association (Ontario, Canada)
PBAPoly-Butyl Acrylate
PBAPaintball Action (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
PBAPredictive Battlespace Awareness
PBAPharmacy Benefit Administrator (various companies)
PBAPacific Broadcasting Association (ministry; Japan)
PBAPolice Benevolence Association
PBAProfessional Bad-Ass
PBAProgressive Bag Alliance
PBAPattern of Business Activity (business statistic)
PBAPerspective Based Architecture (software)
PBAPremium Bottled Ale
PBAParalysis By Analysis
PBAPrice-Based Acquisition
PBAPressure Balance Anchor (pipe recovery tool)
PBAPortable Breathing Apparatus
PBAPseudo-Brewster Angle (optics)
PBAPeter Basso Associates (Troy, MI engineering firm)
PBAPervasive Backup Agent (software)
PBAPoint Barrow Airport (Alaska)
PBAPyrenebutyric Acid
PBAPotomac Bonsai Association (association of Bonsai Clubs in VA, MD, PA,& DC)
PBAPropulsion Business Area (at the former Kelly AFB, TX)
PBAPreliminary Benefit Analysis (EPA)
PBAPaid By Agent (shipping)
PBAPyrrhura Breeders Association
PBAProduction Base Analysis
PBAPressure Breathing for Altitude
PBAProsecutors Bar Association
PBAPer-Band Access (Nortel)
PBAPerfect Binary Array
PBAPencil Beam Antenna
PBAPattern-Based Approach (software architecture)
PBAPoultry Breeders Association
PBAProduct Brand Architecture
PBAPressurized Berthing Adapter
PBApush button annunciator
PBAProcess Balance Area
PBAPort Based Authentication
PBAPrinted Circuit Board Assembled (PCB with parts soldered)
PBAPhosphor Bronze Armour
PBAPhysical Base Address (computer memory)
PBAPolar Bear Association
PBAProgram and Budget Analysis
PBAPlain Balloon Angioplasty
PBAPembrokeshire Baptist Association (Wales, UK)
PBAPiedmont Beekeepers Association (Huddleton, VA)
PBAPotential Bad Actor
PBAPost Blast Analysis
PBAPattern-Based Approach
PBAParsons Brinckerhoff Africa (Pty) Ltd. (engineering firm)
PBAPulitzer/Bogard & Associates, LLC (Lido Beach, NY criminal justice consulting)
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Skills Support for the Workforce is delivered through experienced personal business advisors and trainers, who will visit your business, undertake a business analysis and work with you to understand your critical business needs and identify training/ business solutions which focus on improved individual and business performance.
I suggested that such a system could replicate the principle of the English model of Personal Business Advisors (PBAs), who focused on developing long-term relationships with 'growth potential' companies.
(1995) `Developing Excellence in Business Link Services: A Continuing Professional Development Process for Personal Business Advisors', paper presented to the 18th ISBA National Conference, Paisley, 15-17 November.
(1995) `Developing Personal Business Advisors: An Insider's View', Small Business and Enterprise Development 2(2): 165-73.
It has been in operation for nearly a year, and in that time Business Link Sandwell's personal business advisors have worked with over 450 companies on many in-depth projects, all with a bottom-line focus.
Other ideas include bringing in personal business advisors to help small firms and providing innovation and technology counselling.
A clear finding was the low use of mainstream, institutional support services such as banks, accountants and dedicated support providers such as personal business advisors. Only about one in 20 respondents reported having used support or advice from any of these.
He will be responsible for the delivery of all services, including the team of ten personal business advisors and 11 specialist advisors.
In the Hertfordshire Business Link there is a partnership arrangement with the University of Hertford whilst the University of Durham, amongst others, has been involved with the training of the Personal Business Advisors, but there appears to be little evidence that educational institutions have a very central role in the Business Link process.
The selection and training of Personal Business Advisors may also be a critical factor.