Welcome to the Effective Management Association

We Help Small Businesses Thrive!


About the EMA

Welcome to the Effective Management Association, a non-profit membership organization aimed to service small businesses in achieving their goals. Our focus is to educate business executives, entrepreneurs, managers and employees at every level with the proven methods, insights and resources to grow your business consistently, year after year, despite anything. This is your opportunity to learn firsthand (and let your employees learn firsthand) from the best on how to become the best.

Every professional is welcome to our training programs, from owners to receptionists. After all, success isn’t determined by economics only. It takes a unified purpose at every single level and a strong, ambitious workforce to take your business to the next level. We welcome your employees and offer training specifically for them as well as for you.

Thousands of local and international business executives have applied our methods and business technology to their internal processes and yielded extraordinary growth and returns. Now you can too!

Mary McCrink
Executive Director

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Our Activities

Whether you’re a CEO, a business owner or a one-man show (for now), you know that it takes guts, vision and determination to run a business – but it will take even more to make that business thrive and flourish.

That’s where the Effective Management Association comes in. When you join our thriving membership, you will receive training programs that will help you expand and soar your business, as well as networking opportunities and benefits you never had before. So we welcome you and will do everything we can to make you succeed. That's our promise!

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EMA Network


Local Effective Management Associations organize meetings, seminars and workshops all over the country with business professionals, executives, employees and owners. Through EMA meetings, business executives and staff can network with each other, share ideas, join projects or swap stories, whatever the topic happens to be. This growing network of executives is becoming more and more influential in implementing changes and innovations in their communities. You can be part of this team right now. Just contact an EMA near you and get started!

EMA Training Center


Through online seminars, workshops and e-learning, business professionals keep abreast of the ever changing commercial climate and find solutions to stay prosperous, regardless of the economy. EMA member training includes educational videos and online training and coaching programs on all aspects of organization and management. Based on the Hubbard Management System, the EMA training programs produce proven results and have helped thousands of others by dramatically increasing production and profitability.

Why Training?

One of the biggest problems an executive can face is how to build an effective team of people who care for the company and share the same passion for its goals. From small businesses to large corporations, it all stands or falls with the people who make the company what it is. Motivated people are probably the most important asset of any company while, on the other hand, absenteeism, lack of motivation and revolving-door-employment are among the top 5 problems in our economy. The solution is TRAINING!

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EMA Member Training


Free Business Analysis

This free online tool lets you do an in-depth analysis of your own business which will reveal how your company is doing, much like taking an X-Ray of your business to find the pain points. When done, an EMA expert will guide you through the results to show you how you can improve on those points. Now also in Spanish!


Online Training

Consisting of close to 100 training videos covering the basics of organization and management, executive skills and marketing, our E-Learning programs drive home fundamentals followed by simple exercises that are automatically graded to ensure they are understood and can be applied, is the first step.

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Training Apprenticeships

Learning administrative and management principles is the first step in EMA training. Next comes the application, tailored to your specific industry and company needs. Delivered by EMA Trainers, these apprenticeship groove in the principles of the Hubbard Management System like no other program which, invariably, leads to greater success and prosperity for your company.

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The Model of Admin Know-How - Course & Program

This extensive online course and implementation program puts in all the vital elements to make your business succeed, such as proper organization and work flow, personnel enhancement and team building, viability and production measurement, and much more. Delivered as an online course and program, EMA Trainers supervise and coach you through all the steps to gain the full benefits from what this program can bring your company and staff.


EMA Bootcamps

EMA Bootcamps are virtual training sessions spread over several days in segments of 2 hours and cover specific subjects such as sales, marketing, team building and more. Action-driven, hands-on and intensely entertaining, these bootcamps are incredibly popular and include one-on-one questions and answer segments to create a thorough understanding of how to deal with specific issues in a company.


Craig Jensen

Founder/Chairman of Condusiv Technologies

When I look for business solutions, I go for the best with the same spectacular results I expect from my business. The Hubbard Management System does that – and more!


Patrick Clouden

CEO Consumer Energy Solutions

As a result of using just one aspect of Mr. Hubbard’s administrative technology, we have been nominated as a Top Work Place in Tampa Bay for 4 years in a row, and this has been our most prosperous year yet. So my advice? Try it – you won’t be disappointed!


John Chan

Co-Founder The Durable Foundation

My advice is to implement the Hubbard Management system as fast as possible, and get control over your business and your life!


Rafferty Pendery

CEO Studio 98

We are 100% sold that the Hubbard Management System is the best way to build a fast-growing and profitably company. I KNEW that we needed to get it implemented with a simple way to organize all the different tools and keep track of everything for me and my staff. We have expanded more than 30X and we are just getting started!


Joy Gendusa

CEO Postcard Mania

The long term benefits of implementing various Hubbard Management System principles have been growth and understanding how to grow. And it actually works!

Why Train With Us?

The EMA Training Center provides several training programs, ranging from basic courses for beginners to in-depth training levels for more advanced students.

The right start is the EMA Business Analysis which will isolate the friction points in your business. Evaluated by EMA Experts, this analysis will focus on the right training sequence.

EMA training can be done as intensively as you will have time for it. All training programs consist of steps that are easily integrated into your daily schedule - either at work or at home.

All EMA training is done online. Given the current Covid-19 regulations, the EMA Apprenticeships and Onboarding programs are done via Zoom, to keep you and our trainers safe.

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