Learning Goals

B.B.A. learning goals

Goal 1: Students will be effective communicators.

  • Students will write effectively.
  • Students will speak effectively.

Goal 2: Students will have effective team skills.

  • Students will demonstrate characteristics that contribute to effective teams.

Goal 3: Students will acquire global business understanding.

  • Students will recognize implications of salient environmental differences for conducting global business.
  • Students will recognize cultural implications for conducting business globally.

Goal 4: Students will understand information technology systems.

  • Students will have information technology knowledge.
  • Students will apply information technology in business.

Goal 5: Students will understand ethical business practices.

  • Students will be able to define ethics.
  • Students will be able to recognize an ethical dilemma.
  • Students will be able to describe a framework for resolving an ethical dilemma.
  • Students will be able to define sustainability.

Goal 6: Students will have common business knowledge. Goal 7: Students will be critical thinkers.

  • Identify and describe the problem or idea.
  • Collect, organize and evaluate evidence.
  • Conduct quantitative and/or qualitative analysis.
  • Construct conclusions, implications, and solutions.

MBA learning goals

Goal 1: Students will develop global business skills.

  • MBA students will analyze implications of salient environmental differences for conducting global business.

  • MBA students will analyze cultural implications of conducting business globally.

Goal 2: Students will be effective communicators.

  • MBA students will develop well-researched professional documents.

  • MBA students will deliver professional oral presentations.

Goal 3: Students will be effective decision makers.

  • MBA students will select options based on critical analysis.

  • MBA students will be able to illustrate the role of information technology in supporting business.

  • MBA students will integrate functional business knowledge.

Goal 4: Students will be socially responsible.

  • MBA students will propose sustainability efforts to be undertaken by an organization.

  • MBA students will devise viable solutions to address ethical conflicts.

  • MBA students will analyze legal implications of business decisions.

Goal 5: Students will have effective leadership skills.

  • MBA students will be able to formulate viable approaches for leading others given their individual leadership styles.

  • MBA students will effectively interact in teams.