MBA Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

The Graduate (MBA) Learning Goals and Objectives:

GOAL 1: Our MBA graduates shall have analytical skills applying business analysis, data management and diagnostic problem-solving skills in order to support management decision-making. 

Students will make data-driven decisions demonstrating the ability to: 

  • Identify alternatives
  • Identify the criteria for assessing alternatives
  • Apply criteria to alternatives
  • Evaluate results 

GOAL 2: Our MBA graduates shall have leadership and team membership skills needed for implementing and coordinating organizational activities and managing change.

Students will demonstrate leadership skills by: 

  • Identifying goals and directing followers toward them 
  • Providing the necessary information and resources to the team 
  • Clarifying performance expectations and timeframes
  • Empowering others by encouraging dissent

Students will demonstrate team membership skills by:

  • Identifying and recommends a change requirement to other team members
  • Openly questioning and listening to other team members to achieve consensus on the required change 
  • Collaboratively developing and assessing multiple alternatives for achieving the change
  • Interactively developing an action plan for implementing the change 

GOAL 3: Our graduates shall have an understanding of how global competitive environments are changing business practice.  

Students will provide evidence of global perspective and awareness by: 

  • Demonstrating an understanding of how global competitive environments are changing business practice 
  • Identifying, comparing and contrasting cultural differences and how these differences affect best practice 

GOAL 4: Our graduates shall have the ability to integrate business knowledge and management techniques to aid planning and control in a changing environment. 

Students will illustrate this by: 

  • Demonstrating the ability to integrate management techniques to aid planning and control in a changing environment 
  • Displaying the ability to effectively manage conflict