Our MBA is designed to help you become a successful business leader. Therefore, we are committed to assuring, to the maximum extent possible, that you graduate from the program with the following competencies:
Connect theory and practice to create effective change.
→ Our program includes a leadership cornerstone experience, signature courses, a streamlined functional core and a capstone project that tackles strategic challenges for a real client. Integrative coursework and experiential learning projects with industry professionals and world-renowned scholars prepare you for a lifetime of success and advancement.
Gain skills to recognize and solve business problems from an ethics perspective and lead with integrity.
→ Grounded in the Spiritan tradition, our graduates will "do the right thing" when solving business problems and become leaders with integrity who will inspire their organizations. You will learn that being the best in the world-in any field or endeavor-requires being the best for the world. Our philosophy is that responsible, ethical leadership in business not only enhances the bottom line, but also creates a better society for all.
Cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset and envision new ways of accomplishing goals.
→ You will be challenged to make decisions that require innovative thinking and calculated risks. Most importantly, you will be able to recognize and seize outstanding opportunities to solve problems and create value.
Apply sustainability principles in business decisions to drive efficiency, innovation and competitive advantage.
→ Increasingly, the deep application of sustainability principles is both a necessity and a competitive differentiator. We want all our graduates to view sustainability as a key for long-term business survival and that firms can help create healthy ethical, social, economic, and environmental ecosystems in ways that improve their growth prospects and reduce their costs. Our courses are aligned with the Principles for Responsible Management Education, a UN-backed initiative to advance sustainable social, environmental and economic value in business education.
Lead effectively in a complex global environment characterized by diverse perspectives, values and business practices.
→ Our goal is to prepare you to become a business leader with the ability to succeed anywhere in the world. Your professors will have rich international experiences to share, and you will meet talented students from all over the world. Throughout the curriculum, you will be asked to address global business issues designed to manage risk, bridge cultural differences and understand international markets.
Acquire the skills needed to build effective teams, motivate people and create innovative organizational change.
→ Through exposure to C-suite executives, you will gain innovative managerial and leadership skills. These skills are honed through individualized assessments and career practicums with industry leaders addressing the core competencies relevant to the current business climate.