Learning Aims

Aim 1. Leadership/Teamwork

  • Objective 1: Develop executives with the capability to lead in a diverse and changing world. This means enhancing the ability of executives to develop a vision for what needs to be done, to understand the underlying internal and external forces in the situation, and to initiate ethical actions to make things better.
  • Objective 2: Develop executives with the capability to lead teams as well as be effective team members and who can work and communicate effectively with diverse team members to identify and solve problems and make responsible recommendations.

Aim 2. Ethics and Social Responsibility

  • Objective 1: Develop executives ready to act based upon knowledge of societal expectations, which are embodied in ethical guidelines, legal rules, and ideas about what it means for a corporation or organization to be socially responsible.

Aim 3. Integrated Knowledge of Business in a Global Environment

  • Objective 1: Develop executives with the capability to construct and implement strategic, integrative, and innovative approaches to business decisions in the creation of value in their organizations relevant to an increasingly global environment.
  • Objective 2: Develop executives with the capability of integrating knowledge of core business functions and applying in complex, ambiguous and unfamiliar management situations.

Aim 4. Reflection, Analysis, Decision Making and Technology

  • Objective 1: Develop executives with the capability to examine and integrate work/life experiences with course and program concepts to develop a set of lessons learned. These lessons learned are then used to generate action plans to improve work/life situations.
  • Objective 2: Develop executives with the capability to analyze uncertain, complex management situations using information (as appropriate), the application of qualitative and quantitative solutions, and the integration of technology to improve decision making and increase competitive advantage.
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