Program Learning Goals

Program Learning Goals

Assurance of Learning Goals

Assessment of Undergraduate Program Learning Goals Effective Fall 2017

Learning Goal Learning Objectives 
1. Graduates will be effective communicators 1a. Oral Communication: Our students will
be able to prepare and deliver a
professional presentation.
1b. Written Communication: Our students
will be able to organize and communicate
ideas professionally in a written document.
2. Graduates will be entrepreneurial
thinkers
2a. Problem Solving: Students will create
innovative solutions to problems
3. Graduates will be responsible business professionals 3a. Ethics: Our students will be able to
apply ethical theories in business contexts.
3b. Global Awareness: Our students will be
able to detect the differences between
global business environments.
4. Graduates will have core business
knowledge
4a. Cross-Disciplinary Knowledge: Our
students will recognize and recall business
knowledge from multiple disciplines.
5. Graduates will have content expertise 5a. Discipline Specific Knowledge: Our
students will integrate the requisite
knowledge in their discipline.

Assessment of Graduate Program Learning Goals Effective Fall 2017

Learning Goal Learning Objectives
1. Graduates will be effective and responsible leaders 1a. Problem Solving: MBA students will design
strategic solutions.
1b. Ethics: MBA students will be able to assess
the ethical implications of business decisions.
1c. Social Responsibility: MBA students will
assess the impact of business decisions on
sustainability and social well-being.
2. Graduates will have effective interpersonal
and communication skills
2a. Teamwork: MBA students will make a
meaningful contribution towards achieving
team goals.
3. Graduates will have knowledge of the
different functional areas
3a. Functional Area Knowledge: MBA students
will integrate knowledge from different
functional areas to design holistic solutions to
business problems.
4. Graduates will be effective decision makers 4a. Analytical Skills: MBA students will apply
analytical and quantitative methods for
effective managerial decision making

Assessment of Undergraduate Program Learning Goals Effective Fall 2014 - Spring 2017

Learning Goals

Student Learning Outcomes

Where/When Assessed

Apply concepts of ethical reasoning to business situations.

Students will develop an ethical framework with which they can evaluate the morality of business actions.

Legal Env / Fall

Princ of Acct I / Fall

Students will employ ethical reasoning to assess the morality of business conduct.

Legal Env / Fall

Students will understand the relationship between ethics and diversity management. 

Org Behavior / Fall

Understand, analyze, and interpret quantitative data to make business decisions.

Students will synthesize and evaluate information to offer solutions that support decision making.

Princ of Finance / Fall

Princ of Acct II / Spring

Students will assess business decisions and their impact on the business organization.

Princ of Finance / Fall

Students will understand and apply decision making tools to solve business problems

Princ of Finance / Fall

Operations Mgt / Fall

Demonstrate effective communication skills.

Students will demonstrate their ability to organize and communicate ideas clearly and professionally.

Org Behavior / Spring

Students will make effective presentations accompanied by the appropriate technology

 Business Policy / Spring

Demonstrate knowledge of the global business environment

Students will identify and contrast key attributes of different countries’ business environments.

Princ of Marketing / Spring

Students will recognize the advantages and disadvantages of the various modes of entry into foreign markets.

Princ of Marketing / Spring

Students will relate and explain the major factors that organizations must consider in developing strategies for operating in foreign countries.

Princ of Marketing / Spring

Understand how information technology is used to support essential business processes

Students will understand the important role of enterprise applications in supporting key business processes.

MIS / Fall

Students will be competent in using technology for purposes of business reporting.

MIS / Fall

Assessment of Graduate Program Learning Goals Effective Fall 2014 - Spring 2017

Learning Goals Student Learning Outcomes Where/When Assessed

Demonstrate the ability to frame problems and develop solutions

Demonstrate the ability to apply strategic concepts

Managing Org Strategy / Spring

Demonstrate an understanding of national differences in cultural, political, legal and other social structures and their implications for conducting business internationally

Int’l Business & Society / Fall

Develop an ethical framework with which they can assess the morality of business decisions

Prof, Legal, & Managerial Resp / Spring

Apply social responsibility theory in resolving organizational and global dilemmas

Prof, Legal, & Managerial Resp / Spring

Demonstrate the ability to work effectively and communicate with others in team environments

Be able to apply course concepts to improve effectiveness of teamwork and interpersonal interactions

DDLHPO / Fall

Demonstrate an understanding of business operations by integrating knowledge from different functional areas

Demonstrate core skills in functional areas of business and the ability to integrate across business disciplines

Managerial Accounting / Financial Decision Making / Fall

Demonstrate an understanding of the impact information technology and quantitative methods have on business practices

Demonstrate an understanding of the role of information technology in supporting decision making and process improvements

Issues in MIS / Fall

Demonstrate the ability to apply analytical and quantitative tools for effective managerial decision making

Financial Decision Making / Fall

Managerial Accounting / Fall
Managerial Decision Making Tools / Spring