Learning Goals

Learning Goals

The following competencies and degree learning goals have been adopted by the Master of Business Administration program. MBA graduates should be able to demonstrate competence in the management of the entire enterprise. The degree, being of a generalist theme, strives to achieve a holistic understanding that must, by definition, embrace the following:

  • Communications Competence
    • Graduates should be able to demonstrate effective oral and written communications skills as well as have knowledge of the team and other organizational dynamics that can both inhibit or enable effective and efficient functioning of the enterprise.
  • Managing Information Flows
    • Graduates should have knowledge of the key information flows necessary for the successful functioning of the enterprise from both intra-firm and inter-firm perspectives.
  • Strategic Perspective
    • Graduates should have critical thinking skills enabling them to objectively identify and prioritize business problems and develop alternative solutions.
    • Graduates should be cognizant of ethical and legal considerations.
    • Graduates should be cognizant of the range of ongoing market, economic, and regulatory information that has the potential of impacting their organizations.
  • Analytical Competence
    • Graduates should a fundamental knowledge of a range of analytical problem solving tools that includes statistics, financial analysis, and accounting conventions.