MBA Student Learning Outcomes
1. Strategic Thinking and Leadership
Learning Goal: Gonzaga MBA students are able to position organizations in chosen market areas, compete successfully, and satisfy stakeholders with the objective of achieving superior organizational performance.
- Objective: MBA students will demonstrate the ability to articulate a vision and set prioritized strategic objectives.
- Objective: MBA students will formulate business strategies utilizing their understanding of the key functional areas of business.
2. Ethics and Social Responsibility
Learning Goal: Gonzaga MBA students champion ethical and socially responsible decision making for the common good.
- Objective: MBA students will recognize ethical issues and demonstrate the skills necessary to make informed, ethical decisions in complex, conflicting or ambiguous environments or situations.
3. Critical Thinking
Learning Goal: Gonzaga MBA students are able to identify problems, generate and evaluate alternatives using appropriate analytical and quantitative techniques, and draw conclusions.
- Objective: MBA students will evaluate organizations and recommend optimal strategies and actions that demonstrate their ability to frame problems contextually and use appropriate analytical and quantitative techniques.
4. Effective Communication
Learning Goal: Gonzaga MBA students are effective business communicators.
- Objective: MBA students will demonstrate their ability to communicate their ideas effectively and efficiently in a variety of business settings.
5. Global Perspective
Learning Goal: Gonzaga MBA students appreciate and understand the value of diverse perspectives in business decision making and organizational life.
- Objective: MBA students will evaluate and integrate economic, political, technological, environmental and societal issues into their decision making and show competencies required to compete in the global environment.
- Objective: MBA students will incorporate the concepts of global diversity and inclusiveness in their analyses and decision-making.