School Intended Learning Outcomes

The School of Business and Management (SBM) Learning Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: Graduates will be critical and creative thinkers who make effective decisions supported by appropriate analytical techniques.

Objectives: Graduates will:

  • Analyze the core issues and weigh the significance of key assumptions used in business decision-making scenarios.
  • Solve business problems using appropriate analytical techniques.

Goal 2: Graduates will be effective communicators in oral and written English for general business applications.

Objectives: Graduates will:

  • Produce professional quality business documents in English.
  • Deliver professional quality presentations in English.

Goal 3: Graduates will have broad understanding of the core business functions and integrate these functions to solve business problems.

Objectives: Graduates will:

  • Identify the key functional areas that are involved in specific business problems and articulate contributions made by these functional areas to the overall well-being of anorganization.
  • Connect different functional areas to formulate integrated solutions.

Goal 4: Graduates will have in-depth grasp of their business major.

Objectives: Graduates will:

  • Demonstrate substantial knowledge of their business major.
  • Apply discipline-based frameworks and tools to resolve business problems in their business major.

Goal 5: Graduates will be effective team leaders and members.

Objectives: Graduates will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the various roles played within the team.
  • Collaborate and lead positively by actively seeking and engaging in discussion of the views of others while showing sensitivity to opposing views.

Goal 6: Graduates will be effective in multi-cultural and international settings.

Objectives: Graduates will:

  • Demonstrate a global outlook and an understanding of cultural diversity.
  • Apply business concepts and theories to make proper business decisions in international settings.

Goal 7: Graduates will be effective users of information technology and sources of information in business applications.

Objectives: Graduates will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in using IT applications in business and management.
  • Locate, gather, organize and evaluate information using appropriate information technology and systems.

Goal 8: Graduates will understand their professional and ethical responsibility.

Objectives: Graduates will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role played by managers in ensuring the integrity of the firm and maintaining appropriate levels of social responsibility.
  • Identify the activities/issues in their chosen profession that may present ethical challenges, and articulate the consequences associated with unethical behavior.