Jesuit Graduate Business Programs: Are They Mission-Driven? Presented by: Nancy Chase, Gonzaga University Mirjeta Beqiri, Gonzaga University CJBE 9th Annual Conference July 2006 Jesuit Education History Dimensions Critical thinking and effective communication Development of personal potential International and global perspective Justice Leadership Pursuit of excellence Respect for the world Service for others Research Questions Are the Jesuit education dimensions articulated in the graduate business program mission statement? Is the graduate business mission statement carried out in the MBA core curriculum? Mission Statement Matrix Graduate School of Graduate School of Business / MBA Business / MBA “Manifest” “Latent” School of Business School of Business “Manifest” “Latent” Graduate School of Business/MBA “Manifest” John Carroll University Loyola Marymount University Loyola University of New Orleans Graduate School of Business/MBA “Latent” Gonzaga University Le Moyne College Loyola University of Chicago Marquette University Rockhurst University Saint Louis University Seattle University Springhill College University of Detroit Mercy University of Scranton Wheeling Jesuit University School of Business “Manifest” Boston College Canisius College Creighton University Fairfield University Fordham University Gonzaga University Rockhurst University Saint Joseph’s University Seattle University School of Business “Latent” Georgetown University Loyola College in Maryland Santa Clara University University of San Francisco Wheeling Jesuit University Xavier University John Carroll University Boler School of Business Mission and Goals of the MBA Program Prepare advanced students to Leadership and Managerial become managers and Skills leaders Ethics and Business Utilize skills and abilities in Environmental Issues making a contribution to their organizations and to global Corporate Strategic well-being Management Mission is implemented in the Jesuit tradition Educate individuals for managerial leadership Understanding to successfully operate modern business enterprises Loyola Marymount University College of Business Administration MBA Program Mission Provides high-quality Management and graduate business education, Organizational Behavior consistent with Jesuit and Marymount traditions The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Fosters development of each student’s potential to create Integration Course value, handle risk, and manage change to serve both business and society Develops ethical leaders possessing the skills to effectively manage organizations in a diverse, global economy Loyola University of New Orleans Master of Business Administration Our Mission To prepare students for Management and advancement to high-level Organizational Behavior management positions in private and public sectors of Human Resources the global economy Management To prepare leaders to Global Strategy manage organizations in the coming century To develop specialized knowledge and skills necessary to become effective, socially responsible business and community leaders Gonzaga University Graduate School of Business Home Page Understanding ethical Business Ethics implications of decisions Management Skills Ability to merge theory and Development practice in creative ways Strategic Management Appreciation for the value of diverse perspectives Skills necessary to manage effectively in a changing environment High level of professional competence and understanding of the international environment of organizations Le Moyne College Goals of the Le Moyne College MBA Program Critical thinking processes to International Economic thrive in a constantly changing Perspectives and Issues global business environment Business Ethics Perform ethically and creatively in global organizations Human Resources Management Emphasizes technical excellence, effective communications and Strategic Management service to others over self Combine the art and science of leadership in a global perspective Be knowledgeable of socio-cultural diversity Loyola University of Chicago Master of Business Administration Prepare successful leaders whose Organizational Behavior core values include business ethics and social responsibility Business Ethics Provide a solid foundation in Strategy and Leadership management and leadership skills Integrate business disciplines Develop critical-thinking skills Explore business issues in a global context Develop values-based leaders Marquette University Why Come to Marquette’s MBA Program? Stresses excellence Couldn’t find courses Builds leaders Improve skills by becoming more involved with the business community Jesuit tradition of learning HOW to think, not WHAT to think Rockhurst University The MBA Program Overview Competent, confident leaders Couldn’t find courses with management skills necessary to lead successful organizations in dynamic, rapidly changing environments. Emphasis on applied, practical learning Saint Louis University John Cook School of Business Graduate Business Programs Prepare current and future Ethical and Values-Based business professionals, leaders, Decision Making and educators to perform effectively and ethically in today’s fast changing global Global Business environment. Environment Strengthen leadership skills Strategy and Practice Grow both personally and professionally Seattle University Albers School of Business and Economics Graduate Programs: Welcome to … Jesuit tradition of educating for Business Ethics and Social leadership and service Responsibility OR International Ethics / Challenged with ethical issues in Cultural Issues business Service projects incorporated into classes Springhill College MBA Program: Objectives … Understanding internal operating Organizational Behavior environment of organizations Business Strategy and Knowledge of interaction of Policy organizations with broader external environment Develop negotiation skills, oral and written presentation skills, teamwork, leadership, … Receive integrating experience Work successfully in management teams University of Detroit Mercy MBA Distinctive Features Broad based integrative Strategic Management management Global perspectives Strong ties to business community Quality and convenience University of Scranton Kania School of Management Programs of Study: MBA Emphasizes set of skills and Organizational Behavior perspectives needed to succeed in fast-paced, global and technology-oriented business environment Business knowledge and practical decision-making abilities Vision to handle a variety of leadership positions Wheeling Jesuit University Master of Business Administration Develop the capacity to make and Leadership Skills implement successful leadership decisions in an increasingly Ethical Environment of complex and fast-changing Business business environment Explore the internal and external forces which strengthen and limit businesses and the ethical implications of organizational behavior Jesuit Education Dimensions Critical thinking and John Carroll University effective communication Loyola University of New Orleans Development of Loyola Marymount University personal potential Loyola University of New Orleans John Carroll University International and Loyola Marymount University global perspective Loyola University of New Orleans Justice Loyola University of New Orleans Jesuit Education Dimensions (cont’d) John Carroll University Leadership Loyola Marymount University Loyola University of New Orleans Pursuit of excellence Loyola Marymount University Respect for the world John Carroll University Service for others Loyola Marymount University Conclusion: Web Content and MBA Core Courses The majority of Jesuit graduate business programs do not explicitly articulate their mission statement The three most common dimensions: Leadership Yes Business ethics Yes Global perspective Maybe Other dimensions: Diverse perspective Yes Service to others ? Conclusion: Jesuit Education Dimensions and Graduate Business Mission Statements The most articulated dimensions: International and global perspective Leadership The least articulated dimensions: Pursuit of excellence Respect for the world Service for others Thank you!
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