Mission and Values

Vision Statement

For Michigan and the world beyond, we develop business leaders. We aspire to be one of the three leading colleges of business in Michigan.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to prepare students for professional success by providing an innovative, high quality, business-connected education that inspires students to excel in diverse global environments.

Core Values

Learning-centered Environment. We value rigorous, active and integrated learning that develops both the intellect and character of students.

Proactive and Innovative. We value continuous contact with the business community. We design programs to meet current needs and to anticipate future ones.

Broadly Educated. We value a broad educational background that cultivates critical thinking, innovation and socially responsible action.

Integrity. We value ethical and responsible behavior in a global and increasingly multi-cultural environment.

Relevant Research. We value intellectual contributions in the areas of business practice and learning. We also value disciplined-based research both intrinsically and for the way it impacts business practice.

Diversity and Inclusion. We value an environment of diversity and inclusion where ideas are judged on the strength of their intellectual merit.