Mission and Vision of the College of Business
Our long term vision is to be recognized throughout the Southeast for the high quality of our innovative programs, our diverse and engaged student population, and our willingness to meet the needs of our business community.
Our mission can be summarized with four key words that describe the work we do and guide our decision making: Prepare, Provide, Support, and Serve. The key words are amplified in the following statements:
- Prepare a diverse student body for business and professional careers by providing a high quality and innovative education
- Provide a student-centered environment enriched by the use of technology, experience-based learning, and active community service to enhance student learning
- Support faculty in applied and instructional research and service to the profession
- Serve primarily the metropolitan Atlanta area while staying connected to the global community
Our values provide a framework for behavior. They represent our shared cultural beliefs and help us to make decisions, solve problems, and take actions that are consistent with our vision and mission. The following key words and statements summarize the commitments made by the faculty and staff of the College of Business:
Integrity - We act with integrity and promote ethical behavior. We take responsibility for our attitudes, actions, and results.
Collegiality - We treat each other with respect and work together in a spirit of teamwork to serve others.
Diversity - We are inclusive, appreciating diversity in a broad sense, beyond race and gender.
Engagement - We are doers. We maintain active engagement with our students, our community, and our profession.
Excellence - We always give our best effort and seek continuous improvement in all our activities.