Mission Statement

"We will continue to be recognized nationally and internationally for the competence of our students and for relevance to the business community. Through excellence in teaching, research and service, we deliver programs that prepare students for professional careers in management."

Core Values

  • Excellence in teaching and research that makes an impact in the business community, and challenges our students intellectually to achieve personal growth
  • Constructive interactions with the business community regionally, nationally and internationally
  • Ethical business behaviour, accountability, transparency, and social responsibility, and
  • Respect for the values of stakeholders.

Our Strategic Focus

The Faculty of Business Administration in performing teaching, research, and service functions recognizes its responsibility to a number of key stakeholder groups.

Students

The Faculty of Business Administration:

  • Attracts students regionally, nationally, and internationally who are career-focused and appreciate the managerial focus of our programs
  • Provides opportunities for qualified graduates from community colleges and other institutions of higher education to further their business education at the university level, and
  • Provides an environment of life-long learning for our students and alumni.
Faculty and Staff

The Faculty of Business Administration recognizes the importance of:

  • An environment conducive to teaching and research
  • A culture that encourages team work as well as respect for individual contributions, and
  • A supportive environment for professional and academic development.
Business Community and Professional Associations

The Faculty of Business Administration recognizes the needs of the business community and professional associations by:

  • Delivering relevant programs and developing student's managerial skills, and
  • Incorporating the expertise of the business community and professional associations in research and teaching which enhances our ability to deliver quality programs.
Others

The Faculty of Business Administration recognizes the importance of inter and intra university relationships with:

  • The university administration, and
  • The academic community.

Teaching, Research and Service

Programs

The Faculty of Business Administration:

  • Designs and delivers high quality programs that emphasize critical thinking, problem solving, effective communication, and technical skills
  • Provides holistic education founded on theory and enhanced by experiential learning, and
  • Is committed to undergraduate and graduate programs, management development programs, and cooperative education.
Research and Scholarly Activities

The Faculty of Business Administration:

  • Carries out innovative and original research and scholarly activities which deliver value to our students and the business community
  • Undertakes research and scholarly activities that adds to the current knowledge in the business field
  • Supports research and scholarly activities that are valued by the business and/or academic communities regionally, nationally and internationally, and
  • Recognizes the importance of external funding in enhancing our research capacity.
Service

The Faculty of Business Administration:

  • Contributes managerial expertise at the University, regional, national and international levels, and
  • Participates in the socio-economic development of Northwestern Ontario.