Deans: How We Define MBA Transformation

Students working together at the Yale School of Management

Yale School of Management

1. Develop a deep understanding of the unrelenting and broad-based nature of competition, the many dimensions on which firms compete and how markets work.

2. Develop a deep understanding of the nature of cooperation, how organizations function, the role of leaders in a broad range of enterprises, the critically important role of teams and networks in the modern economy.

3. Develop enhanced capabilities to deal with complexity, to perform in increasingly complex environments and across divergent environments, and to work across sectors.

4. Develop an individualized conception of one’s purpose in work and career.

5. Develop enhanced capabilities to gain insights from the on-going avalanche of data, how to collect data, how to organize and analyze data, and how to present relevant findings.

Sauder School of Business

Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia

1. State A: Our students are keen to learn. State B: Our graduates are motivated by a passion for and commitment to the rigorous search for truth.

2. State A: Our students want to solve business problems. State B: Our graduates seek deep insights, rather than superficial conclusions.

3. State A: Our students are interested in global issues. State B: Our graduates inform their leadership practice with a deep appreciation for the diversity of perspectives on the world.

4. State A: Our students want to add value. State B: Our graduates take responsibility for improving and transforming the lives of those around them.

5. State A: Our students want to build a successful career. State B: Our graduates want to learn, grow and be challenged throughout their career.