Assurance of Learning, Graduate: Goals and Objectives

Graduate (MBA) Direct Assessment: Course Embedded Measures
Goal Learning Goals: An ECOBIT MBA graduate will be able to: Learning Objective Course and Assessment Method
1 Integrate and synthesize knowledge from core functional areas in solving business problems Obj A: Analyze and synthesize knowledge acquired in the core functional areas to generate alternative solutions to business issues and opportunities facing organizations. Bus. Strategy - written case analysis report
2 Apply effective managerial communication skills Obj A: Develop and analyze interpersonal, intra-organizational, and inter-organizational communication criteria. Org. Communication - virtual communication project
Obj B: Demonstrate professional oral and writing skills. Bus. Strategy - oral presentation
3 Comprehend and apply leadership and team building skills Obj A: Comprehend the theories and frameworks pertaining to leadership and teamwork. Org. Analysis - written case assignment and in-class exercises
Obj B: Demonstrate team building skills in a team project setting. Org. Analysis - written case assignment and in-class exercises
Obj C: Evaluate different leadership theories and apply an appropriate leadership style to a particular situation. Org. Analysis - written case assignment and in-class exercises
4 Make decisions considering the legal, technological, global and cross-cultural environment of business Obj A: Understand the "rule of law" and how that law is important for decision makers. Law - mock trial assignment
Obj B: Understand and apply strategic and tactical management of IT/IS in an organizational setting. Info. Systems - standardized quizzes
Obj C: Understand the global and cross-cultural issues related to decision making in organizations. International Business - case analysis
5 Demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving and managerial decision-making capabilities Obj A: Comprehend appropriate statistical and management science techniques for evaluating decision alternatives using statistical packages and manual techniques.

Economics - regression analysis assignments

Statistics - multiple regression analysis assignment

Obj B: Learn to make managerial decisions pertaining to all aspects of the supply chain and supporting activities after critically analyzing various options in functional areas.

Economics - case studies

Finance - stock valuation project

Info. Systems - standardized quizzes

Marketing- interactive analytical techniques

Operations Management -case studies and excel-based decision-making exercises

6 Synthesize ethical values in business decision-making Obj A: Analyze corporate social responsibility and ethics issues confronting organizations and recommend ethically responsible actions.

Accounting - essay on CSR and analysis of a case study on ethics

International Business - article critiques

Marketing- scenario analysis