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Undergraduate Program Learning Goals

Learning Goal 1: An Integrative Point of View

Graduates of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program will be able to evaluate and make business decisions from an integrative point of view, one that reflects an understanding of mutually interdependent relationships among competitive and environmental conditions, organizational resources, and the major functional areas of a business enterprise.

Learning Goal 2: Ethical Reasoning

Graduates of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program will be able to recognize ethical issues, demonstrate familiarity with alternative frameworks for ethical reasoning, and discern trade-offs and implications of employing different ethical frames of reference when making business decisions.

Learning Goal 3: Critical Thinking & Decision Making

Graduates of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program will be able to use a variety of research methodologies to identify and critically evaluate implications of business decisions for organizational stakeholders (e.g., customers, colleagues, employees, stockholders, suppliers, foreign governments, communities, cultures, regulatory agencies) and the natural environment.

Learning Goal 4: Communication

Graduates of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program will be able to communicate effectively in a wide variety of business settings (e.g., live, virtual, synchronous and asynchronous), employing multiple mediums of communications (e.g., written, oral and visual).

Learning Goal 5: Quantitative Analysis and Modeling

Graduates of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program will be able to apply (systematically) tools of quantitative analysis and modeling to make recommendations and business decisions.

Learning Goal 6: Team Membership & Leadership

Graduates of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program will be able to collaborate productively with others, functioning effectively as both members and leaders of teams.

Learning Goal 7: Respect, Inclusiveness & Valuing People

Graduates of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program will be able to create and sustain personal and work environments that are respectful and inclusive, valuing the contributions of all persons.

Learning Goal 8: Personal and Professional Development

Graduates of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program will be prepared to become the "authors" of their own futures, make informed and deliberate choices about personal and professional development, assume responsibility for their decisions, take pride in excellence, contribute to community, and demonstrate college-level mastery of the skills needed for pursuing and managing a career as a business professional.

Learning Goal 9: Global Awareness

Graduates of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program will be conversant with major economic, social, political, and technological trends and conditions influencing foreign investment and development of the global economy and demonstrate an understanding of the cultural, interpersonal and analytical competencies required for engaging in global business activities.

Learning Goal 10: Innovation and Creativity

Graduates of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program will know how to respond to the need for innovation or creativity by engaging in ongoing learning, broadening their points of view, exploring cross-contextual links, and consulting with others.