University of Vermont

School of Business Administration
learningoutcomes

Learning Outcomes

Undergraduate Program

1. Learning Goal: Awareness of Sustainable Business Practices
  • L.O. 1.1 Understanding of how businesses maximize shareholder value over the long run with leaders who are innovative, and who manage interactions across the economic, social, environmental and political spheres.
  • L.O. 1.2 Understanding of the role of innovation in creating better products, services, or processes.
2. Learning Goal: Global and Civic Awareness
  • L.O. 2.1 Understanding of global issues in a business context
  • L.O. 2.2 Understanding of the non-market environment of business
3. Learning Goal: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • L.O. 3.1 Ability to solve business problems by acquiring, interpreting, and synthesizing data
4. Learning Goal: Business Communication Skills
  • L.O. 4.1 Ability to demonstrate effective written communication skills
  • L.O. 4.2 Ability to demonstrate effective oral communication skills
5. Learning Goal: Business Fundamentals
  • L.O. 5.1 Demonstrate command of business fundamentals

MAcc Program

1. Learning Goal: Professional Knowledge
  • L.O. 1.1 Apply professional standards to resolve accounting, auditing and/or financial reporting issues
  • L.O. 1.2 Understand the legal and/or regulatory implications of business transactions
2. Learning Goal: Professional Judgment
  • L.O. 2.1 Demonstrate effective critical thinking skills
  • L.O. 2.2 Apply professional judgment to resolve accounting, auditing, and/or reporting decisions
3. Learning Goal: Ethics of an Accounting Professional
  • L.O. 3.1 Identify ethical issues
  • L.O. 3.2 Evaluate and make ethical judgments
4. Learning Goal: Effective Professional Communication
  • L.O. 4.1 Demonstrate effective writing skills
  • L.O. 4.2 Demonstrate effective oral communication skills

MBA Program in Sustainable Entrepreneurship (beginning AY2014-15):

Learning Goal 1: Understand Sustainable Business
  • L.O. 1.1 Show an understanding of sustainability practices and how businesses maximize shareholder value over the long run with leaders who are innovative and who manage interactions across the economic, social, environmental, and political spheres
Learning Goal 2: Entrepreneurship
  • L.O. 2.1 Demonstrates command of business fundamentals to build an actionable Business Plan for a new venture
  • L.O. 2.2 Show an understanding of the distinction between incremental and disruptive innovation and their roles in creating better products, services, and/or processes
Learning Goal 3: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • L.O. 3.1 Solve business problems by acquiring, interpreting, and synthesizing data
Learning Goal 4: Business Communication Skills
  • L.O. 4.1 Demonstrates effective written communication skills
  • L.O. 4.2 Demonstrates effective oral communication skills
Learning Goal 5: Reflective thinking
  • L.O. 5.1 Show an understanding of the impact of one's actions and behaviors on others

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