About the School of Global Business
Mission, Vision and Core Values
- Our Mission: The Arcadia University School of Global Business
develops socially responsible decision makers through a comprehensive
curriculum and experiential learning environment committed to ethical
and sustainable business practices.
- Our Vision: The Arcadia University School of Global Business
will become recognized as a premier provider of global business
education driven by strategic thinking through ethical practices.
- Our Core Values:
Student-Focused, Committed to Excellence, Innovative and
Entrepreneurial, Culture of Engagement, Collegial and Transparent,
Outcomes Oriented/Assessment, and Ethical Decision Making
Firsthand Experience in the Global Marketplace
The School of Global Business provides firsthand experience in the global marketplace in the following ways:
- Undergraduate preparation for careers in business, industry and not-for profits.
- Undergraduate preparation for graduate programs in law, business, health professions, public administration or economics
- Graduate programs that focus around evidence-based research and project-based learning to prepare business professionals for a rapidly changing global environment.
- Opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to participate in service learning and global experiences.
- Opportunities to study abroad at some of the top universities around the world in every discipline, including the M.B.A.
The MBA program features two international experiences where students learn in an emerging as well as a developed economy, and an International MBA in Paris is offered. Nationally and internationally known faculty in global business, technology and tax law combine with a student-centered dedication to student learning that encourages active student groups and participation of faculty and staff beyond the classroom.
Undergraduate students conduct internships in the United States and overseas that focus not only on the work experience but on completing a project for the organization, and some majors require a semester or year abroad and may include modern language proficiency. All undergraduate Business students complete their studies with a Capstone project involving the development and operation of a business or health organization, preparing a business plan and making presentations to business executives.
Arcadia's School of Global Business courses are designed to:
- Provide the student with an understanding of external forces, including the technological, legal, political, cultural and economic conditions that influence organizations and managerial decision making.
- Expose the student to each of the major internal functions (accounting and finance, marketing, operations, and human resources) that organizations must perform to succeed.
- Develop the student's interpersonal, communication, team-management, quantitative and writing skills.
- Encourage the student to develop an organizational point of view and integrate what he or she has learned.
- Offer the student an international perspective through both coursework and travel opportunities.
- Develop the following core competencies in our graduates: Core Competencies, Communication, Critical Thinking, Ethical Behavior, Global/Cultural Awareness, Information Technology, Personal Development