The Wisconsin Evening MBA Program is designed to equip our graduates with the knowledge, skills, and perspectives that support rapid career advancement. These learning outcomes are woven throughout the curriculum.
Students demonstrate ability to diagnose and solve problems by drawing on
accumulated knowledge, understanding correlation vs. causation, integrating inductive
and deductive reasoning, and being aware of perceptual and conceptual
biases that can affect individual and group decision-making and knowing
how to correct those biases.
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Students demonstrate ability to synthesize data and inputs from
multiple sources to analyze business problems. Students demonstrate
ability to derive valid inferences from data and make recommendations
based on marginal analysis of costs and benefits.
Students understand that a leader motivates and inspires people
while a manager manages processes, that leader and manager roles are
distinct and complementary, and that both roles are necessary for
success in complex, multifaceted organizations. Students can
explain and contrast the different systems of behaviors for leaders
and managers within the organization.
Students demonstrate the skills and know processes
to maximize team performance to successfully meet goals,
both as an effective team member and leader.
Students develop multi-disciplinary approaches to frame and
analyze complex business problems and situations.
Students communicate clearly and effectively as managers in
professional settings to meet organizational goals.
Students analyze the impact of laws and regulations on their decisions.
Students frame, reflect on, and respond to the ethical
dimensions of business decisions.
Students understand the advantages of a diverse and inclusive
workforce, and demonstrate the cultural competencies necessary to
manage such a workforce.
Students analyze the cultural, economic, and legal/regulatory issues
that impact international business activities and relationships.
Students understand perspectives on the role of business in society, e.g.,
shareholder value as its sole objective and corporations having a social responsibility.
Students can explain how these views are shaped by globalization, environmental
and social circumstances, technology, law, and the role of government.