Vision

We develop leaders of competence and conscience.

Mission

The Helzberg School of Management prepares leaders to make a positive difference in the world through the Jesuit tradition of learning, leadership and service.

We strive to...

  • Prepare our students for the challenges of tomorrow's workplace.
  • Develop and sustain professional relationships with the business, civic, and nonprofit organizations in the Greater Kansas City region.
  • Partner with our students, alumni, and business associates to serve our community.

To accomplish this, the Helzberg School administration, faculty and staff establish and maintain a positive, supportive work environment that fosters innovative thought, celebrates success, and encourages teamwork, respect, high performance, and accountability.

Learning Objectives 

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration in Health Care Leadership
Executive MBA
Master of Arts in Management


Helzberg School of Management Learning Goals: AACSB Programs

A Helzberg School graduate will be able to:

  • LEADERSHIP: Demonstrate the pursuit of personal excellence while helping others develop to their full potential. 
  • ETHICIAL BEHAVIOR AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Analyze ethical and corporate social responsibility issues in context and implement appropriate actions. 
  • BUSINESS SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Explain, integrate and apply foundational business knowledge and skills to effectively lead and manage organizations. 
  • INTERNATIONAL/GLOBAL: Demonstrate the achievement of a global perspective that encourages participation in the complex, integrated worldwide business community. 
  • INFORMATION ANALYSIS AND APPLICATION: Identify, access, analyze and synthesize appropriate business information.    
  • COMMUNICATION:Communicate effectively and create an environment where effective communication can occur. 

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

A BSBA graduate will be able to:

  • LEADERSHIP: Exhibit skills in personal responsibility, awareness of self and others, ability to work effectively in groups, and ability to foster positive team dynamics.
  • ETHICIAL BEHAVIOR AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Recognize and analyze personal ethical problems and issues in corporate social responsibility to propose and defend an appropriate course of action. 
  • BUSINESS SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Define, describe and demonstrate foundational business knowledge.    
  • INTERNATIONAL/GLOBAL: Integrate relevant cultural, social, political, historical, geographic and environmental factors into the analysis of business issues and the development of an appropriate course of action. 
  • INFORMATION ANALYSIS AND APPLICATION: Identify, access and analyze relevant quantitative and qualitative information to develop, select and evaluate appropriate courses of action. 
  • COMMUNICATION: Produce and deliver effective written products and oral communications in a variety of contexts using effective technologies. 

Master of Business Administration

A Helzberg MBA graduate will be able to:

  • LEADERSHIP: Demonstrate personal responsibility and awareness of self and others; build effective teams; influence and enable others to improve organizational effectiveness. 
  • ETHICIAL BEHAVIOR AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Analyze ethical and corporate social responsibility issues in context and implement appropriate actions. 
  • BUSINESS SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Integrate and apply skills and knowledge across business disciplines to effectively manage in dynamic environments. 
  • INTERNATIONAL/GLOBAL: Demonstrate and apply global (cultural, political, historical, geographic, environmental, and economic) perspectives to decision- making within a complex and changing world context. 
  • INFORMATION ANALYSIS AND APPLICATION: Identify, access, analyze, and synthesize relevant information that optimizes effective decision-making. 
  • COMMUNICATION: Communicate effectively (speak, listen, read, write) with the internal and external stakeholders, and create an environment where effective communication can occur.

Master of Business Administration
in Health Care Leadership

A Helzberg MBA graduate, specializing in health care leadership, will be able to:

  • LEADERSHIP: Demonstrate personal responsibility and awareness of self and others; build effective teams; influence and enable others to improve patient care and policy in a health care setting. 
  • ETHICIAL BEHAVIOR AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Analyze ethical and corporate social responsibility issues in context and implement appropriate actions; relate concepts of access, quality, and value to the health care environment. 
  • BUSINESS SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Integrate skills and knowledge across business disciplines to effectively manage in dynamic health care environments. 
  • INTERNATIONAL/GLOBAL: Demonstrate and apply global (cultural, political, historical, geographic, environmental, and economic) perspectives to health care decision-making within a complex, changing world. 
  • INFORMATION ANALYSIS AND APPLICATION: Identify, access, analyze and synthesize relevant health care information to optimize effective decision-making. 
  • COMMUNICATION: Communicate appropriately with internal and external stakeholders, and create an environment where effective communication can occur. 

Executive MBA

A Helzberg Executive MBA graduate will be able to:

  • LEADERSHIP: Exhibit skills in leading change; demonstrate the ability to work effectively in groups of diverse stakeholders with multiple interests while fostering positive team dynamics to accomplish organizational goals. 
  • ETHICIAL BEHAVIOR AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Develop personal worldviews guided by ethical theories; analyze and evaluate corporate social responsibility in terms of the firm’s stakeholders and community and industry standards for sustainability. 
  • BUSINESS SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrate business acumen through application of functional skills and knowledge in strategic management contexts.
  • INTERNATIONAL/GLOBAL: Demonstrate a world perspective that views organizational activity within a global context where international complexities and relationships are recognized. 
  • INFORMATION ANALYSIS AND APPLICATION: Exhibit effective executive decision-making by analyzing and evaluating business situations according to salient strategic issues, and making effective and logical use of various information sources. 
  • COMMUNICATION: Exhibit executive presence in written and oral communication for formal, informal, and interpersonal situations and that result in clear and influential communication. 

Master of Arts in Management

A Helzberg MA graduate will be able to:

  • LEADERSHIP: Demonstrate personal leadership styles to motivate teams effectively, build alliances, and enhance skills in influencing key audiences of the organization. 
  • ETHICIAL BEHAVIOR AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Analyze ethical and corporate social responsibility issues, and effectively apply important concepts, principles, and theories used in authentic management situations when developing complex solutions to multifaceted problems. 
  • BUSINESS SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Recommend and implement business plans—grounded in management fundamentals and emerging trends—into actual organizations. 
  • INTERNATIONAL/GLOBAL: Analyze differences when managing across cultures.    
  • INFORMATION ANALYSIS AND APPLICATION: Analyze, Interpret, and develop financial, technical, and organizational information to create a balanced view of the organization and direct organizational change. 
  • COMMUNICATION: Demonstrate effective written, verbal, and non-verbal communication, and create an environment where dialogue can occur.