Vision, Mission, Value Statements and Strategic Goals

Vision

Our vision is to transform lives through excellent business education, impactful research and meaningful service.

COB Mission and Values Statements:hatch xBEEG7715

The College of Business faculty and staff educate and develop tomorrow’s business professionals through a student-centric approach, create impactful research, and serve our local, national, and global communities.

We value:

  • Faculty and students engaging with the business community
  • Diverse, inclusive, and global perspectives
  • A personalized, interactive environment for learning
  • Research that is meaningful to scholars and practitioners
  • Bringing relevant and up-to-date scholarship into the classroom
  • Innovative and effective pedagogy
  • Emphasizing the importance of innovative and critical thinking
  • High ethical standards in the pursuit of teaching, research, and service
  • Student engagement in curricular and co-curricular activities.
  • Supporting students in their academic and career success
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Collaboration and teamwork

College of Business Strategic Alignment to BGSU Goals

  1. Increase total undergraduate enrollment to 2,100 by 2022.
  2. Increase undergraduate degrees conferred annually to 400 by 2022.
  3. Improve four year graduation rate to 50% by May 2022.
  4. Improve six year graduation rate to 71% by May 2022.
  5. Increase undergraduate placement rate at graduation to 70% by May 2022.
  6. Increase undergraduate placement rate at six months after graduation to 95% by May 2022.
  7. Increase student organization membership to 300 by 2020.
  8. Increase internship completion rate to 85% by 2022.
  9. Revise and implement applied business experience curriculum by 2019.
  10. Revise and implement undergraduate Accounting curriculum by 2019.
  11. Develop and implement new Entrepreneurship curriculum by 2019.
  12. Increase enrollment in Entrepreneurship Minor to 50 by 2022.
  13. Revise and implement Integrate Business Core curriculum by 2022.
  14. Increase the number of Experiential Learning Projects to 50 per year.
  15. Increase the percentage of FYFT students completing Digital Degree Program to 95% by 2019.
  16. Increase the number of students using coaching services to 100 by 2019.
  17. Develop and approve Flight Plan by 2019.
  18. Develop 10 new Education Abroad Programs by 2022.
  19. Increase the number of students participating in education abroad programs to 100 by 2020.
  20. Develop and approve an Alumni Mentorship Program by 2019.
  21. Five faculty members are certified as Peer Reviewers by 2020.
  22. Ten faculty members are certified as Master Teachers by 2022.
  23. Develop and approve a faculty Mentorship Program by 2019.
  24. Develop and approve Effective Teaching Metrics by 2019.
  25. Five Teaching and Advising Awards per year.
  1. Develop, approve and begin to offer an Online MBA by 2019.
  2. Develop, approve and begin to offer an Executive Doctorate in Organization Development and Change by 2019.
  3. Revise and approve Accounting graduate curriculum by 2019.
  4. Increase total graduate enrollment to 300 by 2020.
  5. Increase full-time MBA placement rate at graduation to 85% by 2020.
  6. Increase full-time MBA placement rate at 6 months after graduation to 95% by 2020.
  7. Increase the number of publications in peer-reviewed journals to 300 by 2022.
  8. Increase the average number of publications in peer-reviewed journals per tenure-track faculty per year to 2.5 by 2022.
  9. 40-45% of the publications in peer-reviewed journals are basic research by 2022.
  10. 40-45% of the publications in peer-reviewed journals are applied research by 2022.
  11. 10-20% of the publications in peer-reviewed journals are pedagogical research by 2022.
  12. At least 50% of the peer-reviewed journal publications are published in journals included in the College of Business Journal List by 2022.
  13. At least 35% of the College of Business Journal List publications are rated 3 or 4 on the College Journal List by 2022.
  14. 65% of the College of Business Journal List publications are rated 1 or 2 on the College Journal List by 2022.
  15. 10% of EMOD students presenting at research conferences by 2022.
  16. Evaluate College Credit Plus to determine feasibility of accelerated bachelors/masters program by 2019.
  1. 40% of faculty participating in student activities by 2022.
  2. 60% of faculty participating in professional associations by 2022.
  3. 20 consulting projects by 2022.
  4. 15% of faculty participating in consulting projects by 2022.
  5. 50% of faculty participating in research support activities by 2022.
  6. Five major events per year by 2022.
  7. 2,500 attendance of major events per year by 2022.
  1. Develop 10 new Education Abroad Programs by 2022.
  2. Increase the number of students participating in education abroad programs to 100 by 2020.
  3. 40% of faculty participating in student activities by 2022.
  4. 20 consulting projects by 2022.
  5. 15% of faculty participating in consulting projects by 2022.
  6. Five major events per year by 2022.
  7. 2,500 attendance of major events per year by 2022.
  1. Develop and approve a College of Business Diversity and Inclusion Plan by 2019.
  2. 90% of the faculty providing departmental service by 2022.
  3. 50% of the faculty providing College service by 2022.
  4. 40% of the faculty providing University service by 2022.
  5. Five major events per year by 2022.
  6. 2,500 attendance of major events per year by 2022.
  1. Increase advisory board members to 250 by 2019.
  2. Create 3 new endowed professorships by 2020.
  3. Create 10 new endowed scholarships by 2020.
  4. 90% of the faculty providing departmental service by 2022.
  5. 50% of the faculty providing College service by 2022.
  6. 40% of the faculty providing University service by 2022.
  7. Five major events per year by 2022.
  8. 2,500 attendance of major events per year by 2022.
  1. Increase tuition and fee revenues by increasing first time full time (FYFT) student enrollment to 700 by Fall 2022.
  2. Increase tuition and fee revenues by increasing FYFT retention rate to 83% by 2022.
  3. Increase tuition and fee revenues by increasing graduate student enrollment to 300 by Fall 2020.
  4. Increase donor contributions to increase scholarships and professorships by creating 3 new endowed professorships and 10 new endowed scholarships by 2020.
  5. Completion of new College of Business Building by 2020.