Mission and Learning Goals


Our mission is to prepare business and community leaders for global success characterized by integrity.

The MBA curriculum at the GW School of Business places great emphasis on core values, providing students with a firm grounding in ethics and responsible leadership for a global economy. Our MBA programs also leverage the university's location in Washington, D.C., where the private, public, NGO and multilateral sectors intersect and interact.

Learning Goals

Students will learn to:

  • Assess the global environment of business and its impact on decision making and management situations
  • Behave ethically and demonstrate responsible leadership in business and in society
  • Exhibit capability in critical thinking and analytics for sound decision making using information, quantitative tools and technology
  • Work effectively in teams and learn about the dynamics of team leadership and membership
  • Communicate effectively by delivering well-written reports and professional presentations