Vision, Mission, Values
You’ll spend almost two years at the Smeal College of Business as you prepare for your business future. During that time, you will become an active part of our community and our community will become a part of you. This is what we stand for at Smeal:
Developing the people you want to do business with. The Penn State Smeal MBA Program offers a commitment to excellence, an exceptional community, a passion for learning, and a focus on the individual.
The mission of the Penn State Smeal MBA Program is to develop great leaders who are knowledgeable in their field, act with integrity, have an ethic of teamwork, and are enthusiastic members of the Penn State community. We create a diverse learning community and leverage the resources of Penn State to provide a highly personalized learning experience.
WE ARE individuals of character and integrity.
We value honesty, humility, and hard work.
We value passion, commitment, and personal responsibility.
We honor our obligation to each other and to the world in which we live.
WE ARE a diverse community built on common values.
We value each person's unique contributions to the community.
We value trust, mutual respect, and collaboration.
We share our struggles and our successes – and have fun along the way.
WE ARE leaders focused on learning and individual growth.
We value intellectual curiosity, creative thinking, and a commitment to excellence.
We value a curriculum that is relevant, innovative, practical, and demanding.
We take risks and reach beyond our perceived limitations.