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School Mission

The Tepper School Of Business At Carnegie Mellon

Our Mission:

To create and disseminate knowledge through research, teaching and learning; and to transfer intellectual products to society.

To serve our students by teaching them problem-solving, leadership and teamwork skills, as well as the value of a commitment to quality, ethical behavior, society and respect for one another.

To pursue the advantages provided by a diverse and relatively small university community, open to the exchange of ideas, where discovery, creativity and personal and professional development can flourish.

We are committed to improving the leadership and problem-solving capabilities of individuals so as to enhance their value to organizations and society at large. The Tepper School of Business strives for excellence in the creation and dissemination of knowledge that is grounded in scientific principles and directed toward improving the practice and profession of management. We achieve our mission through the creation and implementation of both general management programs and specialized, interdisciplinary educational programs, and also through conducting, publishing and transferring to society research that is of value and importance.

Our Goal Statement:

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon endeavors to be the world leader and path-breaker in management education and research known internationally for:

  • Graduates who are capable of being high-impact business leaders, who are entrepreneurial and continuing to learn, and who can harness information and technology to produce sustainable economic growth.
  • Education and research programs that are innovative, interdisciplinary, information-technology intensive and international in scope, and that seamlessly build upon the core competencies of the Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University,¬† thereby maximizing impact and value.
  • A learning environment that capitalizes on the advantage of diversity of community, the open exchange of ideas, and where discovery, innovation and creativity flourish.
  • Values that build upon high expectations of ethical behavior, respect for the individual, responsibility to society, dedication to work, and commitment to quality and continuous improvement.

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