The Tepper School of Business is committed to improving the critical thinking, problem solving and leadership capabilities of individuals so as to enhance their value to business and society.

Our Mission and Vision

Our vision

Our vision is that the Tepper School of Business will be recognized as one of the world’s most innovative and impactful business schools; where research and learning advances management practice and produces leaders who will transform business and society.

Our Mission

The mission of the Tepper School of business is:

  • to create and disseminate new knowledge through research and education that advances the practice of business, and enhances our understanding of the role of business in society;
  • to serve our students by teaching them critical thinking; problem solving and leadership skills; and the value of a commitment to excellence, ethical behavior and respect for one another;
  • to pursue the advantages provided by a diverse and relatively small university community that is open to the exchange of ideas and where discovery, creativity and personal and professional development can flourish; and
  • to contribute to the broader educational and research missions of Carnegie Mellon by pushing back the frontiers of knowledge in economics, and by achieving excellence in undergraduate business and economics education.

The Tepper School of Business is committed to improving the critical thinking, problem solving and leadership capabilities of individuals so as to enhance their value to business and society. We strive for excellence in the creation and dissemination of knowledge that is grounded in the principles of management science, and is directed toward improving the practice and profession of management. The Tepper School of Business achieves its mission through the creation and implementation of both general management programs and specialized interdisciplinary educational programs, and through conducting, publishing and transferring to society research of lasting value and importance.