Guiding Principles

The philosophy of the School of Business at Southern New Hampshire University is expressed in the following ten guiding principles

  • The School of Business is committed to a learning environment that encourages intellectual curiosity, ethical behavior, creative and critical thinking, decision-making, and prepares the student to be a partner in a life-long learning process.
  • The School of Business is committed to preparing students for leadership in business, industry, and the community through development of business knowledge and skills, social and ethical values, and an international perspective.
  • The School of Business, as a learning institution, is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and other professional activities that lead to the intellectual development of the school and community.
  • The School of Business is committed to design, develop, evaluate, implement, and financially support programs and activities that add value to the School of Business and the academic experiences of the students.
  • The School of Business is committed to high quality, innovative, competency-based educational programs that engage its students as partners and active participants in the learning process.
  • The School of Business is committed to establishing and maintaining learning partnerships among faculty, students, businesses, and other educational and community organizations.
  • The School of Business is committed to an innovative curriculum that integrates cutting-edge technology to support the educational mission and delivers a competitive professional education.
  • The School of Business respects and supports diversity in its university communities and beyond.
  • The School of Business is committed to creating an environment to foster scholarship leading to knowledge generation and dissemination.
  • The School of Business is committed to a strategic management process.