Undergraduate Vision and Mission

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The McDonough School of Business’ vision is to support the campus-wide mission of Georgetown University by providing curricular and co-curricular programs that educate lifelong learners and emphasize academic excellence, integrity, and civic and community outreach.


Georgetown McDonough’s mission is to educate students to be ethically responsible and effective business leaders. Our goal is that students be able to improve the management of existing organizations and create new ones in order to responsibly help raise global standards of living. The learning goals focus on business knowledge; management, analytical, and communication skills; and unique Georgetown perspectives.

Learning Goals

Business Knowledge and Analytical Skills
Our graduates will have the knowledge and the analytical, management, and quantitative skills necessary to advance organizations and improve their performance.

Ethical and Social Justice Perspective
Our graduates will develop an understanding of business that reflects the moral responsibility of management to all relevant stakeholders and the natural environment.

Global Perspective
Our graduates will have developed a global and multicultural perspective on the business enterprise and acquire the leadership skills necessary to be a successful leader in a global organization.

Communication Skills
Our graduates will be able to communicate effectively in a variety of settings to advance organizational objectives and to meet challenges.