Learning Objectives

The Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Arts in Business Studies are:

  • Acquire knowledge and understanding of:
    • Business and its functional fields (management and organization, human resources, accounting, finance, operations, and marketing)
    • Firms and markets
    • The external environment
    • The international dimension of business
    • Entrepreneurship and innovation
    • Quantitative and qualitative research
    • General education
  • Apply knowledge and understanding:
    • Get acquainted with the academic literature and be able to locate pertinent and relevant information on a specific topic
    • Identify, analyze and solve a problem
    • Input data, generate and interpret results, and identify additional need for research
    • Apply the knowledge on the job
    • Judgement
    • Being able to critically evaluate existing research, question the status quo, and provide alternative solution possibilities
    • Process and analyze data, using the appropriate tools
    • Recognize the international dimension of business
    • Assess how business decisions affect people and the internal and external environment
    • Assess whether business decisions are ethical
  • Communication:
    • Write an analysis on a current issue in: business, economics, other field
    • Present and defend an issue orally
    • Participate in debates with peers
    • Present the results of an analysis to non-specialists
  •  Attitudes:
    • Work independently
    • Work with others, take on responsibility and show leadership
    • Work in team with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds, to include the ability to work in virtual teams due to different locations of team members
    • Be curious, inquisitive
    • Develop an attitude of life-long learning
    • Acquire understanding of diversity
    • Be ethical, professional and self-critical
    • Develop to become a well-rounded, critical citizen