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IMBA Goal 5

 

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Degree Program:  IMBA

Goal 5:  Graduates will be critical thinkers and problem solvers.
 

Fair

Did Not Meet Expectations
Limited Accomplishment



1

Good

Met Expectations
Some Problems
Needs Improvement


2

Exemplary

Met Expectations
Considerable Expertise Shown
With Project

3

Measures

Direct or indirect measurements and/or measurement links

 

Score

Assessment assigned to learning objective

Proficient in identifying and framing common organizational problems.
Has difficulty in identifying key decision variables and their relationships. Recognizes most of the key decision variables and has familiarity with issues/contexts specifically illustrated in textbooks.
Identifies subtle and forward-looking aspects of business problems.  Is able to think beyond textbook contexts, and address more complex “real world” problems.
ACCT 7080, ECON 7100, MIS 7650, FIR 7155, SCMS 7313 and/or MGMT 7160 - Case Analysis or Project.  
Determine the relevant decision criterion for solving the problem.
Encounters difficulty in identifying the appropriate decision criteria for the given decision setting.
Identifies the appropriate decision criteria as specified in textbook coverage. Demonstrates creativity and broad business thinking in identifying the appropriate criteria.  Is able to think beyond the typical textbook-based criteria and identify other relevant criteria.

ACCT 7080, ECON 7100, MIS 7650, FIR 7155, SCMS 7313 and/or MGMT 7160 - Exam, Simulation, Case or Individual Project.

 
Given the decision criteria, identify and analyze relevant alternatives.
Is able to identify only a limited set of potential alternatives. Generally able to identify appropriate alternatives but is less able to apply creative thinking to the process or to identify other potential/non-standard alternatives.
Demonstrates creativity and broad business thinking in identifying relevant alternatives, and is able to think beyond standard textbook concepts. ACCT 7080, ECON 7100, MIS 7650, FIR 7155, SCMS 7313 and/or MGMT 7160 -Business Plan, Simulation, or Case Study  
Benchmark:  Recommendation for improvement will be made for each objective where assessment of learning does not include 75 percent or more of students assessed in the Exemplary category based on the learning outcome rubric scale.


 

Assessment - Fogelman College of Business and Economics - The University of Memphis