Vision, Mission & Strategic Initiatives

The Sawyer Business School provides students a world-class business and public service education. Our engaged faculty leverages a central Boston location and fosters collaborations with local, national, and global community partners to generate high-quality scholarship and enhance the integration of classroom lessons with experiential learning. In doing so, we graduate global-minded, knowledgeable, and socially responsible professionals who embrace innovation and change.

Vision

We foster transformative experiences that cultivate global-minded citizens who advance knowledge, lead positive change, and create value for society.

Mission

The Sawyer Business School provides students a world-class business and public service education. Our engaged faculty leverages a central Boston location and fosters collaborations with local, national, and global community partners to generate high-quality scholarship and enhance the integration of classroom lessons with experiential learning. In doing so, we graduate global-minded, knowledgeable, and socially responsible professionals who embrace innovation and change.

Strategic Initiatives

On the basis of the strategic foundations noted above, as well as the evolving external context, the Business School will pursue the following four strategic initiatives:

  1. Faculty Excellence: Sustain an engaged and diverse faculty whose high-quality scholarship, teaching, practice, and influence within and beyond the classroom supports our mission and realizes our vision.
  2. Educational Experience: Deliver a world-class transformative educational experience through leadership in experiential education among business schools, including cutting-edge programs that span functional areas.
  3. Educational Outcomes: Invest heavily in the professional behavior and career success of our students through the mix of skills, experiences, and values instilled by the world-class education we provide, including a global mindset and social responsibility; and promote lifelong learning across the programs and services we offer to students, alumni, and our community partners, enhancing their ability to create, leverage, and lead innovation and positive change.
  4. Brand Recognition: As a result of the previous initiatives and of effective outreach efforts, be recognized as a leading business school regionally, nationally, and internationally by our stakeholders and peers, attracting prospective students worldwide and donors from our alumni community and other support groups.