Mission, Vision, Values & Strategic Plan

The College of Business and Technology provides value to Nebraska by preparing our diverse student body to compete in dynamic professional environments and by promoting academic, social, technological, and economic development. The faculty and staff will achieve the mission by:

  • Providing student-centered educational opportunities including experiential learning;
  • Advancing knowledge through applied and pedagogical scholarship;
  • Providing service to our stakeholders.

Revised: May 2014

The College of Business and Technology aspires to be the destination for personalized, applied, and relevant learning opportunities that empower students with the knowledge and skills for sustained professional success.  We will pursue this vision by:

  • Providing students with a supportive learning community and create curricula that:
    • Are rigorous and challenging
    • Are enhanced by experiential learning and international opportunities
    • Reflects the state of the art in content and relevance to industry
  • Attracting faculty and staff who are committed to teaching and who create an environment that:
    • Is supportive and collaborative
    • Encourages impactful research, professional engagement, and meaningful services activities
    • Enhances relationships with stakeholders
  • Engaging employers who recruit our students for their:
    • Professional competency and work ethic
    • Practical, hands-on experience
    • Problem-solving abilities
    • Clear sense of ethics

Adopted:  December 2015

CBT Values Statement
As Members of the UNK College of Business & Technology, we accept our responsibility to:

  • expand our knowledge base and strive for continuous improvement;
  • encourage informed, ethical and competent decision making;
  • demonstrate honesty and initiative;
  • respect the unique and intrinsic value of others; and
  • commit to teamwork, cooperation, and collegiality.

Revised: August 2011

College of Business & Technology Strategic Plan

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