2011 Demonstration of Program Outcomes
BS in Business

Source: Aggregated outcome assessment results from 2011 capstone courses.


Create organizational value.

1% Non-Performance: Does not create organizational value in the recommendations provided.

5% Basic: Does not fully correlate the creation of organizational value in the recommendations provided.

12% Proficient: Creates organizational value in the recommendations provided.

82% Distinguished: Creates organizational value in the recommendations provided and provides a detailed description of how value is created through decisions made.

Participate collaboratively and respectfully.

2% Non-Performance: Does not participate collaboratively with fellow learners.

6% Basic: Participates collaboratively with fellow learners on an inconsistent basis, without relating discussion to the relevant course concepts.

14% Proficient: Participates collaboratively with fellow learners on a consistent basis, relating the discussion to relevant course concepts.

78% Distinguished: Demonstrates excellent collaborative participation with fellow learners, relating the discussion to relevant course concepts and extending the dialogue.

Communicate effectively.

2% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate effective communication skills; clarity and meaning are obstructed.

6% Basic: Demonstrates inconsistent effective communication skills; language detracts from clarity and meaning.

15% Proficient: Demonstrates effective communication skills; material is clear and meaningful. .

77% Distinguished: Creates organizational value in the recommendations provided and provides a detailed description of how value is created through decisions made.

Plan strategically.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate the ability to plan strategically in domestic and global environments in the recommendations provided.

6% Basic: Demonstrates a limited or inconsistent ability to plan strategically in domestic and global environments in the recommendations provided.

15% Proficient: Demonstrates the ability to plan strategically in domestic and global environments in the recommendations provided.

79% Distinguished: Demonstrates an excellent ability to plan strategically in domestic and global environments in the recommendations provided.

Employ high-performing business management techniques.

1% Non-Performance: Does not employ high-performing business management techniques in the analysis and recommendations; the techniques do not promote delivery of value-added, bottom-line results.

5% Basic: Inconsistently employs high-performing business management techniques in the analysis and recommendations; the techniques inconsistently promote delivery of value-added, bottom-line results.

14% Proficient: Employs high-performing business management techniques in the analysis and recommendations; the techniques consistently promote delivery of value-added, bottom-line results.

80% Distinguished: Integrates high-performing business management techniques in the analysis and recommendations; the integrated techniques consistently promote delivery of value-added, bottom-line results.

Solve problems within professional standards.

1% Non-Performance: Does not solve problems within professional standards.

4% Basic: Inconsistently solves problems within professional standards.

10% Proficient: Consistently solves problems within professional standards.

85% Distinguished: Consistently solves problems within professional standards and provides supporting evidence and examples.

Use appropriate financial models and principles to support decisions.

2% Non-Performance: Does not use financial models and principles to support decisions and recommendations.

6% Basic: Uses financial models and principles to support decisions and recommendations, but the models and principles are either inappropriate or inadequate in providing support.

19% Proficient: Uses appropriate financial models and principles to support decisions and recommendations.

73% Distinguished: Uses and integrates multiple appropriate financial models and principles to support decisions and recommendations.