MBA Degree Traits and Rubrics

The following traits and rubrics are used to evaluate the learning goals and objectives of the MBA degree:

Rubric for assessment of oral presentation

Objective 1: Graduates can develop and deliver a compelling oral presentation grounded in relevant information and facts.
Trait 1: Opening Statement
Trait 2: Organization
Trait 3: Content
Trait 4: Conclusion
Trait 5: Timing
Trait 6: Clarity of Speech
Trait 7: Engages Audience
Trait 8: Appearance

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Rubric for assessment of written communication

Objective 1: Graduates can write professional quality documents.
Trait 1: Introduction
Trait 2: Organization
Trait 3: Content
Trait 4: Conclusion
Trait 5: Grammar
Trait 6: Spelling

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Rubric for assessment of team work

Objective 1: Graduates can demonstrate appropriate group techniques to participate in a team task that results in effective performance.
Trait 1: Attendance--student comes to meetings
Trait 2: Preparation--student is prepared for meetings
Trait 3: Contribution--student contributes ideas to meetings
Trait 4: Positive Attitude and Participation--student works well with team members
Trait 5: Accountability--student offers to take responsibility for group tasks

Objective 2: Graduates can demonstrate effective leadership skills in a group project.
Trait 1: Motivation--Student motivates team members to contribute to the accomplishment of team goals
Trait 2: Delegation--Student assigns tasks and responsibilities to other members
Trait 3: Conflict Resolution--Student helps to find solutions to interpersonal conflict between group members.

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Rubric for assessment of ethics

Objective 1: Graduates can recognize the ethical issues implicit in a business situation.
Trait 1: Identification of issues
Trait 2: Statement of root cause of issues

Objective 2: Graduates can describe and use ethical frameworks applicable to business situations.
Trait 1: Number of frameworks used
Trait 2: Accuracy of use of frameworks

Objective 3: Graduates can develop a variety of ethical alternatives for resolving or at least addressing, a problem in business.
Trait 1: Identify different ethical alternatives
Trait 2: Evaluate ethical alternatives

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Rubric for assessment of global awareness

Objective 1: Graduates can perform a global business situation analysis.
Trait 1: Identification of economic trends
Trait 2: Identification of socio-cultural factors
Trait 3: Identificaiton of communication and technological trends
Trait 4: Link opportunities threats to trends

Objective 2: Graduates can perform global business strategy.
Trait 1: Identification of the goals of the strategy--what does it plan to accomplish?
Trait 2: Articulation of the strategy
Trait 3: Plan for the implementation of the strategy

Objective 3: Graduates will evaluate global business strategy.
Trait 1: Role of selected criterion in global business strategy (criterion will depend on the assignment)

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