JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.
On successful completion of the Master of Business Administration, JCU graduates will be able to:
Critically analyse complex business-related knowledge and practice from both historical and recent perspectives;
Evaluate contexts within which differing sustainable business performance methods should be integrated and applied;
Evaluate sustainable economic, social and environmental practices and value systems from different disciplinary perspectives;
Research and apply established concepts to solve business and professional practice problems;
Critically analyse complex contemporary business issues using appropriate models and make reasoned recommendations based on multidisciplinary synthesis of theory and evidence;
Apply creative and innovative thinking effectively to business theory and practice;
Present complex business analyses and information appropriately to differing audiences using:
- Effective oral presentation skills;
- Clear and fluent written communication;
Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in achieving common goals, demonstrating both:
- Collaboration; and
Adapt sustainable business constructs and skills to novel theoretical or practical situations;
Exercise independent ethical judgment and initiative in solving differing business problems creatively;
Demonstrate a capacity for personal reflection and self-development in relation to professional business learning and practice.