IAJBS is to enhance the ability of business school deansand administrators to lead in the creation and transmission of scholarship and knowledge that will prepare students for the profession and vocation of business leadership in a global economy.
Our Goals :
Through cooperation, we will better serve our students, faculty and other constituents as we do our work as management educators in an ever more global village, and do it in a context of Ignatian education.We will develop, disseminate, and promote the concept of management as a profession and vocation in our various societies and countries.In solidarity with each other, as well as with the poor, we will prepare young men and women committed to the development of Third World countries as well as the marginalized in the First World. It is our goal to serve justice in and through management education.We will support and facilitate the on-going professional development and education of business school administrators and faculty and others, as appropriate, in regard to the specific nature and work of business schools in the context of an Ignatian education.
We will enhance the alumni network of Jesuit school graduates to further add value to alumni graduating from Jesuit colleges and universities around the world. We will seek to accomplish this goal through alumni networking events, educational development programs, and through advancement efforts to support the alumni’s alma mater and IAJBS.We will expand our joint focus on issues of global sustainability in the domains of teaching, service, research, and social activism.We will engage alumni in service and social justice issues to benefit the developing and underserved communities and to continue to enhance the development of our alumni as ethical leaders with a world view.We will develop a mentoring program for new deans to provide them with access to a network to assist them in their growth and development in this role.