Our Mission

A first-choice institution for practice-oriented business education.

The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business is a professional school whose primary purpose is to prepare its students to become competent and responsible managers who are also principled and moral leaders. To accomplish this purpose, we select and retain a diverse and talented faculty and staff. We encourage our faculty to engage in real world practices that support their teaching and research agendas. Our faculty emphasize teaching and learning and engage in basic, applied, and pedagogical research.

Mission

The mission of the College's undergraduate business programs is to build a foundation for the students' life-long development of the intellectual, moral, and professional capacity necessary to lead profit and not-for-profit organizations effectively. Accordingly, the College's programs shall foster an environment where the students learn the fundamentals of business in the context of becoming ethical and effective decision-makers. Appropriate to a liberal education, the College's programs strive to be innovative in their course offerings to provide opportunity for intensive study. Its undergraduate programs stand united with the Constantin undergraduate college in the shared mission to prepare students for a meaningful and fulfilling life's work, whether through immediate career entry or through further education in graduate and professional schools.

The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business' Graduate School of Management is a professional school that strives to endow its graduates with the skills and practical wisdom essential to the successful practice of management. Serving a domestic and international community of MBA and MS students at different stages of their careers, the College endeavors to help its students accomplish their professional objectives by providing high-quality, practice-oriented, convenient management education. The College seeks to prepare its students in a wide variety of management specialties and to serve a range of industries, primarily providing management education at the master's degree level. The College understands that its historic ability to find innovative and effective ways of meeting these student needs is a unique competency that is essential to the school's future success.

News

Dignifying Humanity

Standing on the edge of border America, Diocese of El Paso Bishop Mark J. Seitz, BA '76, serves a role of vital importance as the pastor of a community divided by the United States-Mexico border. "Recently we have witnessed indefensible, hateful words toward our neighbors in Mexico, the demonization of migrants, and destructive language about our border," Seitz wrote in his July pastoral letter titled "Sorrow and Mourning Flee Away," earning him national attention amid significant upheaval of immigration rights.

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The Rome Experience: Tracing Western Civilization

During this semester's trip to Greece, UD's Romers toured the ruins of one of history's most famous military engagements -- the Battle of Marathon -- dating back to 490 B.C. The trip marked the first visit to Marathon in decades for the Rome Program. "Our visit there was long overdue," said Peter Hatlie, vice president, dean, director, and professor of classics on the Rome campus.

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UD Welcomes Edward Hadas: Leader in Catholic Social Teaching

In the modern economy, too often our financial system fails drastically, moving from one devastation to another. As part of recent efforts to promote Catholic Social Teaching, UD welcomes Oxford Research Scholar Edward Hadas as he explores the relationships among finance, money, the economy and the human condition. Join us on Monday, Nov. 27, as Hadas presents "Money, Finance and Greed: Solving an Economic Mystery."

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