The faculty of the Robert P. Stiller School of Business at Champlain College spend a lot of time working with employers and internship sites to determine the exact skills, knowledge and characteristics they are seeking in job candidates. The Business Administration program gives you the skills employers value most highly.
By the time you complete your Business Administration BSBA degree, you will be able to consider yourself to be the following:
- The Expert/Generalist: Synthesize concepts from multiple business disciplines to address novel, systems-leved business situations.
- The Whole-Brain Thinker: Analyze and evaluate evidence and appraise alternative viewpoints.
- The Problem Solver: Apply business theories and concepts to practical problems.
- The Communicator: Use written, oral and nonverbal messages to convey ideas, information and intentions effectively in the business environment.
- The Digital Strategist: Leverage digital tools to support successful business decision-making, organizational communication, business operations and customer relations.
- The Team Player: Use team skills such as leadership, followership and human relations to promote organizational effectiveness and contribute meaningfully to team projects.
- The Global Citizen: Diagnose communication issues and evaluate business environments in multinational and multicultural case settings and propose appropriate solutions.
- The Quantitative Reasoner: Use analytic and quantitative techniques to understand data, make sound inferences and well-supported decisions.
- The Corporate Citizen: Participate in community-based projects that make a difference in the civic life of our communities, and reflect on the ethical and societal implications of such activities for corporations.
- The Innovator: Use multiple approaches to generate alternative innovative organizational change strategies.
- The Emotionally Intelligent Professional: Develop a personal code of values and ethics that includes, among other things, a commitment to understanding themselves and others.
- The Lifelong Learner: Diagnose their own learning needs and formulate goals and strategies to seek knowledge from multiple sources.