University of Southern California

The USC Marshall School of Business will be recognized as a leader among world class business schools, building on the unique opportunities that stem from our Los Angeles location on the Pacific Rim, our interdisciplinary and impactful research, the momentum generated by the University of Southern California, and the unparalleled engagement of our Trojan family.
The mission of the school is to deepen the knowledge and understanding of the critical problems
faced in business, and to educate tomorrow's leaders who will address them.
A. Develop and maintain thought leadership that is highly regarded in the scholarly community and
measurably impacts business, society and its policies.
B. Develop and maintain high-quality educational programs with a particular emphasis on the
undergraduate, full-time MBA and Ph.D. programs, which will allow our students to take leadership roles within the business community.
1. Be global in scope and entrepreneurial in approach. With that in mind, encourage innovative ideas from faculty, staff and students in educational programs and courses, and in research and teaching content.
2. Generate research which is both rigorous and impactful to address wicked problems faced in business, and society in general.
3. Provide access and opportunity for every qualified student, creating a diverse learning environment that will prepare professionals for the global economy.
4. Set and communicate goals and results regularly and with transparency. Hold ourselves accountable to achieve targeted outcomes.
5. Treat all members of the Marshall community with respect and dignity. Maintain the highest
standards of ethics, inclusivity, and integrity.