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Doermer School of Business

Vision and Mission Statement

Vision Statement

IPFW's MBA Program will provide our students with a practical hands-on approach to business management education. Our AACSB accredited program will be recognized among our peers and the community as the leader in business management education. Our graduates will possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to adapt to a continuously changing business environment.

Mission Statement

To educate and empower our students with business knowledge that will transcend the standards of local and regional business culture. Our students are provided with the toolset necessary to become productive, value-added professionals in their communities. IPFW’s MBA program provides the following to achieve our mission:

  • Accreditation
    IPFW has the only AACSB International accredited MBA Program in Northeast Indiana. Our professors are professionally and/or academically qualified to instruct classes at which each excels.
  • Focus
    Our MBA program is designed to accommodate not only undergraduate business majors, but all other accredited disciplines as well.
  • Accommodation
    Students attend on a part-time basis. Classes meet on Friday evenings and Saturdays.
  • Application
    Students collaborate with local firms in an effort to solve real issues. Students gain practical, hands-on experience while firms gain insight into business strategy and problem solving. This partnership is community focused and allows students to create professional networks with local firms.