Mission, Vision, Values & Strategic Plan | Walker School of Business and Technology | Webster University

Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategic Initiatives

Our Mission

To prepare students for career success in an increasingly globally integrated business & technological economy utilizing a student-centered, real-world approach.

Our Vision

To be a leading institution of business & technology education by providing students with the academic and professional preparation needed to achieve upward career mobility.

Our Values

At the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, we value:


A culture of respect facilitates highly positive interactions between and among students, staff, faculty, and other stakeholders.


Knowledge allows us all, regardless of the role we serve, to maximize our capacity for achievement.


Every individual has the potential to succeed.

Diversity &
Diversity in all its forms enriches the educational experience—both in and out of the classroom.

Students with global perspectives will be better prepared to serve the organizations and communities in which they live and work.

Strategic Initiatives 2016 - 2020

The George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology maintains a strategic plan that sets a path of ongoing success and continuous improvement. The plan encompasses four key objectives that are aligned with our mission, vision and values:

  • Goal 1: Provide an opportunity for all students to engage in global experiences.
  • Goal 2: Provide student-centered, enriched learning opportunities for students.
  • Goal 3: Maximize student outcomes by enhancing academic programs and by improving student support systems.
  • Goal 4: Develop and implement integrated strategies that support enrollment and retention goals.