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A Culture of Leadership and Innovation

Focus Area 1

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  • Develop human-centered, data-savvy, technology-skilled graduates with a strong background in business and the arts and sciences who are prepared to lead as they make an impact on the world.
  • Engage community members through experiences, exploration and reflections that promote self-discovery and development.

Selected Actions

  • Support the continued development of high-quality faculty and staff by reducing silos, promoting collaboration and investing in activities across disciplines. 
  • Launch a new Strategy and Innovation Division to serve as a university-wide accelerator and facilitator.
  • Strengthen Bentley’s commitment to innovation by enabling student entrepreneurship; supporting the commercialization of assets created by university centers, faculty and staff; and embracing a data-informed approach. 
  • Create distinctive themes for learning and engagement that will encourage the community to test innovative ideas, question assumptions, value exploration, fail forward, and promote inclusion and equity through a culture that builds community through difference. 
  • Expand direct student-to-alumni interactions to develop connections and support networks, and boost engagement beyond the physical campus.

Bringing the Plan to Life

Career Success

Princeton Review ranks the Pulsifer Career Development Center #1 in the nation.

Business for a Better World

Bentley has had a pioneering role in creating the UN’s Principles for Responsible Management Education.

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Bentley’s strategic plan for 2030 adopted a future-facing approach and a community-driven process. Our goal was to continue providing current and prospective students a transformative educational experience.
Ty Chan, MSBA ’22, MBA ’22
McCallum Graduate School Representative