Mission and Vision

SBI Mission & Vision Statements

SBI Mission

The Mission of the School of Business and Industry (SBI) at Florida A&M University is to produce graduates capable of excelling as future leaders in global business, industry and commerce by:

  • Providing innovative academic, professional development and internship experiences in an enlightened, ethical and stimulating student-centered learning environment.
  • Developing, supporting and creating opportunities for a diverse qualified faculty and staff committed to “excellence with caring” through high-quality teaching, relevant intellectual contributions and meaningful service. 
  • Creating an environment in which shared governance, collegiality, openness, respect for others, and individual and mutual responsibility and accountability flourish.
  • Embracing the University’s historic mission of educating African Americans while recruiting students of all races and ethnic origins who have strong academic backgrounds and are committed to the pursuit of excellence.
  • Developing new—and expanding existing—creative partnerships with alumni, along with private and public stakeholders to maintain the relevance and currency of our academic programs.
  • Promoting an environment of continuous improvement by acquiring and developing the necessary human, physical, financial and technological resources to maintain our competitive edge.

SBI Vision

The School of Business & Industry aspires to be recognized nationally and internationally as a preeminent center of excellence in business.

SBI Values Statement 

We value a work and learning environment that is based on professionalism, responsibility, accountability, respect, trust, pride, ethics, integrity, caring, excellence, knowledge, research and service.