The Elms College Division of Business develops socially conscious business professionals through a variety of innovative experiential learning programs. Elms business students enhance their skills in problem solving, data analysis, creative thinking, and communication by engaging with a curriculum based on entrepreneurship and design thinking.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Division of Business is to educate students to become reflective, principled, knowledgeable, and creative learners who will succeed in the global business community in the 21st century.

Broad Based Student Learning Goals:

• Students will demonstrate ethical reasoning skills.
• Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills and effective communication skills as individuals and in teams.
• Students will apply technology and knowledge in specific business content areas and complex business situations.

Student Learning Outcomes Bachelor’s: Student Learning Assessment for: B.A. with Majors in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Management, Management, Marketing and Sport Management.
1. Students will distinguish the principal concepts, theories, and practices in business ethics.
2. Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.
3. Students will communicate effectively in oral, interpersonal, and written formats.
4. Students will use technology to aid in decision-making.
5. Students will recognize core concepts and theories in the principal functional areas of business.


Our undergraduate business majors are accredited by the IACBE. Learn More.

Grinspoon Entrepreneurship Initiatives

The Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation (HGCF) supports the Entrepreneurship Initiative (EI) to foster entrepreneurship education among participating colleges and universities in the region.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

Students perform internships and provide community service as they help prepare taxes for low-income members of the community.

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement’s purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Elms business students learn valuable skills interning with the organization.