The service business schools provide in terms of workforce readiness is preparing their students to meet the needs of the local community, says Joan Phillips, Dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Missouri–St. Louis in this video. “We prepare our students to be not only good leaders in business, but to be leaders in their communities and in society.”

Phillips discusses how UMSL’s College of Business Administration prepares students to serve local businesses and excel as leaders. Phillips shares:

  • The importance of active advisory boards, and the benefits it gives programs.
  • How to develop curriculum to best meet the needs of the business community.

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This story originally appeared in the St. Louis Business Journal’s Rise Up for St. Louis content hub, sponsored by the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

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