Victoria Business School

Mission, Vision and Values:

Mission Statement

Victoria Business School creates and shares knowledge of governance and management of resources in the public and private sectors to develop capability and provide our stakeholders with a global perspective.

Vision Statement

Excellence at the nexus of research, teaching, and practice.


Victoria Business School, as part of Victoria University of Wellington, values:

Our students and staff:
  • by maintaining and protecting the academic freedom of our students and staff
  • by recognising that our most valuable assets are the specialist academic and professional knowledge and skills of our staff and the intellectual achievements of our students and staff
  • by fostering a community of learning involving all students and staff
  • by providing a supportive environment that will enable students and staff to develop to their full potential
  • by acting to ensure that all members of the University community are treated with respect and concern for their rights
  • by providing students and staff with the opportunity to be involved in the making of decisions that affect them
Diversity and interdisciplinary scholarship:
  • by pursuing equity in educational and employment opportunity
  • by promoting research, teaching and scholarship in Māori language, culture and history
  • by recognising, supporting and encouraging our multicultural community
  • by recognising, supporting and encouraging interdisciplinary scholarship
  • in developing future teaching and learning opportunities
  • in the way we organise and manage the University
  • by being receptive to new and creative ideas
  • by promoting the highest quality in teaching, scholarship and research
  • by embedding quality in all that we do
  • by upholding the highest ethical and professional standards
  • by behaving in an open, honest and consistent way