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Mission and Vision

The MISSION of the OPWL department is:

To develop organizational performance and workplace learning professionals who can engineer interventions to solve organizational problems.

This means that we promote the following ideas:

  • Sound solutions are based on careful analysis
  • Complex problems require multi-dimensional solutions
  • Professional practice is informed by knowledge from diverse fields

The VISION of the OPWL department is:

To be an internationally recognized center of scholarship in organizational performance and workplace learning.

This means that we will:

  • Engage in systematic studies to generate new knowledge that:
    • Contributes to the available literature in the field
    • Responds to the needs of the professional and academic communities
    • Adapts to the rapidly changing nature of the field
    • Identifies and explores new directions for the field
  • Serve as a repository for expert knowledge in performance improvement

If you are a K-12 teacher, your learning and professional goals may be more aligned with Boise State University’s Educational Technology online masters program and we encourage you to visit their program page.