Faculty of Business and Management Sciences (hereinafter the Faculty) is an independent higher education and research institution in the statistical region of Southeast Slovenia, which:
- Educates, researches and advises in the field of the management and operation of economic and non-economic entities;
- Trains students for environmental protection and management; develops environmental literacy; encourages rational use of space and natural resources; builds responsibility in spatial and environmental management.
In implementing these activities, it integrates different social and natural sciences, e.g., management, economics, business sciences, environmental protection, mathematics, statistics, sustainable development, law, organisational sciences, communication studies, foreign languages, information systems, with the aim of providing comprehensive, quality and applicable knowledge. It achieves this through quality study programmes; by modernising and adapting them to international standards; through quality higher education teachers and associates, and through capable and ambitious students, who gain knowledge by means of modern teaching methods and through active participation in the educational process.
The mission of the Faculty is oriented towards:
- ensuring quality education and training of middle- and high-ranked personnel in the areas of management, business operations, organisation of business systems, legislation and law regulations, asset and human resource management, and the use of information-management systems, completed by a bachelor's thesis,
- developing the expertise,
- long-term provision of human resources in the region and wider environment,
- providing the environment with quality educated personnel,
- maintaining positive identification of students, graduates and employees with the Faculty's vision.
The vision of the Faculty is to become:
- an institution capable of constructive cooperation with regional and national economic and non-economic entities,
- an established, socially responsible provider of education and transfer of knowledge in the field of economics in its environment.