Marketable Skills


One of the goals of the (60x30TX) Texas higher education strategic plan is that by year 2030, all graduates from Texas public institutions of higher education such as UT Dallas will have completed programs with identified marketable skills. The marketable skills goal emphasizes the value of higher education in the workforce. Therefore, our students need to be aware of the marketable skills embedded in their academic programs, and our school ensures that students graduate with such marketable skills. Overall, marketable skills are defined as:

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Education in healthcare management prepares students with the knowledge and expertise required to become effective leaders and skilled decision makers within the healthcare industry. Upon successful completion of the BS Healthcare Management degree program, students will be equipped with the following skills:

  • Evaluate the delivery of healthcare in regards to cost, access, and quality
  • Identify complex problems, evaluate options and strategically make decisions
  • Analyze healthcare revenues cycles and recommend solutions
  • Explain “meaningful use” of information technology and the implications for healthcare organizations
  • Examine the impact of government regulations and industry standards within the U.S healthcare industry

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Upon successful completion of the BS in Human Resource Management degree program, our students will be able to identify, formulate, apply, and conduct or implement the following skills:

  • Talent Acquisition and Management Solutions
  • Problem Solving for Multiple Stakeholders
  • Conflict Management and Reconciliation
  • Relationship Building and Management
  • Use of HR Technology and Analytics
  • Networking Skills

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Upon successful completion of the BS in Marketing degree program, our students will be able to identify, formulate, apply, and conduct or implement the following skills:

  • Marketing Project Recommendations
  • Ethical Consideration for Marketing Decisions
  • Use of technical tools and analyses
  • Networking Skills
  • Community Engagement Skills

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Upon successful completion of the BS in Supply Chain Management degree program, students are prepared to recognize the needs of consumers and how to serve them better by designing, producing, and managing superior products and services with a ‘bottom line’ perspective. Throughout the program, students will develop the following skills:

  • Understand internal and external threats to an organization’s supply chain
  • Apply strategic and analytical decision making
  • Lead a team successfully and be able to apply project management principles
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively across business functions
  • Implement improvement procedures and apply operational efficiency across an organization
  • Employ social responsibility and applied learning

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Upon successful completion of the MBA degree program, our graduates will be able to demonstrate proficiency in solving business-related business issues through analytical thinking, critical analysis and quantitative methods. The marketable skills for MBA Programs are:

  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Ability to develop and implement business processes/procedure to maximize efficiency
  • Ability to lead effectively and collaborate in a team environment
  • Capability to identify problems and develop solutions
  • Persuasive business presentation capability
  • Quantitative analysis of business situations
  • Understanding of all core areas of business and capability to incorporate all areas of business into sound business decision making

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Upon successful completion of EMBA program, our graduates demonstrate proficiency in solving business issues through analytical thinking, critical analysis and quantitative methods using data analytics and visualization tools. They also influence the strategic outcomes they desire at the leadership level through effective presentation skills. The marketable skills for EMBA graduates include:

  • Business problem identification and solution development
  • Strategic design, development and integration
  • Quantitative analysis and application of management skills towards business issue resolution
  • Effective communications, teamwork and leadership

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Upon successful completion of GLEMBA program, our graduates demonstrate proficiency in solving international business issues through analytical thinking, critical analysis and quantitative methods. The marketable skills for GLEMBA graduates include:

  • Business problem identification and solution development
  • Strategic design, development and integration
  • Quantitative analysis and application of management skills towards data-based business issue resolution
  • Analyze and evaluate international markets
  • Effective communications, teamwork and leadership both domestic and international

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Students of the MS in Healthcare Leadership and Management Program gain a comprehensive understanding of healthcare organization and delivery in the U.S. Upon successful completion of the degree program, graduates are prepared to be skilled decision-makers through comprehensive analysis of internal and external factors in healthcare environments. The marketable skills of the MS Healthcare Leadership and Management program include:

  • Leading transformational change
  • Understanding, analyzing and using data to improve performance
  • Strategic Management
  • Leveraging technology to improve performance and outcomes
  • Analyze how laws, regulations, and policies control healthcare delivery

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Upon completion of the Executive MS in Healthcare Leadership & Management for Physicians, physician leaders will have the knowledge and skills to effectively:

  • Measure and control medical service costs
  • Mediate conflict and make more effective use of the levers of personal influence
  • Lead change and create organizational alignment through adaptive leadership
  • Make financial decisions that increase organizational value
  • Improve the quality and efficiency of clinical and administrative services
  • Use data analytics and advanced information technologies to lower costs and improve outcomes
  • Build strategic alliances that create long-term competitive advantage
  • influence and effectively cope with regulatory change and oversight

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Upon successful completion of the MS in Marketing degree program, our students will be able to identify, formulate, apply, and conduct or implement the following skills:

  • Segmentation,,Targeting, and Positioning including Personas and Customer Journeys
  • Applying financial metrics and evaluating the viability of different alternatives and their trade-offs
  • Market research surveys, forecasting, and market sizing
  • Quantitative and qualitative analyses of both primary and secondary data
  • Marketing strategies and tactics–understanding their contextual differences
  • Working in teams, developing task management, and differences mediation
  • Consumer behavior knowledge and the impact on different stages in the purchase decision-making process
  • Learning through case methods, problem solving, critical and analytical thinking skills

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Upon successful completion of the MS MSc degree program, our graduates will be able to demonstrate proficiency in solving supply chain related business issues through analytical thinking, critical analysis and quantitative methods. The marketable skills for MS MSc are:

  • Business problem identification and solution development
  • Strategic integration of business objectives
  • Quantitative analysis of business situations
  • Apply management knowledge to business situations
  • Apply quantitative methods to enhance organizational outputs
  • Apply analytics to business issues and forecasting
  • Communication, teamwork and leadership ability

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Upon successful completion of the MS SCM degree program, our graduates will be able to demonstrate proficiency in solving supply chain related business issues through analytical thinking, critical analysis and quantitative methods. The marketable skills for MS SCM are:

  • Supply chain management decision-making
  • Operations management-related problem solving
  • Organizational improvement with quantitative methods
  • Analytical estimate and forecast facilitation
  • Apply knowledge to business situations
  • Quantitative analysis of business situations
  • Communication, teamwork and leadership ability

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The mission of the business PhD programs in International Management Studies and Management Science is to deliver the most advanced education in such areas of specialization. Both programs develop strong research and scholarly skills in their students and place graduates in academic, research, and industry positions. The marketable skills for the PhD programs are:

  • Mastery of research methodologies
  • Advanced knowledge in area(s) of specialization
  • Ability to evaluate, synthesize, and extend existing knowledge
  • Ability to make original research contributions
  • Ability to effectively communicate in academic and professional settings
  • Classroom teaching experience

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