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School mission statement, vision, and values

When considering ethical behaviors and how to implement them in your own life, it is important to approach this through your own experiences. After reviewing the materials for this assignment, reflect on the importance of the Northcentral University Mission, Vision, and Values Statements and respond to the following in a paper:
• What do North central's Mission Statement, Vision, and Values Statements mean to you as a student?
• How should students, faculty, and staff at Northcentral as a whole strive to meet these statements?
• What actions should individuals take at Northcentral to remain ethical in their unique roles?
• After reviewing Jennings Reading 1.1 regarding the importance of a personal credo, write your own by answering the two questions the author poses for credo development (2012, p. 3).
• Interpret how your personal credo can be effectively applied in the workplace.
Support your paper with minimum of three (3) scholarly resources in addition to the required resources listed for the activity - for a total of six resources. Therefore, in addition to the specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.

THIS IS THE MISSION STATEMENT
Mission , Value, and Vision statement
MISSION Northcentral University educates professionals throughout the world and provides an accessible opportunity to earn a U.S. regionally accredited degree. Northcentral mentors students one-to-one with highly credentialed faculty via advanced delivery modalities. Northcentral commits to helping students achieve academically and become valuable contributors to their communities and within their professions. VISION Northcentral University is a premier online graduate university and a global leader in providing unprecedented access to U.S. regionally accredited higher education. VALUES I.D.E.A.'s Founded on INTEGRITY We hold all members of our community to the highest ethical standards of professional and academic conduct and the rules and regulations of U.S. higher education. Innovation: We envision new and innovative education delivery systems, and support proven concepts of teaching and learning. We encourage our community to seek solutions to educational challenges that will improve the quality of our programs and services. Diversity: We value diversity of thought and action as a strength that allows our community to transcend organizational and geographical boundaries. We expect members of our community to treat people with respect and dignity. Excellence: Our community is committed to excellence in academics and service. We value leadership and strive for continuous improvement in everything we do. We define and measure outcomes and take action to ensure that our community's passion for excellence is never compromised. Accountability: We are deeply committed to holding each member of the University responsible for their scholarly and professional work. We expect financial responsibility in the actions of our students and University team. Our NCU Logo NCU LATIN Unus Ad Unum (One-to-One): This signifies our one-to-one teaching model where faculty provide individualized feedback and inspirational modeling that enables students to meet course and program outlines. Doctrina (Education): Translates to education, learning, science, teaching, instruction or principles. It's a codification of beliefs or a body of teachings or instructions, taught principles or positions, as the body of teachings in a branch of knowledge or belief system. Per Experientiam (By Experience): Northcentral is committed to enhancing all of our courses toward an applied experiential learning approach - providing our students with an educational they can directly apply to their chosen field. - See more at: http://www.ncu.edu/about-northcentral/mission-vision-values#sthash.lkfuicff.dpuf

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1) What do North central's Mission Statement, Vision, and Values Statements mean to you as a student?

I as a student am earning an education and advancing academically to become a valuable contributor to the community as the mission statement of Northcentral also focuses on. My choices and journey can be a learning map for others such as my younger siblings and other young adults.

Industries nowadays are not just manufacturing, producing, and designing in one city or country, but are working in a global market. By attaining higher education and working in the industry, I will also be working with other countries and people from across the globe. I would need to expand my vision as a student to understand different cultures and different societies.

The values statement to me as a student means that by attaining a higher education and seeking knowledge from my professors and learning from other students, I can grow as an individual and understand how I want to contribute to my society and community. Learning does not need to be one way but both ways where I learn from others and others learn from me. By being honest, treating others equally and with respect, and striving for excellence; I will attain my goals and achieve success in my career and life.

2) How should students, faculty, and staff at Northcentral as a whole strive to meet these statements?

As stated by Ganguly, globalization has its advantages such as, "it is changing the political scenario thus deep-seated problems like ...

Solution Summary

This response discusses how an organization's or even a schools mission statement, vision, and values can have an impact on how we work or study there and how we grow as individuals. These three must align with our personal credo to ensure success at the workplace and in our lives.

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